In The Moment ... How Changing Populations Affect Schools, Businesses, And Hometown Life Hour 2

Apr 13, 2017

In The Moment ... April 13, 2017 Show 071 Hour 2

We continue with Hour Two of “The Shift.” SDPB’s Lee Strubinger looks at legislative solutions to changing demographics in South Dakota, focusing on Build South Dakota program as it celebrates its first graduates.

SDPB’s Kealey Bultena visits with Kayla Nielsen, a Certified Nurse Practitioner from Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services in Viborg which is managed by Sanford Health. This is a discussion about the shifting nature of rural healthcare and creative solutions to small town/rural service.

SDPB’s Chynna Lockett visits an art class in Faith to see how small schools find creative solutions to the challenge of arts programming.

Hugh Weber

SDPB contributor Hugh Weber joins the show which includes his Q&A with Alex Dean of Wessington Springs. We’ll talk about how Dean launched a successful TED platform from a small-town café.

Eileen Briggs from the Bush Foundation joins the show. We talk about equipping young people from tribal communities with the right skills and opportunities to encourage them to thrive in Native communities and beyond.