In The Moment ... Sioux Falls Skyforce And The Miami Heat

Jun 14, 2017

In The Moment ... June 14, 2017 Show 114 Hour 1

Skyforce basketball is a staple in the Sioux Falls professional sports scene. Recently the NBA's Miami Heat purchased controlling interest of the team. In The Moment producer Chris Laughery talks with president of the Sioux Falls Skyforce Mike Heineman about the future of the team in South Dakota.

The South Dakota High School Rodeo Finals are under way this week in Belle Fourche. But after competition wraps and the athletes graduate, what happens next to rodeo aspirations? Today, we talk with collegiate rodeo coaches Jimmie Nicolaus of Mitchell Tech and Ron Skovly of SDSU about post-secondary rodeo options.

One hundred seventy-nine teachers survived their first school year with extra support. That's thanks to a new South Dakota program that connects first-time educators with veteran teachers. They pair up for two years to increase support and professional development. SDPB's Kealey Bultena introduces you to educators who can now look back on their first year in the classroom and plan ahead for a second year of mentoring.

The world you think you're living in might not be as real as you presumed. NPR's Invisibilia is back for a third season and this time tackling the nature of reality. It's a devotedly nerdy concept album / podcast / immersive-listening-experience, and it's waiting for you right now online or on your mobile device. Before the binge, we catch up with Invisibilia's co-hosts Alix Spiegel and Hanna Rosin. Find the podcast here: http://www.npr.org/podcasts/510307/invisibilia