In The Moment ... South Dakota Able To Prevent A Deficit

Aug 7, 2017

In The Moment ... August 7, 2017 Show 150 Hour 1

South Dakota ends the 2017 fiscal year with a nearly $8 million surplus.  Despite revenues being lower than expected the state cut enough spending to prevent a deficit.  SDPB's Andrew Bork looks at the specific categories of the state budget to explain how it happened.

Neal Kashkari is president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis. It's one of 12 regional banks in the Federal Reserve System. He speaks to the Rotary Club of Downtown Sioux Falls today at noon at the downtown Holiday Inn. He spoke with In the Moment host Lori Walsh about the role of the Minneapolis Fed.

As SDPB helps you prepare for the landmark documentary event "The Vietnam War" in September, we continue to bring you conversations with South Dakotans whose lives were changed by the Vietnam War. Today, we talk about preserving some of that history. Matthew Reitzel is a manuscript archivist with the SD State Historical Society.

Richard Lake grew up in the 1950's and say it was a great time to be a kid. After seeing his father, most of his uncles, his neighbors and teachers serve in the military, he began to think that this could be his career path when it was his turn to serve. September 1st 1967, he enlisted in the Air Force. Here to expand on his story is retired Chief Master Sergeant Richard Lake.