In The Moment

Weekdays 11:00am CT - 1:00pm CT/10:00am MT - Noon MT

In the Moment is SDPB’s daily news and culture magazine program. We have a deeply rooted sense of place, and that place is South Dakota. In the Moment features authentic conversations with news makers, scholars, artists, and everyday South Dakotans. We bring you world-class radio storytelling featuring the highest journalistic integrity. We tell true stories of our state and true stories of people who are doing something or creating something for a reason. We tell these stories with intelligence, fairness, compassion and imagination. We bring our listeners into the conversations and keep them In the Moment.

Keep up with Lori Walsh by reading her "In the Margins" blog at www.sdpb.org/margins.

For more information, you can contact the In The Moment team at 800-456-0766

Coming up Wednesday, October 10

Hour One

Avera eCare Announcement

Meet the Candidates: Scott Peterson

Vanished Towns Update with SDPB's Stephanie Rissler

SDPB's Nate Wek Sports & Rec Update (State Soccer)

Hour Two

Dakota Political Junkies: Dana Ferguson and Seth Tupper

Author and historian Sean Flynn talks about the legacy of Ben Reifel, the only Native American to ever serve South Dakota in Congress

An Epic Beginning To An Epic Season

Oct 11, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 11. 2018 Show 440 Hour 2

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra opens the 2018-2019 Classical Season this weekend at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls.

The program includes everything from a meditation on the life-giving journey of a drop of water to the heroism of Beethoven's 3rd Symphony.

Maestro Delta David Gier, principal oboist Jeffrey Paul, and principal flutist William Cedeño Torres, joined In The Moment for a preview.

What Would Life Be Like If Art Was Taken Away

Oct 11, 2018
http://blackhillsthingstodo.com/event/art-of-my-life--an-original-multimedia-production.html

In The Moment ... October 11. 2018 Show 440 Hour 2

Burt Juhrend is a theater professor at Black Hills State University. He has selected a cast of 4-6 BHSU students to perform in an original theatrical production "Art Of My Life, A Multimedia Celebration Of Our Creative Souls."

He joined In The Moment today from the Sue W. White Studio at Black Hills State University.

The Prairie Doc: What Happens At The ICU?

Oct 11, 2018

In The Moment ... October 11. 2018 Show 440 Hour 2

What happens in the ICU?  It's the topic of conversation for On Call with the Prairie Doc tonight on SDPB-TV at 7:00 Central/6:00 Mountain.

The Prairie Doc is Dr. Richard Holm and he joined In The Moment with a preview of tonight’s show.

Kevin Woster: Careful With That Wi-Fi!

Oct 11, 2018

In The Moment ... October 11. 2018 Show 440 Hour 1

Do you enjoy a little free wi-fi while enjoying that cup of coffee at your favorite local fast food, donut shop or breakfast nook?  Do you think about the risks? 

One person discussing those risks is Senator Mike Rounds. 

Kevin Woster, who writes the On the Other Hand blog addresses cyber security on his latest post.

A New Cemetery For South Dakota Veterans

Oct 11, 2018
Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... October 11. 2018 Show 440 Hour 1

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration recently made the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs aware that monies may be available to help build a state veterans cemetery.

Larry Zimmerman is the Secretary for the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs. 

Meet The Candidates - Dan Ahlers

Oct 11, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 11, 2018 Show 440 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Dan Ahlers is running for re-election to the State House of Representatives in District 25. Ahlers is a business and property owner in Dell Rapids. He was part of this summer's Emerging Leaders Program sponsored in part by the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

Meet The Candidates - Justyn Hauck

Oct 11, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 11. 2018 Show 440 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Justyn Hauck is a Democratic candidate for State Senate in District 14 which covers part of Minnehaha County.

His background is in technology and telecommunications.

 

 

 

 

Northern Plains News

In The Moment ... October 10. 2018 Show 439 Hour 2

South Dakota has had only one American Indian Congressman: Benjamin Reifel.

Dr. Sean Flynn is a history professor at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell. His new book is called "Without Reservation: Benjamin Reifel and American Indian Acculturation." It looks at the inspiring and controversial life and ideology of Ben Reifel and elicits impassioned responses from readers.

Dakota Political Junkies

Oct 10, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... October 10. 2018 Show 439 Hour 2

Today we discussed the Cook Political Report listing South Dakota's gubernatorial race as a toss-up, year-round E-15, and Seth Tupper interview with the author of a new biography on former U.S. Senator Ben Reifel.

Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal enterprise reporter, joined In The Moment from the Black Hills Surgical Hospital Studio in Rapid City.

And Dana Ferguson, Argus Leader watchdog and political reporter, joined us from Sioux Falls.

State High School Tennis & Soccer Update

Oct 10, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... October 10. 2018 Show 439 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek joined In The Moment today from Vermillion for our weekly sports and recreation update.

State high school tennis just wrapped up and things could get interesting as far as state soccer is concerned.

Searching The Vanished Towns Of South Dakota

Oct 10, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... October 10. 2018 Show 439 Hour 1
 

SDPB's Stephanie Rissler has been on the road in search of vanished towns in South Dakota along with the history behind them.

She joined In The Moment today from our studio in Vermillion with insight on the documentary.

Meet The Candidates - Scott Petersen

Oct 10, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 10. 2018 Show 439 Hour 1

 

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Scott Petersen. He is a Democrat out of District 12 and is running for State Representative.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avera

In The Moment ... October 10. 2018 Show 439 Hour 1

Big news come from Avera Health this morning as they have received a 7.8 million dollar grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to build a 24 hour telemedicine behavioral health team as part of Avera eCare.

The team will provide care out of Avera eCare's virtual hub, both in and out of the hospital.

Does The US-China Trade Discord Put Everyone At Risk?

Oct 9, 2018
shenglufasion.com

In The Moment ... October 9. 2018 Show 438 Hour 2

Erin Ennis is Senior Vice President of the US-China Business Council. This non-profit organization represents about 200 American companies that do business with China. It's mission is to expand the US-China commercial relationship.

Erin Ennis is in South Dakota for the 12th Annual China Town Hall which is tonight (October, 9) at 5 p.m. in Brookings.

The Great American Read: Jerry & Norma Wilson

Oct 9, 2018
Andrew Bork

In The Moment ... October 9. 2018 Show 438 Hour 2

This week's Great American Read explores how our favorite novels reflect what we do for love. From classic romance to family dramas, from unrequited passion to unforgettable first love, we take a look at our best-loved books that feature the most important emotion in our lives.

"Episode 6: What We Do For Love" premieres tonight at 7:00 p.m. CT on SDPB-TV.

Bush Con Takeaways

Oct 9, 2018
Northern State University

In The Moment ... October 9. 2018 Show 438 Hour 2

Bush Con is a networking event that is designed to build stronger connections among leaders in South and North Dakota and Minnesota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geography.

Ioana Hojda, assistant director of international admissions at Northern State University, and Lara Nelson, director of the American Indian Circle Program at Northern State University, were part of the conference. They joined In The Moment to provide their takeaways.

Meet The Candidates - Jordan Youngberg

Oct 9, 2018
sdlegislature.gov

In The Moment ... October 9. 2018 Show 438 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Jordan Youngberg. He is a Republican out of District 8 and is running for State Senator.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet The Candidates - Laura Swier Kotelman

Oct 9, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 9. 2018 Show 438 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Laura Swier Kotelman. She is a Democrat out of District 9 and is running for State Senator.

Making A Living Recap - Cloud Usage

Oct 9, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 9. 2018 Show 438 Hour 1

The Cloud is becoming more pervasive in our day to day lives. More than likely you've used it without even knowing it.

 

The cloud is also transforming technology and business. For the latest Making a Living program SDPB's Jackelyn Severin sat down with three panelists to discuss cloud storage and security.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 5. 2018 Show 437 Hour 1

SDPB introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election. And for the South Dakota Attorney General's race, SDPB has you covered. Tune in to SDPB-TV at 8 p.m. CT / 7 MT for the Attorney General Candidate Forum, hosted by Stephanie Rissler.

Then hear the rebroadcast on SDPB Radio, Friday, October 12 at 11 a.m. CT / 10 a.m. MT on In the Moment.

Today we welcomed Democratic candidate Randy Seiler to the Sioux Falls Studios.

Poetry That Speaks About What It Means To Be Alive

Oct 5, 2018
Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... October 5. 2018 Show 437 Hour 1

U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith loves poetry because it invites her to listen to another voice speaking about what it means to be alive.

She's in South Dakota tonight (Friday, October 5) at the Matthews Opera House at 5 p.m. and Saturday, October 6 at the Sturgis Public Library at 9 a.m.

She brings copies of the new anthology "American Journal: Fifty Poems For Our Time" for those who attend her events.

Native American Day Parade

Oct 4, 2018
Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... October 4. 2018 Show 436 Hour 2

This Monday morning beginning at 10 in downtown Sioux Falls, the Native American Day parade takes place.

In 1990, Tim Giago of the Native Sun News Today convinced then governor George S. Mickelson to make Native American Day a state holiday.

The theme is "Honoring our Elders" where Tim Giago is going to be the Grand Marshall.

He joined In The Moment with a preview of the celebration.

The Prairie Doc - Heart Disease

Oct 4, 2018

In The Moment ... October 4. 2018 Show 436 Hour 2

On Call with the Prairie Doc is on SDPB-TV Thursday nights at 7 p.m. CDT / 6 p.m. MDT.

Today Dr. Holm joined In The Moment to talk about heart disease and the symptoms of coronary artery disease.

200th Anniversary Of Frankenstein

Oct 4, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 4. 2018 Show 436 Hour 2

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein. Readers and scientists across the globe celebrate Mary Shelly's look at love and fear, power and humanity.

October 16th at 6pm, the next STEAM Cafe presents Dr. Laura Kremmel from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Humanities Department.

She joined In The Moment today from the Black Hills Surgical Hospital studio at SDPB Black Hills Studio in downtown Rapid City.

In The Moment ... October 4. 2018 Show 436 Hour 1

Democratic candidate for governor Billie Sutton is on the road seeking votes for the November election.

His campaign has released internal polling numbers that Republican candidate Kristi Noem's campaign says are meaningless.

SDPB's Kevin Woster is following the campaign on his blog "On the Other Hand."

Meet The Candidates - David Johnson

Oct 4, 2018
sdlegislature.gov

In The Moment ... October 4. 2018 Show 436 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome David Johnson. He is a Republican out of District 33 and is running for re-election as a State Representative.

 

 

 

 

 

Meet The Candidates - Brooks Briscoe

Oct 4, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... October 4. 2018 Show 436 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Brooks Briscoe. He is a Democrat out of District 3 and is running for State Representative.

 

The Great American Read: Jim Reese

Oct 4, 2018

In The Moment ... October 2. 2018 Show 434 Hour 1

The local documentary of The Great American Read “South Dakota Authors & Their Hometowns" premieres tonight at 8:30 p.m. CT on SDPB-TV.

 

In this special production, SDPB's Andrew Bork and Lori Walsh visit book writers and lovers where they live and work.

 

Jim Reese, writer, poet and Associate Professor of English at Mount Marty College in Yankton is one of the authors we interviewed for the show.

 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 3. 2018 Show 435 Hour 2

Dr. Tricia Miller is a research analyst for CAMERA, the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America. The organization works to counter misinformation generated about the Middle East, particularly the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.

Dr. Miller joined In The Moment to preview the presentation that takes place later tonight in Sioux Falls.

Introducing Six-man Football In South Dakota

Oct 3, 2018
Norfolk Daily News

In The Moment ... October 3. 2018 Show 435 Hour 

Next fall, South Dakota will re-introduce six-man football to the state.  The State High School Activities Association voted to eliminate Class 9-B and create a class to better fit South Dakota's smallest high schools. 

The six-man game has been played in Nebraska for a long time. Friday night, the Bulldogs of Humphrey-Lindsay Holy Family played the Walthill Bluejays in Lindsay. 

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