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

NOVA "Transplanting Hope" Preview

Sep 26, 2018
PBS

In The Moment ... September 26. 2018 Show 430 Hour 1

Tonight on SDPB-TV, at 8:00 p.m. Central, 7:00 p.m. Mountain, NOVA takes you inside the operating room to witness the emotional, high-stakes process of transferring organs from donors to recipients. Meet the doctors, patients and their families.

NOVA Senior Executive Producer Paula Apsell and filmmaker Niobe Thompson (director and writer) preview NOVA's new documentary.

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... September 25. 2018 Show 429 Hour 2

South Dakota Stockgrowers Association president Gary Deering set a goal to find a new executive director and make that announcement by its annual convention. Earlier this month, James Halverson was handed the reigns to the position.

Both men joined In The Moment from the Black Hills Surgical Hospital studio inside SDPB's Black Hills Studio.

Meet The Candidates - Jason Unger

Sep 25, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... September 25. 2018 Show 429 Hour 2

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 Jason Unger. He is a Democrat out of District 8 and is running for State Representative.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet The Candidates - Michael Diedrich

Sep 25, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... September 25. 2018 Show 429 Hour 2

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 Michael Diedrich. He is a Republican out of District 34 and is running for State Representative.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Need Of Special Education Funding Is On The Rise

Sep 25, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 25. 2018 Show 429 Hour 2

Senator Jim Bolin was the vice-chair for the Extraordinary Cost Fund for Special Education summer study. The group met 3 times over the course of the summer.

Mr. Bolin joined In The Moment today to discuss the study and what came of it.

The Glory House Marks 50 Years Of Service

Sep 25, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 25. 2018 Show 429 Hour 1

The Glory House in Sioux Falls plays an important role for men and women who have been incarcerated. It is a residential re-entry program, and it strives to assist people in transitioning back into the community.

The Glory House marks 50 years on Tuesday, September 25. Dave Johnson, president of the Glory House and Terryl Cadwell, board member, joined In The Moment for the occasion.  

The Great American Read: Patrick Hicks

Sep 25, 2018
Patrick Hicks

In The Moment ... September 25. 2018 Show 429 Hour 1

This week's Great American Read follows the trials and tribulations of some of literature's favorite protagonists. This episode examines how these everyday heroes and anti-heroes find their inner strength, overcome challenges and rise to the occasion.

"Episode 4: Heroes" premieres Tuesday, September 25 at 7:00 p.m. CT on SDPB-TV.

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... September 25. 2018 Show 429 Hour 1

Alexandra Frederick has dedicated her life to serving her community, responsible land stewardship and leading with integrity.  She is the Democratic nominee for South Dakota Secretary of State in the November election.

She joined In The Moment from the Black Hills Surgical Hospital Studio in Rapid City.

Canton's Hiawatha Indian Asylum

Sep 24, 2018
SD State Archives

In The Moment ... September 24. 2018 Show 428 Hour 2

A new exhibit that brings the public closer to the Asylum than the grainy photos found on the internet opened this weekend.

Hiawatha Insane Asylum tells the story of the first and only asylum dedicated to Indians in the United States. Tragically, many of the 350 people housed at the asylum did not suffer mental illness and were incarcerated for arbitrary reasons such as resisting Indian Agents, embracing their own traditional lifestyles, or simply 'misbehaving.'

Meet the Candidates - Greg Baldwin

Sep 24, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... September 24. 2018 Show 428 Hour 2

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 Greg Balwin. He is a Libertarian out of District 17 and is running for State Representative.

Stories From Outer Space

Sep 24, 2018
StarTalk Radio

In The Moment ... September 24. 2018 Show 428 Hour 1

A new book edited by one of America's foremost experts on space policy and history explores America's space program and the men and women who have traveled via spaceflight.

It's called "The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration." Lori Walsh visited with John Logsdon about how the cosmos continues to inspire and intrigue.

Hacks To Leapfrog Ahead In Business Goals

Sep 24, 2018
Brava Investments

In The Moment ... September 24. 2018 Show 428 Hour 1

Nathalie Molina Nino says minority women are starting companies at a faster rate than anyone else in the United States but they receive less than one percent of venture funding capital. 

She writes in her book, "Leap Frog: The New Revolution for Women Entrepreneurs," the secret to being successful is being rich, white and male. 

She offers 50 hacks for any entrepreneur to leapfrog ahead in business goals. 

Truth Becomes Art And Art Becomes Truth

Sep 21, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... September 21. 2018 Show 427 Hour 2

Terese Mailhot memoir is called “Heart Berries." It is as fierce and shattering as it is transforming.

She joined In The Moment for the special broadcast from Brookings for the Festival of Books.

America's Unknown Renegades

Sep 21, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... September 21. 2018 Show 427 Hour 1
 

Angelica Shirley Carpenter is the author of the book "Born Criminal." It explores the life of one of America's lesser known renegades.

Angelica Shirley Carpenter joined In The Moment during the 2018 Festival of Books in Brookings.

The Role of Journalism In Today's Democracy

Sep 21, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... September 21. 2018 Show 427 Hour 1

Thomas Patterson is the Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.

His book "Informing the News" is 2018's One Book South Dakota. It's an unflinching look at the state of American journalism with an eye toward changing the profession itself for the better.

Thomas Patterson joined In The Moment during the 2018 Festival of Books in Brookings.

Partners In Writing And Life

Sep 21, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... September 21. 2018 Show 427 Hour 2

What is it like to have two writers in a household?

Two authors that happened to be married had breakout debut novels. Julie Buntin is the author of "Marlena" and Gabe Habash is the author of "Stephen Florida."

They both  joined In The Moment during the 2018 Festival of Books in Brookings.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 20. 2018 Show 426 Hour 2

Kara LaReau is the author of the "Infamous Ratsos" series. The first two books were bound together as the 2018 Young Readers One Book South Dakota selection.

She's in South Dakota for the Festival of Books. You can see her today in Sioux Falls at the Washington Pavilion. Friday, September 21st, meet her in Brookings as she presents at the Children's Museum of South Dakota.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 20. 2018 Show 426 Hour 2

Michael Hall writes picture books that delight and endure. He's the New York Times bestselling author of "My Heart is Like a Zoo," Red: A Crayon's Story," Little i," and more.

He's in South Dakota for the South Dakota Festival of Books and Young Readers Festival. See him Thursday, September 20 at the Washington Pavilion and Friday, September 21 at the Children's Museum of South Dakota. Find more at sdbookfestival.com.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 20. 2018 Show 426 Hour 2

When 13 year-old Briana's dad dies suddenly, she is faced with another unexpected turn of events: She now has not one heart but two. The second heart nestles inside her and speaks to her in her father's voice.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 2

Chuck Parkinson joined In the Moment from Rapid City for a preview of his monthly program, Where Do We Go From Here? 

Today's topic was Women in Public Service - How are women in government impacting public policy? 

SDPB

In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 2

Each week, In The Moment gathers the week it is in politics. We then bring in our Dakota Political Junkies to provide their knowledge.

Today we welcome in Jon Hunter, the publisher of the Madison daily Leader, and Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal Enterprise Reporter.

The main topics discussed in the show were the potential changes in policy that would put at risk state hemp farmers and the proposed changes to South Dakota Board of Regions freedom of speech policy. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 1

SDPB Nate Wek joined In The Moment with his weekly update on South Dakota sports and recreation. 

This week SDPB reporter brought a preview of the first Sanford International PGA tour celebrated at the Minnehaha country club located in Sioux Falls.

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In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 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 Margaret Sutton. She is a Republican out of District 10 and is running for State Senator.

SDPB

In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 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 Nancy York. She is a Republican out of District 5 and is running for State Representative.

PEN America

In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 1

People are stories. Author, teacher, and craftsman Joseph Marshall has written novels, screenplays, essays, short stories, and nonfiction books. He's also a storyteller.

Joseph Marshall is in South Dakota for the Young Readers Festival this week. An enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, he was raised in a traditional Lakota household.

His book "In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse" tells the story of a boy and his grandpa as the travel together on a quest to know Crazy Horse.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 2

The Black Hills Chamber Music Society launches its season with a cello and piano duet on Sunday, September 23rd. That's after Thursday's performance at the new Hamre Recital Hall at Augustana University in Sioux Falls.

Cellist Kelley Mikkelsen joined In The Moment during her trip to South Dakota.

Originally from South Dakota, she attended Eastman School of Music and has gone on to perform to acclaim in concerts in Europe, Asia, and the United States.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 18, 2018 Show 424 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm is a physician who has had to face his own mortality and used the wisdom found there to help others face their own.

He built a medical practice in Brookings that specialized in geriatrics. He expanded into broadcasting with work on television and radio and became well-known on SDPB as "The Prairie Doc." He was inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 18, 2018 Show 424 Hour 1

On September 21st each year, the United Nations celebrates World Peace Day.  Watertown singer/songwriter Patrick Howey received word from the UN that his song "Peace," recorded under his pseudonym Cureado, would be used as part of this year's celebration.

However, last week, Howey received word that his song is being replaced Friday by a special tribute to former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan who died unexpectedly last month.

In The Moment ... September 18, 2018 Show 424 Hour 1

Jenny Roger, assistant editor at the Washington Post, is coming to Brookings this Thursday for a lecture on the present status of journalism in the U.S.

This event will take place at the South Dakota Art Museum. She will talk about the challenges and opportunities for rebuilding trust with the press in the contemporary political climate.

Today Jenny Roger joined In The Moment with a preview of her lecture.

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In The Moment ... September 18, 2018 Show 424 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 Roger Meyer. He is a Republican out of District 18 and is running for State Senator.

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