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.

In The Moment ... December 6, 2017 Show 234 Hour 2 

Tom Durkin, Deputy Director of South Dakota Space Grant Consortium, joins us on the 60th anniversary of the Vanguard TV3's failure. We talk about this moment in history and how the U.S. eventually won the Space Race. Plus, tips on viewing the upcoming Geminid Meteor Shower.

In The Moment ... December 6, 2017 Show 234 Hour 2 

SDPB's Lee Strubinger covered Governor Dennis Daugaard's FY19 Budget Address in Pierre. He provides a recap on today's show.

South Dakota state government will have to tighten its belt once again as they head into the 2018 legislative session.

On Tuesday, Governor Dennis Daugaard outlined his vision to fund state government through the rest of his time in office. This upcoming session is his last as governor.

In The Moment ... December 6, 2017 Show 234 Hour 2 

Dakota Political Junkies Denise Ross and Dana Ferguson join In the Moment host Lori Walsh for a recap and analysis of Governor Dennis Daugaard's budget address.

In The Moment ... December 6, 2017 Show 234 Hour 1

Nate Wek joins us with a look at the week ahead in South Dakota sports. Today we discuss the upcoming FCS quarterfinal game between SDSU and the University of New Hampshire along with a professional opportunity for an Aberdeen football standout.

In The Moment ... December 6, 2017 Show 234 Hour 1 

U.S. Senator John Thune joins In the Moment for an update on tax reform efforts in Washington. We discuss strategy, the potential impact of tax cuts on 2018 Farm Bill negotiations, and what the Senator believes are inaccurate media characterizations of the GOP plan.

In The Moment ... December 6, 2017 Show 234 Hour 1 

This year's Holiday Jam with the Hegg Brothers tour is underway. Members of the group stopped by SDPB's Sioux Falls studio to perform a short set.

In The Moment ... December 5, 2017 Show 233 Hour 2 

Heath Weber is board president for the South Dakota Chorale. He also sings with the group. The Chorale has received three 2018 Grammy nominations for their recording of the Tyberg Masses.

In The Moment ... December 5, 2017 Show 233 Hour 2 

Deanna Larson is CEO of Avera eCare. She joins us for a conversation about innovations in rural healthcare and why relationships are key in telemedicine.

In The Moment ... December 5, 2017 Show 233 Hour 1 

The women of Anjelic have been making music together long enough to sell out shows every holiday in South Dakota.

This year, their annual holiday concert is called "A Woman Sits Quietly Beneath."

Three of the six current members of Anjelic join us for a conversation about music and friendship.

In The Moment ... December 5, 2017 Show 233 Hour 1 

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra brings a new holiday extravaganza to the state. We're joined by Jennifer Boomgaarden, Executive Director, SDSO, 'Tis the Season director and choreographer Darren Lee, and featured soloist Tiffany Haas.

In The Moment ... December 5, 2017 Show 233 Hour 1 

Doug Sombke was reelected to serve as President of South Dakota Farmers Union during the organization's 102nd State Convention in Huron recently.

He joins us with highlights from the convention, including thoughts on tax reform, the estate tax, and health insurance for rural South Dakotans.

Eliza Blue's Postcard From The Prairie November '17

Dec 4, 2017
Eliza Blue

In The Moment ... December 1, 2017 Show 231 Hour 1

Eliza Blue presents another Postcard from the Prairie as we transition into December.

In The Moment ... December 4, 2017 Show 232 Hour 2 

Charles "Chuck" Isakson (1917-1997), a Webster native and longtime Huron resident, was among some 50 South Dakotans who survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He told his story to a gathering at the Huron Elks Club in 1993. Chuck Anderson, Huron radio personality and host, recorded and preserved the speech.

We welcome Chuck Anderson to In the Moment. Find the full web post here.

In The Moment ... December 4, 2017 Show 232 Hour 2 

Four and a half years ago, Dan Brendtro sat by his daughter's side as she was diagnosed with a rare disease, one that could confine her to a wheelchair before high school graduation.

Freidrich's Ataxia steals mobility. But it also targets the heart and other organs. Many patients die in their 20s.  Raena Brendtro is now 16.

Peter Vitiello is a research scientist at Sanford Health.

In The Moment ... December 4, 2017 Show 232 Hour 1 

Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives Tim Bjorkman joins In the Moment to share his thoughts about the GOP tax reform package. Click here for more on Bjorkman's thoughts on tax reform.

Moment In Sound With Strawberry

Dec 4, 2017
Strawberry

In The Moment ... December 1, 2017 Show 231 Hour 1

After taking most of 2017 off, Strawberry of Strawberry and the Jam is excited to write and record new music and perform live.  The Sioux Falls singer/songwriter shared some songs and visited about the future during In The Moment's weekly Moment in Sound session.

Midwest All Pro Wrestling

Dec 4, 2017
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In The Moment ... December 1, 2017 Show 231 Hour 1

Midwest All Pro Wrestling recently celebrated its second year as a Sioux Falls based independent wrestling promotion.

Nick Dinsmore, owner and head trainer for Midwest All Pro, stopped by the SDPB studio in Sioux Falls to talk about his successful business that is training area wrestlers for the "squared circle."  Dinsmore still wrestles as "Euguene," a characted with which he gained fame in the WWE.

In The Moment November 30, 2017 Show 230 Hour 2 

As Augustana University continues its celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, they welcome Archbishop Antje Jackelén to South Dakota this week.

She joins In the Moment host Lori Walsh for a conversation about the role of faith in public life and the role of eternity as we contemplate our culture of acceleration.

In The Moment November 30, 2017 Show 230 Hour 1 

Dr. Richard Holm joins us with his thoughts on the cost of healthcare in America, the challenges that lie ahead, and where we go from here to provide affordable access for all.

In The Moment November 30, 2017 Show 230 Hour 2 

If something is pure genius, it probably looks a little crazy. Of course crazy looks a little crazy too.

NASA Engineer Adam Steltzner is the author of the book "The Right Kind of Crazy." He's chief engineer for the Mars 2020 project. He's also the NASA engineer who led the Entry, Descent, and Landing team that designed a way to deliver the Mars Rover Curiosity safe and sound to the surface of the Red Planet.

In The Moment November 30, 2017 Show 230 Hour 1 

Today we talk misconduct and consequences, and how national revelations of sexual assault and harassment, are offering an opportunity (and a challenge) for political leaders to address the role of power and abuse.

SDPB's Kevin Woster wrote about it in his blog, On the Other Hand. You can find it at sdpb.org/woster.

In The Moment November 30, 2017 Show 230 Hour 1 

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra presents the Handel's Messiah this Saturday, December 2 at 7 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls.

We're joined by Delta David Gier, Conductor and Music Director, South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, and
James Johnson, Chorusmaster for the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Chorus for a conversation about a 300-year-old sacred music tradition.

Dr. Fred Magnavito

Nov 30, 2017

In The Moment ... November 30, 2017 Show 230 Hour 1 

Dr. Fred Magnavito is a Rapid City based psychologist.
The board of directors of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) has awarded him with the 2017 Service Award.  This award acknowledges his outstanding contributions to the field in South Dakota. We talk with him about getting the right officers into the field to protect and serve.

In The Moment ... November 29, 2017 Show 229 Hour 2 

Inspired by the Butterball Turkey Hotline, the fine penguins (booksellers) at Penguin Publishing once again stand by to provide algorithm-free, personalized book recommendations for the most discriminating reader (and non-reader) on your list. We welcome Madeline McIntosh, President, Penguin Publishing Group. Find the online hotline here: Penguin Hotline.

In The Moment ... November 29, 2017 Show 229 Hour 2 

Ted Heeren (Flowerman) and Tom Hurlbert (Oil Can) join us to talk about the Rock Garden Tour's upcoming screening in Sioux Falls this weekend of the "Bad River Road Show." We discuss the creative process and how to be both "noble" and "weird."

In The Moment ... November 29, 2017 Show 229 Hour 2 

Dakota Political Junkies Seth Tupper and Roger Whittle join us for a look at the state's top political headlines. Today we discuss the death of state representative Craig Tieszen, allegations of sexual misconduct against Gene Abdallah, and the political fundraising of U.S. Senator John Thune.

In The Moment ... November 29, 2017 Show 229 Hour 1 

Cinema Falls brings the film "Loving Vincent" to Sioux Falls. We're joined by Julie Anderson Friesen and Dr. Lindsay Twa, Associate Professor of Art at Augustana University for a conversation about the art and life of one of the world's most beloved painters.

In The Moment ... November 29, 2017 Show 229 Hour 1 

Bruce Knowles, conductor of the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra joins us for a preview of the orchestra's Baroque Christmas concert, December 2, 2017.

Spearfish Piano Duets

Nov 29, 2017

In The Moment ... November 29, 2017 Show 229 Hour 1 

Now celebrating its 13th year, the Spearfish Piano Duets have become a South Dakota holiday staple. We're joined by Dr. Janeen Larsen, professor emeritus, Black Hills State University.

Million Veteran Program

Nov 29, 2017

In The Moment ... November 29, 2017 Show 229 Hour 1 

The Million Veteran Program is a national, voluntary research project dedicated to gathering genetic and health information from veterans to fuel research.

We're joined by Karen Munger, PhD, Research Coordinator for the Million Veteran Program at the VA Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Also with us are Grant Dorothy, U.S. Army veteran and Anna Perry, Visual Impairment Services Team Coordinator, VA Medical Center.

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