Madison Daily Leader


In The Moment ... August 8, 2018 Show 396 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Dana Ferguson and Jon Hunter discuss the scheduled execution of Rodney Berget, Senator Mike Rounds' Tuesday visit to Sioux Falls, the latest poll in the U.S. House race between Dusty Johnson, Tim Bjorkman and George Hendrickson and Governor Daugaard's request for a special session of the State Legislature.


In The Moment ... July 18, 2018 Show 381 Hour 2

A woman who spoke to South Dakotans about freedom has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation.

What's the impact on the South Dakota political scene?

Dakota Political Junkie Jon Hunter, from the Madison Daily Leader, joined In The Moment with an update on the topic.


In The Moment ... June 20, 2018 Show 362 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. We also have the executive editor of the Aberdeen American News, JJ Perry.


In The Moment ... May 23, 2018 Show 343 Hour 2

Seth Tupper and Jon Hunter join us to talk about the top political headlines in South Dakota. We discuss Marsy's Law, education funding, and the Legion Lake Fire reporting by Tupper.

Dakota Political Junkies

Apr 18, 2018

In The Moment ... April 18, 2018 Show 318 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Seth Tupper and Jon Hunter visit about Attorney General Marty Jackley's appearance before the U.S. Supreme Court in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., along with the rest of the political news in the state. 

In The Moment ... March 7, 2018 Show 291 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Jonathan Ellis discuss the week's top political headlines. Today's topics include state lawmakers' decision to not review sexual harassment and code of conduct policies this session and a government transparency bill that was defeated by lawmakers.

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In The Moment ... July 12, 2017 Show 132 Hour 1

Rahzel is a legend in the world of beatboxing and hip-hop. He has two Grammy awards to his credit. Rahzel was the Morning Fill Up guest at the Garage in Rapid City earlier today. Morning Fill-up is sponsored by the Numad Group with support from the Bush Foundation. Rahzel joins us from the SDPB studios in Rapid.

In The Moment ... April 12, 2017 Show 070 Hour 2

We begin the hour with Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Noel Hamiel. Today we talk ethanol, land-owner rights, and how not to sacrifice journalistic standards for the sake of speed. Jon Hunter is publisher of the Madison Daily Leader. Noel Hamiel is former publisher of the Mitchell Republic and a member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame.

In The Moment...January 11 2017 Show 008 Hour 2

Guests: Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter from the Madison Daily Leader and Jonathan Ellis from the Sioux Falls Argus Leader; Kelly Hepler, South Dakota Secretary of Game Fish & Parks; Miles O'Brien, NOVA producer

Jon Hunter is publisher of the Madison Daily Leader. Dana Ferguson is a watchdog state government and political reporter with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. This week the Dakota Political Junkies weigh the influence of the Tom Daschle endorsement of Hillary Clinton. We also talk about more trouble in IHS and how Senator John Thune and Representative Kristi Noem are addressing it and how state Democrats are using IHS woes as political fodder during an election year.