Noel Hamiel


In The Moment ... September 5, 2018 Show 415 Hour 2

Noel Hamiel, former South Dakota Legislator and member of South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, and Dana Ferguson, Sioux Falls Argus Leader watchdog/government reporter, joined this week Dakota Political Junkies to analyze the top political headlines of the week.

From presidential interference in a balloon launch to accusations of campaign finance violations, the Dakota Political Junkies have plenty of state political stories to discuss.


In The Moment ... August 15, 2018 Show 401 Hour 2

Can a state legislator replace himself on the November ballot? And, what kind of spending restrictions are candidates dealing with this election year?


We'll have our Dakota Political Junkies take on those questions and others. Joining today's In The Moment Seth Tupper of the Rapid City Journal.


And former South Dakota lawmaker and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, Noel Hamiel. 

In The Moment ... July 25, 2018 Show 386 Hour 2

Noel Hamiel, Former State Legislator and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, and Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal enterprise reporter, joined this week's Political Junkies segment.

We remembered journalists Denise Ross, Roger Kasa and David Kranz.

They also brought the latest update on Maria Butina.


In The Moment ... May 16, 2018 Show 338 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Noel Hamiel and J.J. Perry discuss the battle of the polling numbers, Marsy's Law, and how drugs are changing the state.

Hamiel is a former South Dakota legislator and newspaper publisher.  Perry is Executive Editor of the Aberdeen American News and Farm Forum.


In The Moment ... April 11, 2018 Show 313 Hour 2

Numbers matter. Today we look at dollar signs and polling numbers with the Dakota Political Junkies. Plus, we look behind the point spread to see if the poll itself tells us anything about the nature of the race for governor. Jonathan Ellis, reporter and columnist with Argus Leader Media and Noel Hamiel, former state representative and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame are this week's Dakota Political Junkies.

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In The Moment ... May 10, 2017 Show 090 Hour 2

Alex Meyer. He's a junior art and theater major at Augustana College in Sioux Falls. He recently earned a second place award at the national Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Washington, D.C. Alex is joined by Augustana professor Dr. Richard Swanson, who wrote the play which inspired Alex's set design. We talk about creation stories, following your passion to find your career, and about "stories among chaos."

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.

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In The Moment ... March 22, 2017 Show 055 Hour 2