Stephanie Rissler

Searching The Vanished Towns Of South Dakota

Oct 10, 2018

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.

In The Moment ... August 7, 2018 Show 395 Hour 2

The list grows, even though the towns faded into obscurity.

SDPB's Vanished Towns of Yesterday looks at who we once were and what remains of many of our forgotten communities.

SDPB's Stephanie Rissler is traveling the state in search for the places that are no more. She joined In The Moment from the SDPB Vermillion Studio for an update.

SDPB's Heather Benson joined the show as well to look at how this project is coming together online and with your participation. 

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... July 3, 2018 Show 371 Hour 1

SDPB's Stephanie Rissler has recently started working on SDPB's next documentary: Vanished Towns of South Dakota. 

The shooting just started this week and it has already caused a huge buzz on social media.

She joined In The Moment with an overview of her newest project.

In The Moment ... February 5, 2018 Show 270 Hour 2

It's estimated that recreation along Lake Oahe generates upwards of $20 million annually. The resources in the reservoir, along with those in Lake Sharp, Francis Case, and Lewis and Clark further downstream, are managed by South Dakota Game Fish and Parks.

Staff members from the agency were guests on a recent South Dakota Focus to discuss the Lake Oahe Management plan and the issues that linger from the Missouri River Flood in 2011.

In The Moment ... February 1, 2018 Show 268 Hour 2

Stephanie Rissler has been covering the South Dakota Legislature for over 2 decades. She is also the host of South Dakota Focus on SDPB TV. Today, Stephanie joins us to talk about a few things going on in Pierre.

In The Moment ... January 30, 2018 Show 266 Hour 2

Schools in South Dakota hope to prepare students to seamlessly take their next step, to a higher grade or to enter the work force.

But South Dakota is one of a hand full of states that does not have a state funded and administered pre-school programs to prepare children for the first step into kindergarten.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 21, 2017 Show 225 Hour 1

SDPB’s documentary “Points of Pride: South Dakota’s Quilting Heritage” premiers on Saturday, November 25 at 9 p.m. CST / 8 p.m. MT on SDPB-TV. We talk with Stephanie Rissler and revisit our conversation with author and quilt documentarian Mary Fitzgerald to preview the new program.

In The Moment ... November 16, 2017 Show 222 Hour 2

SDPB’s Stephanie Rissler joins us for a look at tonight’s SD Focus. The topic is Social Media & Teens. We talk about the guest lineup and what research is telling us about technology, connection, and the American teenager.

1881 Courthouse Museum

In The Moment ... April 10, 2017 Show 068 Hour 2

Dr. Kelvin Lim is vice-chair for research in the department of psychiatry at the University of Minnesota. He talked with Prairie Public’s Doug Hamilton about research into addiction. For thoughts on the mental health care crisis in South Dakota, tune in to South Dakota Focus with Stephanie Rissler on SDPB-TV this Thursday at 8 p.m. Central, 7 Mountain.

In The Moment...January 19 2017 Show 013 Hour 2

Guests: Nancy Jo Sales, author; SDPB's Stephanie Rissler & SDPB's Heather Benson; Joel Fan, pianist; Susan Skyrm & Caitlin Collier, Women's March on Washington Vermillion; Tammy Eagle Hunter, Lakota artist