Rapid City Protest Recap

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A peaceful demonstration began last evening in Rapid City shortly before 7pm at Main Street Square. As the evening progressed, a few individuals were taken into police custody with charges of disorderly conduct and disorderly assembly. SDPB's Chynna Lockett joins us with more.

 

Election Day Results

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SDPB's Lee Strubinger joins us from the Black Hills Surgical Hospital Studio inside SDPB's Black Hills Studio for an update on yesterday's primary elections. 

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South Dakota Home Garden: Shade Plants

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The last few days have been rather hot with the sun shining brightly leaving us searching for some shade perhaps. Today is no exception and a project called South Dakota Home Garden from SDPB has us talking about shade plants. Erik Helland is owner and president of Landscape Garden Center in Sioux Falls, he joins us today with more.

Paul TenHaken, Mayor Of Sioux Falls

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Being elected mayor of any city brings challenges but who could have predicted being that mayor during a pandemic followed by large peaceful protests calling for police reform paired with unrest and looting? Paul TenHaken is the mayor of Sioux Falls and is experiencing just that. He joins us today with insight as to how leading South Dakota's largest city given the circumstances has been.

Dakota Political Junkies

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COVID-19, protests, civil unrest, and election results. Just another typical week in South Dakota! Well, not really, and that's why we've called in the Dakota Political Junkies. We wolcome Jon Schaff, professor of Political Science at Northern State University in Aberdeen, and Tom Dempster, former assistant majority leader of the South Dakota State Senate. Hello, Tom.

SDPB News: June 3

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The SDPB News Podcast is where we bring you South Dakota's top news and politics headlines from the past 24 hours.

Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

State of South Dakota

Gov. Kristi Noem said she’s considering several ways to reform policing, in response to protests across South Dakota and the nation after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. 

During a press conference Wednesday, Noem listed three things she’s examining. 

Melissa Johnson: 5 Essential Questions

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In 2009 you may recall the time when the economy was declining and people were losing jobs as companies were failing. In Sioux Falls Melissa Johnson decided to open a business, Oh My Cupcakes. She had great vision but a small bank account and says her start in the business was not pretty but functional. Melissa joins In The Moment today as she has been a frequent guest and today will answer 5 essential questions.

Prof Pommersheim Talks Checkpoints

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The country’s food supply chain has faced serious tests this year. Pork producers learned that first hand in April, when several midwestern meat packing plants closed due to COVID-19 outbreaks.

A three-week shut down of Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls displaced about 300,000 hogs. And that has ripple effects across the industry.

It was mid-April when Brian Mehlhaff saw the writing on the wall.

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