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In The Moment

In the Moment is SDPB’s daily radio news and culture program.

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.

Latest Episodes
  • An infamous 1890 letter played a role in instigating the Wounded Knee Massacre. We pause to reflect on "This Week in South Dakota History."We also preview the 2022 Black Hills Pow Wow. Dew Bad Warrior joins us for a look at one of the continent's premier American Indian cultural events.
  • Hurricane Ian made landfall Wednesday as a category 4 storm. As of Friday, 2 million customers in Southwest Florida are still without power. We talk to Red Cross volunteer Charla Imrie who is providing aid in Orlando.Plus, “Broken Arrow” is a term used by the U.S. military for accidents involving nuclear weapons. These accidents might happen more frequently than we like to think. Dakota Life producer Justine Koehler has released a film about a 1964 accident near Vale, South Dakota.
  • In the last five years, South Dakota lost ten percent of its nursing homes. Low funding and staffing shortages threatened rural nursing homes even before the pandemic. Now, industry leaders fear the problem is only getting worse. Jackie Hendry previews the uncertain future of nursing homes on Dakota Focus.
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