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In The Moment ... Public Access To Flooded Lands


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

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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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Recreational use of flooded land has made headlines as the state Game Fish and Parks Department responds to a recent decision by the South Dakota Supreme Court. We talk with SD GFP Secretary Kelly Hepler and wildlife division director Tony Leif about what’s ahead and take listener questions. Then SDPB’s Lee Strubinger joins us with thoughts from the Governor’s Office in Pierre.


Julie Borlaug, Assistant Director of Partnerships at the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture at Texas A&M University  visits South Dakota State University tonight at 7:00 p.m. We talk about "Biotechnology: Friend or Foe in Fighting World Hunger” and dispel some popular myths about food, sustainability, and labeling.