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In The Moment ... Dakota Political Junkies


In The Moment ... June 7, 2017 Show 109 Hour 2

We begin hour two of the program with the Dakota Political Junkies. Joining us today is Dana Ferguson with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. Also with us is Roger Whittle, editor of the Watertown Public Opinion. We discuss the accessibility of South Dakota’s Congressional delegation, Democrat Billie Sutton’s entry into the 2018 gubernatorial race, and more.

We spend some time now obsessing about the South Dakota weather. Kristi Thomas is the Education Assistant for the Center for Western Studies at Augustana University and is overseeing the Center's newest exhibit, Weathered: The Northern Plains Landscape as Shaped by the Elements. It's an exhibition of work from 22 artists as they interpret Mother Nature's designs.Cristen Roghair is the only South Dakota artist to exhibit at the 2017 National Weather Center Biennale and the winner of SDPB's 2017 photo contest in the professional category.


More and more parents are hearing the news that their child has been identified with autism spectrum disorder. The 10th Annual Autism Conference is set for June 8 and 9 at Augustana University. This year's theme is "Solutions for Success: Diagnosis Through Adulthood." Joining us for the conversation: Augustana professors Karen Mahan, Julie Ashworth, and Matt Johnson.


Chris is a producer for In the Moment.