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In the Moment ... Moment in Sound with Owen DeJong

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... June 30, 2017 Show 126

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Retired SDPB Morning Classics host Owen DeJong joins us for this week’s Moment in Sound. Owen plays violin and viola in venues across the state. He joins us for some fiddle tunes and conversation about folk music.

It's not unusual to see teens hanging out around water during hot summer afternoons. On Tuesday, one group gathered at Rapid Creek to learn about water quality and urban runoff. The program gave students a hands-on experience in science. SDPB's Chynna Lockett has more.


This weekend, South Dakota towns large and small celebrate American independence. Many of those towns also boast deep cultural roots to the places from which their ancestors traveled. SDPB's Heather Benson recently joined the celebration at Dalesburg Lutheran Church. She brings you this story.


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The tradition of 4th of July fireworks make small firework stands part of the American landscape this time of year. But you might be surprised by the amount of local history some of these stands can represent. SDPB's digital content intern Rebekah Tuschscherer brings us the perfect example from Millbank.


Amanda Lawyer is a vet tech and animal care coordinator at Heartland Humane Society in Yankton. She joins us to talk about why pets might find this weekend to be the most stressful of the year.