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In The Moment: Steven Wingate's "The Leave Takers"

Will South Dakotans be able to legally source their medical marijuana through the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe before they find it elsewhere in the state? Joe Sneve is a reporter from the Argus Leader. He joins us for a look at his reporting for this segment of "Reporter's Notebook."

SDPB's Business and Economic Development reporter Arielle Zionts reports on Monday's naturalization ceremony at Mount Rushmore. 

South Dakota author Steven Wingate talks about his latest book "The Leave Takers." It's an intimate yet expansive story of grief, addiction, and desire. The novel takes readers to richly imagined settings in South Dakota, including Hot Springs and the Clark area. 

Martina Loobey is South Dakota's current Miss Rodeo. She joins us to discuss her role and what it might take to become Miss Rodeo America in December in Las Vegas.

South Dakota Poet Laureate Christine Stewart Nunez explores the architecture of self within the context of love in her latest book. The Poet and The Architect. The author joins us for a conversation and to read one of her poems from the new collection.



Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.