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In The Moment: Meet The Founder Of The Native Sun News

Native Sun News

Siandhara Bonnet is a city reporter for the Rapid City Journal. We focus on her series of homelessness stories for today's look into a "Reporter's Notebook."

A report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation looks at data on child well-being. Xanna Burg is the KIDS COUNT® coordinator for South Dakota, North Dakota, and Montana. She's with us to look further into the South Dakota numbers.

Tim Giago founded the Native Sun News in 2009. He currently serves as its editor but he will soon retire after four decades in the business. He's with us to discuss his career as a Native American journalist. 

A Moment with South Dakota History … On this day in 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed a bill into law designating the first Monday of each September as Labor Day. The bill was introduced by South Dakota Senator James Kyle.

"Old Guitars and the Local Musicians Who Love Them" spotlights Boyd Bristow.

You'll hear about Prince, Dinosaur Jr., and Bombo Estero on this edition of "First Tracs" with David Hersrud.