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In The Moment: Building Up A New Generation Of South Dakota Leaders

The first West Nile virus-positive mosquito pools have been detected in South Dakota, along with the first human virus detection of 2021. South Dakota's state epidemiologist Josh Clayton joins us for an update.

The drought in South Dakota is causing issues all across the state including ranching. Eliza Blue and her husband Max are experiencing real-life problems on their ranch in Perkins County.

The future success of the state depends on developing homegrown leaders. That is Leadership South Dakota's mission. Rick Melmer is its director and joins us today with more.

This week in South Dakota history, we remember that four decades ago, then South Dakota Governor Richard Kneip resigned to become the U.S. Ambassador to Singapore.

Bob Yapp is a national expert in historic preservation. He joins us to talk about the costs and benefits of preserving history in rural South Dakota.   

Harper and Midwest Kind perform Wednesday evening at the Red Rock in Rowena during Bike Night, a benefit for the Children's Home Society. From Detroit, by way of Australia, Peter Harper delivers soulful vocals backed with harp and the didgeridoo.

Chris is a producer for In the Moment.
Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Steven is a producer for In the Moment.