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In The Moment: Samantha Specks' 'Dovetails In Tall Grass: A Novel'

Samantha Specks

We check in with Dr. Shankar Kurra from Monument Health regarding hospital capacity in the Black Hills post-Sturgis rally and what are we watching for with COVID cases in the days ahead.

Several agencies and George Washington University have teamed up to create the South Dakota Native American Tourism Alliance which is launching this week in Rapid City. SDPB's Arielle Zionts joins us with what its potential impact might be.

Samantha Specks is an author who wrote Dovetails in Tall Grass: A Novel. This book was inspired by the true story of the thirty-eight Dakota-Sioux men hanged in Minnesota in 1862. She joins with more on her powerful tale of two young women connected by the fate of one man.

This Week in South Dakota history U.S. Senator Thomas Stirling of South Dakota introduced legislation to prevent the willful obstruction of trains in interstate commerce.

Col. Bob Certain, a B-52 navigator, was shot down during the Vietnam War during Linebacker II. Certain was a POW for more than 100 days. He tells about his service, his capture , life as a POW and much more in an Old Guys and Their Airplanes Debrief hosted by John Mollison this Saturday morning.

The Sioux Empire Community Theater in downtown Sioux Falls is set for another season only now under a new name, The Premiere Playhouse. Robin Byrne is its executive director, he joins us with details.

Chris is a producer for In the Moment.
Steven is a producer for In the Moment.