Chris Laughery

In the Moment Producer

I'm Chris Laughery, a producer for in the moment ...  My family consists of wife Ann and son Matt. I have been involved in the broadcast world for over 20 years in one capacity or another. I am a proud United States Navy veteran and played a role in Operation Southern Watch in Iraq and Operation Restore Hope in Southern Africa. I appreciate you listening to South Dakota Public Broadcasting and being in the moment ...

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John Shrader

In The Moment ... May 29, 2020 Show 827 Hour 1

Here's today's episode of Poetry from Studio 47 with Patrick Hicks.

John Shrader

In The Moment ... May 22, 2020 Show 823 Hour 1

Here's Poetry from Studio 47 with Patrick Hicks. Today's featured poet is Emily Dickinson.

John Shrader

In The Moment ... May 14, 2020 Show 818 Hour 1

Poetry from Studio 47 with Patrick Hicks airs on Friday's. Here's today's episode.

John Shrader

In The Moment ... May 8, 2020 Show 813 Hour 1

Once again, it's Friday and it's time now for Poetry from Studio 47 with Patrick Hicks. Today's featured poet is Sandy Longhorn.

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In The Moment ... May 1, 2020 Show 808

This week's Poetry from Studio 47 with Patrick Hicks features poet Freya Manfred, please enjoy.

Poetry from Studio 47: Geoffrey Chaucer

Apr 3, 2020
John Shrader

In The Moment ... April 3, 2020 Show 788 Hour 1

Patrick Hicks hosts Poetry From Studio 47 Fridays during In The Moment. This week, he features Geoffrey Chaucer.

 

John Shrader

In The Moment ... March 27, 2020 Show 783 Hour 1

Each week, Patrick Hicks brings you Poetry from Studio 47. This week, the featured poet is Seamus Heaney.

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In The Moment ... March 17, 2020 Show 775 Hour 2

Some South Dakota companies have struggled with the decision to allow employees to work from home. Others were ready for action before coronavirus had a major impact on their community. John T. Meyer is the owner and CEO of Lemonly in Sioux Falls. He joins us today to talk about helping your employees make the transition, best practices for working from home, and leadership during times of crisis. 

 

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In The Moment ... March 17, 2020 Show 775 Hour 2

The South Dakota Board of Regents has announced all public universities will move to online learning for at least the next two weeks in light of public health concerns regarding coronavirus.  Professor Elizabeth Racz, Ph.D., MPH, is an epidemiologist and public health expert at South Dakota Mines & Technology. She teaches in the pre-health and biology program on campus.   

Education and Healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

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It was announced today that the state high school boy's and girl's basketball tournaments are postponed due to the COVID 19 outbreak.

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem gave an executive order for all schools to close for deep cleaning.

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An international online clinical journal recently published research that reveals major findings that smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol during pregnancy significantly increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).  Past studies have looked into the risk caused by smoking alone or drinking alone during pregnancy.

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The Hotel on Phillips opened last October – the 100-year-old building was once a bank and remnants are part of the design. SONIFI is a global technology company that’s headquartered in Sioux Falls.  It provides high-tech services to businesses as well as the historic hotel.  Each room has access to more than 2000 apps and Alexa devices. 

  Science and Technology reporting is brought to you by SDN Communications, your business broadband provider. Learn more at sdncommunications.com

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Alternative HRD is holding a three-part human resource series for businesses of all sizes – this week’s conversation focuses on What Scares People Most? – The New I-9 Form: Why You Should Be Very Afraid!, and Hey, Corona! Fear-Mongering or Practical Workplace Preparations.

Alternative HRD LLC in Sioux Falls provides expertise to businesses, non-profits and public entities in the areas of human resource development and management.

 

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In The Moment ... March 13, 2020 Show 773 Hour 1

Patrick O'Leary has been working as the executive director of the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead for nearly a month - focusing on the facility's restoration - and turning it into "the living room" for Lead and the Northern Hills!

O'Leary was raised in Yankton. During his career he has worked with New York's Department of Cultural Affairs, he has produced successful Off-Broadway productions and has served as a tour manager for world-leading orchestras and dance companies.

 

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 13, 2020 Show 773 Hour 1

There has been a lot of talk about the coronavirus this week on In The Moment. Those conversations will continue but let's take a moment to breathe and enjoy some music and conversation. In The Moment host, Lori Walsh met Clayton Ryan at SDPB's Black Hills Studio in January and brings us today's Moment in Sound.

John Shrader

In The Moment ... March 13, 2020 Show 773 Hour 1

Patrick Hicks brings us Poetry from Studio 47 each week on Fridays. Today he features the work of Yusef Komunyakaa.

World Wildlife Day With Stephanie Arne

Mar 3, 2020
Stephanie Arne

In The Moment ... March 3, 2020 Show 765 Hour 1

Today is World Wildlife Day and Stephanie Arne joins us the first Tuesday of each month with insight on things we all should be thinking about but oftentimes, overlook.

Stephanie is a speaker, explorer, and wildlife presenter and is the founder of the Creative Animal Foundation. She joins us today with a recap and update on the penguin conservation project.

How To Optimize Your Productivity

Mar 3, 2020
Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... March 3, 2020 Show 765 Hour 1

If you are a professional looking to navigate the business world with optimum productivity the University of South Dakota Center for Professional Development is offering Extreme Productivity:  Create an Extraordinary Quality of Life on Tuesday, May 5th. Executive coach Lisa Te Slaa and Linda Halliburton, associate dean, join us.  You can watch the full interview by clicking here.  

In The Moment ... February 20, 2020 Show 757 Hour 2

Last night Democratic candidates took the stage in Nevada to try to win votes and clarify the party's vision for the future. One of South Dakota's favored Democrats is former U.S. Senator Tom Daschle. Tonight Rebecca Kuehl presents her research into the speeches of Senator Daschle at 7 p.m. inside the South Dakota Art Museum in Brookings. She is an associate professor in the School of Communication and Journalism and the Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies program coordinator at South Dakota State University.

In The Moment ... February 20, 2020 Show 757 Hour 2

On Call with the Prairie Doc® can be seen on Thursday nights at 7 Central 6 Mountain on SDPB TV. Tonight's topic is "Coping with Stress, Anxiety, and Depression." He joins us today ahead of the show with a preview.

 

Education and Healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

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In The Moment ... February 20, 2020 Show 757 Hour 2

Five Russian entrepreneurs are in South Dakota taking a close look at business and innovation. The South Dakota World Affairs Council is hosting this delegation and is sponsored by the Open World Leadership Center. Tatyana Skorodumova is the facilitator for the Russian Delegation Open World program and joins us today. We also have Olesia Ushakova, a young entrepreneur from Siberia and one of the delegates, and Harriet Swedlund, a spokeswoman for the South Dakota World Affairs Council.

Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... February 20, 2020 Show 757 Hour 1

Blogger Kevin Woster brings In the Moment his perspective on the future of Rapid City's public school system.

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In The Moment ... February 20, 2020 Show 757 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... February 20, 2020 Show 757 Hour 1

Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... February 20, 2020 Show 757 Hour 1

The Typewriter Project

Feb 19, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 19, 2020 Show 756  Hour 2

For over a century, typewriters were mass-produced in both the U.S. and abroad. Due to the digital age, typewriter manufacturing is pretty much defunct. Working typewriters can still be found on various platforms and some demand high prices.

Joining us today is Michael Keller. He is a professor of English and coordinator of composition at South Dakota State University. He is a part of the Brooking's Public Library's Typewriter Project which launches Tuesday, February 25th.

South Dakota Historical Society

In The Moment ... February 18, 2020 Show 755 Hour 2

A fledgling state government in debt, a treasurer on the lam, and a parade of money on its way to Pierre. For today's Images of the Past, SDPB's Heather Benson brings us the story of the Great Statehouse Heist of 1895. Find the full story on our website at sdpb.org

Legislative Roundtable

Feb 18, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 18, 2020 Show 755 Hour 2

We welcome our South Dakota Public Broadcasting journalists to the program as we look at news from the South Dakota state legislative session.  

 
Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

 

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Thadeus Giedd is an entrepreneur and owns the TEDx license for Sioux Falls. The event is scheduled for May 21st and applications to present a ted talk are due Feb. 29th.  Thad joins Innovation to discusses the next TEDx in Sioux Falls.

  Science and Technology reporting is brought to you by SDN Communications, your business broadband provider. Learn more at sdncommunications.com

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Kelly Serr is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen. The 2020 Spring Flood Outlook was released on Thursday.  It’s for rivers and streams in northeastern South Dakota, portions of central South Dakota and portions of west-central Minnesota. The chances for minor, moderate, or major flooding are above normal.

  Science and Technology reporting is brought to you by SDN Communications, your business broadband provider. Learn more at sdncommunications.com

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