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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In The Moment ... November 21, 2018 Show 465 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek is back with us. This time he recaps the recent South Dakota High School volleyball championships.

Kimberly Talcott

In The Moment ... November 20, 2018 Show 464 Hour 1

Eryn Schlotte has known for awhile that she wanted to serve in the Army. After a training day visit invite by her cousin, she was determined to be a combat engineer. She's now South Dakota's first female combat engineer.

Eryn is joined today by Greg Krajewski, he's the Veteran’s Resource Coordinator at Black Hills State University.

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In The Moment ... November 19, 2018 Show 463 Hour 1

Andrew Delbanco's latest book is called "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War. Today he joins us to discuss his latest work.

militaryfactory.com

In The Moment ... November 19, 2018 Show 463 Hour 2

The summer of the early 1940's allowed the military addition of the USS South Dakota to its fleet. She was a battleship that found herself in 13 different battles and is the most decorated naval vessel of World War II. SDPB's Brian Gevik joins us with more.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... November 19, 2018 Show 463 Hour 2

Erin Bultje is executive director of South Dakota Joining Forces. She's also program manger for the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs. The Department of Veterans Affairs is essentially the voice for veterans when it comes to assisting the veterans and their families. Erin joins us today with an update on what the department has been up to.

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In The Moment ... November 19, 2018 Show 463 Hour 2

Joseph Bottum, Ph.D. recently wrote an article in The Senator that alludes to the computerization of society. Is it a good thing or is it not so good? What does that do to our smaller South Dakota towns and does it impact its population?

He joins us today to talk more about this.

sdstate.du

In The Moment ... November 19, 2018 Show 463 Hour 1

The first half of this year, Dr. Robert Thaler and his wife Karen spent time in Hanoi, Vietnam. They were there to study and learn abouth their agriculture scene.  As it turned out, they ended up teaching English as well.

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In The Moment ... November 19, 2018 Show 463 Hour 1

SDPB's Stephanie Rissler is with us today to discuss two more towns that she was introduced to for the documentary Vanished South Dakota, Towns of Yesterday.

Today the towns of Verdon and Trojan were the focus.

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... November 14, 2018 Show 460 Hour 2

Chuck Parkinson is the host of the webcast, Where Do We Go From Here. The topic today is At Risk, Or In Transistion? Understanding and Cultivating Mental Wellness in Teens.

He's joined today by Dr. Justine Ashokar, director of Clinical Services, The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center, Black Hills.

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In The Moment ... November 14, 2018 Show 460 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek is with us once again and today we talk high school volleyball. Mount Vernon/Plankinton coach Darcy Deinert gets her 400th win and the state tournament is about to begin.

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In The Moment ... November 14, 2018 Show 460 Hour 2

Images of Native Americans have been on currency for years. Gary Enright is the director of the 1881 Courthouse Museum in Custer. Today he taks about this rich history.

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"Seeing Dakota: Collisions and Confluences" is a collaboration of artist Shelia Agee and writer and theologian Ann Pederson.

The exhibit runs from Thursday, November 15 through Thursday, December 13. A gallery reception is set for 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, November 16, featuring an artist's talk at 7:30 p.m.

  

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In The Moment ... November 13, 2018 Show 459 Hour 1

Bill Markley co-authored Old West Showdown with Kellen Cutsforth. This book takes a look at some people and events that took place in the American West.

Tonight at 7, Bill will discuss this at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... November 8, 2018 Show 457 Hour 1

Kevin Woster writes about the 2018 Gubernatorial campaign in his latest blog On The Other Hand.

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In The Moment ... November 8, 2018 Show 457 Hour 2

A presentation tomorrow in Sioux Falls deals with living out your faith along the border. Kari Lenander is the executive director of Border Servant Corps in Las Cruces New Mexico. She joins us today to tell us more about the organization.

The presentation is at noon on Friday November 9, 2018 at Killarney Crossing Community Room at 4313 W. 58th Street, Sioux Falls

 

In The Moment ... November 8, 2018 Show 457 Hour 2

Vascular disease is the 15th leading cause of death in the United States. Dr. Richard Holm is known as "The Prairie Doc." He joins us today with insight on this disease.

travelsouthdakota.com

In The Moment ... November 6, 2018 Show 455 Hour 1

How has the Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota changed? Physically, yes but also the politics and laws surrounding it have changed too.

Bill Coburn is a forestry consultant. November 8th at noon, his speaking engagment is called "The Black Hills Forest: 1874 - 1908." This takes place at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center in Deadwood.

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In The Moment ... November 5, 2018 Show 454 Hour 2

Dusty Johnson is the Republican candidate for the United Sates House of Representatives. He stopped by the studio in downtown Sioux Falls last week.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... November 5, 2018 Show 454 Hour 1
 

This year is the 125th birthday of the Children's Home Society. Just  like their website says, the Children's Home Society empowers children, adults, families, and communities to be resilient, safe, healthy, and strong.

Deb Moritz is a historian with CHS. Tom Roberts is an author/actor whose latest book On That One Christmas Eve benefits CHS.

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In The Moment ... November 5, 2018 Show 454 Hour 2

Carolyn Weber is the director of Deadwood History Inc. SDPB's Brian Gevik joins us today to share his interview with her regarding the Homestake Mine Lockout of 1909-1910.

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In The Moment ... November 5, 2018 Show 454 Hour 1

Annie E. Clark is co-founder of End Rape on Campus. EROC sees a world where each person has an education experience that's free from violence.

Annie is in South Dakota and is giving a talk tonight from 7 until 8:30 at the Performing Arts Center, Larson Memorial Concert Hall in Brookings. This is part of the South Dakota State University Speaker series.

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In The Moment ... November 2, 2018 Show 453 Hour 1

This election year brings you the opportunity to select South Dakota's auditor. Today we meet the republican candidate Rich Sattgast.

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In The Moment ... November 2, 2018 Show 453 Hour 1

The 29th Annual Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner is this weekend. Cindy Bahe is the director of the Casey Tibbs SD Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre. She joins us today to talk of the 2018 tribute dinner honorees.

In The Moment ... October 31, 2018 Show 451 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us for a look at the legacy of Howard Wood, particularly for the Sioux Falls Washington Warriors.

Eliza Blue

In The Moment ... October 31, 2018 Show 451 Hour 2

For Halloween, Eliza Blue takes us to the prairie, where the sprites and fairies and red cats are ready to come out and play.

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In The Moment ... October 31, 2018 Show 451 Hour 1

The two went to law school together at the University of South Dakota and became friends. Harry Christianson takes time now to remember Justice Steven Zinter who suddenly past away this week.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 31, 2018 Show 451 Hour 1

A few days remain before you the voter will decide on representation in Washington D.C.

Democrat Tim Bjorkman is on the ballot for U.S. House of Representatives.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 31, 2018 Show 451 Hour 2

A rather tasty event is taking place Thursday November 1st in downtown Sioux Falls. The Hilton Garden Inn is home to this years Taste of Sioux Falls. Jim Mathis from Adwerks is with us for a preview.

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In The Moment ... October 30, 2018 Show 450 Hour 2

The state of agriculture and manufacturing along with trade and tariffs seem to be in question for several people. In Sioux Falls today, panelists will discuss these topics and more.

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In The Moment ... October 29 2018 Show 449 Hour 2

Today at 1:30 p.m. CDT, South Dakota intends to carry out its 19th execution since 1877. Rodney S. Berget is scheduled to die by lethal injection at the South Dakota State Penitentiary.

Former South Dakota lawmaker Steve Hickey has been advocating an end to the death penalty in South Dakota for some time.

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