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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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.

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Greg Michna of the SDSU Mechanical Engineering Department about how he and his colleague Stephen Gent are modeling the flow of argon through neutrino detectors destined for the Sanford Underground Laboratory.

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Four faculty researchers in South Dakota State University School of Design are looking for ways to manage stormwater that can reduce runoff. Landscape architecture instructor Jeremiah Bergstrom says it’s about using soil and plants to capture water in a distributed disconnected network throughout the landscape.

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

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In The Moment ... February 14, 2020 Show 754 Hour 1

A new two-hour FRONTLINE documentary studies the rise of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos while investigating the global impact of the empire he built, including the darker side of the company's rapid growth.

"Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos" premieres Tuesday night at 8:00 Central / 7:00 Mountain on SDPB-TV and also PBS.org/FRONTLINE.

Joining us with a preview of the new FRONTLINE film is director, James Jacoby. He's a founding member of FRONTLINE's Enterprise Journalism Group.

Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... February 14, 2020 Show 754 Hour 1

Dustin Tucker is a little bit of a self-admitted wild child. Born and raised mostly in Rapid City, he spent part of his teens at his uncle's ranch in Newell. He began playing guitar at the age of 15 and started writing his own songs at 19.

Dustin Tucker performs at the Leap Day Singer/Songwriter Showcase at Miner Brewing Company in Hill City Saturday, February 29th. The event begins at 2:00 p.m.

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In The Moment ... February 13, 2020 Show 753 Hour 1

America is becoming statistically less Christian as more and more people don't attend church or say they don't identify with any one particular denomination or religion. But what does that look like in South Dakota? SDPB continues our Future of Faith conversations today with Dempsey Tapley. Dempsey is the creator and host of the digital interview series "Eternal Confidence."

John Shrader

In The Moment ... February 14, 2020 Show 754 Hour 1

At the end of each week on Fridays, we feature Poetry from Studio 47 with Patrick Hicks. Here's today's episode.

Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... February 13, 2020 Show 753 Hour 1

The "Rapid City Journal" has reduced its print publication distribution from seven days a week to five, beginning in March. The online version is updated daily, but subscribers will no longer hear the thump of the morning paper on their doorstep daily. SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us to talk about the clarity and solace of a daily newspaper and what the change might mean for the future of journalism in South Dakota. 

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In The Moment ... February 13, 2020 Show 753 Hour 2

South Dakota Public Broadcasting explores the Future of Faith in South Dakota as part of an ongoing conversation series here on In the Moment. We've talked about people leaving the Christian church, and people finding faith for the first time. We've talked with non-believers and people who have spent a lifetime following a journey of faith, sometimes to unexpected places.

In The Moment ... February 13, 2020 Show 753 Hour 2

On Call with the Prairie Doc® airs on South Dakota Public Television and the Prairie Doc® Facebook page each week at 7 p.m. CT. Tonight's program encourages viewers to "ask anything."

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

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... February 13, 2020 Show 753 Hour 2

The House Education Committee considered a bill banning racially derogatory team names and mascots in public schools last week. The bill died in committee, but this isn't the first time the statehouse has considered the issue. And the bill's prime sponsor says it won't be the last. SDPB's Jackie Hendry joins us with more.

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

Social Media & Anxiety Disorder

Feb 12, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 12, 2020 Show 752 Hour 2

You check in with your friends, with your kids, with the news of the world. You post and share and like and when you can't have your phone with you, you somehow feel like less of yourself. What's wrong with our relationship with social media?  Wallace Jackmon, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at USD and a clinical psychologist and social worker at Avera. 

2020 State High School Gymnastics Meet

Feb 12, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 12, 2020 Show 752 Hour 1

The 2020 State Gymnastics Meet begins this Friday from Central High School in Aberdeen. Our own Nate Wek had a chance to chat this morning with Deuel's head coach Caitlin Steffensen to talk about the meet itself, preparing the girls, and defending their two-time title run.

Sports and Recreation reporting is supported by Horton Incorporated of Britton South Dakota

Unearthing Bison Kill Sites

Feb 12, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 12, 2020 Show 752 Hour 2

The last couple of years has seen an increase in investigations of recorded and unrecorded archeological sites identified as bison kill sites in South Dakota. This Sunday at 2 pm inside the Froiland Science Complex Room 113A at Augustana University, the 37th Annual Third Sunday Archaeology Lecture Series continues.

This time, Michael Fosha, the assistant State Archaeologist with the State Archaeological Research Center in Rapid City will present on this topic.

What It Means To Be An American

Feb 12, 2020

In The Moment ... February 12, 2020 Show 752 Hour 1

American artist Amir H. Fallah joins South Dakota art-lovers in Brookings today via video conference to talk about his exhibition "What it Means to be an American." Lori caught up with Amir yesterday on the phone from his home in California for a conversation about his work and how politics has changed what it means for him to be an artist.  

Moment In Sound: Moving Music

Feb 7, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 7, 2020 Show 749 Hour 1

When cultures converge and exchange their arts, great things happen. This is exactly what you will find at the Moving Music performance tomorrow, 2 pm Central at Augustana University's Hamre Recital Hall. Joining us from Moving Music are Yi-Chun Lin, artistic director of the Sioux Falls Chamber Music Collective, and Angelina Gibson, founder of the ArtiTänzer Project. Watch some of the interview here. 

Dakota Life Preview

Feb 5, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 5, 2020 Show 747 Hour 1

Dakota Life is a series on SDPB TV focused on stories about interesting South Dakota people, places, and things. New episodes air the first Thursday of each month at 8 Central time, 7 Mountain time.

Tomorrow's episode features the work of SDPB's Melissa Hammersma Sievers. She, SDPB's Katy Beem, and SDPB's Jackie Hendry join us to discuss the upcoming episode.

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In The Moment ... February 5, 2020 Show 747 Hour 2

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In The Moment ... February 5, 2020 Show 747 Hour 2

Local reaction to the State of the Union address, the impeachment process continues, and a look into the ongoing legislative session in Pierre. It's Wednesday and time for our weekly get together with the Dakota Political Junkies. 

Joining us are Jon Schaff, professor of Political Science at Northern State University, and former South Dakota State Senator Tom Dempster.

Stephanie Arne Talks About Senate Bill 54

Feb 5, 2020

In The Moment ... February 4, 2020 Show 746 Hour 1

A bill making its way through the South Dakota Legislature seeks to prohibit cities and municipalities from banning plastic straws, bags, and other single-use containers. People have become passionate about the topic.

Conservationist and wildlife educator Stephanie Arne, co-founder of the Creative Animal Foundation, joins In The Moment to discuss Senate Bill 54.

Weekly Legislative Roundtable

Feb 5, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 4, 2020 Show 746 Hour 1

In The Moment checks in with SDPB journalists from around the state for our weekly Statehouse roundtable. Seth Tupper joins from the Black Hills Surgical Hospital Studio in Rapid City. Jackie Hendry is in the Kirby Family Studio in Sioux Falls. Stephanie Rissler connects from SDPB's studio on the University of South Dakota campus in Vermillion. And Lee Strubinger is located at the State Capitol building in Pierre.

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In The Moment ... February 4, 2020 Show 746 Hour 1

A non-profit pharmaceutical company is striving to provide lower costs and more predictable supplies of generic drugs in America.

Sanford Health has announced they have received the first shipment from Civica Rx.

Dr. Josh Crabtree is vice president of Sanford Clinic in Sioux Falls. He joins In The Moment to explain how the partnership works.

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

DSU's Sewell Contributes To YA Literature Explorations

Feb 5, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 4, 2020 Show 746 Hour 1

Dr. William Sewell, associate professor of English education at Dakota State University, has contributed a chapter to the book "Critical Explorations of Young Adult Literature: Identifying and Critiquing the Canon."

"The book is designed to critique canonical young adult (YA) literature, books that are very important to the genre," Sewell said.

His chapter is on the 1974 book "The Chocolate War" by Robert Cormier.

605 Magazine

Jan 31, 2020
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In The Moment ... January 31, 2020 Show 745 Hour 1

From personal sleepover adventures to a brew called Kombucha, the February issue of 605 Magazine is about business ... and a mouse known as Charlie Klinker. It's time to welcome back our friends from 605 Magazine, John Snyder, director of sales and marketing, and editorial assistant Kyle Determan. 

John Shrader

In The Moment ... January 31, 2020 Show 745 Hour 1

Each week, In The Moment, features Poetry from Studio 47 with Patrick Hicks. Here's today's episode.

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