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 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.

Deadwood History, Inc., Homestake Mining Company Collection

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.

sdlegapp.org

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.

caseytibbs.com

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.

apnews.com

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.

Adria Botella / SDPB

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.

SDPB

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

Independenat candidate Brian Wirth has a vision to represent you in district 25 as a state senator.

Chris Laughery

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

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has named a new Director of the Rural Healthcare Program, it's Mitch Krebs.

 

Dacotah Prairie Museum

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

The year was 1916 when Aberdeen Equity Union Creamery became one of the largest processors and manufacturers of dairy products in the Northwest.

Sue Gates with Dacotah Prairie Museum expands on this business in today's Images of the Past.

Learn more at http://www.sdpb.org/images-of-the-past

SDPB

In The Moment ... October 29 2018 Show 449 Hour 1

Tonight at 7 CT in the William Library round room on the campus of Northern State University, a forum discussing how individuals in smaller communities consume news is taking place.

Dr. Elizabeth Haller is associate professor of English/department chair at Northern. Megan Rosendahl is the Digital Media Director for Aberdeen American News.
 

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... October 29 2018 Show 449 Hour 1

A lot has changed over the last century when it comes to pheasant hunting in South Dakota. While it still is family tradition for most, it has also turned into the economic boom that we know today?

Jeremy Fugleberg is editor of the Sioux Falls Business Journal. You can find his reports on the 100th South Dakota pheasant season at argusleader.com

Dakota Political Junkies

Oct 24, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... October 24. 2018 Show 447 Hour 2

We're two weeks out from the 2018 election.

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Roger Whittle joined In The Moment today for a look at a governor's race that's capturing national attention, anticipation for independent polling numbers, and some insight into this year's ballot questions.

Meet The Candidates - Peri Pourier

Oct 24, 2018
Vote Smart

In The Moment ... October 24. 2018 Show 447 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Peri Pourier. She is a Democrat out of District 27 and is running for State Representative.

 

 

Meet The Candidates - Kelly Sullivan

Oct 24, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 24. 2018 Show 447 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Kelly Sullivan. She is a Democrat out of District 13 and is running for State Representative.

 

Cardinal Newman Lecture Series Debut Tomorrow

Oct 24, 2018
Hamline Mitchell School of Law

In The Moment ... October 24. 2018 Show 447 Hour 1

Black Hills State University debuts the Cardinal Newman Lecture Series tomorrow evening at 6:30 in the Newman Center.

Roger Haydock is a professor of law and at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in the Twin Cities.  He's a judicial master and mediator, trial lawyer, and director of the Arbitration FORUM.

His Cardinal Newman Lecture Series presentation is called "Resolving Conflicts Peacefully and Successfully...or Else!" 

USD

In The Moment ... October 23. 2018 Show 446 Hour 2

This Thursday, Friday, and Saturday marks the 11th biennial John R. Milton Writers' Conference at the University of South Dakota celebrating the 50th anniversary of Milton's poetry collection This Lonely House. The conference theme is "This Lonely Frontier: Exploring Boundaries of Space, Identity, and Genre."

Dr. Leah McCormack, Assistant Professor of English at USD, and Ellen Forney, cartoonist and a New York Times best-selling author, joined In The Moment today for a preview.

Meet The Candidates - Anna Kerner Andersson

Oct 23, 2018
Up Counsel

In The Moment ... October 23. 2018 Show 446 Hour 2

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Anna Kerner Andersson. She is a Democrat out of District 21 and is running for State Representative.

Meet The Candidates - Zachary Kovach

Oct 23, 2018
Brookings Register

In The Moment ... October 23. 2018 Show 446 Hour 2

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Zachary Kovach. He is a Democrat out of District 7 and is running for State Representative.

The Great American Read Finale Airs Tonight

Oct 23, 2018
PBS

In The Moment ... October 23. 2018 Show 446 Hour 2

The votes have been counted. Tonight, tune in to SDPB-TV to find out what book lovers have chosen for America's Best Loved Novel. The Great American Read finale airs tonight at 7 p.m. CDT / 6 p.m. MDT.

In honor of the conclusion of a summer of reading and voting, we've decided to let you know which books a few of us voted for. Here are some highlights from the SDPB family.

Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues Society Has A New Leader

Oct 23, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 23. 2018 Show 446 Hour 1

After a lengthy search, the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society has a new leader.

Trygve Fredrickson takes the reigns with passion for non-profit organizations. He joined In The Moment in the Kirby Family Studio in Sioux Falls to talk about leading the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society into the future.

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