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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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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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.

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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

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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.
 

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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
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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!" 

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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.

Searching The Towns Of Yesterday

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

For the past several months, SDPB's Stephanie Rissler has been scouring the state, following your lead in finding South Dakota's towns that once were.

The series is called Vanished South Dakota, Towns of Yesterday. At last check, she has discovered more than 50. She joined us today to talk about where she's been and what she's learned.

The Black Hills Corporation Is Celebrating Its 135th Anniversary

Oct 23, 2018
Lee Strubinger

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

The Black Hills Corporation is celebrating its 135th anniversary.  Headquartered in Rapid City, the Corporation serves one-and-a-quarter million electric and natural gas customers in eight states.

David R. Emery is the chairman and CEO of Black Hills Corporation. He was this morning's guest for the Morning Fill Up at The Garage in Rapid City where the conversation focused on building community, economic development, leadership insights and his family's contribution to the preservation of Lakota language and music.

Images Of The Past: Gladys Pyle

Oct 22, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 22. 2018 Show 445 Hour 2

She was almost the first female governor of South Dakota. Gladys Pyle was the first woman elected to the S.D. House, the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate, and the first woman to address a national political convention.

For today's Images of the Past, we learned more about Senator Gladys Pyle with veteran Huron broadcaster Chuck Anderson and Rachel Farrell, current director of the Gladys Pyle House and Museum.

50 Years Of Termespheres

Oct 22, 2018

In The Moment ... October 22. 2018 Show 445 Hour 2

Fifty years ago, a South Dakota artist named Dick Termes changed the world of art simply by painting a little more of it. He was the first artist to paint using six-point perspective. At first finding supplies was impossible. No one was manufacturing spherical canvases. He painted on a children's playground ball. He found globes at thrift stores and used them to make his Termespheres.

Today, the exhibition "50 Spheres for 50 Years" is on display at the Visual Arts Center at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls.

A New Vision Of America And The People Who Built It

Oct 22, 2018
PBS

In The Moment ... October 22. 2018 Show 445 Hour 1

It's a new vision of America and the people who built it. The four-part PBS series NATIVE AMERICA debuts Tuesday, October 23rd on SDPB-TV. Tune in at 8 p.m. CDT / 7 p.m. MDT for episode one: From Caves to Cosmos.

The NATIVE AMERICA series combines modern science and scholarship with Native American traditions and oral history to bring to life the world created by America's first peoples.

Gary Glassman, executive producer and director of the series, joined In the Moment for a preview.

Meet The Candidates - Roger Hofer

Oct 22, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... October 22. 2018 Show 445 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 Roger Hofer. He is an Independent out of District 19 and is running for State Representative.

 

Ellsworth Air Force Base

In The Moment ... October 22. 2018 Show 445 Hour 1

U.S. Senator John Thune was in South Dakota to see the latest large force exercise in the expanded Powder River Training Complex.

In 2005, Ellsworth Air Force Base was at risk of being shuttered. Today it is in position to be named one of the nation's three new homes to the B-21 fleet of aircraft.

The In The Moment team spoke with Senator John Thune last Friday.

The 20th Annual Animation Show Of Shows

Oct 18, 2018
Animation Show Of Shows

In The Moment ... October 18. 2018 Show 444 Hour 2

The Animation Show of Shows is an annual compilation of the year's best animated shorts shown around the world at animation festivals curated to inspire others.

A local event has been arranged by Ryan English, assistant professor of digital arts and design at Dakota State University. It's tonight at 7:00 in the Beacom Institute of Technology at DSU. 

English has spent more than 11 years in the visual effects and animation industry.  He joined In the Moment with a preview of the event.

The Prairie Doc - Medication Overuse

Oct 18, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... October 18. 2018 Show 444 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm is The Prairie Doc.

Today, he joined us from the Jeanine Baysinger studio at South Dakota State University to discuss the overprescription of medication, leading to possible substance dependence. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 18. 2018 Show 444 Hour 2

Longterm care facilities continue to face challenges throughout the country. As operators struggle to make ends meet, several South Dakota communities have faced the risk of losing their local nursing homes.

In small-town Selby, neighbors are banding together to ensure their nursing home stays open for many years to come.

SDPB's Jackie Hendry visited Selby for a community meeting last night, and joined In The Moment today from the Tom and Danielle Aman Foundation Studio at Northern State University.

Kevin Woster: Race For The U.S. House

Oct 18, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... October 18. 2018 Show 444 Hour 1

South Dakotans head to the polls on November 6, but many are casting votes early.

Not SDPB's Kevin Woster. He writes the blog On the Other Hand.

He joined In The Moment  today for a look at the race for U.S. House.

Meet The Candidates - Naveen Malik

Oct 18, 2018

In The Moment ... October 18. 2018 Show 444 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 Naveen Malik. She is a Democrat out of District 31 and is running for State Representative.

 

Meet The Candidates - Liz Merrigan

Oct 18, 2018
South Dakota Democratic Party

In The Moment ... October 18. 2018 Show 444 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 Liz Merrigan. She is a Democrat out of District 16 and is running for State Representative.

 

 

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