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 ...

Ways to Connect

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... January 2, 2020 Show 725 Hour 1

Uncommon Wisdom

Dec 27, 2019
Josh Haiar

Mike Wagner is the author of the online resource "Uncommon Wisdom." He's a lifelong South Dakotan who has spent more than 30 years with leaders and helping to develop leaders worldwide. You can find his work online at uncommonwisdom.org

Mike Wagner joined Lori Walsh in the Sioux Falls studios to talk about the importance of intentional leadership training and development. This is the first of an ongoing series of conversations with Wagner about leadership and leadership development.

News: Dec 14 - 20

Dec 20, 2019
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In this week’s South Dakota news, we'll learn about how Governor Kristi Noem wants lawmakers to approve more than three and a half million dollars for intensive meth treatment and enforcement. Her request comes just weeks after the state debuted a campaign called "Meth. We're On It." Some say treatment is not enough.

Arts & Lifestyle: Dec 14 - 20

Dec 20, 2019
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This holiday season, amidst the buying and the baking, the wrapping and the inevitable unraveling, it's wise to pause and think about others in need. It can be a difficult lesson to learn or remember, especially for children, who so easily get caught up in the thrill of paper and presents and Christmas wishes. Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve gently weaves the lesson into her book "The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood." In the Moment has the interview.

Josh Haiar

In The Moment ... December 20, 2019 Show 724 Hour 1

Amidst the bustle of the holidays, Eliza Blue remembers the celebrations of her childhood. Here's the December Postcard from the Praire.

  Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

Paul Shackow

Where Do We Go From Here is a show that you can be a part of inside the SDPB studio in Rapid City.

This month, the focus is on “Early Learner Rapid City:  Examining innovative approaches to quality early learning experiences/environments to create solid foundations for lifelong success.”   

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... December 19, 2019 Show 723 Hour 2

Overall church attendance is in decline, and the number of Americans uaffiliated with any religion grew by 30-million in the past decade. So, what's the future of faith in South Dakota?

SDPB looks into the empty churches and the blossoming churches. Faith leaders from different traditions talk about interfaith communication.

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In The Moment ... December 19, 2019 Show 723 Hour 2

Mark Van Every has spent nearly four decades in the forestry business. Since August of 2016, he's been the supervisor for the Black Hills National Forest. Since his arrival, he's dealt with mountain beetles, new recreation trails, and an extended fire season, among other challenges.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... December 19, 2019 Show 723 Hour 1

SDPB's Kevin Woster shares thoughts on getting the story straight, and why that's as important today as ever. Woster's SDPB blog is On the Other Hand.

Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... December 19, 2019 Show 723 Hour 1

South Dakota native Rory Hoffman has returned to the state for a performance Thursday night at the Fine Arts Theater in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City.

Hoffman is a multi-instrumentalist who started learning to play the guitar at the age of three. Hoffman, born blind, lives in Nashville. He's a 2012 inductee into the South Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame.

  Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

John Shrader

In The Moment ... December 20, 2019 Show 724 Hour 1

Each week we bring you Poetry from Studio 47 with Patrick Hicks. Today the featured poet is Clement Clarke Moore just in time for the holidays.

Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

Governor Kristi Noem says it's time to take action to fight meth abuse and addiction in South Dakota. The governor laid out plans for treatment and funding in her state budget proposal, asking for more than $3.5 million in dedicated resources. This came just weeks after the state launched a new meth awareness campaign. The campaign is designed to involve all South Dakotans in the fight against addiction.

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The United States House of Representatives has begun the historic debate over the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump.

We're joined by David Wiltse, Associate Professor of Political Science, and Lisa Hager, Assistant Professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University for perspective on the day.

They join us from the Jeanine Basinger Studio on the SDSU campus.

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In The Moment ... December 17, 2019 Show 721 Hour 1

Change can be hard. Getting other people to change can be maddening. So how do financial therapists encourage clients to move toward financial health and wealth management? How can you help yourself, or someone you love, move toward a healthier relationship with your money?

Rick Kahler is a pioneer in financial therapy. He's a wealth advisor and owner of Kahler Financial Group in Rapid City.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... December 17, 2019 Show 721 Hour 1

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... December 17, 2019 Show 721 Hour 2

For the last several years the Holiday Jam with the Hegg Brothers has set up in one of our SDPB studios to perform for listeners who can't make it to one of their live performances. This year is no different as we welcome the Holiday Jam to the Leo P. Flynn Gallery in Sioux Falls!

Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

Melissa Johnson

In The Moment ... December 16, 2019 Show 720 Hour 1

"Monday Mindset" is all about those small changes that add up to big things. For these weekly conversations, we welcome Melissa Johnson. Melissa is an author and certified speaker. She's a trainer with the Jon Gordon Companies and an entrepreneur. She's also the owner of Oh My Cupcakes! and a Professional Encourager.

Journey Museum and Learning Center

In The Moment ... December 16, 2019 Show 720 Hour 2

Today for Images of the Past, we explore the legend of a Rapid City night watchman. John Leary made his way west from New York in the search for gold, but it was an explosion that changed his life permanently.  Corey Christianson is a curator at the Journey Museum and Learning Center in Rapid City. She joins us with the story of Hooky Jack and his faithful dog Rags.

Read more at sdpb.org/imagesofthepast

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In The Moment ... December 16, 2019 Show 720 Hour 2

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... December 16, 2019 Show 720 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... December 16, 2019 Show 720 Hour 1

Americans consume. That's what we do. For today's Morning Macro with Joe Santos, we look at how the U.S. Consumer drives macroeconomic activity.  Joe Santos is a professor of economics and Dykhouse Scholar of Money, Banking, and Regulation in the Ness School of Management and Economics at South Dakota State University.  

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Up to 14% of children from birth to age 5 experience some kind of social or emotional difficulty that can impact their development. The South Dakota Early Childhood Mental Health Collaborative is working to better identify those children and train professionals to serve their needs through specialized curriculum and play therapy. 

Dr. Christen Carotta and Dr. Staci Born are assistant professors in the Department of Counseling and Human Development at South Dakota State University. They discuss the partnership and what they've accomplished in the first of a five-year project. 

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As the opioid crisis continues to grip national headlines and Governor Noem turns attention to battling meth in South Dakota, Avera is opening its Addiction Care Center in Sioux Falls. The center emphasizes holistic healing and community among its residents. The newly completed center began accepting patients on December 11th. 

Dr. Matthew Stanley is the Vice President of the Avera Behavioral Health Clinical Service Line. He explains the philosophy behind the system of care and design of the new facility.

 

Kimberly Talcott

In The Moment ... December 13, 2019 Show 719 Hour 1

Black Hills State University photography major Kathryn Jones explores the connection between humans and abandoned buildings in her exhibit "Just Me and the Windows" on display through January 1st at the Dahl Art Museum in Rapid City. Jones found her passion for photography in high school. She joins us this morning from the Sue B. White Studio in Spearfish on the campus of Black Hills State.

  Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... December 13, 2019 Show 719 Hour 1

Sioux Falls-based singer/songwriter Shantara Bird has released a new single, "The Magic of Christmas." She returns to the Kirby Family Studio in Sioux Falls this morning for Moment in Sound and to update us on other aspects of her music career. 

Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

Arts & Lifestyle: Dec 7 - 13

Dec 13, 2019

For the third consecutive year, our SDPB music aficionados have put together lists of songs they think should be on your radar. They're ready to share some of their favorite jazz, indie, country and rock songs from 2019. 

John Shrader

In The Moment ... December 13, 2019 Show 719 Hour 1

On Friday's, we bring you Poetry from Studio 47 with Patrick Hicks. Here's today's episode featuring the work of Ryan Vine.

Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

News: Dec 7 - 13

Dec 13, 2019
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In this week’s South Dakota news, a civil trial at the Aberdeen federal courthouse challenges the implementation of HB 1094, and reports from counties in Minnesota and North Dakota show communities divided over refugee resettlement. Is the quarrel soon coming to South Dakota?

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December 13, 2019, from 5 pm until 7 pm MT, Mike Witherell will present on Nobel Laureate Ernest Orlando Lawrence and the invention of big science at the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center. Witherell is the director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Lawrence founded this lab in the early 1920's and has roots in South Dakota. SDPB's Chris Laughery caught up with Mike Witherell prior to coming to South Dakota to learn more.

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In The Moment ... December 11, 2019 Show 717 Hour 2

The Butterfly House and Aquarium has joined "Museums for All," a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. 

Audrey Willard, with the Butterfly House and Aquarium, joins In the Moment to discuss a new program at the Butterfly House and Aquarium.

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