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 ... January 9, 2020 Show 730 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... January 9, 2020 Show 730 Hour 1

What is the status of impeachment? Why are we seeing this delay in the articles being sent to the senate? How is congress reacting to the situation in Iran?  Lisa Hager is an assistant professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University, and David Wiltse, associate professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University join us.  

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

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In The Moment ... January 8, 2019 Show 729 Hour 2

It was on the 43rd anniversary of Tommy Bolin's death that the National Music Museum installed a pop-up exhibit honoring the late guitarist at the Dakota Brickhouse in Vermillion. The famed guitarist was a member of bands like Deep Purple, the James Gang and Zephyr, in addition to his own Tommy Bolin Band. Guitarist T. Wilson King of Vermillion played a selection of Bolin's songs at the installation of the new exhibit and he joins us from our Vermillion studio to visit about Bolin's connection to this region.

Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... January 8, 2019 Show 729 Hour 2

Profit for good! Historian Eric Abrahamson joins us to detail philanthropy's role in economic development and how things are changing in the digital world. Abrahamson is an author and the president of Vantage Point Historical Services. 

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In The Moment ... January 8, 2019 Show 729 Hour 2

What were the top news stories of 2019? What lies ahead for the next legislative session in Pierre? And what is South Dakota's congressional delegation saying about the situation between the U.S. and Iran? It's our first Dakota Political Junkies get together of the new year. We welcome Michael Card, associate professor of Political Science at the University of South Dakota, and Sioux Falls Argus Leader Investigative Reporter and Columnist Jonathan Ellis.

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The Corn Palace in Mitchell has been home to countless great basketball moments over the decades. Another may have begun this past weekend. SDPB Sports and Rec reporter Nate Wek was at the new basketball classic organized by Sacred Hoops.

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

In The Moment ... January 7, 2020 Show 728 Hour 2

Contributing to wildlife and conservation efforts is a great way to begin the New Year. Stephanie Arne is a speaker, explorer, and wildlife presenter. She is also the founder of the Creative Animal Foundation. She joins us the first Tuesday of each month with insight on things we all should be thinking about but oftentimes, overlook.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 7, 2020 Show 728 Hour 2

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 7, 2020 Show 728 Hour 2

Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... January 7, 2020 Show 728 Hour 1

A resource guide was recently released on traditional Dakota and Lakota games by SDSU Extension. The downloadable guide is free and has six traditional games and includes photos and instructions on how to play and how to craft the game pieces. Joining us are Prairey Walkling, family & community health field specialist, and Mike Marshall and Jeremy Red Eagle, developers bringing these games back to life.  

Steve Munsen

In The Moment ... January 7, 2020 Show 728 Hour 1

It's a new year, and with that comes New Year's resolutions. New Year's resolutions are a great way to try something new in life, to take better care of yourself - OR - to take care of the environment. With ideas on how we can do a better job of taking care of our planet, Mark Sweeney joins us. He's a professor of Sustainability and Environment at the University of South Dakota.  

Arts & Lifestyle: Dec 28 - Jan 3

Jan 3, 2020
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In this week’s South Dakota arts and lifestyle podcast, singer-songwriter Chris Huisenga, whose musical provides us with an exclusive interview during our first Moment in Sound of the new year.

  • Poet Sara Henning.
  • Poetry from Studio 47.

Have a story idea? Send an e-mail to InTheMoment@SDPB.org.

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

Palliative care helps relieve symptoms of serious illnesses, but it's not a one-size-fits-all method of specialized care. It's also not always accessible in areas where it's needed most. 

Chris Laughery

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

Poet Sara Henning is author of the poetry collections "A Sweeter Water" and "View from True North." She is a visiting assistant professor of English and creative writing at Stephen F. Austin State University. As a poet, she's known for her mastery and elegance. "View from True North" explores themes of identity and family secrets, tenderness and rage, freedom and form.

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

On Thursday nights at 7 p.m. CST, 6 p.m. MST, SDPB TV brings you On Call With The Prairie Doc. The Prairie Doc is Dr. Rick Holm and he joins us ahead of tonight's show where the discussion revolves around breast cancer treatment updates.

Lori Walsh

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

We have turned the calendar to a new year, and SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us for a look at South Dakota life in 2020. You can find his blog, On the Other Hand, online at sdpb.org/woster

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

People all over South Dakota do amazing things. The Acts of Excellence program recognizes these individuals and organizations. This is part of the South Dakota Hall of Fame, and CEO Greta Chapman joins us to talk about a celebration taking place on Monday, January 6th at Black Hills State University.

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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