Josh Haiar

Producer for In the Moment

Josh is a recent graduate of USD and is new to the In the Moment team.  

Chynna Lockett

It's an organization that celebrates the "best in human values" and serves as a resource for lifelong learning. How can a creative community founded during a time of lack of information thrive in the age of information overwhelm? 

Michael E. Hill is the president of the Chautauqua Institution, a nonprofit that welcomes 7,500 persons in residence during a nine-week summer season on Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York. He visited Rapid City as part of the Morning Fill-up, sponsored by the Numad Group with support from the Bush Foundation. 

Chris Laughery

When we learned journalist David Owen had written a new book about hearing, we knew we wanted to welcome him to In the Moment because your ability to hear is incredibly important to us. His book is called "Volume Control: Hearing in a Deafening World." 

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... September 27, 2019 Show 668 Hour 1

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra celebrates the music of George Gershwin this weekend. You can see the performance Saturday at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls at 7:30 p.m. 

Maestro Delta David Gier joins us in the SDPB Sioux Falls studio today, along with one of America's leading bass-baritones Kevin Deas. 

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... September 27, 2019 Show 668 Hour 1

The Rough and Tumble is a folk-Americana music duo. They released a new album "Howling Back at the Wounded Dog" earlier this month. This weekend, you can see them under the South Dakota Skies in Hill City, Rapid City, and Hot Spring. This is the last time you'll see them in South Dakota until next year, so plan accordingly. 

Josh Haiar

In The Moment ... September 24, 2019 Show 665 Hour 1

South Dakota does not publicly fund preschool education, but there are efforts to ensure excellence in early learning throughout the state. 

Today, we talk about the Preschool Levels of Excellence

Rob Monson is the executive director of School Administrators of South Dakota, Eric Knight is the Superintendent of Centerville School District, and Kevin Nelson is an education consultant and former Principal at Beresford Elementary.

Josh Haiar

In The Moment ... September 24, 2019 Show 665 Hour 2

    Report child abuse or neglect.

Call 1-877-244-0864

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If reporting before 8 a.m., after 5 p.m., on the weekends or during a holiday, please contact local law enforcement.
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In The Moment ... September 12, 2019 Show 657 Hour 1

Dr. Amanda McKinney speaks around the world at conferences about how plant-based eating reduces the risk of chronic diseases like heart attack, stroke, Alzheimer's and cancer.

McKinney is the founder of the Institute for Human and Planetary Health.

Alison Gerrish is a Physician Assistant in Watertown. She maages the Plant Based Nutrition of South Dakota Facebook group.


In The Moment ... August 15, 2019 Show 638 Hour 2

The relationships we cultivate in our lives are essential to happiness. But what about our health?

In The Moment producer Josh Haiar and Dr. Nathan Deichert, Associate Professor of Psychology at Black Hills State University, discuss Deichert's research which examines how a person's gratitude, environment and mood relate to physical health.


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