Steven Zwemke

Steven loves working at SDPB!

Chris Laughery

In  The Moment ... July 19, 2019 Show 619 Hour 1

JazzFest 2019 is underway today through Saturday at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls.

Kobe Provost of Vermillion performs on the second stage Saturday at 4:30. He's a literal one man show.

Provost demonstrated his looping methods as he joined In The Moment for Moment in Sound. 

Josh Haiar

In The Moment ... July 12, 2019 Show 614 Hour 1

Still in her teens, Tiffany Johnson has already released two albums and she has performed at venues like The Country Music Hall of Fame and Nashville's renowned Blue Bird Cafe.

In The Moment welcomed Johnson to SDPB's Rapid City studios for Moment in Sound. 

Josh Haiar

In The Moment ... July 12, 2019 Show 614 Hour 1

The Lark and The Loon call their writing styles an exporation in the etymology of American music. They take inspiration from pre-war blues and jazz, Irish dance music, sea shanties and dust bowl folk songs.

The husband/wife duo of Rocky Steen-Rolfzen and Jeff Rolfzen perform in the South Dakota Community Foundation Gallery in Rapid City for Moment in Sound.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... June 25, 2019 Show 603 Hour 2

Topics ranging from the implications of marijuana legalization and the opioid crisis on the Northern Plains to water quality and the Big Sioux River highlighted last week's International Legislators Forum in Sioux Falls.

South Dakota House Speaker Steve Haugaard and State Senator Reynold Nesiba were among the delegates. They stopped by the Kirby Family Studio in downtown Sioux Falls to share details of the two-day forum.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... June 25, 2019 Show 603 Hour 2

Sophia Beatty is a regular performer in and around Rapid City. She sings with a passion that compares to Whitney Houston, Natalie Cole and Aretha Franklin - a few of her favorite artists to cover during her live shows.

More and more, Beatty is taking her own original numbers to listeners and they're loving them as much as her cover songs.

Sophia Beatty joins In The Moment for Moment in Sound in Rapid City.

Smart & Solo Travel

Jun 18, 2019
www.smartandsolotravel.com

In The Moment ... June 18, 2019 Show 598 Hour 2

Have you ever traveled by yourself?

In his book Smart and Solo: The Blueprint for Efficient & Enjoyable Solo Travel, Randell Carlton Green discusses why solo travel is beneficial to everyone. Green provides insights and tips on how to plan a solitary adventure for those who are ready to experience personal growth through traveling curiosity.

Smart & Solo shares advice on how to maximize transportation and lodging choices and capitalize on mistakes while leaving the smallest footprint.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... May 28, 2019 Show 583 Hour 2

Sanford Health is hosting the National Institutes of Health's "All of Us Journey." The exhibit aims to gather genetic, biological, environmental, health and lifestyle data from more than one million volunteer participants in the U.S.

Francisco Huizar is the exhibit's tour manager. He's joined by Emily Griese, population health director for Sanford Health. 

Education and healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Regional Health, helping patients and communities live well

Whirlygig Productions

In The Moment ... May 28, 2019 Show 583 Hour 2

In 1943, Charles Woehrle's B-17 was shot down over France. Nazis controlled the region and Charles was soon captured by Germans.

Stalag Luft III - One Man's Story documents Charles life with focus on his two years as a prisoner of war.

Filmmaker Louise Woehrle (Charles' niece) comes to Sioux Falls as Cinema Falls presents Stalag Luft III Wednesday evening at 6:30 followed by a question/answer session with the filmmaker.

Woehrle visits about her film with SDPB's Steve Zwemke.

www.southdakotasheriffs.org

In The Moment ... May 28, 2019 Show 583 Hour 2

The Lyman County Sheriff's Office is advising no travel on county roads due to flooding in parts of the county. Many of those roads had already been affected by a wet, difficult winter.

Sheriff Steve Manger joins In the Moment to talk about efforts to help Lyman County residents.

Lyman County Flooding

May 28, 2019

In The Moment ... May 28, 2019 Show 583 Hour 2

Much of Lyman County is dealing with flooding that has caused extensive problems in the towns of Presho and Kennebec.

Kelly Serr, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service Office in Aberdeen, discusses the precipitation that has Medicine Creek over its banks as well as the forecast for the next few days.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... May 23, 2019 Show 582 Hour 1

"Byron and the Bigheads - it sounds like a pretty good name for a rock group," Kevin Woster writes in his latest SDPB blog entry, On the Other Hand.

Unfortunately, in this case the "Bigheads" are carp - and "Byron" is the South Dakota lake in which the invasive fish have been found.

In The Moment ... May 23, 2019 Show 582 Hour 1

Before the Sioux Falls Stampede won their third Clark Cup championship Friday, the Aberdeen Wings of the North American Hockey League won their first Robinson Cup be beating the Fairbanks Ice Dogs 2-1 in Blaine, Minnesota.

It's a major milestone for hockey in South Dakota as the champions of the top two Junior A leagues in the United States hail from the Rushmore State.

Aberdeen Wings head coach Scott Langer visits with SDPB's Steve Zwemke.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... April 16, 2019 Show 557 Hour 2

Mueller Pallets, a second generation family-owned company in Sioux Falls, has surpassed a milestone in recycling. They have now recycled one billion pounds of wood waste by using the POET facility in Chancellor, South Dakota.

Chad Fodness of Mueller Pallets and Rachel Kloos and LaVerle Van Ningen of POET discuss the milestone and the unique partnership.

SDPB

In The Moment ... April 16, 2019 Show 557 Hour 2

Members of the Republican and Democratic leadership were guests on a recent South Dakota Focus. They shared their thoughts on the impact of bills passed and rejected during the session, as well as other topics left for further study or action next year. SDPB’s Larry Rohrer summarizes the discussion.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... April 16, 2019 Show 557 Hour 2

Artist Jason Kofke will discuss perceptions of change, philosophies of uncertainty, and how what we might expect in the future may not always be the outcome that is predictable, during Tuesday's STEAM Cafe presentation at Hay Camp Brewing in Rapid City.

Kofke is a visiting artist at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He joins In The Moment to talk about his exhibit at the Apex Gallery and an expedition to villages deep in the Sahara Desert of eastern Mauritania, Africa.

Stay Crafty SoDak: Fairy Jars

Apr 12, 2019
SDPB

In The Moment ... April 12, 2019 Show 555 Hour 1

SDPB's Chynna Lockett discusses Fairy Jars, part of her Stay Crafty SoDak series in which local crafters teach her their techniques and how to create new types of projects.

You can see Stay Crafty videos on South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Facebook page.

In The Moment ... March 28, 2019 Show 545 Hour 2

In a joint press release Wednesday, South Dakota's Congressional delegation and Governor Kristi Noem issued statements with their resounding support following the U.S. Air Force's announcement that Ellsworth Air Force Base has been selected to receive the first B-21 training and operational squadron.

U.S. Senator John Thune explains how the B-21 enhances Ellsworth Air Force Base.

Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... March 20, 2019 Show 539 Hour 1

Tower of Power and Here Come The Mummies headline the two night of JazzFest 2019 at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls.

Trygve Fredrickson, executive director of the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society, stops by the Kirby Family Studio in Sioux Falls to unveil the lineup.

JazzFest is scheduled for July 19-20.

www.singingdoe.com

In The Moment ... March 8, 2019 Show 531 Hour 1

Singing Doe Workshop presents a safe and empowering space for musicians and songwriters of diverse backgroungs and genres.

The free event begins Friday at the Dahl Arts Center at 5:30 p.m. The workshop continues Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Racing Magpie. The showcase is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Saturday at Harriet & Oak in Rapid City.

Organizers Anna Robins and Tiana Spotted Thunder preview the expanded event which is in its second year.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... March 8, 2019 Show 531 Hour 1

HorsePower has been providing equestrian lessons and therapies since 1985. They celebrate the connection between horse and human at an upcoming fundraiser, "Blue Jeans and Bling," on March 22 at 6:00 p.m. at Blue Haven Barn near Sioux Falls.

HorsePower executive director Matt Glasrud details the therapy and opportunities to change lives.

  

Jay Elsen

In The Moment ... March 7, 2019 Show 530 Hour 1

The Summit League Basketball Tournament begins Saturday at the Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.

South Dakota State University's men and women are both seeded first. Meanwhile, the University of South Dakota women are the second seed and ranked 25th nationally.

Jay Elsen is calling games for Midco Sports Network. He joins In The Moment with a Summit League Tournament preview.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... March 6, 2019 Show 529 Hour 2

Filmmaker Andrew Kightlinger has called his picture Tator Tot & Patton a "love letter to the state and a homegrown piece of art."

Kightlinger is touring the state for Q&A sessions at select screenings of Tator Tot & Patton, the Black Hills Film Festival's 2018 Best Feature Film Award winner.

Schedule and ticket information for Washington Pavilion Cinedome screenings.

SDPB

In The Moment ... March 6, 2019 Show 529 Hour 2

A university free speech bill has been revived, legalized sports betting in South Dakota could go to the 2020 ballot, and Governor Noem proposes bills in anticipation of Keystone XL protests.

Dakota Political Junkies Jonathan Ellis of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader and Jon Hunter of the Madison Daily Leader talk about the issues.

  Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

www.siouxfallssnojamcomedyfest.com

In The Moment ... February 19, 2019 Show 518 Hour 2

Kids In the Hall co-founder Kevin McDonald headlines the SnoJam Comedy Festival in Sioux Falls this weekend. On Saturday, he's holding a comedy writing workshop followed by his stand-up act at Icon Lounge.

SDPB's Steve Zwemke visited with McDonald about his career which spans stage, screen and film.

SnoJam Comedy Fest begins Thursday and runs through Saturday.

SDPB

In The Moment ... February 1, 2019 Show 507 Hour 1

Senate Bill 47 allowing constitutional carry in South Dakota was signed into law Thursday by Governor Kristi Noem.

SDPB Political Reporter Lee Strubinger says other bills dealing with concealed carry are still working their way through the legislature.

Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University.

In The Moment ... February 1, 2019 Show 507 Hour 1

Each week, Patrick Hicks brings you Poetry from Studio 47. This week the poet is Richard Jones.

Lil Red & the Medicated Moose Band

In The Moment ... February 1, 2019 Show 507 Hour 1

Lil Red and the Medicated Moose have released the new album "Stories."

The band is now looking at putting lots of miles on the van!

Band members Bryan Jurrens, Tiffany Jurrens and Matt VanMeter are guests for Moment in Sound!

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... January 31, 2019 Show 506 Hour 1

"Civility came easy for Dennis Daugaard," writes Kevin Woster in his latest On the Other Hand blog entry.

Woster tells the story of a family life that formed Daugaard - the man and the public figure.

Say It Loud

Jan 31, 2019

In The Moment ... January 31, 2019 Show 506 Hour 1

SAY IT LOUD host Azie Dungey previews the new digital series from PBS. It's part cultural critique, part talk show and part history lesson.

Dungey and her co-host Evelyn Ngugi share unique perspectives and expertise on Black history and modern Black culture and their charisma and humor makes SAY IT LOUD a fun learning experience.

Missing At Christmas

Jan 16, 2019
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... January 16, 2019 Show 496 Hour 2

A group of snowmobilers went missing over the Christmas break when they became stranded in the Snowy Range Mountains of Wyoming.

Miah Christensen, his sons Zach and Cole, and Bob Bruining, all from Sioux Falls, were rescued on December 26. Christensen joins In The Moment to tell the group's unique Christmas story.

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