Faith Leaders And COVID, And Tony Venhuizen's Autobiography Of William J. Bulow

May 11, 2021

In the Moment, May 11, 2021 Show 1047.

The Rapid City Area School District has surveyed parents about the possibility of ending the mask mandate before the end of the school year. The school board decided to keep the mask mandate. Superintendent Lori Simon joins us with an update.

May is National Stroke Awareness month. Dr. Divyajot Sandhu from Sanford Health joins us to discuss the latest research on strokes, symptoms, and prevention measures.

A recent SDSU Poll found that faith leaders could be the most impactful messengers about COVD vaccines. We talk with Bishop Constanze Hagmaier with the ELCA South Dakota Synod about the role of faith leaders and faith communities during the pandemic. She also talks about healing relationships at this stage of the pandemic.

Tony Venhuizen has edited and annotated the unpublished autobiography of William J. Bulow, South Dakota's first Democratic governor. "Three Score Years and Ten" can be found in the new edition of the South Dakota History journal.

Marsha Mittman's keynote for Spearfish's NEA Big Read focuses on Ursula LeGuin's affinity for Taoism and how its precepts are incorporated into her tale. The Big Read is LeGuin's "A Wizard of Earthsea."