In The Moment: Did Governor Noem Bring The State Its "Next Big Industry?"

Jun 2, 2021

In the Moment, June 2, 2021 Show 1061.

Should the world's only Corn Palace grow to new heights in hopes of attracting larger events? We talk with Executive Director Doug Greenway about options.

Dr. Andrew Ellsworth previews "On Call with the Prairie Doc®." This week's episode explores hospice and palliative care.

Did Governor Kristi Noem's political profile during the pandemic help her fulfill one of her key campaign promises to bring the "next big industry" to South Dakota? Dakota Political Junkies Tom Dempster and Jon Hunter have analysis.

We hear two high school seniors from Huron talk about life in rural South Dakota. They are from the Karen community, and talk about how they came to their home, what they love about the community, and how prejudice impacts their lives. 

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a place to tell the story of the birth, growth, development, and preservation of the United States. Michelle Wheatley recently took over as the new park superintendent. We talk with her about visions for Mount Rushmore's future.

The South Dakota High School State Track Championship featured shattered records and standing ovation moments. SDPB's Nate Wek tells the story.