In The Moment: Noem Seeks New Comms Director, And What Happened To The Tribal Relations Committee?

Jun 9, 2021

In the Moment, June 9, 2021 Show 1066.

Tuesday, Clay County voters had to decided on a $41 million bond that would fund construction of a new courthouse, jail, and law enforcement center. Clay County Commissioner Travis Mockler is the chairman, he joins us with the latest.

SDPB's Lura Roti talks to South Dakotans who have decided not to get the COVID vaccine.

Governor Kristi Noem is seeking a new communications director. How much will that cost South Dakota taxpayers? Plus, what happened to the state's Tribal Relations Committee? Dakota Political Junkies Mike Card and Jonathan Ellis discuss. Michael Card, Ph.D. is associate professor of political science at the University of South Dakota. Jonathan Ellis is a reporter and columnist for Argus Leader Media.  

Today marks the anniversary of the 1972 Rapid City Flood. We listen back to excerpts from a conversation with Don Barnett, who served as the city's mayor at the time.  

South Dakota Highway Patrol Major Rob Weinmeister talks safe summer travel in the state. 

Apolonia Davalos is producer, writer, and host for Music Matters, a 10-episode digital series from SDPB & Levitt at the Falls. We talk music, community, and the sounds of summer.