In The Moment: Political Junkies Talk 'Patriotic Education', And Thune's Future In The Senate

May 26, 2021

In the Moment, May 26, 2021 Show 1057.

Farmers Business Network's Chief Economist Kevin McNew brings news from a new drought report released Tuesday.

Dr. Andrew Ellsworth previews On Call with the Prairie Doc®. This week's episode is "Listen to your Gut." This show includes the symptoms of colon cancer, the frequency for colonoscopy, and the organs included in the gastrointestinal tract.

Governor Kristi Noem is asking the South Dakota Board of Regents to consider whether funding is being "used in a manner that neither the legislative nor the executive branch would support." Dakota Political Junkies Jon Schaff and Pam Carriveau discuss the politics of patriotic education. We also talk about the political future of U.S. Senator John Thune.  

David Hersrud celebrates the return of vinyl records with the first of two Record Store Days coming up on June 12. 

Not everyone is flocking to South Dakota. Some people are leaving the state behind. SDPB's Megan Feighery reports on why some South Dakotans are seeking greener grasslands.  

Nate Wek recaps the state tennis tournament and shares how the state track meets will work with three locations.