In The Moment

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In the Moment is SDPB’s daily news and culture magazine program. We have a deeply rooted sense of place, and that place is South Dakota. In the Moment features authentic conversations with news makers, scholars, artists, and everyday South Dakotans. We bring you world-class radio storytelling featuring the highest journalistic integrity. We tell true stories of our state and true stories of people who are doing something or creating something for a reason. We tell these stories with intelligence, fairness, compassion and imagination. We bring our listeners into the conversations and keep them In the Moment.

Keep up with Lori Walsh by reading her "In the Margins" blog at www.sdpb.org/margins.

For more information, you can contact the In The Moment team at 800-456-0766

Lee Strubinger's Update On Revenue Projections And Sales Taxes

Feb 15, 2019
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In The Moment ... February 15, 2019 Show 517 Hour 1

SDPB's Political reporter Lee Strubinger brought an update from Pierre about revenue projections and sales taxes.

Stay Craft SoDak

Feb 15, 2019

In The Moment ... February 15, 2019 Show 517 Hour 1

Calling all South Dakota crafters “Stay Crafty SoDak” is a new digital series by SDPB arts reporter Chynna Lockett. She joined us from the Black Hills Surgical Hospital for an update.

Patrick Hicks

In The Moment ... February 15, 2019 Show 517 Hour 1

In this week's Poetry from Studio 47 feature, Patrick Hicks presents poetry from David Allen Evans.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... February 15, 2019 Show 517 Hour 1

Andrea von Kampen returned to the SDPB Sioux Falls studio for today's Moment in Sound. She's toured America coast to coast. She's been a finalist in NPR's Tiny Desk Contest. And after releasing EPs and a live recording, she's just released her first full length album "Old Country."

See her tonight at Club David in Sioux Falls (music starts at 8 p.m. CDT) and February 16 in Yankton at the AME Chapel (music begins at 7 p.m. CDT).

www.spact-center.org

In The Moment ... February 14, 2019 Show 516 Hour 1

Humans sometimes seem like they're only out for themselves. However, acting in your own self-interest can have a negative impact on community or organization.

Dr. Saurav Kumar Dubey is Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He's presenting at the upcoming STEAM Cafe on Tuesday at Hay Camp Brewing Company in Rapid City at 6:00 p.m. His talk is titled "Despite Our Nature: Incentivizing Cooperation."

Fassbender Photo Collection

In The Moment ... February 14, 2019 Show 516 Hour 2

Photojournalist and digital archivist Richard Carlson previews his upcoming Turtle Soup presentation at the Journey Museum in Rapid City. Carlson will share fascinating stories about the Fassbender Photograph Collection.

Carlson's Turtle Soup presentation begins Friday at 12:00 p.m.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... February 14, 2019 Show 516 Hour 1

Researchers say chronic loneliness is a public health crisis and a national epidemic. It's as life-threatening as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.

We wanted to know more about the impact of loneliness in people's lives, so we reached out to Ann Henkin and Pat Hammond. Henkin is a retired mental health counselor. Hammond is associate pastor of congregational care at First Presbyterian Church in Sioux Falls. 

In The Moment ... February 14, 2019 Show 516 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm previews tonight's On Call With the Prairie Doc on SDPB-TV (7:00 p.m. Central).

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In The Moment ... February 14, 2019 Show 516 Hour 1

Is Senator and presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar a difficult person to work for? Kevin Woster takes on the subject in his On the Other Hand blog.

Woster and In The Moment host Lori Walsh also discuss blackface through history.

In The Moment ... February 14, 2019 Show 516 Hour 2

South Dakota Speaker of the House Steve Haugaard discusses the current legislative session in Pierre and focuses on priorities for the state's Republican Party.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... February 13, 2019 Show 515 Hour 2

Has the extreme South Dakota winter weather killed off the emerald ash borers? How soon can we start planning for Spring?

Today we welcomed Erik Helland, owner and president of Landscape Garden Centers in Sioux Falls.

We also welcomed Dan Wegener, arborist for Landscape Garden Centers.

The Journey Museum

In The Moment ... February 13, 2019 Show 515 Hour 1

The Underground Railroad was a network of people who used secret routes and safe houses to help slaves escape the American South and head toward freedom. It's one of history's most compelling stories. But when history captures the imagination, it can also take on elements of myth and legend.

Don Balyeat is guest speaker at the Journey Museum in Rapid City on February 17 at 2 p.m. local time. he joined us for a preview.

Argus Leader

In The Moment ... February 13, 2019 Show 515 Hour 1

Last week, Federal prosecutors released an indictment charging Paul Erickson with 11 counts of wire fraud and money laundering in connection with Compass Care, a South Dakota senior living company he founded in 1997.

Erickson, a longtime Republican political operative, is the boyfriend of accused Russian agent Maria Butina.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... February 12, 2019 Show 514 Hour 2

David Jal was born in a village in South Sudan. At 10, he was forced to flee and spend the next 10 years in various refugee camps in East Africa. Eventually, he was resettled as a refugee in Sioux Falls.

Today, Jal has advanced degrees in social work, holds a professional position, and is the founder of non-profit to help those in his home village.

Rural America Initiatives

In The Moment ... February 12, 2019 Show 514 Hour 2

Rural America Initiatives celebrates a dream come true with a ribbon cutting and open house Thursday beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Amy Sazue and Whitney Rencountre talk about a new day for the organization that's changing lives in Rapid City.

www.sdlegislature.gov

In The Moment ... February 12, 2019 Show 514 Hour 2

Senate Minority Leader Troy Heinert and House Minority Leader Jamie Smith provide perspective from the Democratic Party on the 2019 legislative session currently underway in Pierre.

In The Moment ... February 12, 2019 Show 514 Hour 1

Thurber-Prize winning author John Kenney writes about the awkward heart of romance beating inside the American Marriage in Love Poems (for Married People).

His book offers up humor, sarcasm and the warmth of daily living with the love of your life ... day after day after day!

FRONTLINE: Predator On The Reservation

Feb 12, 2019
PBS

In The Moment ... February 12, 2019 Show 514 Hour 1

Dr. Stanley Patrick Weber was sent to work at the Indian Health Services facility in Pine Ridge after gaining an ugly and suspicious reputation at his previous IHS medical position in Browning, Montana on the Blackfeet Reservation. By the time he arrived in South Dakota, he had already been accused of sexually molesting multiple Native American boys.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... February 11, 2019 Show 513 Hour 1

Moving across country for someone else's career opportunity can challenge any relationship. Now a program seeks to make that transition a bit easier by helping spouses and partners find work in South Dakota.

Jonathan Goehring, lead executive recruiter for Sanford Health, joins In The Moment to explain.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... February 11, 2019 Show 513 Hour 1

As the American media landscape continues to shift, South Dakota News Watch celebrates its anniversary. The online news organization entered the market as public service journalism, financially supported by donations from readers.

Randell Beck and Jack Marsh, co-chairs of the South Dakota News Watch Board of Directors, return to In The Moment.

In The Moment ... February 11, 2019 Show 513 Hour 1

The number of South Dakota children living in poverty continues to grow. You can find Bart Pfankuch's latest investigative piece for South Dakota News Watch here. He discusses his report on In The Moment.

Ipso Gallery Features "Manualtronic"

Feb 11, 2019
Fresh Produce

In The Moment ... February 11, 2019 Show 513 Hour 2

Manualtronic is the creation of artists Amy Fill of Vermillion and Jeff Ballard of Sioux Falls. The new display in Fresh Produce's Ipso Gallery in downtown Sioux Falls refernces motion/control and creation/destruction.

The artists join In The Moment host Lori Walsh to comment on their innovative sculptures.

Images Of The Past: A River Runs Through It

Feb 11, 2019
W.H. Over Museum

In The Moment ... February 11, 2018 Show 513 Hour 2

Most South Dakotans have become so used to the Missouri River that we hardly think about the deep historical story behind this creation of nature.

Gary Enright, director of the 1881 Courthouse Museum in Custer, has more in this week's Images of the Past feature.

www.sdtribalrelations.com

In The Moment ... February 11, 2019 Show 513 Hour 2

One of Governor Kristi Noem's early plans is to move the state's Indian Education Director from the Department of Education into the Office of Tribal Relations.

David Flute, Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations, discusses the planned move. He also visits about Senate Bill 126, the Indigenous Langauge bill.

In The Moment ... February 8, 2019 Show 512 Hour 1

Filmmaker Justin Koehler joins In the Moment to talk about the broadcast premier of "Floating Horses: The Life of Casey Tibbs" on SDPB-TV.

We disucss the life, the struggles, and the mythology of "America's most beloved cowboy."

We're also joined by saddle bronc rider Cole Elshere. Elshere is featured in the documentary in cinematic tributes to Casey Tibbs.

Tanner Johns

In The Moment ... February 8, 2019 Show 512 Hour 1

Musician Tanner Johns is living his dream. His love of music started early under the guidance of his grandmother.

Johns' latest single is called "Those Eyes." He's performing live February 15-16 at 445 Martini Lounge in Rapid City.

Johns plays live for Moment in Sound at the Black Hills Surgical Hospital Studio in Rapid City.

In The Moment ... February 8, 2019 Show 512 Hour 1

In this week's Poetry from Studio 47 feature, Patrick Hicks presents poetry from Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve.

In The Moment ... February 4, 2019 Show 508 Hour 1

Author and scholar David Treuer's "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee" takes an unflinching look at the history of indigenous people in America while highlighting the oft-overlooked contemporary lives of Native Americans.

In The Moment ... February 7, 2019 Show 511 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm previews Thursday night's On Call With the Prarie Doc on SDPB-TV, "Violence and Abuse." 

SDPB

In The Moment ... February 7, 2019 Show 511 Hour 1

All wild game is not the same at the table! From the "ribeye of the sky" to "sky carp," SDPB blogger Kevin Woster takes us inside the world of eating what you kill.

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