In The Moment: Segments

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Welcome to the In The Moment Segments. Here is where you can find all invidual segments from our radio program.

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.

Be sure to check out the In The Moment podcast wherever you find your podcasts.

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

SDPB Forecasts Statehouse 2021

Jan 12, 2021

In The Moment January 12th, 2021 Show 971 Hour 1

Lawmakers gather in Pierre today for the official beginning of the state legislative session. Governor Kristi Noem gives her State of the State speech at 1 p.m. CDT / 12 p.m. MDT. 

Guests: Lee Strubinger, Politics and Public Policy reporter, Seth Tupper , Business and Economic Development reporterm and Jackie Hendry, host of South Dakota Focus on SDPB-TV.

South Dakota Democratic Leadership Talk 2021 Goals

Jan 12, 2021

In The Moment January 12th, 2021 Show 971 Hour 1

The South Dakota Legislative Session kicks off today with Governor Kristi Noem's State of the State speech. State Democrats hold fewer seats in the state legislature than they did last session.  

Guests: Representative Jamie Smith, Minority Leader of the House, and Senator Troy Heinart, Minority Leader of the Senate.

COVID-19 Update: Dr. Chad Thury

Jan 11, 2021
SDPB

In The Moment … January 11th, 2021 Show 970 Hour 2

More than 44,000 South Dakotans have now received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. More than 100,000 of us have now been infected with the contagion, and 1,585 people have died. Guests: Dr. Chad Thury, family medicine physician with Avera and regional director of clinical quality. 

 

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

 

Motion Array

In The Moment … January 11th, 2021 Show 970 Hour 2

Images of the Past - Scenes of Sioux Falls

Jan 11, 2021

In The Moment … January 11th, 2021 Show 970 Hour 2

The city of Sioux Falls has been growing constantly since about 1862 and that's long enough for a lot of buildings in the downtown area to come and go. An exhibit at the Old Courthouse Museum in Sioux Falls features photos and the stories of some of these lost structures... including hotels, department stores, theaters, and office buildings. Guests: Kevin Gansz, the curator of education with Siouxland Heritage Museums.  

 

In The Moment … January 11th, 2021 Show 970 Hour 1

South Dakota's system of assessing property taxes is complex, particularly for agricultural land. In 2012 the system was changed from value-based to a system based on crop production per acre. The 2020 Legislature approved changes in the assessment formula and process by which landowners ask for property tax adjustments. Guests: Ag Land Assessment task force 

 

Benson & Blue Talk "All Creatures Great and Small"

Jan 11, 2021

In The Moment … January 11th, 2021 Show 970 Hour 1

Many of us grew up with books by James Herriot, a veterinarian whose compassion and humor defined a reading generation. Now a new adaptation of his "All Creatures Great and Small" series comes to Masterpiece on SDPB-TV. Guests: Eliza Blue and SDPB's Heather Benson 

 

Arts, literature, and music reporting on SDPB is supported by the Northern State University School of Fine Arts. More information available at northern.edu

 

Katrina Lehr-McKinney & Brienne Maner

Jan 11, 2021
Adobe Stock

In The Moment … January 11th, 2021 Show 970 Hour 1

A chance encounter while serving food to hungry South Dakotans led one Sioux Falls woman to think more deeply about the impact of poverty on people's lives. Katrina Lehr-McKinney gathered with other women to launch a drive to collect menstrual products for distribution to women who couldn't afford their own. The drive is called "The Pad Party," and it's in its eleventh year. Guests: Katrina Lehr-McKinney and Brienne Maner. 

 

Preview: FRONTLINE "A Thousand Cuts"

Jan 8, 2021
FRONTLINE

In The Moment … January 8th, 2021 Show 969 Hour 1

John Shrader

In The Moment ... January 8, 2021 Show 969 Hour 1

Today's episode of Poetry from Studio 47 features the work of Clarence Major.

Arts, literature, and music reporting on SDPB is supported by the Northern State University School of Fine Arts. More information available at northern.edu

PBS Newshour

We examine the events that led up to the January 6th violent disruption of the democratic process inside the U.S. Capitol building. We'll recap how a mob of pro-Trump extremists breached the barriers of the Capitol and gained access to both chambers of Congress, temporarily interrupting the official Congressional certification of state election results. 

 

Guests 1 (00:00): U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson.

Guests 2 (16:46): Lisa Hager and David Wiltse, professors of political science at South Dakota State University. 

A New Single Called "South Dakota"

Jan 6, 2021
This Frontier Needs Heroes

In The Moment … January 6th, 2021 Show 967 Hour 1 In the midst of the pandemic and the holiday season, a singer/songwriter based in Nashville is receiving accolades for his songwriting talents after the release of a new single called "South Dakota." Guest: Brad Lauretti, aka This Frontier Needs Heroes 

 

Dakota Political Junkies

Jan 6, 2021
SDPB

In The Moment … January 6th, 2021 Show 967 Hour 2 A joint session of Congress is underway this hour to formally count the votes of the electoral college.  Meanwhile, outgoing South Dakota House Speaker Steve Haugaard attended a "Stop the Steal" rally in Sioux Falls over the weekend - an event that was also attended by members of the Proud Boys. Guests: Mike Card & Tom Dempster 

 

Restaurants Continue To Endure Pandemic Problems

Jan 6, 2021
NPR

In The Moment … January 6th, 2021 Show 967 Hour 1 South Dakota restaurants continue to try to mitigate the problems that the pandemic and loss of business have brought on.  Guests: Mike Haskett, owner of M.B. Haskett, downtown Sioux Falls. 

  

Bread & Circus

In The Moment … January 6th, 2021 Show 967 Hour 1 Diners, Drive-ins and Dives serves up more South Dakota flavor this Friday night when they premiere a new episode that includes Bread and Circus, located downtown Sioux Falls. Find the episode at 8 p.m. Central on the Food Network.  Guest: Barry Putzke, Bread and Circus co-owner. 

  

$5 Million In Meat Processing Grants, Explained

Jan 6, 2021
Lura Roti

In The Moment … January 6th, 2021 Show 967 Hour 1 One hurdle facing those wanting to raise livestock and sell directly to consumers is production capacity. Five million dollars in meat processing grants have been announced to help address this issue and more via a program proposed by Gov. Noem during the state budget address.  Guest: Hunter Roberts, South Dakota Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources 

 

Mike Henriksen & Cindy Bahe

In The Moment … January 5th, 2021 Show 966 Hour 2

A new book consists of twenty stories told by those that lived them, many of them took place in South Dakota. Guests: Mike Henriksen and Cindy Bahe 

 

Arts, literature, and music reporting on SDPB is supported by the Northern State University School of Fine Arts. More information available at northern.edu

 

New American Soybean Association President

Jan 6, 2021
NPR

In The Moment … January 5th, 2021 Show 966 Hour 2

Soybean prices hit a six-and-a-half-year high on New Year's Eve. Can they go even higher in 2021? The two years leading up to last Thursday have been marked by flooding, tariffs, and uncertainty. Guest: Kevin Scott, president of the American Soybean Association 

 

Business & Community Development reporting on SDPB is supported by SDN Communications. Learn more at SDN Communications.com

 

Vitrutal Soil Health Conference

Jan 5, 2021

In The Moment … January 5th, 2021 Show 966 Hour 1

January 6th and 7th, the 5th Annual Soil Health Conference takes place albeit virtually. Breakout sessions, and panel discussions will take place from various featured speakers. Guests: Loran Steinlage, farmer and equipment innovator from West Union Iowa, and Nick Jorgensen, CEO of Jorgensen Land and Cattle 

 

Goals Of The SD Soil Health Coalition

Jan 5, 2021

In The Moment … January 5th, 2021 Show 966 Hour 1

The South Dakota Soil Health Coalition aims to educate people on the importance of soil health. In 2015, it was decided that there was a need for this coalition to be created. Doug Sieck is a farmer, rancher, and producer. In The Moment producer Chris Laughery talked with Doug ahead of the 2021 virtual soil health conference. 

 

Google Earth Engine

In The Moment … January 5th, 2021 Show 966 Hour 1

Members of the public are invited to provide input about the management of the Gavins Point Dam and Lews and Clark Lake. It's one of the state's popular resort parks, and the lake has a sedimentation problem.  Guests: Tim Cowman, South Dakota's State Geologist and the director of the South Dakota Geological Survey, and Mark Rath, Department of Environment and Natural Resources 

Chief Justice Gilbertson Looks Back On His Career

Jan 4, 2021
SDPB

In The Moment … January 4th, 2021 Show 965 Hour 1

He has served the Unified Judicial System for over 3 decades, and is the longest-tenured chief justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court in state history and currently in the United States. His retirement is on the horizon and he joins us with a look back on his career.

Guest: Chief Justice David Gilbertson

COVID-19 Update With Dr. Shankar Kurra

Jan 4, 2021
SDPB

In The Moment … January 4th, 2021 Show 966 Hour 2

It took only 11 months to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus. The 2 approved vaccines from Pfizer/BioNtech and Moderna are being distributed across South Dakota. Some hesitate to get the shot for various reasons, but healthcare professionals encourage those over 18 to get it regardless of prior infection.

Guest: Dr. Shankar Kurra, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Monument Health

A Better Understanding Of Why People Get Sick

Jan 4, 2021

In The Moment … January 4th, 2021 Show 966 Hour 1

In 2018, The All of Us Research Program was launched. It's designed to help researchers understand better why people get sick or stay healthy. The goal is to enroll 1 million or more people of diverse populations.

Guest: Brooke Allen, Outreach and Engagement Manager for the National Institutes of Health

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

Avera Health

In The Moment … January 4th, 2021 Show 965 Hour 1

Moment In Sound With Scott Simpson

Dec 18, 2020
Mike Simpson

In The Moment … December 18, 2020 Show 964 Hour 1

Scott Simpson is back with us for Moment in Sound. Simpson is a Black Hills-based singer-songwriter who is less than a month away from the release of his 29th album! Guest: Scott Simpson. 

    

Owl Album Review

Dec 18, 2020
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In The Moment ... December 18, 2020 Show 964 Hour 1

SDPB's Lee Strubinger reviews the upcoming musical release Owl. It's part 2 of a 3 part release, "Traveling the Multiverse with Iktomi" written and produced by South Dakota hip hop artist Talon Bazille.

In The Moment ... December 18, 2020 Show 964 Hour 1

Stories and songs from inside a tiny church in Perkins County.

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In The Moment … December 17, 2020 Show 963 Hour 1 In just a decade, South Dakota voters went from rejecting medical marijuana use, to passing it in a statewide initiative. Guest: SDPB's Lee Strubinger, politics and public policy reporter, speaks to New Approach South Dakota Executive Director Melissa Mentele.

   

Supreme Court Report with Mike Thompson

Dec 17, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … December 17, 2020 Show 963 Hour 2 The Supreme Court of the United States is in session and hears various cases each week. Today we discuss a second try effort by the Trump Administration that would regulate census numbers based on citizenship. We also talk about a case that's a vehicle for discussing the separation-of-powers doctrine.  Guest: Mike Thomson, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls. 

   

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