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In The Moment
Monday through Friday, live at 12CT/11MT, rebroadcasting at 7CT/6MT

In the Moment is SDPB’s daily news radio program.

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.

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Latest Episodes
  • A new SDSU poll takes the temperature of voters ahead of the June 7th primary. Dakota Political Junkies Dave Wiltse and Lisa Hager also check in with how politics prepares for the Dobbs decision. Dr. Shankar Kurra is with us for a South Dakota COVID update. Plus, we preview the state arts conference as In the Moment prepares to hit the road for Rapid City.
  • South Dakotans are on the move. We look at how to move without being scammed. We check in with a Black Hills business reimagining 3D printing. Plus, a traditional Lakotan narrative about when White Buffalo Woman gave a sacred pipe to an oyate of the Oceti Sakowin. We talk about the multimedia art exhibition "The Gift."
  • Are you a hard worker or a workaholic? We might think keeping the nose to the grindstone is a sign of virtue, but what happens when it's a sign of emotional pain? We talk with financial therapist Rick Kahler. Plus, hepatitis of unknown origin in children and what parents need to know about the liver disease.
  • Rapid City School District administrators intercepted 355 books an educator committee had requested for a 12th grade English class. The district says the books contain explicit sexual material inappropriate for school use. Now the school board will have to decide what to do with the books.We spend the hour talking about literature, education, and the First Amendment. Our guests include Jonathan Friedman with PEN America, author Dave Eggers, whose book "The Circle" is one of the prohibited titles, and members of the Rapid City school community.
  • A new generation will face the challenges of conservation and the Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots helps South Dakota kids see the future as something they can influence. We talk with renowned conservationist, author, and activist Dr. Jane Goodall.
  • We explore the other side of Amendment C by talking with people who oppose the ballot measure. Plus, Dakota Political Junkies unpack the debate over how many voters it takes to change a law in South Dakota. And more.
  • On today's show, we recognize National Nurses Week with a conversation with nurse practitioner Whitney Fear. She grew up in Pine Ridge and now practices in North Dakota. A new film looks at her work and how nursing can change a community. And more.
  • Has the South Dakota pheasant hunt become too much of a manufactured experience? We explore the history of the hunt and what the end of the brood count means to habitat protection in the future. SDPB's Joshua Haiar has the story. We look at mosquito control programs as we seek to mitigate West Nile Virus. Plus, leveraging your influence with Influential She.
  • Poets Patrick Hicks and Christopher Vondracek join us in the studio for a conversation about poetry, South Dakota counties, and the power of the arts in times of celebration and times of agony. Lura Roti introduces you to livestock producers building relationships directly with customers. Plus, we head to Brandon, South Dakota, where a community of artists gathers to master the centuries old art of rug hooking.
  • If you've been caught up in swirls of dust buffeted by prairie winds lately, you might be wondering if we have entered another Dust Bowl of sorts. We talk about the removal of windbreak trees in East River, drought, how topsoil journeys from one place to another, and how to prevent it. We also talk with sports broadcaster Mike Henricksen about his career. Plus, Kevin Woster explores the conversation around removing certain books from a school.