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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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  • The remains of a WWII soldier killed in a German POW camp are being returned to South Dakota. We talk with Dr. Carrie Brown, Laboratory Manager at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Laboratory at Offutt Air Force Base about the efforts to bring Sgt. Walter Nies home.
  • We begin a series on the foundations of the Sabbath and ask what a day of rest means in a contemporary world. Professors Murray Haar and Jill Storm sit down in the studio to discuss the Jewish traditions around the Sabbath and how we recognize the meaning of freedom.
  • We talk networking and Entrepreneur Boot Camp with SD CEO West Women's Business Center's Michelle Kane. Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Jonathan Ellis join us in our Sioux Falls studio with predictions for the state budget address. We also look at an end to TikTok for state devices.
  • The South Dakota Day of Giving is a 24-hour extravaganza of generosity, and all the money stays right here at home.In the Moment is dedicating this hour to celebrating nonprofit organizations across the state and challenging all of us to support and amplify their work. It's a day of neighbors helping neighbors.
  • The Pride of the Dakotas got their 90 seconds in the national spotlight. The South Dakota State University marching band took to the streets of New York Thursday morning in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.Plus, we look at the history of South Dakota’s state song “Hail, South Dakota!” It’s been a staple of marching bands for nearly 100 years.
  • It’s estimated that more than 177,000 people in South Dakota will travel by car for Thanksgiving. Shawn Steward with AAA joins us with safety tips.Black Hills artists were well represented at the International Western Music Association conference in New Mexico. We talk to the Ramblin’ Rangers and cowboy poet Sherl Cederburg.
  • With the holidays approaching and families beginning to gather we can’t forget that stress comes with that. We talk with Emilia Flint about the psychology of being around family.Practicing living gratefully is a good habit to get into. As we approach the holidays we are reminded of how grateful we are for various things. Sheryl Chard is the director of education at Grateful Living.
  • You can tell a lot about a city by what’s on the menu. You can tell a lot about a city by how the most vulnerable are treated. Chris Madsen and Eric Schulte discuss the growth of the restaurant industry and feeding the hungry.Jovan C. Speller presents an immersive art installation at Augustana University that transports viewers to her ancestral home in Windsor, North Carolina.
  • It's a city where the concept of "hustle" lives deep in the community identity. This hour, we spend time with contributors to a new anthology of Sioux Falls stories. The book is called "City of Hustle."
  • The state Department of Education is hosting a series of public hearings regarding revisions of the K-12 Social Studies standards. The process has become embroiled in controversy, particularly surrounding anything that hints at Critical Race Theory in South Dakota schools. The next meeting is Monday in Sioux Falls.