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Sioux Falls' dispensary deadline, and one of Rapid City's most impactful leaders

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In the Moment is SDPB’s daily news and arts program.

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On today's show

The deadline is drawing near to apply for a license to operate a medical cannabis dispensary or testing facility within Sioux Falls city limits. Stacy Kooistra is the city attorney and he joins us with more details.

Sixty buffalo from Wind Cave National Park are now grazing on the Rosebud Reservation. It's part of the park's efforts to thin its bison herd, while contributing to tribal food sovereignty efforts. SDPB's Lee Strubinger joins us with more.

Don Barnett led Rapid City through the construction of a new arena, a response to a devastating flood, and a period of civil unrest when he was mayor in the 1970s. His new memoir reflects on those momentous years in the city's history.

The city of South Sioux Falls was founded in 1888. Today we take a moment to look back at South Dakota history when voters in the city approved consolidation with Sioux Falls.

A new exhibit opening at the Old Courthouse Museum in downtown Sioux Falls takes a long view at city planning and showcases a Sioux Falls that no longer exists. In today's Images of the Past, Kevin Gansz from the Siouxland Heritage Museums takes a look at what the city might have been.

The South Dakota state high school football championships wrapped up on Saturday night. SDPB's Nate Wek is with us today with a recap of how the games went.

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