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Healthy eating, a 400-acre firearms facility, and Noem's new challenger

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

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On today's show

A new firearms facility north of Rapid City intends to bring an economic boost as well as national competition to the area. John Kanta with the South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks joins us today with more.

On Call with the Prairie Doc® features Dr. Deb Johnston and her panel discussing nutrition. We preview the program and explore healthy eating choices.

Governor Kristi Noem has announced her intentions to run for reelection. Meanwhile, state Rep. Steven Haugaard has decided to challenge Noem for office. Dakota Political Junkies Michael Card and Jon Hunter discuss early indicators about the tone of the next race for South Dakota governor and whether a Republican challenger opens the door for a Democratic candidate.

Tonight's Independent Lens documentary on SDPBTV2 explores the backbone of local, independent journalism with a visit to the Storm Lake Times in Iowa. We hear from Pulitzer Prize-winning editor Art Cullen in his own words about the beginning of his newspaper and how it intersected with massive changes in agribusiness. Click here for more on Smithfield from SDPB's Arielle Zionts.

The days of sweets and treats have arrived. But what does holiday baking and celebrating teach the youngest South Dakotans about our relationship with food? Today, as part of SDPB's Early Learning Initiative, we're going to talk about developmentally appropriate healthy choices. Joining us for that conversation, we welcome SDPB's education consultant Kevin Nelson.

Jazz vocalist Quianna Lynell brings her performance of "Pillow Talk" to Sioux Falls this weekend in conjunction with the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society. SDPB's Jazz Nightly host Karl Gehrke talks with Lynell about her latest work.

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