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Johnson talks Russian sanctions, and Political Junkies talk State of the Union

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On today's show

Ukrainian farmers cannot plant wheat when they are at war. What's the impact of the war in Europe on American farmers and American consumers. Kevin McNew is chief economist with Farmer's Business Network.

U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson says sanctions against Russia are not painless here at home. He joins us to discuss the impact of sanctions on everything from wheat futures to the price of gas here at home.

Dakota Political Junkies Michael Card, Ph.D. and Jonathan Ellis join us to recap President Biden's State of the Union address from a South Dakota point of view. We'll also explore individual challenges to educators regarding topics parents see as "divisive."

The 50th anniversary of the Black Hills Flood of 1972 on June 9th is a time to honor the 238 lives lost. It also brings a flood of memories for survivors. Some of those survivors are telling their stories to SDPB’s Seth Tupper. Every week between now and the anniversary, we’ll bring you one of those stories. This week, we hear from Dick Knecht. The modern location of Cliffside Park along Rapid Creek in western Rapid City is the former site of his Cliffside Condos. He went out to check on the property on the night of the flood.

Black History Month is over, but you can recognize the contributions of black South Dakotans year-round at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls. A display case celebrating black history is housed at the Washington pavilion. Cody Henrichs is the curator for the Washington pavilion has volunteered for South Dakota's black history museum. He tells how you can learn more about South Dakota's black trailblazers beyond the month of February.

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