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Meet the 'Muslims of the Heartland'

On today's show...

In the latest season of South Dakota Focus, host and writer Jackie Hendry will explore issues impacting South Dakota's kids. She previews the season on In the Moment.

If your car breaks down, can you take it anywhere to get it fixed? Bob Jerred with Sturdevant’s Auto Value and Stacey Miller with the Auto Care Association explain the freedom of choice that comes with the right to repair.

Edward Curtis, Ph.D., introduces us to the history and culture of the Midwest's Arab immigrants. He's the author of "Muslims of the Heartland: How Syrian Immigrants Made a Home in the American Midwest."

Curtis will present on his book and research at the Old Courthouse Museum in Sioux Falls on Tuesday. Learn more.

Lura Roti heads to Lake Madison to examine the Chautauqua story and how locals are keeping its legacy alive.

We enter the wonderful worlds of author and illustrator Andrew Kolb. Kolb is leading several workshops on Sept. 29 and 30 at the KO Lee Public Library in Aberdeen.

He talks about making art that you love and how to break into the publishing industry.

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Cara Hetland is the Director of Radio and Journalism Content for South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.
Ari Jungemann is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.