SDPB News: July 20

Jul 20, 2020

The SDPB News Podcast is where we bring you South Dakota's top news and politics headlines from the past 24 hours.

Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

News Special: Candidates

Jul 17, 2020

In this "Meet the Candidates Special", we hear from Wayne Steinhauer of District 9, Valerie Parsley of District 8, Rocky Blare of District 21, Mike Weisgram of District 24, Doug Barthel of District 10, and Jessica Meyers of District 12.


Meet the Candidates: Valerie Parsley

Jul 13, 2020

In The Moment … July 13, 2020 Show 857 Hour 1

This fall, South Dakotans will head to their polling places and will have the opportunity to send their choice to Pierre to serve on the South Dakota State Legislature. Our Meet the Candidates series is underway and today we meet Valerie Parsley. She's a Democrat running for state house and would represent District 8 which consists of Lake, Miner, Moody, and Sanborn counties.


Dakota Political Junkies

Apr 16, 2014

Joining the program are Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader, and Kevin Woster, Rapid City reporter for KELO-TV. Topics include the weekend debate with the five Republican U.S. Senate candidates, challenges to the validity of signatures submitted by GOP U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth, former state senator Gordon Howie's independent candidacy for U.S. Senate, and state lottery officials commissioning their own study of problem gambling.

"The Choice 2012" - A Frontline Documentary

Oct 9, 2012

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have crafted their campaign narratives, telling you who they are, what they've done, and how they would lead America. But there’s more to their stories. Tonight acclaimed FRONTLINE producer Michael Kirk presents “The Choice 2012.” This two-hour long documentary journeys into the places, people, and decisive moments that made the men who are competing for the presidency. Hundreds of hours of research and dozens of original interviews reveal new details and fresh insights about the two candidates — and our choice this November.

Dakota Political Junkies

Oct 4, 2012

This week we’re joined by Kevin Woster, columnist with the Rapid City Journal and Jonathan Ellis, columnist/reporter with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. Discussion topics this week include the Presidential debates, Senator John Thune’s potential leadership moves after the fall elections, Democratic U.S. House candidate Matt Varilek’s suspension of his campaign’s television ads and the feud between State Senator Stan Adelstein and Secretary of State Jason Gant.