Chris Laughery

Sports & Rec With Wek

Mar 4, 2020

In The Moment ... March 4, 2020 Show 766 Hour 1

It's that time of the week where we bring in SDPB's Nate Wek to talk sports and recreation in South Dakota. He and In the Moment producer Chris Laughery had this conversation.

News: Feb 8 - 14

Feb 14, 2020

In this week's news podcast, SDPB's Seth Tupper joins us for a discussion about the South Dakota economy, the Dakota Political Junkies talk SD's top political headlines, SDPB's Victoria Wicks brings us a special report, and Kevin Woster talks the future of local newspapers in South Dakota.

Deb Soholt Talks 2020 Legislative Session

Jan 14, 2020
Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 14, 2020 Show 733 Hour 1

Governor Kristi Noem is set to deliver her State of the State address today, which marks the beginning of the 2020 legislative session. 

Deb Soholt is a state senator and represents district 14 which is Minnehaha County. This morning, she joined SDPB's Chris Laughery to discuss the session.

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University


December 13, 2019, from 5 pm until 7 pm MT, Mike Witherell will present on Nobel Laureate Ernest Orlando Lawrence and the invention of big science at the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center. Witherell is the director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Lawrence founded this lab in the early 1920's and has roots in South Dakota. SDPB's Chris Laughery caught up with Mike Witherell prior to coming to South Dakota to learn more.

The Great American Read Finale Airs Tonight

Oct 23, 2018

In The Moment ... October 23. 2018 Show 446 Hour 2

The votes have been counted. Tonight, tune in to SDPB-TV to find out what book lovers have chosen for America's Best Loved Novel. The Great American Read finale airs tonight at 7 p.m. CDT / 6 p.m. MDT.

In honor of the conclusion of a summer of reading and voting, we've decided to let you know which books a few of us voted for. Here are some highlights from the SDPB family.

In The Moment ... August 21, 2017 Show 160 Hour 1

The South Dakota Board of Technical Education was formed July 1st after the passage of Amendment R. Dana Dykhouse serves as board president. He joins us for a conversation about workforce development in the state and about how the technical school grads of today just might become the small business owners and entrepreneurs of South Dakota’s tomorrow.

Deadwood Mountain Grand

In The Moment ... March 27, 2017 Show 058 Hour 1

The 2nd Annual South Dakota State Bartending championships are being held at Deadwood Mountain Grand April 7th & 8th. This is a part of the city's annual Forks, Corks & Kegs Festival. George Milos is the events & promotions manager for Deadwood Mountain Grand.

In The Moment ... March 15, 2017 Show 050 Hour 1

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... March 10, 2017 Show 047 Hour 1

The state basketball tournaments are underway and, no surprise, a winter storm is making news at the same time. In the moment producer Chris Laughery caught up with meteorologist Todd Heitkamp for an update on not one but 2 systems affecting South Dakota.

Kealey Bultena is out of the office next week, but this time she's not hitting the road for SDPB. She's on a mission to deliver wheelchairs to those in need.

Chris Laughery brings you an update from this week's SDPB Arts Calendar.

In The Moment ... February 16, 2017 Show 032 Hour 1

Lulu Garcia-Navarro is the new host of NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday. She talks with Lori Walsh about taking the helm of a legacy program on NPR, how an intimate conversation creates a driveway moment, and how the role of American journalists hasn’t changed as much as some people think.