Dakota Territorial Museum


In The Moment ... October 2, 2019 Show 671 Hour 2

South Dakotans have endured wildfires and drought, blizzards and tornadoes, and, notably in 2019, floods. For this week's Images of the Past, we explore the history of floods in southeast South Dakota, including the devastation to communities and livestock.

Lori Walsh visits with Crystal Nelson, Curator of the Dakota Territorial Museum.

Dakota Territorial Museum Opens At Mead Building

Jan 29, 2019

In The Moment ... January 28, 2019 Show 503 Hour 2

Several years ago it became obvious that the Dakota Territorial Museum in Yankton was running out of space.

Opportunity came with the resoration of the Mead Building and, last month, the museum reopened in its new location.

Crystal Nelson, executive director of the Dakota Territorial Museum, describes the decade-long journey and continuing work that will see exhibits rolled out over the next few years.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 20, 2017 Show 053 Hour 2

We welcome the first day of Spring with conversations about the Vernal Equinox. First we talk with NASA scientist Yari Collado-Vega with news from NASA about the dance of the solar system as well as a preview of a major astronomical event in August.

We continue the conversation by asking what the vernal equinox has meant throughout history for humanity. Dr. Richard Swanson is with Augustana University's Religion Department.

SDPB's Gary Ellenbolt joins us with an update of the state basketball championships.