Dan Ahlers

SDPB News: Candidates for US Senate Forum

Oct 14, 2020

SDPB'S Stephanie Rissler hosted a candidate forum with South Dakota's 2020 candidates for the US Senate. Joining us: Dan Ahlers (Democrat) and Mike Rounds (Republican, Incumbent). Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify 

Dan Ahlers On His 2020 Senate Run

Sep 14, 2020

In The Moment … September 14, 2020 Show 901 Hour 1

Dan Ahlers has lived in the Dell Rapids community where he has ran a small business for 2 decades. He believes in giving back to the community and has done so by serving on various programs along with being a state legislator for 6 years. He's chosen 2020 to run for U.S. Senate and is asking for your vote in November. Dan Ahlers joins us today.


News: Oct 26 - Nov 1

Nov 1, 2019

An update on the Keystone XL pipeline.

A warrant of execution of Charles Rhines has been issued for the first week of November.

The CEO of R-CALF USA tells us why America is losing its ranches.

Dan Ahlers has announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. 

USD's Tim Schorn tells us what al-Baghdadi's death means.

State Senator Cammack talks the upcoming SD legislative session.

All this & more on your weekly ITM news podcast.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... October 30, 2019 Show 690 Hour 1

Former South Dakota legislator Dan Ahlers has announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. His platform focuses on the economy, education, and healthcare. Ahlers joins In The Moment from the Kirby Family Studio in Sioux Falls.


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

Former legislator Dan Ahlers is a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2020.

And, does free speech push the rule of law?

Dakota Political Junkies Noel Hamiel, former legislator and Rapid City Journal columnist, and Jon Hunter, Madison Daily Leader publisher, dive into the issues.

Ahlers To Run For Senate In 2020

Sep 26, 2019
Adria Botella

Former democratic state legislator Dan Ahlers will announce plans to challenge U-S Senator Mike Rounds on Monday.

Rounds is up for re-election in 2020. Republican state lawmakers Scyller Borglum has also announced a bid for Rounds’ seat. Rounds has not indicated whether he plans to run in 2020.

Last year, Ahlers was selected to participate in the Emerging Leaders Program, an annual seminar sponsored by the State Legislative Leaders Foundation.

Meet The Candidates - Dan Ahlers

Oct 11, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 11, 2018 Show 440 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Dan Ahlers is running for re-election to the State House of Representatives in District 25. Ahlers is a business and property owner in Dell Rapids. He was part of this summer's Emerging Leaders Program sponsored in part by the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 17, 2018 Show 380 Hour 1

A South Dakota lawmaker seeking insight into policy, politics and public service.

State Representative Dan Ahlers was selected to participate in the Emerging Leaders Program. It is an annual seminar sponsored by the State Legislative Leaders Foundation (SLLF) and the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

Dan Ahlers joined In The Moment with a recap.   

Victoria Wicks

Pending approval, the Keystone XL pipeline will pass across the state of South Dakota, through Buffalo, Murdo and Winner. The pipeline also crosses the river near the Cheyenne River Reservation.

A protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline near Standing Rock in North Dakota went on for months.
That’s prompted the state to prepare for potential demonstrations. It starts with one piece of legislation.

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In The Moment ... March 8, 2017 Show 045 Hour 1

The Players’ Tribune” shares the stories of professional athletes in long-form stories, podcasts, and digital features. Steve Zwemke talks with deputy editor Sean Conboy about bringing fans closer than ever to the games they love.

In The Moment ... January 5 2017 Show 004 Hour 2

Guests: Dan Ahlers, freshman lawmaker from District 25; Jim Green, mental health counselor specializing in addiction recovery with Avera Behavioral Health; SDPB's Kealey Bultena, Milken Teacher Award; SDPB's Nate Wek, discusses the Floyd Farrand Wrestling Invitational