Governor Noem

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State tourism officials expect a busy season as more Americans get their COVID-19 vaccinations. 

But hospitality businesses are struggling to fill seasonable jobs, despite an increase in the number of temporary work visas. 


In the Moment: March 23, 2021 Show 1014.

The Economics of COVID-19

Dec 7, 2020

In The Moment … December 7, 2020 Show 955 Hour 2

Joe Santos, Ph.D., professor of economics and the Dykhouse Scholar of Money, Banking and Regulation with the Ness School of Management and Economics at South Dakota State University joins us with a conversation about the economics of COVID-19.

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Dakota Political Junkies

Aug 12, 2020

In The Moment … August 12, 2020 Show 879 Hour 1

Joe Biden has a running mate, Sturgis-bound traffic is being turned away at a Cheyenne River Reservation checkpoint, and a new face won't be chiseled into Mt. Rushmore - at least we think! The Dakota Political Junkies discuss these topics ... and what's up between Governor Noem and Vice President Pence? Jon Schaff is a Professor of Political Science at Northern State University in Aberdeen, and Jon Hunter is publisher of the Madison Daily Leader.

SDPB News: July 4

Jul 4, 2020

Thousands of attendees waited hours for a glimpse of President Trump and to watch the fireworks show at Mount Rushmore.  Hear what happened in this 4th of July special SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

SDPB News: June 30

Jun 30, 2020

How is Gov. Noem reacting to the latest U.S. Supreme Court ruling? Plus, why is western South Dakota showing an increased risk of wildfires after two of the wettest years in state history? All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today. 

News: May 9 - 15

May 15, 2020

This week we bring you a news podcast packed with some of the voices you've asked to hear from: Governor Noem, Secretary Flute, Congressman Johnson, and Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Social Services, Laurie Gill.

Dakota Political Junkies

May 13, 2020

In The Moment … May 13, 2020 Show 816 Hour 2

News: May 2 - 8

May 8, 2020

In this week's In the Moment News Podcast, we hear from union leader Kooper Caraway, Kevin Woster talks Governor Noems view of the media, Political Junkies discuss the state budget, and more. 

News: Mar 1 - 6

Mar 6, 2020

We talk with District 14's Deb Soholt, Kevin Woster discusses Governor Noem's home, and more in this week's In the Moment news podcast.

The USMCA & South Dakota Farmers

Jan 22, 2020

In The Moment ... January 22, 2020 Show 738 Hour 1

Political Junkies: Jan 22, 2020

Jan 22, 2020

In The Moment ... January 22, 2020 Show 738 Hour 1

A new poll looks at the approval rating of Governor Noem. A South Dakota lawmaker says consolidation in higher education might help bring down tuition rates. And a bill addressing transgender healthcare hears testimony in Pierre. The Dakota Political Junkies join us for a look at some of the state's top political headlines.  Jon Schaff is a professor of political science at Northern State University in Aberdeen. Jonathan Ellis is a reporter and columnist with Argus Leader Media.