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In The Moment ... May 25, 2017 Show 101 Hour 2

What do you want to do with the rest of your life? It's the question college grads are asking this month, It's the question many adults are still asking,  long after the cap and gown are folded into the archival box. Dave Evans is on a mission to help others find theirs. He's written a book with Bill Burnett that . It's called "Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life."

President Obama Speaks In Watertown

May 8, 2015

President Barack Obama encourages South Dakotans to focus on service opportunities. Mister Obama spoke Friday at Lake Area Tech's commencement. The president highlighted personal stories of LATI workers and graduates including Staff Sergeant Joe Wiskur. The airman deploys shortly after graduation, and Mr. Obama says his education makes him a better soldier.

SD College Grads Sticking Around

Dec 4, 2014

A new report shows if you go to college in South Dakota, you’ll likely stay here after graduation.  

The South Dakota Board of Regents study shows that a majority of residents who graduate college in South Dakota stay in the state.

Dr. Daniel Palmer, with the Regents,  authored the study.   He says keeping educated young people in South Dakota is a key to ensuring the state retains a talented workforce in the future.

The Chamberlain School Board plans to vote tonight on whether to include a Lakota Honor song at the school’s graduation ceremony. It’s the second year in a row the request has been made. It was turned down last year in a decision at least one member of the community is calling racist. But while many in Chamberlain would like the song to be added, they say racism is not at the heart of the decision.