Kevin Killer


In The Moment … February 3rd, 2021 Show 984 Hour 2

Governor Kristi Noem raised almost $1 million in the fourth quarter of 2020 for her campaign; roughly 80 percent of that was from donors outside of South Dakota. It was the height of the pandemic here at home, when hundreds of people were dying weekly and hospitals were pushed to their capacity. 

Kevin Killer


The future president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is being considered in Oglala Lakota County where there are nearly 8 thousand registered voters. 



Kevin Killer is challenging Incumbent President Julian Bear Runner. Killer says if elected he wants to bring transparency to the Pine Ridge Reservation. He says he also wants to build trust and relationships with local, state and national leaders. 


In The Moment … September 9, 2020 Show 898 Hour 2

A new report looks at how many cases of COVID-19 might be linked to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The Brookings City Council enacts a short-term mask mandate. Plus, the mayor of Sioux Falls solidifies the city's support of law enforcement.  Today we welcome Jonathan Ellis and Kevin Killer for our weekly state politics roundtable. Jonathan Ellis is a reporter and columnist for the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. Kevin Killer is a former state lawmaker and member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.  

Dakota Political Junkies

Aug 19, 2020

In The Moment … August 19, 2020 Show 884 Hour 1

Political Junkies: Back To School

Jul 29, 2020

In The Moment … July 29, 2020 Show 869 Hour 1

In The Moment ... March 8, 2018 Show 292 Hour 1

As the 2018 Legislative Session winds up its final week of business, we talk with state Senator Kevin Killer and state Representative Shawn Bordeaux about the triumphs and disappointments of the session. We also discuss the drive to rename Todd County to Sicangu Oyate County.

Courtesy photo / Mark Trahant

A Native American political observer says 2016 could be a record year for the number of native candidates on the ballot across the country.

Mark Trahant says just under 100 candidates are running for office.

Mark Trahant is a journalism professor at the University of North Dakota.

He says this could be a record year for the number of native people running for office.   He’s tallying up the number of native candidates nationwide, but he says since this is the first time a count like this has been done, he says he’s cautious about making a superlative statement.