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Adria Botella

In The Moment ... June 13, 2019 Show 595 Hour 1

Prairie Edge owner Ray Hillenbrand died late last month. The Rapid City philanthropist was involved in several projects that enhanced life in his community.

Hillenbrand is remembered in Kevin Woster's latest On the Other Hand blog entry.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... June 6,2019 Show 590 Hour 1

A former deputy who failed to enter the building to confront a shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, has been arrested on 11 criminal charges.

At least 12 people are dead after a city employee went on a shooting rampage inside a municipal building in Virginia Beach last week.

SDPB blogger Kevin Woster writes about the upcoming National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

On The Other Hand: The Care Campus

May 30, 2019
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... May 30, 2019 Show 585 Hour 1

The Care Campus in downtown Rapid City is part of an ongoing effort to offer safety and options to people struggling with addiction and homelessness. 

In an upcoming installment of Kevin Woster's blog On the Other Hand, he details his tour of the campus with a broader view of the impact it could have on the community. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... May 23, 2019 Show 582 Hour 1

"Byron and the Bigheads - it sounds like a pretty good name for a rock group," Kevin Woster writes in his latest SDPB blog entry, On the Other Hand.

Unfortunately, in this case the "Bigheads" are carp - and "Byron" is the South Dakota lake in which the invasive fish have been found.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... May 16, 2019 Show 577 Hour 1

SDPB's Kevin Woster joins In the Moment host Lori Walsh for a conversation about natural resource reporting and taking time to cast a line.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... May 9, 2019 Show 572 Hour 1

Governor Kristi Noem and Lt. Governor Larry Rhoden address conservatives in Rapid City, along with Black Hills Sportsmen.

SDPB's Kevin Woster has been following the governor's trail, even if he's not always allowed in the room! You can read Woster's reports online at SDPB.org/Woster.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... May 2, 2019 Show 567 Hour 1

The world is full of people who carry a tiny printing press in their pocket - one that has a monster reach.

Kevin Woster writes about that observation by blogger Cory Heidelberger in his latest On the Other Hand blog entry. 

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... April 25, 2019 Show 562 Hour 1

When Governor Kristi Noem took office and the 2019 South Dakota Legislature convened, the governor asked state lawmakers to have a reporter shield law on her desk for signature by the end of session.

Lawmakers passed House Bill 1074, "An act to provide a privelege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information." HB1074 did not pass, however, without some heated debate.

Kevin Woster writes about it on his On the Other Hand blog. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... April 18, 2018 Show 559 Hour 1

The Justice Department has released special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report. NPR News is providing comprehensive coverage as the story unfolds.

A journalist's job might entail speed-reading a highly anticipated 400-page report. More often, a story begins with simply making a few calls.

SDPB's Kevin Woster writes about it on his blog, On the Other Hand

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... April 11, 2019 Show 554 Hour 1

Kevin Woster joins In The Moment for more on Governor Kristi Noem's predator control initiative.

Woster writes the SDPB blog, On the Other Hand

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... April 4, 2019 Show 549 Hour 1

South Dakota's self-described Sportsman in Chief is reaching out to state outdoor lovers, seeking support for a pheasant habitat initiative. But the details of Governor Kristi Noem's free trap giveaway is alienating many who find the initiative short-sighted and inefficient.

SDPB's Kevin Woster has been following the topic. You can read his latest blog post at sdpb.org/woster

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... March 28, 2019 Show 545 Hour 1

What's the best thing you can do for a place you love? Kevin Woster authors the blog, On The Other Hand. He says the best thing you can do is stay away from it. He joins us to explain.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... March 21, 2019 Show 540 Hour 1

Kevin Woster joins us to discuss a recent predator trap initiatve from Governor Noem's office.

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In The Moment ... March 14, 2019 Show 535 Hour 1

An act of statesmanship?

Kevin Woster writes that U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson showed "courage of conviction" when he voted against President Trump's emergency declaration with respect to the U.S./Mexico border.

Read more in Woster's SDPB blog, On the Other Hand.

In The Moment ... February 28, 2019 Show 525 Hour 1

Kevin Woster authors the blog On The Other Hand. Today Kevin joins us to discuss the Dakota Free Press Blog along with auctioning off of a bighorn sheep permit.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... February 21, 2019 Show 520 Hour 2

A group called Roman Catholic Faithful is targeting Cardinal Blase with ads in Rapid City and online. The ads question his leadership when he was serving as Bishop with the Rapid City Diocese. They accuse Cardinal Cupich of, among other things, the promotion of a "a pro-homosexual agenda." Kevin Woster joined us in the SDPB Sioux Falls studios with perspective on the group and the direction of the Catholic church.

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In The Moment ... February 14, 2019 Show 516 Hour 1

Is Senator and presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar a difficult person to work for? Kevin Woster takes on the subject in his On the Other Hand blog.

Woster and In The Moment host Lori Walsh also discuss blackface through history.

SDPB

In The Moment ... February 7, 2019 Show 511 Hour 1

All wild game is not the same at the table! From the "ribeye of the sky" to "sky carp," SDPB blogger Kevin Woster takes us inside the world of eating what you kill.

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Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... January 31, 2019 Show 506 Hour 1

"Civility came easy for Dennis Daugaard," writes Kevin Woster in his latest On the Other Hand blog entry.

Woster tells the story of a family life that formed Daugaard - the man and the public figure.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... January 24, 2019 Show 501 Hour 1

"You don't show up with a bunch of your buds wearing red Make America Great Again baseball caps - and some MAGA stocking caps, shirts and sweatshirts, too - and then contend you weren't planning to engage people, promote a message or inspire a reaction.

Of course you were. The MAGA message is all about initiating engagement and inspiring a reaction," Kevin Woster writes in his latest On the Other Hand blog piece.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... January 3, 2019 Show 487 Hour 1

SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us for a conversation about the statewide influence of South Dakota First Lady Linda Daugaard, especially regarding reducing South Dakota's infant mortality. Click here to read Woster's blog.

Remembering Ted McBride

Dec 20, 2018
Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... December 20, 2018 Show 484 Hour 1

Kevin Woster writes about Ted McBride in his latest blog On The Other Hand. As Kevin writes in the blog, Ted was more than a federal prosecutor. He joins the show today to expand.

In The Moment ... December 13, 2018 Show 479 Hour 1

When the emotions settled down, Frank Carroll was able  to call it a "clash of expectations."

He also called it "bad PR."

It happened just down the hill from Carroll's house in the northern part of Custer - a deer hobbled by garden wire was shot and killed by South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department officials.

Read more on Kevin Woster's SDPB blog On the Other Hand.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... December 6, 2018 Show 474 Hour 1

The funeral of George H.W. Bush sends Kevin Woster searching for a letter he once received that outlined the former president's hunting exploits in South Dakota.

Read Woster's blog here.

SDPB

In The Moment ... November 29, 2018 Show 469 Hour 1

A broken back becomes a blessing in disguise for Kennedy Noem, the 21 year old daughter of Governor-elect Kristi Noem - politically speaking.

SDPB blogger Kevin Woster explains this week on his blog, On the Other Hand.

Kevin Woster

SDPB's Kevin Woster spent Election Day 2018 driving across the state to see a pair of mules. Woster joins In the Moment host Lori Walsh to talk about good friends and good animals.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... November 8, 2018 Show 457 Hour 1

Kevin Woster writes about the 2018 Gubernatorial campaign in his latest blog On The Other Hand.

SDPB

In The Moment ... November 1, 2018 Show 452 Hour 1

SDPB's Kevin Woster tackles campaign ads and political advertising in his latest blog post. You can find it at "On the Other Hand."

Kevin Woster

In The Moment ... October 25. 2018 Show 448 Hour 2

From the shifting nature of news to the gift of the South Dakota outdoors, SDPB's Kevin Woster writes about life and politics, people and the wild that surrounds us.

Is it a case of good-soldiering for the GOP to avoid being put out to pasture? It's an interesting read - and you can find it at SDPB.org/blogs/kevinwoster.

Kevin Woster: Race For The U.S. House

Oct 18, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 18. 2018 Show 444 Hour 1

South Dakotans head to the polls on November 6, but many are casting votes early.

Not SDPB's Kevin Woster. He writes the blog On the Other Hand.

He joined In The Moment  today for a look at the race for U.S. House.

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