Kevin Woster

On The Other Hand: Wearing A Mask

Jul 30, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … July 30, 2020 Show 870 Hour 1

South Dakotans are keenly aware of the inconsistent use of face coverings in the state during the pandemic. We want to be safe; we want to be hospitable, especially during the visitor season. SDPB's Kevin Woster writes about wearing a mask among the maskless on his blog On the Other Hand. You can find his work online at sdpb.org/woster. 

On The Other Hand: Getting Fighing Right

Jul 23, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … July 23, 2020 Show 865 Hour 1

It takes a while to get fishing right. It might even take 95 years. SDPB's Kevin Woster went fishing with a 100-year-old angler. He writes about it online at sdbp.org/woster. He joins us today on the phone. 

  

On The Other Hand: Contact Tracing

Jul 16, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … July 16, 2020 Show 860 Hour 1

It's polite to pick up the phone when someone calls. But it's also tempting to let all those unknown numbers roll to voicemail. In the year of COVID-19, however, it's increasingly important to know whose call you might be ignoring. SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us for a look at how the South Dakota Department of Health is using the phone to reach out to those who might have been exposed to Sars-CoV-2. You can find Kevin's blog on our website at sdpb.org.

On The Other Hand: Trump At Mount Rushmore

Jul 9, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … July 9, 2020 Show 855 Hour 1

When President Trump stood at the base of Mount Rushmore on July 3, he spoke about the men whose faces have been preserved in stone. He also praised America's seventh president, Andrew Jackson. That's noteworthy, especially in the Black Hills. SDPB's Kevin Woster tuned in to the music and the speeches. You can find his work online at sdpb.org./woster.  

 

Arts & Lifestyle: Jun 27 - Jul 3

Jul 3, 2020

This week we talk suffrage with a South Dakota historian and Stephanie Herseth Sandlin. Plus, SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us with a conversation about music, faith, and justice. Listen & Subscribe on: AppleSpotify, and Google Play

SDPB

In The Moment … July 2, 2020 Show 851 Hour 2

SDPB's Kevin Woster contemplates the message of music and the role of religion in seeking justice on his blog this week.

You can find his work online at sdpb.org/woster. 

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On The Other Hand: Presidents Visiting South Dakota

Jun 25, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … June 25, 2020 Show 846 Hour 1

As South Dakota prepares for fireworks over Mount Rushmore and a presidential visit, SDPB's Kevin Woster looks back at a previous presidential visit and the challenges of traffic and crowds in the Black Hills.  You can find Kevin's work on our website. SDPB.org/woster. 

Kevin Woster: Rapid City Police Chief Karl Jegeris

Jun 18, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … June 18, 2020 Show 841 Hour 1

SDPB

In The Moment … June 11, 2020 Show 836 Hour 1

As we watch pain and injustice play out once again, it can be difficult to know what to say or write. You know it,  I know it and Kevin Woster knows it. He writes the blog On the Other Hand.

On The Other Hand With Kevin Woster

May 28, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … May 28, 2020 Show 826 Hour 1

A record number of South Dakotans have already mailed in their votes for the state primary election. Primary day is Tuesday, June 2. Because of the threat of COVID-19, people who have never considered the prospect of early voting are weighing their options. SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us for an update. You can find his reporting at sdpb.org/woster. 

 

On The Other Hand With Kevin Woster

May 21, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … May 21, 2020 Show 822 Hour 1

From the anticipation and frustration of fireworks and a presidential visit to the pleasures of hunting for turkeys without a gun, Kevin Woster writes about life in South Dakota for SDPB. You kind find his work on our website at sdpb.org. He joins us today to talk about yaks, jacks, and jennies. And maybe a little politics as well.  

On The Other Hand With Kevin Woster

May 14, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … May 14, 2020 Show 817 Hour 1

Earlier in today's program, we talked about politics. Later in our second hour, we're going to talk about grief and loss. Well, you can read about politics and you can read about loss on Kevin Woster's SDPB blog: sdpb.org/woster. You might also find a few words there about fishing. Recent posts include thoughts from Billie Sutton about when to criticize and when to unite. And shortly you'll find a tribute to a friend.

 

News: May 2 - 8

May 8, 2020
NPR

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. 

Kevin Woster: Gov Noem & The Press

May 7, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … May 7, 2020 Show 812 Hour 1

On The Other Hand With Kevin Woster

Apr 30, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment ... April 30, 2020 Show 807 Hour 1

Arts & Lifestyle: Apr 18 - 24

Apr 24, 2020
SDPB

In this week's arts and lifestyle podcast, you'll hear from Kevin Woster, David O'hara talks the role of religion and spirituality during a pandemic, and much more. 

Find us on: AppleSpotify, and Google Play

Kevin Woster: The Pandemic From Rapid City

Apr 23, 2020
Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... April 23, 2020 Show 802 Hour 1

On the Other Hand: Outdoorsmen Adjust

Apr 16, 2020
NPR

In The Moment ... April 16, 2020 Show 797 Hour 1

For today's On the Other Hand conversation, we welcome Kevin Woster, along with special guest John Cooper. Cooper served as the state Game, Fish & Parks Department secretary for more than 12 years, serving two governors. He took that role after a 23-year career as a federal game warden and multi-state law enforcement supervisor for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.  Woster writes about Cooper and about the pandemic online for SDPB. You can find the work at sdpb.org/woster.  

 

On The Other Hand: The Grocery Store

Apr 9, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment ... April 9, 2020 Show 792 Hour 1

SDPB's Kevin Woster tackles one of the greatest challenges of 2020 -- the grocery store. You can read his blog at sdpb.org/woster. 

 

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On The Other Hand: It's Hard To Stay Home

Mar 26, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment ... March 26, 2020 Show 782 Hour 1

South Dakotans have been asked to stay at home in order to slow the spread of coronavirus, protect the vulnerable, keep healthcare workers safe and at work and well supplied. But nobody said that was going to be easy. For many people, staying home is fraught with perils of its own.  Kevin Woster writes about it online at SDPB.org/Woster

On The Other Hand: Social Isolation

Mar 19, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment ... March 19, 2020 Show 777 Hour 1

Is it time to put aside partisan politics and work together to flatten the curve of coronavirus? Or is it time to hold leaders accountable for every word and action that impacts America's response.  Plus how are people parenting and grandparenting and worshipping during social isolation?  

SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us with thoughts this week. You can find his work on our website:  sdpb.org/woster

 

On the Other Hand With Kevin Woster

Mar 12, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment ... March 12, 2020 Show 772 Hour 1

The first pasque flowers are blossoming in South Dakota. State residents brace for a pandemic. And politics goes on as usual.

Kevin Woster's SDPB blog is online at sdpb.org/woster

News: Mar 1 - 6

Mar 6, 2020
SDPB

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.

On The Other Hand With Kevin Woster

Mar 5, 2020
Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... March 5, 2020 Show 767 Hour 1

Who is living in the governor's mansion in Pierre, and does it really matter?

Kevin Woster is a contributing writer to SDPB with On the Other Hand, his weekly blog available at SDPB.org.

You can watch his interview with Lori by clicking here.

On The Other Hand With Kevin Woster

Feb 27, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment ... February 27, 2020 Show 762 Hour 1

Blogger Kevin Woster brings In the Moment his perspective on what happened with Rapid City School District's bond issue. You can find his blog online at sdpb.org/woster

Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... February 20, 2020 Show 757 Hour 1

Blogger Kevin Woster brings In the Moment his perspective on the future of Rapid City's public school system.

Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... February 13, 2020 Show 753 Hour 1

The "Rapid City Journal" has reduced its print publication distribution from seven days a week to five, beginning in March. The online version is updated daily, but subscribers will no longer hear the thump of the morning paper on their doorstep daily. SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us to talk about the clarity and solace of a daily newspaper and what the change might mean for the future of journalism in South Dakota. 

Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... January 30, 2020 Show 744 Hour 1

House Bill 1057 is legislation designed to criminalize certain forms of gender-affirming healthcare in South Dakota. Earlier this week we talked about the nuances of that care. Today, SDPB's Kevin Woster continues the conversation with a deeper look at the impact on economic growth in the state of South Dakota. You can find his work online at sdpb.org/woster. 

On the Other Hand: Gov Noem's Popularity

Jan 23, 2020
Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... January 23, 2020 Show 739 Hour 1

Governor Kristi Noem's popularity with South Dakotans has been lagging, especially among Republican insiders. SDPB's Kevin Woster writes about the challenges on his blog On the Other Hand.

You can find it at sdpb.org/woster.

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

On The Other Hand: State Of The Tribes

Jan 10, 2020
Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... January 9, 2020 Show 730 Hour 1

SDPB blogger Kevin Woster discusses South Dakota's State of the Tribes address by taking a look at the origin of the event. Woster's SDPB blog is On the Other Hand.

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