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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.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... January 2, 2020 Show 725 Hour 1

We have turned the calendar to a new year, and SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us for a look at South Dakota life in 2020. You can find his blog, On the Other Hand, online at sdpb.org/woster

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... December 19, 2019 Show 723 Hour 1

SDPB's Kevin Woster shares thoughts on getting the story straight, and why that's as important today as ever. Woster's SDPB blog is On the Other Hand.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... December 5, 2019 Show 713 Hour 1

From the newsroom to the racquetball court, journalist and editor Ron Bender left a legacy that remains for those who know where to look. Kevin Woster joins us with memories of Bender as they intersect with life in Rapid City today. 

You can find his blog at sdpb.org/woster

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... November 14, 2019 Show 700 Hour 1

SDPB's Kevin Woster honors the life of Roger Pries, a former Pierre basketball coach, and leader of the South Dakota Wildlife Federation. Woster writes about the complicated relationship between reporters and their sources, who might also become their friends. You can find his blog online at sdpb.org/woster

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... November 7, 2019 Show 696 Hour 1

As America broils in campaign rhetoric, U.S. Senator Mike Rounds has yet to announce his intentions to seek reelection. That's not necessarily significant, but some voters are wondering if the health of Rounds' wife Jean is (or should be) part of the conversation.

SDPB blogger Kevin Woster writes about Jean Rounds On the Other Hand.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 31, 2019 Show 691 Hour 2

SDPB's Kevin Woster joins In the Moment for a look at the bison roundup at Wind Cave National Park and the importance of the herd's genetics.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... October 24, 2019 Show 686 Hour 1

SDPB blogger Kevin Woster bundled up for the recent bison release in Badlands National Park. He writes about the historic event on his blog On the Other Hand.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 10, 2019 Show 677 Hour 1

It seems in South Dakota we always have something to talk about regarding the weather and the outdoors. Kevin Woster writes the On the Other Hand blog for SDPB. He shares thoughts about South Dakota, outdoor recreation, and even the recent Festival of Books.

Steve Munsen

In The Moment ... October 3, 2019 Show 672 Hour 1

SDPB blogger Kevin Woster talks about dealing with divorce through exercise, hunting and fishing.

Read about his "divorce bike" in this very personal On the Other Hand blog entry.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 26, 2019 Show 667 Hour 2

More than 100 non-game wildlife species in South Dakota, including the regal fritillary butterfly, are being considered in the Recovering America's Wildlife Act in Congress. 

Kevin Woster writes about it in his SDPB blog, On the Other Hand.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... September 19, 2019 Show 662 Hour 1

Journalist Cokie Roberts died this week at the age of 75. Roberts was a journalist and author, and well-known to many NPR listeners for her recurring "Ask Cokie" segments where listeners asked her to explain things like the electoral college or how caucuses work in Iowa ... and she did. 

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... September 5, 2019 Show 652 Hour 1

The data on the dangers of vaping is relatively new and incomplete. Electronic cigarettes have been on the market for a decade and people are now trying to understand the risks.

Kevin Woster writes about vaping ... what we know and what we don't know ... online for his On the Other Hand blog. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 29, 2019 Show 648 Hour 1

President Donald Trump has changed how presidents communicate with reporters, preferring impromptu Q&A sessions before boarding Marine One over formal press conferences. Those sessions, filled with the pulsing of helicopter rotor blades, often dominate the daily news cycle. Should they?

SDPB blogger Kevin Woster discusses how reporters cover the president on his blog, On the Other Hand.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 22, 2019 Show 643 Hour 2

Governor Kristi Noem has entered the fight against the invasive zebra mussel in South Dakota.

Kevin Woster writes about it in his SDPB blog, On the Other Hand.

On The Other Hand: First Time Boat Owner

Aug 15, 2019
SDPB

In The Moment ... August 15, 2019 Show 638 Hour 2

In his latest On the Other Hand blog post, Kevin Woster discusses the thrill of becoming a first-time boat owner.

SDPB

In The Moment ... August 8, 2018 Show 633 Hour 1

Like most Americans, South Dakotans disagree on how to prevent mass shootings. But some South Dakotans are seeking training and connections in the hopes of making a difference.

SDPB blogger Kevin Woster joins In The Moment with information on Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... August 1, 2019 Show 628 Hour 1

As Democrats try to drum up support for their presidential campaigns, what would George McGovern think of the Democratic Party in 2019?

Rapid City Journal columnist Noel Hamiel offered his thoughts on the topic in a July 21 editorial. Now journalist Kevin Woster offers insight as well, including thoughts from McGovern's grandson.

Woster writes the On the Other Hand blog for SDPB. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 25, 2019 Show 623 Hour 1

Who can resist South Dakota in the summer when the sky stretches blue and the sweet clover blossoms? SDPB's Kevin Woster writes about the life and death of journalist and teacher Jomay Steen on his blog On the Other Hand

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... July 18, 2019 Show 618 Hour 1

How often should a U.S. Congressman comment on President Trump's Twitter feed? SDPB's Kevin Woster called Dusty Johnson to ask.

In the Moment Black Hills Special: July 5-12

Jul 12, 2019
SDPB

Stan Adelstein explains how being Jewish shaped him. Whitney Rencountre talks about how his grandfather, and Native culture more broadly, shaped him. Sam Hurst, Kevin Woster, and Linda Hasselstrom discuss about the value of the region. We hear music from the Black Hills Chamber Music Society, The Lark and the Loon, and Tiffany Johnson. Dr. Rachel Headley and Meg Manke talk building a better workplace. Rick Kahler explains financial therapy.  

 

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... July 11, 2019 Show 613 Hour 1

On the day of his anniversary, Kevin Woster goes walleye fishing with another woman - SDPB's Lori Walsh!

He writes about the afternoon which also included the Mayes brothers of Rapid City, both avid outdoorsmen in his On the Other Hand blog for SDPB.

Farming The Boundary

Jul 8, 2019
Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... July 8, 2019 Show 610 Hour 2

On The Other Hand With Kevin Woster

Jun 27, 2019
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... June 27, 2019 Show 605 Hour 1

Kevin Woster writes the blog On The Other Hand.

This week he tells the story of rebuilding Wind Cave road to Sanson Ranch and Buffalo Jump. Kevin joins us today with more

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... June 20, 2019 Show 600 Hour 1

An unexpected float at Highmore's Old Settler's Parade that took certain Democratic political figures to task raised eyebrows over the weekend. 

Kevin Woster discusses the incident during his weekly appearance on In The Moment. Woster writes the SDPB blog On the Other Hand.

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.

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