Lori Walsh

Meet the Candidates: Brian Gentry

Jul 29, 2020
Brian Gentry

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

Brian Gentry is an Independent candidate for the South Dakota Senate in District 35 which lies in Pennington County. Gentry was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. His candidacy is inspired, in part, by former District 35 lawmaker Lynne DiSanto. It embraces some of her conservative values. 


News: Jun 27 - Jul 3

Jul 3, 2020

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is asking a federal judge to block the federal government from taking over its law enforcement and forcing the removal of public health checkpoints, and Congressman Johnson joins us to explain why he recently introduced legislation to protect Mount Rushmore from alteration. 


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

Arts & Lifestyle: May 23 - 29

May 29, 2020

In this In the Moment arts podcast, we hear about suffrage in South Dakota, art during the pandemic, and what it means to be marginalized.

Arts & Lifestyle: May 16 - 22

May 22, 2020

In this week’s art & lifestyle podcast, we are joined by Mike Lee’s and discuss his first full-length album, Images of the Past brings us an old video, and Author Richard Haass talks globalization. 

News: May 16 - 22

May 22, 2020

The nation's unemployment rate is around 15%, “2020 Homeless Count” numbers are in, Rapid City sees an uptick in COVID-19 cases, tribes maintain sovereignty regarding their checkpoints, and CFAP provides up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America's farmers and ranchers.  

News: May 9 - 15

May 15, 2020

This week we bring you a news podcast packed with some of the voices you've asked to hear from: Governor Noem, Secretary Flute, Congressman Johnson, and Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Social Services, Laurie Gill.

Arts & Lifestyle: May 2 - 8

May 8, 2020

Relationship and community during the pandemic are the focus of this week's In the Moment Arts & Lifestyle Podcast.

News: May 2 - 8

May 8, 2020

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. 

605 Magazine: Road Trip Issue

May 6, 2020
605 Magazine

In The Moment … May 6, 2020 Show 811 Hour 2

A five and a half hour trip to western South Dakota becomes the theme for the May issue of 605 Magazine because John and Alana Snyder know how to turn business into pleasure. Winter stops at chalets, restaurants with exciting menus, fat tire biking, and spas are waiting for you! John Snyder is the director of sales and marketing for 605 Magazine. Alana Snyder is the publisher. Welcome back to In The Moment.

News: Apr 25 - May 1

May 1, 2020

In this week's In the Moment News Podcast, we hear leaders like Senator Thune, Congressman Johnson, and Rodney Bordeaux. Plus, the Junkies talk Governor Noem's "back to normal" plan.

Arts & Lifestyle: Apr 25 - May 1

May 1, 2020

In this week's In the Moment Arts & Lifestyle Podcast, we learn about the development of the first telephone network in South Dakota, discuss the role of faith during the pandemic, and a #1 New York Times best selling author joins us to talk her newest book.

News: Apr 18 - 24

Apr 24, 2020

In this week's In the Moment news, Senator Rounds joins us, Chuck Parkinson & Frontline's Miles O'Brien talk the Government's response, Avera answers questions about at home care, and more.


News: 10 - 17

Apr 17, 2020

In this week's news podcast, leading state democrats and republicans reflect of the 2020 legislative session, Sanford Research joins us for a talk about hydroxychloroquine and the statewide clinical trial, and much more.

Arts & Lifestyle: Mar 28 - Apr 3

Apr 3, 2020

We spend the majority of the program helping those who might be missing music as art and music as worship during this pandemic and Lenten season. All this and more in this week's arts and lifestyle podcast.

Arts & Lifestyle: Mar 21 - 27

Mar 27, 2020

In this week's arts & lifestyle podcast, we take a look at how South Dakota has dealt with pandemics of the past, and discuss how families and artists are coping with the new normal.

News: Mar 14 - 20

Mar 20, 2020

We continue with our coverage of COVID-19, talk spring flooding with some of South Dakota's experts, and more in this week's In the Moment news podcast.  

Arts & Lifestyle: Mar 7 - 13

Mar 13, 2020

In this week's arts & lifestyle podcast, we hear music from Lane Putnam and Clayton Ryan, and reflect on the life of a renowned Native American journalist. 

Arts & Lifestyle: Mar 1 - 6

Mar 6, 2020

In this week's arts & lifestyle podcast, we disuss how one generation's catastrophe impacts future generations, and how faith and cutlure help alleviate suffering.

Dani Shapiro: Inheritance and Secrets

Mar 5, 2020

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

Lori is joined by author Dani Shapiro about her book “Inheritance.” Dani discovered, after both her parents had died, that her father was not her father. A DNA test sent her on the path of discovering family secrets and rethinking her very identity.

Mike Wagner: The Myths Of Secrecy Cont'd

Mar 5, 2020

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

The keeping of secrets is deeply embedded into who we are and how we interact with others, in families, in politics, and in business. If information is power, sometimes we like to keep that power to ourselves. Of course, proprietary information can be important in leadership, but how often are those secrets really necessary?

News: Feb 8 - 14

Feb 14, 2020

In this week's news podcast, SDPB's Seth Tupper joins us for a discussion about the South Dakota economy, the Dakota Political Junkies talk SD's top political headlines, SDPB's Victoria Wicks brings us a special report, and Kevin Woster talks the future of local newspapers in South Dakota.

Lifestyle Special: 7 Mindsets

Feb 14, 2020

If you listen to In the Moment on Mondays, you’ve heard our weekly segment, Monday Mindset, where Lori sits with author and entrepreneur Melissa Johnson. This Monday, the two concluded an ongoing series focused on what’s called the "7 Mindsets." This week we compiled the seven separate segments from this series and bring them to you in one special podcast.

News: Jan 25 - 31

Jan 31, 2020

In this week's news coverage, you'll hear about a proposed ban on banning plastic straws and bags, a roll-back on gun restrictions, an experts take on House Bill 1057, and much more.

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The "In the Moment" crew honors the broadcasting legacy of Chuck Anderson.

Read more in Lori Walsh's "In The Margins" blog post

News Special: Congressman Johnson

Dec 30, 2019

Dusty Johnson was elected to Congress during a turbulent time in American history. Months later he would vote no as the U.S. House of Representatives debated articles of impeachment for President Donald Trump. 

For an In the Moment special, Congressman Johnson sat down with host Lori Walsh for an in-depth conversation about impeachment. He also discusses the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, the National Defense Authorization Act, and his plan for addressing the high cost of prescription drugs in America.


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.

The Great American Read Finale Airs Tonight

Oct 23, 2018

In The Moment ... October 23. 2018 Show 446 Hour 2

The votes have been counted. Tonight, tune in to SDPB-TV to find out what book lovers have chosen for America's Best Loved Novel. The Great American Read finale airs tonight at 7 p.m. CDT / 6 p.m. MDT.

In honor of the conclusion of a summer of reading and voting, we've decided to let you know which books a few of us voted for. Here are some highlights from the SDPB family.

Lori Walsh

President Donald Trump made his first appearance in South Dakota today. He stopped in Sioux Falls for a private fundraising event in support of U.S. Representative Kristi Noem’s bid for South Dakota Governor. 

Air Force One touched down at the Sioux Falls Airport shortly after 3 p.m. A group of about 50 supporters greeted the president, who shook a few hands before heading to the motorcade.

In The Moment--SD Cold Weather Story Airs On BBC

Jan 9, 2018

The cold snap that came to South Dakota in late 2017 and extended into 2018 caught the attention of the British Broadcasting Corporation last week.  SDPB's Gary Ellenbolt shared an essay on life in the northern U.S. on the BBC's Good Morning, Scotland program.  He discusses the experience with SDPB's Lori Walsh on a recent In the Moment: