In The Moment

Flight Club Takes Off At Roosevelt High School

Jan 16, 2018
Jackie Hendry

The halls of Roosevelt High School in Sioux Falls are abuzz with new technology. Nathan Hofflander, adviser of the school's Flight Club and head of The Volaré Project, is using drones to keep students engaged in the classroom.

SDPB's Jackie Hendry visited with members of the club and stopped by their unique fundraising event. 

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:

Victoria Wicks

Luke Corwin took the stage in April, on Earth Day, at the culmination of the March for Science. That march started at the School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, where Corwin teaches, and continued to the Central States Fairgrounds.

On the stage there, Corwin called for open and courteous dialog between those who trust in science and those who don't.

During his speech, Corwin said he is a Christian and sometimes struggles with the conflict between his religious and scientific beliefs.

Victoria Wicks

When Stephen Tobolowsky arrived at the South Dakota Public Broadcasting studio last week, he entered dancing and singing "If I were a rich man..." from Fiddler on the Roof.

Kealey Bultena / SDPB

South Dakota’s congressional delegation is still intent to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

Healthcare leaders in South Dakota say congressional legislative proposals could hurt the state.

Barb Storbeck helps people enroll for health insurance through the exchange set up by the Affordable Care Act.

She says many of her clients were getting health insurance for the first time.