Old Courthouse Museum

Arts & Lifestyle: Jan 4 - 10

Jan 10, 2020
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In this week’s South Dakota arts coverage, we discuss an exhibit at the Old Courthouse Museum that educates us on both prohibition and women's suffrage. This is exhibit is free, open to the public, and focuses both on the national and local levels of both these historic issues.

Plus, contributing to wildlife and conservation efforts is a great way to begin the New Year. Stephanie Arne tells us how.

Images Of The Past: The Bottle & The Ballot

Jan 6, 2020
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In The Moment ... January 6, 2020 Show 727 Hour 2 There is an exhibit at the Old Courthouse Museum that educates us on both prohibition and women's suffrage. This is exhibit is free, open to the public, and focuses both on the national and local levels of both these historic issues. Joining us to talk more are Kevin Gansz, the curator of education, and Ben Devlin, the exhibits' assistant at Siouxland Heritage Museums.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... January 26, 2018 Show 264 Hour 1

Musician Billy Lurken joined us in the SDPB studios for this week's Moment in Sound. We talk about making music and living life in Mitchell, Scotland, and Nashville.

Siouxland Heritage Museums

In The Moment ... November 27, 2017 Show 227 Hour 2

A new exhibit at the Old Courthouse Museum tells the story of the Sioux Falls entertainment industry. "Theatres: Stage to Screen" looks at more than 25 theatres from the 1880s to today. It's also the topic of this week's Images of the Past.  Adam Nelson is Marketing Coordinator for the Siouxland Heritage Museums in Sioux Falls.

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In The Moment ... August 1, 2017 Show 146 Hour 2

A diverse law enforcement team can be a more empathetic and community-oriented team. The most diverse class of new Highway Patrol officers recently graduated from training in Pierre. Joining us with insight is Colonel Craig Price. He's superintendent of the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

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In The Moment ... April 3, 2017 Show 063 Hour 1

The Siouxland Heritage Museums presents "World War I: The Great War Exhibit." It opens April 6 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Old Courthouse Museum in Sioux Falls. Bill Hoskins is director of the Siouxland Heritage Museums. He joins us to talk about the exhibit and the legacy of the war in South Dakota. Then Bob Bosse (SDPB Director of Television) is with us to talk about upcoming WWI programming on SDPB-TV.

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Lori Walsh speaks with Bill Hoskins. The Old Courthouse Museum in Sioux Falls is hosting an exhibit opening reception for “George Catlin: Life Among North American Indian Tribes” on June 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. Catlin was a painter, author, and traveler who specialized in documenting the lives of indigenous people in Dakota Territory and beyond. The Siouxland Heritage Museums house a collection of Catlin’s original work. Director Bill Hoskins joins Dakota Midday host Lori Walsh to talk about the exhibit and Catlin’s legacy.

Maggie in the Meantime brings live traditional Irish tunes to Dakota Midday. From the technical challenges of mastering Celtic music, to the stories and playfulness the band brings to audiences throughout the region, the four musicians help Midday listeners celebrate St. Patrick's day with verve.

Maggie in the Meantime performs at the Old Courthouse Museum on Thursday, March 17, 2016. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m. CT.  The band plays at 5:30.

We all have stories to tell about the greatest blizzard on record … at least in the record of our own imaginations. For this week's Images of the Past, Bill Hoskins, director of the Siouxland Heritage Museumes, shares the story of the Blizzard of 1909 - forecasted via telegraph, traveled with the help of skis and bobsleds, and cleared with an early version of the snowblower.

Dakota Midday: Images Of The Past Preview

Sep 14, 2015
Siouxland Heritage Museums

Brian Gevik, online services and television producer for South Dakota Public Broadcasting, previewed a new season of Images of the Past.  He was joined by Bill Hoskins, Director of the Siouxland Heritage Museums.  The new Images of the Past series opens with Thomas Fawick and the Fawick Flyer.  The Fawick Flyer was built in Sioux Falls and is currently on display at the Old Courthouse Museum.  Dakota Midday will share an Images of the Past segment each week.