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
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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.

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.

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.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... June 6,2019 Show 590 Hour 1

A former deputy who failed to enter the building to confront a shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, has been arrested on 11 criminal charges.

At least 12 people are dead after a city employee went on a shooting rampage inside a municipal building in Virginia Beach last week.

SDPB blogger Kevin Woster writes about the upcoming National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

On The Other Hand: The Care Campus

May 30, 2019
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... May 30, 2019 Show 585 Hour 1

The Care Campus in downtown Rapid City is part of an ongoing effort to offer safety and options to people struggling with addiction and homelessness. 

In an upcoming installment of Kevin Woster's blog On the Other Hand, he details his tour of the campus with a broader view of the impact it could have on the community. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... May 23, 2019 Show 582 Hour 1

"Byron and the Bigheads - it sounds like a pretty good name for a rock group," Kevin Woster writes in his latest SDPB blog entry, On the Other Hand.

Unfortunately, in this case the "Bigheads" are carp - and "Byron" is the South Dakota lake in which the invasive fish have been found.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... May 16, 2019 Show 577 Hour 1

SDPB's Kevin Woster joins In the Moment host Lori Walsh for a conversation about natural resource reporting and taking time to cast a line.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... May 9, 2019 Show 572 Hour 1

Governor Kristi Noem and Lt. Governor Larry Rhoden address conservatives in Rapid City, along with Black Hills Sportsmen.

SDPB's Kevin Woster has been following the governor's trail, even if he's not always allowed in the room! You can read Woster's reports online at SDPB.org/Woster.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... May 2, 2019 Show 567 Hour 1

The world is full of people who carry a tiny printing press in their pocket - one that has a monster reach.

Kevin Woster writes about that observation by blogger Cory Heidelberger in his latest On the Other Hand blog entry. 

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... April 25, 2019 Show 562 Hour 1

When Governor Kristi Noem took office and the 2019 South Dakota Legislature convened, the governor asked state lawmakers to have a reporter shield law on her desk for signature by the end of session.

Lawmakers passed House Bill 1074, "An act to provide a privelege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information." HB1074 did not pass, however, without some heated debate.

Kevin Woster writes about it on his On the Other Hand blog. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... April 18, 2018 Show 559 Hour 1

The Justice Department has released special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report. NPR News is providing comprehensive coverage as the story unfolds.

A journalist's job might entail speed-reading a highly anticipated 400-page report. More often, a story begins with simply making a few calls.

SDPB's Kevin Woster writes about it on his blog, On the Other Hand

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... April 11, 2019 Show 554 Hour 1

Kevin Woster joins In The Moment for more on Governor Kristi Noem's predator control initiative.

Woster writes the SDPB blog, On the Other Hand

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... April 4, 2019 Show 549 Hour 1

South Dakota's self-described Sportsman in Chief is reaching out to state outdoor lovers, seeking support for a pheasant habitat initiative. But the details of Governor Kristi Noem's free trap giveaway is alienating many who find the initiative short-sighted and inefficient.

SDPB's Kevin Woster has been following the topic. You can read his latest blog post at sdpb.org/woster

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... March 28, 2019 Show 545 Hour 1

What's the best thing you can do for a place you love? Kevin Woster authors the blog, On The Other Hand. He says the best thing you can do is stay away from it. He joins us to explain.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... March 21, 2019 Show 540 Hour 1

Kevin Woster joins us to discuss a recent predator trap initiatve from Governor Noem's office.

SDPB

In The Moment ... March 14, 2019 Show 535 Hour 1

An act of statesmanship?

Kevin Woster writes that U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson showed "courage of conviction" when he voted against President Trump's emergency declaration with respect to the U.S./Mexico border.

Read more in Woster's SDPB blog, On the Other Hand.

In The Moment ... February 28, 2019 Show 525 Hour 1

Kevin Woster authors the blog On The Other Hand. Today Kevin joins us to discuss the Dakota Free Press Blog along with auctioning off of a bighorn sheep permit.

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