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.


Apr 3, 2020

In The Moment ... April 3, 2020 Show 788 Hour 1

If you're struggling with addiction, avoiding isolation can be a daily act of self-care. So what if suddenly you are forced to self-isolate to save lives, including your own? Joe Tlustos is a Peer Addiction Management Coach for Face It TOGETHER-Sioux Falls. He joins us for a look at the challenges of addiction recovery during a pandemic.   

News Special: Veto Day & Pandemic Impacts

Mar 31, 2020

In this In the Moment news special, we hear a recap of South Dakota's first digital Veto Day and the actions brought up to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, the impacts of the pandemic on the legal world, the South Dakota economy, med students, and more. 

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Talon Ducheneaux: Live Music During A Pandemic

Mar 27, 2020

In The Moment ... March 27, 2020 Show 783 Hour 1

For a look at how artists are using this time to create a new normal, we welcome Talon Ducheneaux from Pierre. 

Dealing With Pandemic Anxiety

Mar 25, 2020
Josh Haiar

In The Moment ... March 25, 2020 Show 781 Hour 2

If you are feeling more anxiety than normal due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you are not alone. Emilia Flint Ph.D., is an associate professor of psychology at Black Hills State University, has several tips to help us cultivate calm in our lives.

Images Of The Past: South Dakota Pandemic History

Mar 23, 2020
South Dakota State Archives

In The Moment ... March 23, 2020 Show 779 Hour 2

South Dakota is not and never has been immune to epidemic or pandemic levels of communicable diseases. For today's Images of the Past, we are joined by SDPB's Brian Gevik, and Mathew Reitzel, manuscript archivist at the South Dakota State Archives in Pierre.

Grocery Stores Adopt New Measures

Mar 20, 2020

In The Moment ... March 20, 2020 Show 778 Hour 1

Many of us have seen the photos of raided toilet paper isles, and heard a number of measures that grocery stores have taken to help customers and employees in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  To help us get a clearer picture of what we are seeing in the grocery store industry, we are joined by Tina Potthoff, vice president of communications at Hy-Vee Inc.

COVID-19’s Impact On The Creative Sector

Mar 19, 2020

In The Moment ... March 19, 2020 Show 777 Hour 1

What's the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on South Dakota's creative sector?  Jim Speirs, executive director for Arts South Dakota joins us for a look at how the need to limit public gathering has been hard-hitting for artists and arts organizations. 

Feeding South Dakotans During A Pandemic

Mar 17, 2020

In The Moment ... March 17, 2020 Show 775 Hour 2

Distribution centers for Feeding South Dakota remain open and are distributing food to partners and programs across the state. They are working with school districts, after school programs and other organizations regarding the distribution of meals to children, families, seniors and others who need them. Times are especially difficult for an organization like this and here to talk about this is Matt Gassen, he's the CEO of Feeding South Dakota.

Mental Health & COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020

In The Moment ... March 17, 2020 Show 775 Hour 1

On the Other Hand With Kevin Woster

Mar 12, 2020

In The Moment ... March 12, 2020 Show 772 Hour 1

The first pasque flowers are blossoming in South Dakota. State residents brace for a pandemic. And politics goes on as usual.

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U.S. Homeland Security Department

In The Moment ... August 1, 2018 Show 391 Hour 1

America is not prepared for the next pandemic.

A bipartisan panel of former Members of Congress and former Administration officials is working to analyze the nation's biodefense capabilities.

Former South Dakota Senator Tom Daschle serves on the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense. The panel is co-chaired by Senator Joe Lieberman and Governor Tom Ridge.

Tom Ridge, former Secretary of Homeland Security and former Governor of Pennsylvania, joined In The Moment with an update.