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

The announcement that another nursing home facility in South Dakota is closing highlights the changes that have occurred in elderly care needs and resources.

The changing culture of housing for older adults was the topic on last week's South Dakota Focus on SDPB-TV, the final program of the season. 

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

SDPB's Stephanie Rissler recaps the South Dakota Focus program on Chronic Wasting Disease, including ways South Dakotans can help prevent the spread of the contagious threat to deer, elk, and moose.

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

In The Moment is discussing Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women on Thursday's program.

Hear conversations with Sarah Kinvull and Becky Rasmussen from the last episode of South Dakota Focus with Stephanie Rissler.

Kinvull is a domestic violence survivor. Rasmussen is the director of Call to Freedom, a coalition of organizations throughout South Dakota that helps victims of human trafficking and domestic abuse.

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In The Moment ... April 16, 2019 Show 557 Hour 2

Members of the Republican and Democratic leadership were guests on a recent South Dakota Focus. They shared their thoughts on the impact of bills passed and rejected during the session, as well as other topics left for further study or action next year. SDPB’s Larry Rohrer summarizes the discussion.

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In The Moment ... April 1, 2019 Show 547 Hour 2

Stephanie Rissler's guest on the last South Dakota Focus was South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Kim Vanneman. They discuss challenges facing producers in the state.

Vanneman grew up on a ranch near Chamberlain and studied ag business at South Dakota State University. After graduation she and her husband took over the Vanneman farm and ranch near Ideal. She served in the legislature for six years before Governor Kristi Noem picked her to be the first female Ag Secretary in South Dakota. 

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In The Moment ... March 19, 2019 Show 538 Hour 2

Climate and extreme weather was the theme of a recent South Dakota Focus and Larry Rohrer as this summary...

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In The Moment ... March 12, 2019 Show 533 Hour 1

Last week, the Violet Tschetter Memorial Home in Huron announced it is closing, displacing the 36 residents and 45 employees. After 59 years of service to the community, the board of directors and management announced they “could not see a fiscal path going forward and will close May 10th.” The challenges facing nursing home facilities was the theme of a recent South Dakota Focus and Larry Rohrer as this summary…

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In The Moment ... February 21, 2019 Show 520 Hour 1

South Dakota Focus is hosted by Stephanie Rissler. This airs on Thursday nights at 8pm CT / 7pm MT. January 31st 2019, the topic of discussion was foster care. SDPB's Larry Rohrer brings this recap.

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In The Moment ... February 21, 2019 Show 520 Hour 2

SDPB's Larry Rohrer brings this recap of South Dakota Focus with Stephanie Rissler. This show aired on SDPB TV on Thursday 2/14/19 at 8pm CT/7pm MT. It's topic was Ag related mental health.