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A 2020 study tracking gun ownership in all 50 states shows an estimated 55% of South Dakotans have a gun in their home. 

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February 26, 2021 Show 997. 

  • We take a closer look at "Crossover Day." What does it mean? Why does it matter?
  • House lawmakers have filed articles of impeachment against the Attorney General, Mike Card explains how impeachment works in South Dakota.
  • Delta David Gier joins us to discuss what's nex for the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra.
  • Eliza Blue brings us a "Postcard from the Prairie.
  • Finally, we end the week with some Poetry from Studio 47.

February 26th | SDPB News Podcast

Feb 26, 2021
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House lawmakers are passing a bill that pushes out implementation of a voter approved medical marijuana program by six months. A religious polygamous sect sells its compound in South Dakota. 

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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A southern Black Hills compound inhabited by members of a polygamous religious sect was sold Thursday. 

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office conducted the sale at the county courthouse in Custer with about 40 people in attendance. 

The bidding started at $500,000 and ended at $750,000. Three former members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints were the winning bidders. 

Patrick Pipkin, of Utah, spoke for the group. 

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February 25, 2021 Show 996.

"In Their Own Words" brings us the debate over a bill changing procedures for parents who choose to home-school their children.

In Their Own Words brings you closer to the debates and conversations behind legislative topics. It’s supported by SDN Communications.

On Call With The Prairie Doc® Preview

Feb 25, 2021
On Call With The Prairie Doc

February 25, 2021 Show 996.

Perhaps never before have so many of us paid attention to vaccines at the same time. On Call with the Prairie Doc® talks vaccinations, getting science-based medical information to South Dakotans from a team of doctors. Dr. Kelly Evans one of the Prairie Doc® physicians.

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

Nomadland

February 25, 2021 Show 996.

February 25th | SDPB News Podcast

Feb 25, 2021
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The South Dakota Speaker of the House is announcing plans for impeachment proceedings of Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg should be removed from office. House lawmakers are passing a bill that restricts women’s sports teams to athletes identified as female at birth. And, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman is relaxing COVID-19 checkpoint restrictions into the reservation. 

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February 24, 2021 Show 995

Today's "In Their Own Words" takes you inside the Senate Judiciary Committee. Members heard testimony on Senate Bill 146. It's legislation seeking to revise certain provisions regarding eligibility for parole for people sentenced to life imprisonment.  

In Their Own Words brings you closer to the debates and conversations behind legislative topics. It’s supported by SDN Communications.

 

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February 24, 2021 Show 995.

 

Just when it looked like 40 orphaned natural-gas wells in northwestern South Dakota would finally be plugged, the story took a turn into the realm of cryptocurrency. 

A Texas company, Spyglass Cedar Creek, drilled the wells 15 years ago on the vast grasslands in the vicinity of Buffalo.  

SDPB News Podcast: Feb 24

Feb 24, 2021
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House lawmakers are introducing articles of impeachment against Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg for his involvement in a fatal car crash last September. Governor Kristi Noem is asking Ravnsborg to resign, and the Department of Public Safety has released police interrogation videos with Ravnsborg the day after the crash.

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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February 23, 2021 Show 994.

Vaccine distribution and administration continues to accelerate in South Dakota. There are different "lanes" of vaccination for residents of the state. Sanford, Avera, and Monument Health have administered tens of thousands of vaccines. The Veterans Administration is now vaccinating veterans 50 and older. Indian Health Services is working quickly to vaccinate tribal community members. And now, pharmacies join the effort as well, as South Dakota seeks to vaccinate people 65 and older.  

Hy-Vee Joins Vaccination Effort In Sioux Falls

Feb 23, 2021
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February 23, 2021 Show 994.

Vaccine distribution and administration continues to accelerate in South Dakota. There are different "lanes" of vaccination for residents of the state. Sanford, Avera, and Monument Health have administered tens of thousands of vaccines. The Veterans Administration is now vaccinating veterans 50 and older. Indian Health Services is working quickly to vaccinate tribal community members. And now, pharmacies join the effort as well, as South Dakota seeks to vaccinate people 65 and older.  

February 23, 2021 Show 994.

For more than a decade, Sturgis wrestling was arguably the top program in the state. From 1998-2011, the Scoopers were state champions six times in Class A, five of those coming over the span of six years. They also were runner-up three-times as well over this fourteen year stretch. Longtime Sturgis wrestling coach Steve Keszler and former Scooper wrestlers Seth Lange, Nate Oviatt, Josh Keszler, and Caleb Chapman all joined the program to reminisce about this historic run. 

SDPB News Podcast: Feb 23

Feb 23, 2021
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The group that backed the voter approved medical marijuana ballot question wants to compromise with the state on implementing the program. A house panel is passing a bill that prevents transgender girls from playing in high school girls’ sports. 

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast.

Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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February 22, 2021 Show 993 Hour 2.

In the late 1970s, the founders of the National Conservative Political Action Committee devised new methods of raising money, stoking fear and resentment, and targeting liberal candidates for shocking defeats. In the 1980 national election, one of their targets was U.S. Senator George McGovern from South Dakota.  Author Marc C. Johnson's new book explores the 1980 election and how it changed the face of American politics. The book is called "Tuesday Night Massacre: Four Senate Elections and the Radicalization of the Republican Party."  

Dr. Shankar Kurra | COVID-19 Update

Feb 22, 2021
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February 22, 2021 Show 993 Hour 2.

Should patients plan their mammograms around their COVID vaccination schedule? What about plans for other vaccines, such as the one for Shingles? Plus, the state of South Dakota reaches a vaccine milestone.  Guest: Dr. Shankar Kurra, vice president of medical affairs at Monument Health.

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February 22, 2021 Show 993 Hour 1.

For today's "In Their Own Words," the South Dakota state Senate considers Senate Bill 86. It's legislation that revises requirements regarding the review of initiated amendments to the state constitution. The goal is to avoid a post-election court battle like the one currently underway over Amendment A.  

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February 22, 2021 Show 993 Hour 1.

South Dakota Public Broadcasting brings you the latest from the state legislative session in Pierre. Today, we gather public broadcasting journalists from across the state for a live update on some of the legislation we have our eyes on this week.  Guests: SDPB's Jackie Hendry, Seth Tupper and Lee Strubinger. 

SDPB News Podcast: Feb 22

Feb 22, 2021
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Monument Health in Rapid City is now vaccinating 900 people a day at a COVID-19 clinic. 

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

Tech Radio

Feb 19, 2021
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February 19, 2021. 

Tech Radio answers your toughest computer and tech questions. SDPB Director of Digital. Heard alternating Fridays.

Contact the show through their facebook page at http://facebook.com/techradio

 

    

KC Hughes | Moment in Sound

Feb 19, 2021
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February 19, 2021 Show 992 Hour 1 Pierre-based country music artist KC Hughes calls himself just a good 'ol South Dakota Boy with big dreams. Getting his music heard and being able to perform in front of live audiences would be good enough for him as we continue to find "normal" during the pandemic. KC Hughes has released his second album, "Memories," and he joins us for Moment in Sound!  

Arts, literature, and music reporting on SDPB is supported by the Northern State University School of Fine Arts. More information available at northern.edu

  

SDPB News Podcast: Feb 19

Feb 19, 2021
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Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg will face three misdemeanor charges for his role in the fatal car versus pedestrian crash that took place last summer. 

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast.

Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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February 18, 2021 Show 991 Hour 1.

Today our "In Their Own Words" segment looks at a contentious issue in South Dakota: Black History Month. It's contentious because some lawmakers have rejected recent interpretations of impact of slavery on the American story and the systemic nature of racism in our communities today.  The House debated Concurrent resolution 6005 "Celebrating Black History Month". After the focus of the resolution changed through amendments the House debate takes on a very personal and at times, reflective tone.

 

Get Me A Vaccine, ASAP | On The Other Hand

Feb 18, 2021
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February 18, 2021 Show 991 Hour 1.

More than 110,000 South Dakotans have received at least their first COVID vaccine. That leaves hundreds of thousands waiting to get the shot. Kevin Woster is getting closer his day of immunity. He joins us to talk about the wait for a vaccine. We'll also talk about changes facing the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department in the Noem administration.   

Fighting Covid Fatigue

Feb 18, 2021
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February 18, 2021 Show 991 Hour 2.

We've been dealing with COVID-19 for close to a year. How has it affected you, your work, and your workplace? If you've become less engaged, tense, or depressed, have you sought help from an Employee Assistance Program? 

  • Guest: Tim Heerts, an Employee Assistance Program Clinical Specialist with Avera to talk more about COVID fatigue and how to persevere.

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

On Call with the Prairie Doc® Preview

Feb 18, 2021
On Call With The Prairie Doc

February 18, 2021 Show 991 Hour 2.

If you're not familiar with On Call with the Prairie Doc®, it's a program that explores and explains medical and health information. In a world of swirling online advice, it's a chance to tune in and get the facts right here at home. Dr. Deb Johnston is one of the Prairie Docs®.

 

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

 

SDPB News Podcast: Feb 18

Feb 18, 2021
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A house committee is advancing a proposal to delay a voter-approved medical marijuana program by one year. Lawmakers have rejected a bill to require quarterly flight records for each state aircraft. The Department of Health says people 65 and older can be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine beginning next Monday. 

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast.

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