South Dakota Hall of Fame

SD Hall of Fame: Larry Pressler

20 hours ago
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In The Moment … September 10, 2020 Show 899 Hour 1

Larry Pressler, from Humboldt South Dakota, loves Class B Basketball and knows how it feels to sleep on straw in the State Fair's 4-H barn. Pressler, a Rhodes Scholar with a law degree from Harvard also served two combat tours in Vietnam. In the mid-1970's he ran for Congress, where he found himself spending more than 2 decades representing South Dakota. In a couple of days, he will join the ranks of the South Dakota Hall of Fame in a virtual induction ceremony. 

SD Hall of Fame: Jack Marsh

Sep 3, 2020
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In The Moment … September 3, 2020 Show 895 Hour 1

Jack Marsh has been a champion for ethics and human rights in South Dakota for decades. It was the fall of 1998 when Freedom Forum founder Al Neuharth and CEO Charles Overby hired Jack at the Freedom Forum and its Newseum affiliate. Most recently he and colleague Randell Beck founded South Dakota News Watch.

Marsh is a lifelong journalist who can soon add member of the South Dakota Hall of Fame to his resume. The virtual induction is September 12.

SD Hall of Fame: Bernie Hunhoff

Aug 27, 2020

In The Moment … August 27, 2020 Show 890 Hour 2

For decades, people across the world (including here at home) have been finding a sense of place and a piece of home inside the pages of South Dakota Magazine. Now publisher Bernie Hunhoff is part of the 2020 class of inductees into the South Dakota Hall of Fame. The virtual induction ceremony is on September 12. 

 

SD Hall of Fame: Walter Panzirer

Aug 24, 2020
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In The Moment … August 24, 2020 Show 887 Hour 1

Walter Panzirer is a theologian, police officer, paramedic, firefighter, trustee, husband, and father. In a few weeks, he can add a member of the South Dakota Hall of Fame as he is being virtually inducted on September 12. When his grandmother, Leona Helmsley passed away, he had a decision to make and that was to continue his career or honor her wishes for him to be one of the trustees of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. Walter joins us today to discuss his decision.

SD Hall of Fame: Glenna "Mrs. Education" Fouberg

Aug 19, 2020
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In The Moment … August 19, 2020 Show 884 Hour 1

Glenna Fouberg is known in South Dakota as "Mrs. Education." Her top achievement is how she has changed lives through her work in alternative education at the district and statewide levels. This, not by itself, has opened the doors to the South Dakota Hall of Fame as one of this year's inductees. Glenna Fouberg joins us now.

Support for education reporting on SDPB is provided by the South Dakota Department of Education

BHSU And Environmental Awareness

Jan 6, 2020
Laurel Simpson

In The Moment ... January 6, 2020 Show 727 Hour 2 The South Dakota Hall of Fame will be recognizing individuals and organizations that exemplify excellence with an Acts of Excellence celebration. The event is today from 4:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. inside the Joy Center at Black Hills State University in Spearfish. This year, Black Hills State University is itself one of the honorees for having made environmental awareness a priority.

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In The Moment ... January 2, 2020 Show 725 Hour 1

People all over South Dakota do amazing things. The Acts of Excellence program recognizes these individuals and organizations. This is part of the South Dakota Hall of Fame, and CEO Greta Chapman joins us to talk about a celebration taking place on Monday, January 6th at Black Hills State University.

Bill Groethe Enters The SD Hall Of Fame

Sep 10, 2019
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Bill Groethe will soon take his place in the South Dakota Hall of Fame for his work in historical photography. The award comes from a nonprofit that recognizes a culture of excellence in the state.

 His images include the construction of Mt. Rushmore and notable Native Americans like Nicholas Black Elk. The photographer sometimes didn't get paid to document events and people, but he did make a living with commercial photography and film processing.  

Groethe tells SDPB's Chynna Lockett about the moments that caught his lens.

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In The Moment ... September 5, 2019 Show 652 Hour 1

This year, Doctor Reuben Bareis (BAR rice) will be inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame. It's a nonprofit that recognizes a culture of excellence in the state. Bareis worked in geriatric medicine for more than 50 years and helped found one of Rapid City's early senior residence centers.  

 SDPB's Chynna Lockett tells us about the work it took to make the facility happen. 

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In The Moment ... September 3, 2019 Show 650 Hour 2

Dick Brown will become a member of the South Dakota Hall of Fame later this month. A native of Dell Rapids, Brown's involvement in the state legislature, charitable organizations, and outdoor recreation left a statewide impact.

Arts & Lifestyle: Aug 24 - 30

Aug 30, 2019
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We talk South Dakota legend, Helen Duhamel, and celebrate women’s equity day with this week’s guest for Where Do We Go from Here. Jim Scull tells us what shaped him into the success story he is today. Two Rapid City filmmakers tell us about their new documentary focused on a man’s mission to prove the world is flat… by launching himself in a homemade rocket. Eric Holm plays a tune. And we’ll end the program with some poetry from studio 47.  

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In The Moment ... August 29, 2019 Show 648 Hour 1

Helen Duhamel had a major impact on women in the broadcasting industry in South Dakota. Duhamel led the charge in radio and television broadcasting, and then cable transmission to the Black Hills. She put the signal on the air in the 1950s, bringing news, entertaiment, and weather to the people.

Helen's granddaughter Helene and her son Bill visith with SDPB's Lori Walsh about the broadcasting pioneer who will join the South Dakota Hall of Fame.

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In The Moment ... August 27, 2019 Show 646 Hour 1

Jim Scull has dedicated his life to building stronger communities while helping transform the lives of children and families. Scull's successful business ventures include Dakota Specialties, MAC Construction and Scull Construction.

Arts & Lifestyle: Aug 17 - 23

Aug 23, 2019
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This week renowned fiddlers Owen DeJong, Tom Schaefer, and Kenny Putnam came togerher for a rare joint appearance; Fiddles and Friends stopped by the Rapid City studio. You’ll hear about one of the most dangerous jobs in one of the most dangerous fields. A conversation about the life of one hall of fame inductee. And poetry from studio 47. 

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In The Moment ... August 22, 2019 Show 643 Hour 2

John Calvin became a business leader in South Dakota after Governor George Mickelson enticed him with South Dakota's first REDI loan.

Calvin served under four of South Dakota's governors. He becomes a member of the South Dakota Hall of Fame next month.

Calvin's friend Jim Roby details Calvin's experience on In The Moment.

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In The Moment ... August 14, 2019 Show 637 Hour 2

Clyde Fredrickson has built a career in the truss industry which spans 4 decades. Clyde's invention, WizardPDS, has changed the home-building process not only in South Dakota but around the globe. This journey began when he and his brother were simply trying to make some extra money. Clyde Fredrickson's efforts has landed him a spot in the South Dakota Hall of Fame as an inventor, businessman and community leader.

  

Arts & Lifestyle: Aug 3 - 9

Aug 9, 2019
Josh Haiar

This week we hear Maria Hassel's new track, "Anxiety." Talk with Jim Reese about his new book, Bone Chalk. We hear what shaped one of this year’s South Dakota Hall of fame inductees. Poetry from Studio 47. Learn what life as a trapper in South Dakota is like. And close out with a song by Sioux Falls artist Cade Thompson.

South Dakota Hall Of Fame Inductee Tony Bour

Aug 7, 2019
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In The Moment ... August 7, 2019 Show 632 Hour 2

The South Dakota Hall of Fame is celebrating its 45th year. The Honors Ceremony is in Chamberlain/Oacoma on September 13-14.

Tony Bour is one of the new inductees. Bour is founder and CEO of Showplace Wood Products in South Dakota, a national leader in the cabinet-making industry.

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In The Moment ... September 18, 2018 Show 424 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm is a physician who has had to face his own mortality and used the wisdom found there to help others face their own.

He built a medical practice in Brookings that specialized in geriatrics. He expanded into broadcasting with work on television and radio and became well-known on SDPB as "The Prairie Doc." He was inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame.

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In The Moment ... September 4, 2018 Show 414 Hour 1

His leadership has grown Innovative Systems from fewer than 10 employees to nearly 200. Roger Musick is a communications hardware and software creator.

He's also a 2018 inductee into the South Dakota Hall of Fame.

The Honors Ceremony is going to be held in Chamberlain/Oacoma, SD on September 7 and 8 and is open to the public.

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased on the Hall of Fame website at sdexcellence.org or by calling the Hall at 605-234-4216.

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In The Moment ... August 30, 2018 Show 412 Hour 2

He was the kid who started working at the phone company and ended up running the show. He did it without the benefit of education or technical education. Hard work and grit helped Rod Bower find his way and change how South Dakotans connect with each other.

Rod serves the telecom industry on the boards of SDN Communications and the South Dakota Telecommunications Association. He's the major owner of Kennebec Telephone Company.

Now he's a 2018 inductee into the South Dakota Hall of Fame.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 29, 2018 Show 411 Hour 2

His career at Avera Health helped transform how South Dakotans access healthcare.

 

John Porter is a 2018 South Dakota Hall of Fame inductee.

 

The Honors Ceremony is going to be held in Chamberlain/Oacoma, SD on September 7 and 8 and is open to the public. 

 

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased on the Hall of Fame website at sdexcellence.org or by calling the Hall at 605-234-4216.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 28, 2018 Show 410 Hour 1

Dr. Thomas Loveland is a globally renowned scientist who has led innovate research in mapping our changing planet.

Throughout his career at EROS he's been at the forefront of technological change, even as he's watched the earth itself change.

Now he's a 2018 South Dakota Hall of Fame inductee.

The Honors Ceremony is going to be held in Chamberlain/Oacoma, SD on September 7 and 8 and is open to the public. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 27, 2018 Show 409 Hour 1

If you have gone to the doctor in South Dakota, you have most likely been influenced by the legacy of Dr. Rod Parry without knowing it. 

He has served patients as a physician and medical students fellow physicians as an educator, mentor, leader, and Dean of the University of South Dakota Medical School. 

He is also a 2018 inductee into the South Dakota Hall of Fame.

The Honors Ceremony is going to be held in Chamberlain/Oacoma, SD on September 7 and 8 and is open to the public. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 23, 2018 Show 407 Hour 2

He's helped shape the performing arts culture of the state, and now he's being inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame.

Raymond Peterson has spent 50 years with the Miss South Dakota and Miss America organizations.

He taught at South Dakota State University for 40 years, staging hundreds of productions. He influenced thousands of students as a director, professor, and judge of oral interp and state one-act plays. 

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In The Moment ... August 21, 2018 Show 405 Hour 2

Cleveland Abbott excelled both academically and athletically. 

Born in the late 1800's, Cleveland Abbott paved the way and created opportunities for many.

As a young black child, Cleveland didn't let much of anything get in his way.

Here to help us get to know Cleveland Abbott is Bruce Danielson. Bruce is a bit of a historian I'd guess you say and is very passionate about Mr. Abbott.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 21, 2018 Show 405 Hour 2

Today we welcome in Anne Rieck McFarland.

Anne has spent many years in the human service profession and has enjoyed many successes. One of them is soon being a member of the South Dakota Hall of Fame.

The Honors Ceremony is going to be held in Chamberlain/Oacoma, SD on September 7 and 8 and is open to the public.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... August 2, 2018 Show 392 Hour 2

We spent the second hour of In The Moment reminiscing the life and legacy of Nicholas Black Elk in honor of the South Dakota Hall of Fame Black Elk Symposium. 

Myron Pourier, great great grandson of Nicholas Black Elk, joined In The Moment to share family stories about the iconic South Dakotan. 

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... August 2, 2018 Show 392 Hour 2

How does an Oglala Lakota Holy Man still change the way we see the world today?

Today we consider the life and legacy of Nicholas Black Elk.

You are invited to the South Dakota Hall of Fame Nicholas Black Elk Symposium today, Thursday, August 2, at tha SDPB Black Hills Studio in downton Rapid City.

David Emery, CEO of Black Hills Energy and grandson of James Emery, Miles Beacom and Brian Hagg, members of the South Dakota Hall of Fame, joined In The Moment with a preview of the event. 

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In The Moment ... November 22, 2017 Show 226 Hour 2

Ryan McFarland is CEO of Strider Bikes. They've sold more than 1.7 million bikes in 75 counties. Some of those bikes are helping toddlers as young as 18 months hit the trails. Other bikes help those who thought they'd never ride find their balance. McFarland and Strider were recently recognized by the South Dakota Hall of Fame Acts of Excellence. They also celebrated their 10-year Birthday Bash in Rapid City this summer.

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