South Dakota State Univeristy

In The Moment ... September 18, 2018 Show 424 Hour 1

Jenny Roger, assistant editor at the Washington Post, is coming to Brookings this Thursday for a lecture on the present status of journalism in the U.S.

This event will take place at the South Dakota Art Museum. She will talk about the challenges and opportunities for rebuilding trust with the press in the contemporary political climate.

Today Jenny Roger joined In The Moment with a preview of her lecture.

In the Moment ... June 18, 2018 Show 360 Hour 1

For perspective on trade and how it impacts South Dakota farmers and consumers, we welcome agricultural economist Evert Van der Sluis.

The Forum

Dallas Goedert is officially a Philadelphia Eagle… the former South Dakota State tight end and Britton, SD native was drafted at No. 49 overall early Friday evening.

Once he received the phone call from the Eagles organization, it was all about celebrating with family and friends. But by Saturday afternoon, he was already in Philadelphia to tour the facilities, meet with his new coaching staff and address the media.

Goedert says his experience of playing many different roles as a tight end in college should help ease the transition to the professional level.

In The Moment ... April 18, 2018 Show 318 Hour 1

Evert Van der Sluis is an Economics Professor at South Dakota State University. He joins In The Moment to continue the conversation on soybean tariffs.

Menachem Miodovnik

Apr 16, 2018

In The Moment ... April 16, 2018 Show 316 Hour 2

The United States is one of only 13 countries in the world where the rate of maternal mortality is worse than it was 25 years ago.

Dr. Menachem Miodovnik is a perinatalogist who works in the area of maternal health. He's giving the Ethel Austin Martin Distinguished Lecture at South Dakota State University this evening at 5:30 (free & open to the public) in the University Student Union , Heroid Crest Room.

In The Moment ... April 5, 2018 Show 308 Hour 2

Jill Bormann joins the SDSU Speaker Series with the lecture "A Mind, Body, Spiritual Stress-Buster: Would YOU Like One?

She's a research health scientist and clinical nurse specialist in adult psychiatric-mental health nursing. She is an expert in stress management and was recognized nationally in 2017 as a lead innovator in the field.

Padu Krishnan is a cereals chemist in the Department of Dairy and Food Science at South Dakota State University. General Mills and Grain Millers provided $140,000 to develop a near-infrared spectrometer (NIRS) calibration to qualify beta-glucan content in oat samples. NIRS uses reflected energy to quantify beta-glucan levels in a sample of ground oats, much like a creating a fingerprint. It’s the level of beta-glucan content in oats is what gives a heart healthy label.

In The Moment ... January 31, 2018 Show 267 Hour 1

In Tuesday January 30th's State of the Union Address, President Trump celebrated renewed confidence in the American economy. In January's State of the State Address, Governor Dennis Daugaard reported flat sales tax growth and lean times in South Dakota.

Today we welcome another voice to help us understand the economy.

Julie Stackhouse is Executive Vice President and managing officer of Supervision, Credit, Community Development and Learning Innovation for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.


In The Moment ... October 20, 2017 Show 203 Hour 1

Last evening, Tom Brokaw participated in the Daschle Dialogues at South Dakota State University in Brookings. Tom Brokaw was the anchor and managing editor of NBC's Nightly News from 1982-2004. He graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1964.

The Daschle Dialogues bring national figures to the SDSU campus along with 1969 SDSU graduate Tom Daschle. Senator Daschle served in congress for 26 years and was U.S. Senate Majority Leader.

In The Moment ... August 31, 2017 Show 168 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm is known as the Prairie Doc. You can see his television program on SDPB-TV tonight. Tonight's episode is titled "Scratches, Sores, and Bumps on the Skin" and begins at 7 Central 6 Mountain.

In The Moment ... August 31, 2017 Show 168 Hour 1

Reducing campaign finance limits was a main part to a voter approved ethics reform package that got repealed during the last state legislative session. Contribution limits were returned to the caps that existed before the last election. As a concession lawmakers set up a summer study group to take a look at campaign finance limits and come up with possible legislation to consider next session. SDPB's Lee Strubinger joins us from in Rapid City to tell us more about what direction future campaign finance in the state may look like.

In The Moment ... March 7, 2017 Show 044 Hour 2

SDPB’s Gary Ellenbolt hits the road for the state basketball tournaments. But first he checks in with In the Moment for a preview.

Lee Strubinger follows the quest to wrangle out-of-state money during South Dakota elections. He joins us from the SDPB Rapid City studios to talk about what didn’t succeed in the Statehouse this session and why.

Hugh Weber returns with another helping from the Potluck Society. Today we meet a local writer who dishes up encouragement through the power of podcasts.

In The Moment ... February 2 2017 Show 022 Hour 2

Guests: Charles "Chuck" Vollan, associate professor of American History at South Dakota State University, discusses prohibition in a rural state; Cormac O'Brien, historian, author & publisher; Bethany Amundson, instrumental instructor & director of bands at Dakota Wesleyan University

In The Moment ... January 30 2017 Show 019 Hour 1

Guests: Tony Venhuizen, author of The Governor's of South Dakota; SDPB's Victoria Wicks, national seed swap day; Tong Wang, South Dakota State University extension specialist; Mike Thompson, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls

In The Moment...Show 011 January 17 2017 Hour 2

Guests: Dr. Michael Dianovsky, assistant professor of chemistry at South Dakota State University, Max Kringen, founder of Tell Well; SDPB's Lee Strubinger; Nolan Lawrence, The Hillbenders

Zach Zenner Scores Twice Against Dallas

Dec 27, 2016
Tim Heitman, USA TODAY Sports

South Dakota State Unversity alum and Detroit Lions running back Zach Zenner had his best statistical game in the National Football League on Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys.

The Cowboys defeated the Lions 42-21, but Zenner took advantage of his playing time in the game.

Zach Zenner ran for 67-yards and two touchdowns in the loss to Dallas on Monday night. He also caught two passes from quarterback Matthew Stafford for 25-yards. Both receptions led to first downs.

South Dakota Farm Land Values Down

Oct 26, 2016
SDSU Extension

A new study shows a drop in South Dakota farm land prices. Officials say this is the first time farm land values have fallen since the study began 26 years ago.

Every year a select group of South Dakotans are inducted into the official state Hall of Fame. Past inductees include George McGovern, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Oscar Howe.

This year Bob Burns will join them for his work in political science and his work on the South Dakota State University Honors College. Burns talks on Dakota Midday about the honor, along with Don Barnett, who is on the Board of Director for the Hall of Fame.

David Graper is a South Dakota Master Gardener Coordinator with SDSU's iGrow extension. He returns to Midday to answer viewers' questions about summer gardening, including maintaining rose bushes, grass and moss, and protecting trees against gnawing rabbits.