9 Man & 11 Man South Dakota State Football

Nov 10, 2020

In The Moment … November 9, 2020 Show 939 Hour 1

The DakotaDome in Vermillion will host the 2020 South Dakota State High School Football Championships beginning Thursday. Each game can be seen on SDPB TV 1 at its respective time. The 9 man games are called by Steve Thum and JJ Hartigan, Steve Thum joins us now.

The 11 man South Dakota High School Football Championship games begin this Friday. These games can be seen on SDPB 1. Craig Mattick and Kurtiss Riggs will have the call. Craig joins us now.

News Special: Candidates

Jul 17, 2020

In this "Meet the Candidates Special", we hear from Wayne Steinhauer of District 9, Valerie Parsley of District 8, Rocky Blare of District 21, Mike Weisgram of District 24, Doug Barthel of District 10, and Jessica Meyers of District 12.


SDPB News: May 27

May 27, 2020

The SDPB News Podcast is where we bring you South Dakota's top news and politics headlines from the past 24 hours.

Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

Frankenfeld: Deeper GEAR UP Audit Needed

Dec 3, 2015
Photo courtesy of Don Frankenfeld

A forensic economist says the independent audit of Mid-Central Educational Cooperative’s financial dealings with the GEAR UP program shows no major wrongdoing.

50 Years Of Buffalo, Adrenalin, And Bullwhips

Sep 26, 2015
Rochelle Plocek / Custer State Park

The Custer State Park Buffalo Round Up is 50 years old.   Each year the park corrals its buffalo and sells off some animals to keep the heard from growing too large.   The 50th annual event delighted the huge crowd of spectators as the wranglers on horseback and park personal in vehicles drove the bison across the rolling hills and finally into a large corral.

Photo by Jim Kent

Every city has its share of dark secrets, shadowy history and skeletons lurking in the closets. Some have more than others…much more. Today we’ll go underground to a location near the heart of Rapid City where you’re liable to find the remains of…well, just about anything.

You might think this is an unlikely place for a bone repository…just across the street from the Rapid City Police Department…and just down the block from the Pennington County Courthouse. But you’d be wrong.


Over 700 Student-Athletes are set to compete in the 69th Annual SDHSAA State Cross Country Meet being held at Broadland Creek Golf Course in Huron on Saturday afternoon, beginning with the Class ‘B’ Girls’ race at 1:00 pm Central Time.

SD High School Girls State Basketball Preview

Mar 12, 2014

Steve Thum of SDPB-TV and Mike Henricken, host of "Calling All Sports with Mark O. and Mike H." and "Sportsmax with Mike Henriksen," previewed this week's three South Dakota Girls High School State Basketball Tournaments. Henriksen is teamed with Craig Mattick for coverage of the Girls State AA in Brookings on SDPB-TV while Thum and J.J. Hardigan provide play-by-play from the Girls State B in Huron. The Girls State A is in Spearfish with Gary Ellenbolt and John Sieber handling duties for SDPB.

Another Blast Of Cold Weather

Feb 26, 2014

With another blast of cold weather hitting the region, people are ready for the season to come to an end. With the first day of spring only 22 days away, state climatologist Dennis Todey discussed the outlook for the coming months.