Vice President

Dakota Political Junkies

21 hours ago
SDPB

In The Moment … August 12, 2020 Show 879 Hour 1

Joe Biden has a running mate, Sturgis-bound traffic is being turned away at a Cheyenne River Reservation checkpoint, and a new face won't be chiseled into Mt. Rushmore - at least we think! The Dakota Political Junkies discuss these topics ... and what's up between Governor Noem and Vice President Pence? Jon Schaff is a Professor of Political Science at Northern State University in Aberdeen, and Jon Hunter is publisher of the Madison Daily Leader.

Dr. David Basel Explains "Surge Modeling"

May 5, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … May 5, 2020 Show 810 Hour 1

Since we first learned of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States, Americans have been focused on models for disease progression. We learned how our behavior could "flatten the curve," meaning keep more people healthy for longer so health care workers could prepare for surges at local hospitals.  Surge modeling has not been without controversy or confusion. Dr. David Basel is vice president for Clinical Quality with Avera Medical Group. He joins us to help us understand what the models are telling us.  

Daktronics Presses On

Apr 22, 2020
Daktronics

In The Moment ... April 22, 2020 Show 801 Hour 2

While the COVID-19 Pandemic has forced many companies to reduce or even shut down one South Dakota company presses on due, in part, to a backlog of orders, and through practicing social distancing and other practices recommended by the Centers for Disease Control. Jay Parker is vice president for Live Events and Spectaculars at Daktronics in Brookings and, while we're not getting to experience those live events at the moment, Daktronics' Brookings location is operating at 100-percent.

Monument Health & COVID-19

Mar 18, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment ... March 18, 2020 Show 776 Hour 2

We continue our coverage of coronavirus prevention, testing, and treatment across the state of South Dakota. Dr. Shankar Kurra, M.D., is Vice President of Medical Affairs at Monument Health.

Oglala Lakota Tribal Council Votes To Impeach VP

Nov 26, 2019

  The Oglala Lakota Tribal Council voted 16 to two to impeach Vice President Darla Black Monday. She was removed for malfeasance after accusations including bullying and harassment. Sonia Little Hawk-Weston is a representative for the tribe. She speaks during the meeting.