In The Moment ... April 20, 2018 Show 320 Hour 1

Author, farmer, and activist Wendell Berry had strong words for proponents of industrial agriculture. He wrote eloquently and prolifically about rural values and the rural economy. A new film looks at his life through his words, and through the rural Americans he spoke to and for.

Directed by Laura Dunn, Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky airs Monday on SDPB-TV.

Douglas Kirkland Shares Stories Behind His Photos

Apr 20, 2018
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Douglas Kirkland became known as a celebrity photographer for Look Magazine in the 1960’s and later as a photojournalist at Life magazine. His work includes photographs of stars like Marilyn Monroe and behind the scenes images of award winning movie sets. The 83 year old recently spoke to students at Black Hills State University.


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Early voting or absentee voting starts Friday for South Dakota’s primary and special elections.

Registered voters can vote early or absentee until June 4.

One west river county auditor says they’re expecting a higher than normal turnout.

Of the 68,000 registered voters in Pennington County, Auditor Julie Pearson says she’s expecting a 35 percent turnout. She says that’s high for a primary.

She says that’s mainly due to two issues up for vote in Rapid City that aren’t party based – the Marsy’s Law adjustment and the referral of a new arena at the civic center.

Lee Strubinger

In the Moment ... April 19, 2018 Show 319 Hour 1

The Journey Museum and Learning Center presents "Save Our Dark Sky" this Sunday (April 22) at 2 p.m.

Diane Knutson is the creator of the Lights Out Movement in Rapid City. As a National Park Ranger at Wind Cave, Knutson conducted research about how artificial lighting affects nocturnal habitats. This year she was elected as a Director of the International Dark Sky Association.

In the Moment ... April 19, 2018 Show 319 Hour 2

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the signing of the 1868 Treaty at Fort Laramie.

To commemorate the anniversary, tribal and government officials will convene at the historic site in eastern Wyoming. Many members from South Dakota's nine tribes are expected to attend.

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... April 19, 2018 Show 319 Hour 2

For perspective on some recent top headlines from the U.S. Supreme Court, we welcome Mike Thompson to the program. He's Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Sioux Falls.

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... April 19, 2018 Show 319 Hour 1

SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us for a conversation about the Pennington County Lincoln Day Dinner.

Find his blog her: On the Other Hand.

In the Moment ... April 19, 2018 Show 319 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm joins the program to preview On Call With the Prairie Doc. Today we talk about heart health

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... April 19, 2018 Show 319 Hour 1

Twenty years ago a stranger walked in to the Augustana Archeology Laboratory. Adrien Hannus is director of the lab. He shook hands with the man, David Jones, and began a conversation. Their friendship lasted for decades until Jones died while on a paleontology dig in Wyoming.

What happened next was a surprise to Hannus and the Augustana community. Adrien Hannus joins us with the story.


Terri Colgrove

   The international students who attend South Dakota’s colleges and universities have plenty of challenges.  From language barriers to the weather--there’s a lot to navigate. But perhaps the biggest and most important challenge is finding a sense of home away from home.

 As part of an ongoing series on international students in the state, SDPB’s Jackie Hendry shares how some students adjust and what one family gained from welcoming students into their home


SDPB Community Calendar is brought to you with support from the SD Arts Council.

South Dakota Arts Council support is provided with funds from the State of South Dakota, through the Department of Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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