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Living Roots: A Conversation with Farmer Bryan Jorgensen

Successful Farming Magazine has released its 10 Successful Farmers list honoring ag professionals who choose to innovate, adapt, and sustain successful ag businesses. One of this year's honorees hails from Ideal, South Dakota, and his method is simple: Watch how Mother Nature takes care of herself a

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 23:16:24

In The Moment ... Uncertain Bounty: History Of The Farm Bill

In The Moment ... October 19, 2017 Show 202 Hour 2 Extreme natural disasters in the 1930s spurred conversations about supporting American farmers in innovative and desperately needed ways. Farm Bills are messy, complicated, and oft-criticized omnibus legislative packages. SDPB's Lee Strubinger joins

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 18:58:29

In The Moment ... Uncertain Bounty: Bryan Jorgenson

Bryan Jorgenson agweek.com In The Moment ... October 19, 2017 Show 202 Hour 2 Bryan Jorgenson's grandmother and grandfather settled in South Dakota in 1909. His family stuck it out during the dirty thirties with resilience, faith, and a large family as their assets. It's a four-generation operation,

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 18:57:29

In The Moment ... Uncertain Bounty: Travis Runia, GFP, And The 2018 Pheasant Count

Travis Runia mitchellrepublic.com In The Moment ... October 19, 2017 Show 202 Hour 1 As South Dakotans head for the hunt, we caught up with Travis Runia for a look at what happens to the pheasants when the earth goes dry. Runia is senior upland game biologist with the state Game, Fish, and Parks dep

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 18:55:21

In The Moment ... Uncertain Bounty: Kevin Woster And The Upcoming Pheasant Hunt

SDPB In The Moment ... October 19, 2017 Show 202 Hour 1 Kevin Woster is ready for the pheasants. And if the birds are scarce, the conversation is still robust and the Sloppy Joes are still warm. SDPB In The Moment ... October 19, 2017 Show 202 Hour 1 Kevin Woster is ready for the pheasants. And if t

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 18:55:21

In The Moment ... Uncertain Bounty: U.S. Senator John Thune And The 2018 Farm Bill

SDPB In The Moment ... October 19, 2017 Show 202 Hour 1 U.S. Senator John Thune stopped by the SDPB studios for a conversation about the 2018 Farm Bill and the intense political work that needs to be done. With a president whose trade decisions have caused anxiety in farm country and a Congress lock

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 18:55:19

In The Moment ... Uncertain Bounty: The Nesters Sing "Perkins County"

The Nesters sdpb.org In The Moment ... October 19, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2 We close today's Uncertain Bounty coverage with music from the Nesters - Jami Lynn and Eliza Blue. In the song "Perkins County" the duo explores the emotional toll hardship takes on those who wrest a living from the land. This p

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 18:55:17

RCPD and PCSO To Implement Body Camera Program In January

Police officers for both the Pennington County Sheriff's Office and Rapid City Police Department will soon start wear body cameras. The two departments were awarded a $300,000 matching grant by the US Department of Justice. Both the Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff's Office

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 21:50:27

Roots Reaching Deep - Reflections of a Ranch Wife

It's dry. Very, very dry. A year ago last spring, a drought looming large, my husband was glued to the Weather Channel's radar app, watching the colored clouds of rain pass us by. This year he rarely bothered; there were no storms anywhere, just sun and endless wind. In May, when we still had hope o

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 16:59:22

2017 Drought By The Numbers

South Dakota residents are no stranger to drought. The state's position in the U-S and many unique landforms impact our weather-and in some years, keep the moisture away. This year has brought extremely dry weather over most of South Dakota-with agriculture, tourism and nearly every other segment o

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 15:31:55

Want to Easily Cut Your Carbon Footprint? Here's How

As a non-vegetarian and non-vegan with a lot of vegetarians and vegans in my life, I've heard many times that the benefits of plant-based eating go beyond personal health. But beyond what I've learned by watching "Food, Inc." a few times, I never knew the full meaning of that, nor what a meat-eater

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 14:19:39

Anti-Corruption Amendment Petitions Sent to Secy. of State

South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs has received petitions for the first proposed ballot question for the 2018 election. Officials with Represent South Dakota say they submitted more than 50,000 signatures in support of the South Dakota Voter Protection and Anti-Corruption Amendment on We

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-19 01:02:32

In The Moment ... Author Larry Campbell Rolls Through Vermillion

In The Moment ... October 17, 2017 Show 200 Hour 1 He followed the Missouri River for more than 2,000 miles. He wrote about his journey. He found himself a new "River Family." And he wrote a book about his journey. Larry Campbell is the author of "Rolling Down the River." He's speaking at the Vermil


Leibfarth Making His Mark In Science

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - When you're drinking from your plastic cup, Frank Leibfarth wants you to look at it in a different way. The 33-year-old Yankton native has emerged as one of the top young researchers in the nation. He serves as associate professor in the chemistry department at the University of

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2017-10-20 05:23:00

GALLAGHER: Corn, beans faring better than expected

VERMILLION, S.D. | For more than seven decades, Nels Sorensen has made his way around the fields south and west of Vermillion, not far from the Missouri River. Autumn colors lit the sky on Wednesday morning, silver maples and cottonwoods along the Vermillion River playing off rich hues below, the or

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2017-10-20 05:00:00

Briar Cliff students advocate for repeal of Medicare therapy cap

SIOUX CITY | Jerry Duhaime was driving his four-wheeler on Aug. 5, 2016, when he suffered a stroke. "I can't use my left leg or my left side," said the 75-year-old Elk Point, South Dakota, man, who was found lying on a gravel road by a farmer. More than a year later, Duhaime is residing in an assist

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2017-10-20 02:38:00

Facing The Cold Realities: Brokaw, Legvold Host Public Forum On United States Relationship With Russia

The Yankton native and University of South Dakota graduate has also interviewed Soviet leaders Mikhail Gorbachev and Vladimir Putin. But, Brokaw said Wednesday, the world is entering a new Cold War more dangerous than the era following World War II. Unlike the previous Cold War, Americans aren't uni

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2017-10-19 05:25:00

Petitions Filed For Voter Protection Amendment

That's what Doug Kronaizl from Vermillion and others associated with Represent South Dakota delivered to Secretary of State Shantel Krebs Wednesday. Should Krebs find enough valid signatures, South Dakota voters will decide at the polls in November 2018 if the South Dakota Voter Protection and Anti-

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2017-10-19 05:20:00

In The Moment ... Marcella van de Bovenkamp

Marcella van de Bovenkamp Lori Walsh In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 1 Marcella van de Bovenkamp is a Christian woman living in Israel, and devoted to building a relationship between Jews and Christians. She's in Sioux Falls to speak with various congregations about her faith journe

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-18 21:50:14

In The Moment ... Dakota Political Junkies

SDPB In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2 Dakota Political Junkies Denise Ross and Jonathan Ellis join us to unpack the week's top headlines in state politics. Today we talk about the Government Accountability Task Force, a lawsuit seeking more equitable care for transgender state empl

SDPB.ORG - 2017-10-18 21:42:20