South Dakota Focus program page Join host Stephanie Rissler for in-depth talk about the issues and events on South Dakotans' minds. Thursdays at 8pm  Central Time, 7pm Mountain. Please check the SDPB TV Schedules page for more information and updates.

Join the conversation on-air or leave a comment by calling 1-800-456-0766 (1.877.talk.ptv). Send us an email during the live broadcast or anytime at SDFocus@sdpb.org

Watch live online here.

Watch South Dakota Focus episodes aired after May 2012 online for free on  SDPB's PBS video portal page.

To watch programs recorded and aired before June of 2012, please refer to the list of programs and segments below.

 

South Dakota Focus program archive, Sept. 2002 - May 2012

05/31/2012 - South Dakota Focus: Veterans and College
05/24/2012 - South Dakota Focus: Democratic Congressional Candidates
05/17/2012 - South Dakota Focus: Eduation Reform Part II
05/10/2012 - South Dakota Focus: Reforming Education in South Dakota
04/26/2012 - South Dakota Focus: Teach For America
04/19/2012 - South Dakota Focus: Mountain Pine Beetle Update
04/12/2012 - South Dakota Focus: International Trade
03/29/2012 - South Dakota Focus: 2012 Legislative Session in Review
01/12/2012 - South Dakota Focus: Legislative Leadership 2012
12/29/2011 - South Dakota Focus: Year in Review
12/22/2011 - Legislative Preview Program
12/15/2011 - Teen Drug Trends
11/17/2011 - South Dakota Focus: Medicare Openenrollment 2011
10/27/2011 - South Dakota Focus: Mountain Pine Beetle
10/27/2011 - South Dakota Focus: Mountain Pine Beetle FULL REP. KRISTI NOEM INTERVIEW
10/20/2011 - South Dakota's Aging population and aging gracefully
10/13/2011 - South Dakota Focus: Native American Youth Challenges
09/29/2011 - South Dakota Focus: Update on state Budget Cuts.
09/22/2011 - SDF 1703 Cuts to Education
09/15/2011 - SDF 1702 Legislative Redistricting
09/08/2011 - South Dakota Focus Missouri River Flooding Update
05/26/2011 - South Dakota Focus: Missouri River Flooding
05/19/2011 - South Dakota Focus: Agriculture
05/12/2011 - South Dakota Focus: State of our Roads
04/28/2011 - South Dakota Focus: Tribal Relations
04/21/2011 - South Dakota Focus: 2011 Tourism Forecast
04/14/2011 - South Dakota Focus: 2011 Spring Flooding
03/31/2011 - South Dakota Focus: 2011 Legislative Review Program WATCH VIDEO HERE
01/13/2011 - A Conversation with Governor Dennis Daugaard
12/23/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Credit Counseling
12/16/2010 - South Dakota Focus: 2011 Legislative Preview
12/09/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Governor Mikes Rounds says Goodbye
11/18/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Medicare Enrollment
09/23/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Animal Well Being
09/09/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Energy and Climate Change
05/27/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Republican U.S. House primary candidates
05/20/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Republican Gubernatorial Candidates
05/13/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Crime on our Reservations
04/29/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Caring for our Elderly
04/22/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Agriculture in SD
04/15/2010 - South Dakota Focus: New Healthcare System
04/08/2010 - Legislative Review
03/25/2010 - South Dakota Focus Special: Spring Floods of 2010
02/25/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Soldiers and Suicide
02/18/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Beyond the Game documentary
02/18/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Native Americans and Athletics
02/11/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Cyberbullying
01/28/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Behavior Managment
01/21/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Sportsmanship
01/14/2010 - South Dakota Focus: Legislative Leadership
12/17/2009 - South Dakota Focus: Legislative Preview
12/10/2009 - Governor's 2010 Initiative Update
11/19/2009 - Embracing our Culture
10/29/2009 - South Dakota Focus Future of the Family Farm
10/22/2009 - South Dakota Focus Stimulus Update Program
10/16/2009 - Disability Awareness
10/15/2009 - South Dakota Focus: Disability Awareness Dallas' Story
09/24/2009 - Stuck in the Middle: The Sandwich Generation
09/17/2009 - South Dakota Focus: The History of our Health Care Industry
09/10/2009 - Healthcare reform
05/28/2009 - International Trade
05/21/2009 - Future of Higher Education
05/14/2009 - Indian Education
04/30/2009 - Wind Energy
04/16/2009 - South Dakota Focus: School Yard Bully
04/09/2009 - South Dakota Focus: Legislative Review
01/22/2009 - Sanford Underground Lab
01/15/2009 - South Dakota Focus: Leadership Program
12/18/2008 - South Dakota Focus: Year in Review
12/11/2008 - Legislative Preview
12/09/2008 - Economic Update show
11/20/2008 - Medicare / Medicaid UPDATE
10/30/2008 - Election 2008 Ballot Questions
10/23/2008 - State of Education in SD: Where We Stand
10/14/2008 - South Dakota Focus: Joel Dykstra
09/25/2008 - American Indian Criminal Justice Study
09/25/2008 - South Dakota Focus: American Indian Criminal Justice Study
06/26/2008 - SD Tourism
06/19/2008 - State of the Economy
06/12/2008 - Homestake Lab
05/29/2008 - DTV
05/22/2008 - U.S. Sen. Republican Primary candidates
05/15/2008 - Philanthropy
04/24/2008 - Hyperion
04/17/2008 - Alternative Energy
04/10/2008 - Open Government
03/27/2008 - Eminent Domain
03/20/2008 - 2008 Legislative Review
01/10/2008 - 83rd Legislative Session kicks off
12/27/2007 - Biggest Stories of 2007
12/20/2007 - Legislative Preview
12/13/2007 - Tribal Relations
11/26/2007 - Energy Efficiency
11/15/2007 - Diabetes
10/25/2007 - Medicare Part D/ SHIINE
10/25/2007 - SOUTH DAKOTA FOCUS- Medicare part D
10/18/2007 - Freedom to Work Project
09/20/2007 - Economic Development
09/13/2007 - WWII Veterans
05/31/2007 - Teen Suicide
05/24/2007 - Open Government
05/17/2007 - Alternative Energy
05/10/2007 - Dr. William (Doc) Farber
04/26/2007 - SD Focus
04/12/2007 - Meth: A Growing Epidemic Part II
04/05/2007 - Meth: A Growing Epidemic Part I
03/29/2007 - Legislative Review
01/11/2007 - Interview with Governor Rounds
12/28/2006 - Year in Review
12/21/2006 - Legislative Preview
12/14/2006 - Medicare
11/30/2006 - Credit
11/17/2006 - Childhood Obesity in SD
10/26/2006 - Ballot issues.
09/28/2006 - Funding K12 Education
09/21/2006 - Drought
09/14/2006 - Soldiers and Veterans
06/29/2006 - South Dakota Vietnam War Memorial
06/16/2006 - Diabetes
06/08/2006 - Water Rights
05/25/2006 - Perils Of Meth
05/18/2006 - Democratic Candidates for Governor
05/11/2006 - Ballot Initiatives
04/27/2006 - Black Hills Forest Usage
04/20/2006 - Discrimination on South Dakota Schools
04/18/2006 - Medicare Part D
03/30/2006 - 2006 Legislative Review
01/12/2006 - Legislative Leadership
12/29/2005 - 2005 News In Review
12/22/2005 - Legislative Preview
12/15/2005 - 2010 Initiative Update
11/28/2005 - Documentary Illuminates the Rise and Fall of an Ancient Sport
11/17/2005 - Lakolkiciyapi Program
10/27/2005 - Sen. George McGovern
10/20/2005 - Sexual Predators
10/13/2005 - Meth Crisis
09/22/2005 - Medicare / Medicaid
09/15/2005 - SD Education and No Child Left Behind
09/08/2005 - Identity Theft
06/02/2005 - Mt Rushmore
05/26/2005 - Medicare
05/19/2005 - What Is Next For Ellsworth Air Base?
05/12/2005 - Missouri River
04/28/2005 - Vietnam War: 30 years Later
04/21/2005 - Suicide Prevention
04/14/2005 - Tribal Relations
03/24/2005 - 2005 Legislative Review
01/13/2005 - Legislative Preview
01/06/2005 - South Dakota Focus: Understanding Medicare
12/16/2004 - South Dakota Year in Review
12/01/2004 - World Aids Day
11/18/2004 - 2010 Initiative: Economic Growth On Native American Reservations
11/04/2004 - Landowner Issues
10/28/2004 - Food Tax
10/07/2004 - Teen Mental Health
09/23/2004 - Father Involvement
09/09/2004 - The Korean War: A Look Back
05/27/2004 - 2010 Initiative Goal 2
05/13/2004 - A Salute to our Soldiers
04/29/2004 - Same Sex Marriages / Civil Unions
04/22/2004 - Teen Behavior
04/08/2004 - Legislative Review
03/25/2004 - Multi-Culturalism
01/15/2004 - Legislative Preview
01/08/2004 - Gov. Mike Round's 2010 Initiative
12/18/2003 - Higher Education
12/16/2003 - Congressman Janklow's four guilty verdicts and his resignation
12/11/2003 - “The Economic Future”
11/20/2003 - Juvenile Corrections & Aftercare
11/13/2003 - American Indian Health, Troubled Youth
10/30/2003 - Tourism
10/16/2003 - Homestake National Underground Laboratory
10/09/2003 - Science and Agriculture
09/18/2003 - Home School and High School Activities
05/22/2003 - Prescription Drug Costs
05/08/2003 - The Future of Farming in South Dakota
04/24/2003 - Missouri River Management
04/23/2003 - South Dakota: Homeland Security
04/10/2003 - No Child Left Behind Act
03/27/2003 - Annual Legislative Wrap-up
01/16/2003 - Meet our New Governor
12/19/2002 - Annual Legislative Preview Show
11/14/2002 - Child Abuse and Neglect
11/07/2002 - Racial Profiling
10/23/2002 - South Dakota United States House of Representatives Debate
10/17/2002 - South Dakota Attorney General Debate
10/16/2002 - South Dakota Gubernatorial Debate
10/16/2002 - South Dakota Gubernatorial Debate
09/26/2002 - Election Preview: Media Roundtable
09/19/2002 - Forest Fire Concerns in the Black Hills
09/12/2002 - Drought