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Join Christine Manika each week as she interviews the newsmakers who are shaping Sioux Falls' local government, the entertainment scene, and the everyday people who are making a difference. Sunday Focus can be heard every Sunday morning at 9:00 AM on KXRB 1140 AM or 100.1 FM in Sioux Falls, or worldwide at kxrb.com."

Sunday Focus With Christine Manika Results-Townsquare Media Sioux Falls

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Join Christine Manika each week as she interviews the newsmakers who are shaping Sioux Falls' local government, the entertainment scene, and the everyday people who are making a difference. Sunday Focus can be heard every Sunday morning at 9:00 AM on KXRB 1140 AM or 100.1 FM in Sioux Falls, or worldwide at kxrb.com."

    Sean Covel

    Sean Covel

    "You might have heard of the movie 'Napoleon Dynamite.' But you might not have known that one of the film producers is from South Dakota. Sean Covel is a film producer and author living his dream. He is creating movies and writing the children's book series 'Porter the Hoarder.' Sean loves watching projects come to life. But more importantly, he loves South Dakota. Sean joins the show to talk about his South Dakota stories, how he got to Hollywood, and what projects he's working on. By the way, Sean's book series 'Porter the Hoarder' is available on Amazon."

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    Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken

    Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken

    "The City of Sioux Falls is a thriving, growing community. Around 7,000 people alone this year have moved to Sioux Falls. With growth comes some challenges, including infrastructure, housing, and crime rates. Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken joins the program to talk about life after the city elections, his goals for 2023, and goals throughout his second term. He also talks about the recent snowstorms throughout the City of Sioux Falls. The amount of snow seen in the city has not been seen in a number of years. In fact, Mayor TenHaken is already thinking of programs and tools to help navigate massive winter storms better. It will also help residents stay up to date about Snow Alerts in the City of Sioux Falls. Anyone who has questions for the mayor can easily reach out to him on his social media accounts or by emailing him."

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    Hope Haven & The Teddy Bear Den

    Hope Haven & The Teddy Bear Den

    "Hope Haven is one of the many non-profit organizations around the Sioux Empire. Brooke Kooima from Hope Haven sits in on the program to talk about the organization and how COVID-19 has affected them. For more information about Hope Haven and how to get involved, visit https://www.hopehaven.org/."

    "The Teddy Bear Den is one of the many organizations in the Sioux Empire that help so many moms and kids around the Sioux Empire. The Executive Director, Sandy Lown provides an update about the organization, the Celebrity Night Out on Saturday, January 21st, and upcoming plans for the group. Anyone who needs more information about the Teddy Bear Den or is in need of its services can visit teddybearden.org or call (605)-335-2730."

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    Sioux Falls Regional Airport

    Sioux Falls Regional Airport

    "The airport industry has bounced back since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thankfully, things are starting to look up at Sioux Falls Regional Airport. But not as quickly as some would hope. Dan Letellier joins the show to talk about changes during the pandemic, inflation, with what's to come for the airport and holiday travel."

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    Results/TSM Toy Drive with Children's Shelter (formerly Children's Inn)

    Results/TSM Toy Drive with Children's Shelter (formerly Children's Inn)

    "It's the season of giving throughout the Sioux Empire. Results-Townsquare Media is once again proud to partner with the Children’s Home Shelter for Family Safety (formerly known as Children's Inn) for the Toy Drive & Gift Wrapping Booth. From now until December 24th (Christmas Eve), you can donate a toy and have volunteers wrap your own gifts with a donation to the Children's Home Shelter. Staci Kropuenske joins the show to talk about the new location and the Toy Drive. This shelter is open 24/7 and is here to serve you. More information about the Children’s Home Shelter for Family Safety can be found at chssd.org. You can find more information about the Results-Townsquare Media Toy Drive & Gift Wrapping Booth on all Results-TSM websites."

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    SD CEO Women's Business Center

    SD CEO Women's Business Center

    If you're interested in starting a new business or a woman in business looking for professional growth, there's a Sioux Empire organization for you. The SD CEO Women's Business Center is a fairly new organization in Sioux Falls. They thrive on serving businesses and empowering women entrepreneurs. You don't have to be a woman for these services. SD CEO Women's Business Center welcomes everyone! Sadie Swier of the SD CEO Women's Business Center joins the program to talk about what they have to offer the community. Plus, we'll look back at Sadie's career at DTSF and what skills she's bringing to this new career endeavor."

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