Kim Bartling claims she is, “just a good ole’ girl” from South Dakota. As much as that is true, she has also traveled the world gathering education, experience and stories.
Gandhi’s,“Be the change you want to see in the world” is her inspirational mantra. In the last 10 years that includes identifying and enrolling street children for school in Belize, Central America and serving the homeless from New York City to Sioux Falls.
Kim has been a theatre and film professor for more than 30 years and has directed 110 theatre productions. As an entrepreneur, Kim is a professional motivational speaker, directs children’s theatre camps, and owns and directs Ephemeral Productions.
Kim is an outdoor enthusiast, sports fan and is an avid writer. She loves exploring South Dakota campsites in her refurbished 1967 camper!
A Nebraska native, Mike Henriksen has been a broadcaster and public speaker in South Dakota for nearly 40 years.
He co-hosts a daily radio interview show with Mark Ovenden of KDLT that airs on 11 radio stations, and hosts a weekly interview show that airs on 17 stations. He has also served as a play by play announcer on South Dakota Public Broadcasting state tournament coverage for 18 years.
Mike recently published a book titled "First Person: Legendary South Dakota Sports Stories".
Joining Kim and Mike to share stories and music...
Emily Firman Pieper