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Dakota Life features interesting South Dakota people, places, and things. New episodes of Dakota Life premier on the first Thursday of every month at 8:00 pm Central Time, 7:00 pm Mountain, from September through June. Watch live online here.

RECENT DAKOTA LIFE EPISODES

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Country Schools: Past & Present

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Hear the story behind the stories as author and illustrator Betsey DeLoache tells us about her book: Country Schools: Past & Present.

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All Things Celtic

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St. Patrick's Day has passed, but you can still find all things Celtic on the next episode of Dakota Life.

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A Lost Monument and the Pierre Origins of the Geographical Center Saga

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

Is the geographical center of North America at Rugby, Robinson, or Center, North Dakota? Or across the state line in Pierre?

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Paradise Lost Built from Chalk: The Story of the Rising Hail Colony

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Ruins hewn from Missouri River bank chalk rock are all that remains of a New Deal experiment in communal agriculture on the Yankton Sioux Reservation.

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Ghost Towns

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Have you ever heard of the towns Okobojo, Miscol or FireSteel? They were once prospering communities in South Dakota, but are now considered Ghost Towns. SDPB's Stephanie Rissler grabbed a map and set out in search of these forgotten towns. Watch the story February 2nd at 8PM on SDPB1. Share your thoughts or memories of old South Dakota towns by following the email Dakota Life link.

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MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the topics featured in April's episode of Dakota Life, here are the links:

Turner Community Center

Gem Theatre

Strand Theatre

Country Schools: Past & Present

NESD Celtic Faire & Games

Beneficial Bales

Sioux Falls Polo Club

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Dakota Life Host Larry Rohrer

Dakota Life Host Larry Rohrer

"As a lifelong South Dakotan, I learn something new and amazing about my state with each new episode. Dakota Life tells stories about what defines us and what we are proud of ... and what will define us and what we will be proud of in the future."