Statehouse Extra: A Storied Floor

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According to South Dakota legend, 66 Italian artists were hired to lay terrazzo tile flooring throughout the state capitol building and were allowed to leave a "signature" blue tile as their personal mark on the floor. To date, only 53 have been found.

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Where Do We Go From Here? February

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This month's topic is Direct Democracy: Initiative and Referendum in South Dakota.

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Landmarks: The Miller Bulls

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A Pair of Bulls — a Hereford and an Angus — Stand as a Tribute to Miller's Ranching Heritage

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Wayne Porter Has Built His Giant Horse. Time to Take it for a Ride.

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Out of his head. Onto the highway.

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Savor Dakota Salad Days

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SDPB's next episode of Savor Dakota explores the salad cuisine of our great state.

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A Payoff in Smiles

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Fernando Bettelyoun and Richard Peters are high schoolers in the Black Hills who share their love of dance in order to see the smiles in others.

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SDPB Interns Showcase South Dakota

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SDPB Marketing interns go the extra mile and get their work featured on SDPB's Facebook page.

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SD Vietnam Stories: The Tet Offensive

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On this, the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive, we listen to Clark Mola's story of that time.

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Postcard from the Prairie: Horticultural Time

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SDPB correspondent Eliza Blue muses on the patience to endure the slow down that is winter in South Dakota.

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25th Anniversary of Big Band Spotlight with Karl Gerhke

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SDPB's Karl Gerhke is the host of Jazz Nightly. But he's also been bringing you the swinging sounds of the Big Band Era every week on Big Band Spotlight for 25 years. Lori Walsh sat down with him to discuss the history of the show.

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Reading of the Names: A Perspective

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SDPB's Fritz Miller shares his experience at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Dakota Horse Craft Jan 26-March 1 at the Black Hills Bureau

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SDPB's Black Hills Bureau will be presenting "Dakota Horse Craft", an exhibit celebrating the craftsmanship and heritage of South Dakota ranch and rodeo culture — featuring classic and contemporary works.

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SDPB Debuts "Where Do We Go From Here?" Series at Black Hills Bureau

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The first in a series of monthly get-togethers to share thoughts on big questions of local and national concern will debut on Wednesday, January 24 at the Black Hills Bureau in downtown Rapid City.

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Images of the Past: Settlement Stories

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SDPB's newest Images of the Past documentary looks at the stories of settlers from very different background, who settled on opposite sides of the state. The episode premieres Monday, January 15 at 8pmCT/7pmMT.

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SDPB Staff Member Takes First in State Poetry Contest

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SDPB's own Katy Beem was recently honored by the South Dakota State Poetry Society for her poem "Fortress Instructions".

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