ITMO: An Inconvenient Truth: The History Behind Sioux San Lands And West Rapid City

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Karen Mortimer, Kibbe Conti, and Heather Dawn Thompson joined In the Moment for a conversation about forced assimilation, the legacy of land transfers, and how knowing our collective history can change the conversation around race today.

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Deadwood Pioneer: A Face From the Past Premieres on May 22

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A compelling new local documentary reveals the history of a young pioneer and puts a face on Deadwood's hard-scrabble beginnings.

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Vermillion Gets a PBS Nod

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A recent episode of the PBS show Call the Midwife gave the shout-out to South Dakota.

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2017 NPR Tiny Desk Concert: CJ Weeks

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CJ Weeks is a folk artist that creates music about real struggles and challenges that he has had to overcome in his life.

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2017 NPR Tiny Desk Concert: Heath Johnson

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Heath Johnson is an country songwriter from Spearfish, SD. He plays guitar and strives for a genuine acoustic sound.

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What I learned from McDonald's "Pollock to Pollock" ads.

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Reflections on a Lenten Filet-O-Fish ad partially shot in Pollock, South Dakota.

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2017 State Show Choir Full Results

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Mitchell took home the top prize in Class AA, for the second year in a row, while Vermillion captured their first state show choir championship in Class A.

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The Hosmer Phone Booth

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A local telephone man preserved a piece of communications history for Hosmer.

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The Great War: Ralph John of McIntosh, SD

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In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I on April 6, 1917, The Great War, a six-hour documentary presented over three nights, explores how World War I changed America and the world. Featured in this documentary is Private Ralph John of McIntosh, South Dakota.

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Can South Dakota Crowd-Solve an Art Mystery?

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A pitch for audience participation in answering the question: Who is Fred Hill?

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2017 State Show Choir Award Photos

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The 2017 State Show Choir competition took place on Saturday April 8 from the Johnson Fine Arts Center in Aberdeen, SD.

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The Border Monuments

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The South Dakota-North Dakota border is the only state line in the nation "marked by conspicuous monuments of the most durable material."

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2017 NPR Tiny Desk Concert: Shorthand Charlie

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2017 NPR Tiny Desk Concert entry Shorthand Charlie has his own distinct guitar style and vocals. If you're lucky you just might see this South Dakota native play on his homemade “stomp stage”!

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2017 NPR Tiny Desk Concert: Billy Lurken

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Currently based out of Mitchell, Billy Lurken has been preforming not only around South Dakota, but has also made stops in Fargo, Nashville, and Glasgow.

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The Other Wilder: Rose Wilder Lane

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How a controversial daughter helped lay the foundation for Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House epic.

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