Staycation USA

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Take a road trip through the U.S. and visit 10 Streets, 10 Monuments, and 10 Modern Marvels that transformed America.

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Learning the Ropes at South Dakota's Special Rodeo

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The Special Rodeo, held in conjunction with the SD High School Rodeo Finals, is in its 3rd year this year.

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Neutrino Day X

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Live coverage from Lead, home of the U.S.'s largest particle physics experiment.

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Celebrate. Remember.

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Vermillion commemorates its healthcare legacy through community art.

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A WWI Conversation with USD's Kurt Hackemer

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This week In the Moment is helping South Dakota help you get ready for this compelling look at the role of South Dakotans in the Great War with a series of conversations. Today we welcomed Kurt Hackemer, with the Department of History at the University of South Dakota.

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WWI Takes Center Stage on SDPB

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In conjunction of the premiere of our new Images of the Past documentary "From the Great Plains to the Great War", our In the Moment radio show will be having daily conversations on all facets of South Dakota in WWI.

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Rube Goldberg Day at Riggs High School in Pierre

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Each year freshman at Riggs High School in Pierre participate in Rube Goldberg Day. It's a science fair to demonstrate knowledge gained during Physical Science class.

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Keepers of the Canton Indian Asylum Share History

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The Hiawatha Indian Insane Asylum housed nearly 400 Native inmates from across the U.S. during its 30 years of operation. It was a keystone of federal Indian policy in the early 1900s. However, more than half of the residents died of curable diseases and it was shuttered in 1933.

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Fiddles and Friends 2018

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SDPB is proud to once more be hosting our Fiddles and Friends event in both East and West River locations!

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Crop Duster Michael Gunvordahl Talks of his Flying Tigers Pilot Uncle

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We recently aired an interview with Sam Kleiner, author of The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots who Waged a Secret War Against Japan. A listener from Burke reached out to us after the segment to let us know that his uncle flew with the Flying Tigers and that he had some interesting stories to share.

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You Know the Tune. How was it made?

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Over a decade ago, SDPB asked MediaOne to create a signature piece of music for our station identification. 15 years later and it has become one of the most recognizable sounds in South Dakota. Learn the story behind its creation.

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Outdoors: Paddling the Cheyenne River through the Wild Horse Sanctuary

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In the Black Hills, Spring rains can open new avenues of exploration.

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SDPB Staff: Promoted & New

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SDPB would like to extend a congratulations to all of the promoted and new staff.

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Absolutely Fabulous Frogs

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On Nature "Fabulous Frogs," airing this month on SDPB1, you’ll learn from delightfully perspicacious David Attenborough about some of the over 5,000 species of frogs and toads inhabiting Earth. This story covers our own crown prince of frogs, Jake Kerby, an associate professor of biology at USD.

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Ohiyesa: The Soul of an Indian

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A Dakota father and daughter present a moving new documentary about their relative, Charles Eastman (Ohiyesa).

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