Outdoors: Off-Trail in Custer State Park's Hay Flats

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One of many hidden places in the park.

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Vanished South Dakota: Rise and Fall of the Railways

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Many of South Dakota's towns came into existence, and subsequently disappeared, in conjunction with the spread of rail lines across the state.

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SDPB Music: Eric Holm's Singles Debut on SDPB

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Singer/Songwriter/Music Educator Eric Holm stopped by the SDPB Studios to share his new music with us and while he was at it, he allowed us to be the first to launch his new singles "Tomato Christmas" and "Dolly and Jesus" on our website. Have a listen!

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New Faulkton Mural Brings History to Life

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Jonathan Imafidor and Dotun Popoola's recently completed Faulkton mural tells the story of the last wild buffalo hunt in the area.

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#SDGreatRead: Karen Miller

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Karen Miller of Rapid City, SD shares with us her favorite book, Giants in the Earth.

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Where Do We Go from Here?

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The August discussion features recent High School Graduates who will share their vision of a future in the Black Hills or why they will seek a career elsewhere.

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Didn’t Have Time for a Vacation this Summer? The Library of Congress Offers Advice on How to Get Away with a Good Book through “THE GREAT AMERICAN READ.”

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#SDGreatRead: Paula Gordon

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The Great American Read is a summer-long project that will delve into the 100 books that have shaped America. SDPB is asking South Dakotans from across the state to sit down and share their favorite books with us. Paula Gordon shares here.

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So You Think You Know Your SoDak Trivia?

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As we travel across South Dakota for our upcoming Vanished South Dakota documentary, we are learning many fun and interesting facts along the way. See if you know some of the more obscure trivia from these lost towns!

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Mato Wayuhi: New single "Stone Cold Lover" from Part-Time Indian

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Mato Wayuhi, named by NPR as a Tiny Desk Concert 2018 Favorite, is dropping an album and offered SDPB the first single, “Stone Cold Lover.”

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#SDGreatRead: Katherine Eberline

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The Great American Read is a summer-long project that will delve into the 100 books that have shaped America. SDPB is asking South Dakotans from across the state to sit down and share their favorite books with us. Katherine Eberline shares here.

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20 Years of Wait Wait

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Tune in to SDPB Radio as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the beloved weekly hour-long quiz program Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me! with a series of major live shows in 2018.

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Get Schooled

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In the year she’s been covering education stories for SDPB, reporter Jackie Hendry has quickly learned how education issues permeate other topics. Hendry’s education stories have her traveling throughout the state to showcase South Dakota’s students.

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Speaking with Myron Pourier

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At least once a week, Myron Pourier (Oglala Lakota) hikes the 7,242-foot-high granite mountain that, since August 2016, has born his great-great grandfather’s name - Black Elk Peak or Heȟáka Sápa. “I go up there and I pray, usually with my son or by myself,” says Pourier from his home in Porcupine.

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SDPB: South Dakota's Classroom - Helping All Students Succeed

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His bubbling cauldrons of dry ice, unpoppable balloons and hair-raising static enthrall crowds from the Outdoor Campus in Sioux Falls to the Lakota Nations Invitational in Rapid City. “Whattya’ll think? One more?” Rokusek pretends to ask rabbles of open-mouthed kids swarming his knees - knowing the kiddos will only roar for more: more perilous plates, more toilet paper, more science.

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