Bear Butte: Winter Earth and Sky

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An early October snowfall on Bear Butte near Sturgis, South Dakota, rendered the landscape in shades of gray.

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Pine Ridge Arts Incubator Featured on PBS NewsHour

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PBS NewsHour recently featured the Rolling Rez Arts bus, which connects home-based artisans with resources on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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Outdoors: Stank Call — Transforming Your Yard into a Refuge for Skunks

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How to conquer your fear of the fearless and become a skunk's best friend.

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Catching Up with Stephanie Rissler's Vanished South Dakota Production

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SDPB's Stephanie Rissler has been on the road in search of vanished towns in South Dakota, along with the history behind them. This series is called Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday. She joined our In the Moment radio program on Wednesday, October 10 today from our studio in Vermilion to help us catch up with where she has been.

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PBS President to Open SDPB Sioux Falls Studios

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This month, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger returns to South Dakota to help with the official opening and ribbon-cutting for the SDPB Sioux Falls Studios.

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Landmarks: A Fish Story That Almost Got Away from Spearfish

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A unique sculpture from the New Deal era.

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Landmarks: What are Those Mysterious Ruins off the I-90 West of Oacoma?

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Frequent travelers across the Mighty Mo may wonder.

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SD Symphony Young Composers Concert

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During an event in our Black Hills Studios, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra debuted works created at a Music Composition Academy.

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Outdoors: Discovering the Solitude of the Bearlodge

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A place to escape the Rapid pace of the Black Hills city life.

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Vanished South Dakota: Watch the Official Preview

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Take a sneak peek at one of SDPB's biggest upcoming projects, our new documentary Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday

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Lakota Star Knowledge: Fallen Stars and Devil's Tower

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Craig Howe is the Director of the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies. The story of a Lakota hero begins with a pregnant woman who had fallen to Earth from the star.

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Dakota Life: Black Elk Speaks

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Myron Pourier, great-grandson of Nicholas Black Elk, talks about the legacy of "Black Elk Speaks"

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Savor Dakota

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Digital shorts celebrate South Dakota cuisine.

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The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science

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South Dakota's Karl Schenk is featured in Ken Burns-produced documentary about "The Miracle in the Cornfield."

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This Place, These Words: South Dakota Books

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In celebration of the enduring power of books and our devotion to South Dakota’s stories, this month’s Dakota Life provides intimate portraits of three of our state’s distinct literary heritages.

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