Nat Love aka Deadwood Dick: Cowboy, Nature Lover, Man of Letters

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Nat Love, alias Deadwood Dick, roped wild mustangs, dodged buffalo stampedes, wrote florid prose in his pursuit of the American dream.

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Costume Designer Anna Mary Scott Robbins on the Emerging Styles of Downton Abbey Season 5

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Costume designer Anna Mary Scott Robbins explores the signature styles of the characters in Downton Abbey Season 5

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Leonard "Bud" Williams, Mitchell Pioneer of the Possible

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Leonard "Bud" Williams defied expectations of what was possible for an African-American man born in Mitchell.

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Jazz Nightly Features Music of Audra McDonald Tonight

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SDPB Radio’s Jazz Nightly features the music of six-time Tony Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald tonight, ahead of her performance next week at SDSU.

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South Dakota State Historical Society Lists Seven Properties on National Register

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The South Dakota State Historical Society has announced the addition of seven properties to the National Register of Historic Places. 

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Broadway Star Audra McDonald to Perform at SDSU

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Six-time Tony Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald will perform at the SDSU Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, February 23, as part of the Woodbine Productions concert series.

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Landmarks : The Hudson Scout Cabin

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The Hudson Boy Scout Cabin, built by local Boy Scouts in 1940, may look quaint, but it's a reminder of a hardy generation of Scouts with trials ahead.

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Using Rational Economics To Simplify The Search For Romance

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What can online matchmaking sites teach us about the marketplace? When an economist turned to the Internet to find a date, he found that searching for a life partner isn’t much different from other kinds of shopping. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

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Yankton-Born Cleveland Abbott Played a Pioneering Role in American Sport

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Born and raised in South Dakota, long time Tuskegee University Athletic Director Cleveland Abbott played a pioneering role in developing African-American and women's collegiate sport.

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Bacon Mushroom Mac and Cheese

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With so many people expressing their love for one another through decadent chocolate desserts this Valentine’s Day weekend, I decided I would express mine with something a little different: cheese.  This year I am breaking tradition and will be making a creamy and indulgent homemade mac and cheese recipe that includes a nice white cheddar cheese topped with bacon crumbles and sautéed mushrooms. 

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Landmarks : The 100th Year of Viborg's Lund Theater

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2015 marks the first century since the curtains first went up at Viborg's Lund Theater.

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One Act Play: Selfie Wall

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Student's from around the state gathered in front of the SDPB Selfie Wall throughout the 2015 One Act Play Festival at O'Gorman High School in Sioux Falls this past weekend. 

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The South Dakota One-Act Play Festival Took Place In Sioux Falls Over The Weekend

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The 59th annual One-Act Play Festival was held at O’Gorman High School in Sioux Falls over the weekend. This one-of-a-kind theater event hosted 45 schools from around the state. 

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For Harper Lee fans, great excitement for the book that came before ‘Mockingbird’

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After publishing her classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1960, Pulitzer Prize-winner Harper Lee has never published another one. Now, more than a half-century later, a book she wrote in the 1950s will see the light of day. Jeffrey Brown talks to filmmaker Mary Murphy and novelist Wally Lamb about the reclusive author and their reaction to the news.

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Dakota Life : The Arts

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Dakota Life focuses on South Dakota artists in February.

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