SDPB Receives Midwest Emmys®

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SDPB is pleased to announce it has received two regional Emmys® at the 19th Annual Upper Midwest Emmy® Gala, held Oct. 6, in Bloomington, MN.

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LET'S GO LUNA! SDPB Kids Premieres New Kids Program

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Research shows that young children have limited exposure to social studies concepts in school. To help address this gap, LET’S GO LUNA! will encourage kids ages 4-7 to explore and appreciate cultures worldwide, and build global citizenship and social skills.

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Leaving a Legacy: SDPB Member Profile

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Twenty-one years ago, Erwin and Joan retired to Rapid City, where they regularly tune in to SDPB TV and Radio. “Public broadcasting just does such a wealth of good,” says Erwin. “There’s no other place on the radio that you can get that kind of news in-depth. I also like the jazz music.”

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Friends of SDPB has joined with over 300 other nonprofits in the state participating in the South Dakota Day of Giving. South Dakota’s first-ever state-wide giving day kicks off at midnight on Giving Tuesday, November 27, and continues until 11:59pm that night.

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Before it Gets Better: Mental Health in South Dakota

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Dr. Stephen Manlove has practiced psychiatry in South Dakota since 1987. Manlove is frank in his views about the state of mental health care in South Dakota and equally candid about what he sees as the political difficulties that hamstring solutions.

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Getting Squirrely in South Dakota

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Whether you delight in their antics or find them pesky pests, the adaptability and work ethic of squirrels is inarguable. In November, SDPB premieres NATURE: A Squirrel’s Guide to Success, a paean to squirrels’ abilities.

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SDPB Opens the Sioux Falls Studios

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PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger returned to South Dakota to help with the official opening.

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Give My Regards to Broadway

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SDPB features Broadway performances in November.

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On the Trail of Spirits

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South Dakota's Sica Hollow State Park has a reputation for being haunted. The stories and legends pre-date white settlement in the area but plenty of people have seen and heard things recently as well.

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Dakota Life: All Is Fair

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November's episode of Dakota Life celebrates the fair and powwow season that occurs each late-summer in South Dakota.

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Harper Lee's classic tale "To Kill A Mockingbird" is top choice

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Vanished South Dakota: Catching Up on Alsen, Tinton and Terry

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Our travels across South Dakota have taken us to more than 50 "vanished" towns. Stephanie Rissler sat down with Lori Walsh to talk about a few highlights of her recent trips.

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Jazz Nightly LIVE from Rapid City

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Jazz Nightly with Karl Gehrke will be LIVE from our Rapid City Studios with WJazz.

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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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