Chicken Math Adds Up

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"Chicken Math" is the term jokingly used by chicken keepers to describe the seemingly miraculous process by which one chicken turns into two chickens turns into twenty chickens. Fruit of the Coop is a South Dakota business that is finding ways to make chicken math pay off.

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To Say Their Names

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MMIW He Sapa advocates for missing and murdered indigenous people.

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BHSU and NSU Satellite Studios

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With the generosity of SDPB supporters, satellite studios offer clearer sound and updated technology to enable interviews with community members, faculty, staff and students from the campus of Black Hills State University in Spearfish and Northern State University in Aberdeen.

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Chasing the Moon All the Way Home

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Our summer programming includes stories from South Dakota's connections to the Space Race.

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Vanished South Dakota: Trojan

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At one time Trojan was a leading mining town in the Black Hills, ranking in size and importance to Lead and Deadwood.

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SDPB Profile: Reporter Victoria Wicks

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SDPB reporter Victoria Wicks exemplifies the trademarks of public radio journalism: tight and well-researched, while still evoking a sense of place.

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Signs of Spring in April's Dakota Life

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We visit the Yankton Seed Library, a small farmer-focused local egg business and learn about permaculture and holistic land management on Pine Ridge in the April edition of Dakota Life.

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Rubber Boots and Mr. Rogers

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A historic week of weather created toil and heartache across South Dakota and our neighboring states. But a pair of rubber boots reminded this SDPB staffer the importance of looking for the "helpers" that make tragedy more bearable.

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SDPB Archives: 2011 Missouri River Flood

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The 2011 flood on the Missouri River was among the most devastating weather events to occur in South Dakota. SDPB produced this special documentary chronicling the disaster.

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Statehouse Extra: Meet the Greenfields

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Senator Brock Greenfield and Representative Lana Greenfield are the mother and son legislative duo that serve District 2 in the northern part of South Dakota. However Senator Brock Greenfield began his political career long before his mother.

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South Dakota Blizzards of 1949 and 1966

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Blizzards are a fact of life in South Dakota. But some storms become etched in memories as is the case with storms in 1949 and 1966.

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The Black Hills Best Kept Winter Secret

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Snowshoeing (or Skiing) the Beaver Creek Trail System.

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Masterpiece on SDPB: Mrs. Wilson

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Ruth Wilson stars as her own grandmother Alison in the true story of a woman’s search for her husband’s real identity on Masterpiece: Mrs. Wilson.

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Women, War & Peace

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The new series demonstrates how some of the biggest international stories of recent memory are shaped by women. An all-female cast of directors present four never-before-told stories about the women who risked their lives for peace, changing history in the process.

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Great Performances: Julius Caesar

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Set in a women’s prison, Great Performances Julius Caesar offers a powerful dramatization of the catastrophic consequences of a political leader’s extension of power beyond constitutional confines through an all-female lens.

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