65th Annual South Dakota High School All-State Band Concert

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The 65th All-State Band Concert will take place at the Lorang Theater of O’Gorman High School on Saturday March 28, 2015 in Sioux Falls.

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Landmarks: The Citizens State Bank of Henry

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Built in 1905, the the Citizens State Bank of Henry, now the Henry Post Office, is the last of the historic brick buildings built during the early days of Henry’s developing Main Street.

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Winner Announced in SDPB's Giveaway of Guitar Autographed by Joe Bonamassa

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Congratulations to Dr. Casey Black, winner of the SDPB online giveaway of an Epiphone guitar autographed by Blues guitar great Joe Bonamassa.  

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Landmarks: Ken Bell's Conversation Pieces on US HWY 212

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Just west of Clark on US HWY 212, Ken Bell’s work in progress is a sure conversation starter, even if you're only talking to yourself.

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2015 State Visual Arts Competition

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The inaugural SDHSAA State Visual Arts competition was held over the weekend on March 19-21 at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

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Eagle Watching at Lake Andes

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The Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge is a migratory stop for many bald eagles.

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Justin Hayward: Spirits… Live

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The legendary lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for The Moody Blues performs classic hits and songs from his latest solo album SPIRITS OF THE WESTERN SKY.

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Landmarks: Historic Lake Andes

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Three Lake Andes' landmarks within a few blocks of each other — the Engel Hotel, Lake Andes Carnegie Library and Charles Mix County Courthouse — are reminders of the former railroad town’s heyday, all built within the years 1910-1916.

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2015 Debate & IE Event Selfies

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Here is a photo gallery from this weekends state debate event.

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2015 State Debate & IE Tournament

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The 2015 Debate and Individual Events Tournament took place in Harrisburg over the weekend. Aberdeen Central took home the class AA state title, their fourth in a row, while Lennox won the class A state championship. 

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The South Dakota High School Debate & IE Tournament Will Take Place in Harrisburg Over the Weekend

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South Dakota's top high school speech and debate competitors are busy preparing for the season concluding SDHSAA Annual State Debate & Individual Events Tournament.  The 2015 State Debate & Individual Events Tournament will be held at Harrisburg High School on Friday & Saturday March 6-7. 

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How America polled on civil rights 50 years ago today

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When civil rights activists led a bloody protest march in Selma, Alabama on March 7, 1965 that is credited with helping to assure passage of the Voting Rights Act that year, civil rights was a top issue for the American public, but opinions about it were very mixed.

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Exclusive First Read: Erik Larson's 'Dead Wake'

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Erik Larson presents a 100th-anniversary chronicle of the sinking of the Lusitania that discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as President Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat and architect Theodate Pope Riddle

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Soundstage: The 1974 Chicago Blues Summit

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A classic tribute concert for blues legend Muddy Waters featuring Willie Dixon, Koko Taylor, Junior Wells, Pinetop Perkins and many more.

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Great Performances — Bryan Adams in Concert

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The Canadian born singer-songwriter performs his hits, in a concert from Toronto's Elgin Theater 

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