20 Years of Wait Wait

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Tune in to SDPB Radio as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the beloved weekly hour-long quiz program Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me! with a series of major live shows in 2018.

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Get Schooled

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In the year she’s been covering education stories for SDPB, reporter Jackie Hendry has quickly learned how education issues permeate other topics. Hendry’s education stories have her traveling throughout the state to showcase South Dakota’s students.

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Speaking with Myron Pourier

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At least once a week, Myron Pourier (Oglala Lakota) hikes the 7,242-foot-high granite mountain that, since August 2016, has born his great-great grandfather’s name - Black Elk Peak or Heȟáka Sápa. “I go up there and I pray, usually with my son or by myself,” says Pourier from his home in Porcupine.

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SDPB: South Dakota's Classroom - Helping All Students Succeed

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His bubbling cauldrons of dry ice, unpoppable balloons and hair-raising static enthrall crowds from the Outdoor Campus in Sioux Falls to the Lakota Nations Invitational in Rapid City. “Whattya’ll think? One more?” Rokusek pretends to ask rabbles of open-mouthed kids swarming his knees - knowing the kiddos will only roar for more: more perilous plates, more toilet paper, more science.

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#SDGreatRead: John Fishback

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The Great American Read is a summer-long project that will delve into the 100 books that have shaped America. SDPB is asking South Dakotans from across the state to sit down and share their favorite books with us. John Fishback shares here.

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#SDGreatRead: Joel Price

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The Great American Read is a summer-long project that will delve into the 100 books that have shaped America. SDPB is asking South Dakotans from across the state to sit down and share their favorite books with us. Joel Price shares here.

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#SDGreatRead: Jessie Currier

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The Great American Read is a summer-long project that will delve into the 100 books that have shaped America. SDPB is asking South Dakotans from across the state to sit down and share their favorite books with us. Jessie Currier shares here.

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Vanished South Dakota: Our Inspiration

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SDPB's upcoming Vanished South Dakota documentary was inspired by the public feedback for a Dakota Life short we aired in 2017. It is through the support and ideas from our members that great things can come to life--Thank you!

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Vanished South Dakota: The List (In Progress!)

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As we put together our game plan for the Vanished South Dakota documentary, a list of towns is emerging that includes well-known and not-so-well-known spots across our state.

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Vanished South Dakota: Moritz

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Moritz, South Dakota, located near Clear Lake, once boasted a lumberyard, general store, stockyards and even an outdoor movie place and dancehall. Today little remains except memories.

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Vanished South Dakota: Elrod

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Little remains of the once thriving community of Elrod, SD. A silent memorial to the vanished town is the steps that used to welcome students into the Elrod School.

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Vanished South Dakota: Texas Town

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A steamboat stop on the Missouri, a passageway for runaway slaves, a foothold in early Dakota Territory...learn what we found out on our second stop for our Vanished Towns of South Dakota documentary, Texas Town.

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Vanished South Dakota: Changing Boundaries

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As the SDPB team does background research for our upcoming documentary Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday, we learn that not all maps are created equal (or even very nearly the same!)

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#SDGreatRead: James Luke Reeves

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The Great American Read is a summer-long project that will delve into the 100 books that have shaped America. SDPB is asking South Dakotans from across the state to sit down and share their favorite books with us. James Luke Reeves shares here.

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Ghost Towns of South Dakota: Tinton

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The snowshoe tour.

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