Landmarks : Holy Spirit Chapel, Standing Rock Sioux Reservation

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The Holy Spirit Chapel, on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in Corson County, is a rare example of stone, late 19th century, Gothic Revival architecture in South Dakota.

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Landmarks : Last Depots on the Road to LeBeau

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The Minneapolis St. Louis line never quite could compete with the railroad Goliaths. Nonetheless, the little line left an imprint on Northeast South Dakota.   

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Landmarks : Crandall Pumps

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The Crandall Pumps in tiny Crandall, South Dakota, was the last Standard Oil station in the US to use manual gravity pumps. The Pumps no longer serve gas, only nostalgia. 

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Landmarks: Zoar Norwegian Lutheran Church in Day County

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On a hill overlooking the deep, cool water of Pickerel Lake, nestled among the verdant hills of Day County, sits Zoar Norwegian Lutheran Church.

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Ghost Towns of South Dakota: Tinton

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The snowshoe tour.

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South Dakota's Renaissance Festival Delights Once More

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SDPB's Steve Thum gives us this dispatch from South Dakota'a largest gathering of the lords and ladies of the land-the Siouxland Renaissance Festival.

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From Two-Wheeling Mountaineer to Pot Pedaler

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Spearfish ceramic artist Clay Dykstra brings natural-world inspiration to his potter's wheel.

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SDPB Dakota Life: Lakota Woskate/Lakota Games

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This month, Dakota Life features the ways people in South Dakota embrace the season’s ice and snow.

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Wayne Porter Has Built His Giant Horse. Time to Take it for a Ride.

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Out of his head. Onto the highway.

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James Baldwin, Hubert Humphrey and the American Dream

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Acclaimed documentary I Am Not Your Negro on SDPB

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Why is Johnson Siding, South Dakota called "Johnson Siding"?

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It's not a home improvement center, and not the only "Siding."

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Three Stones: An Arikara Legend, Told to Lewis and Clark, Lingers in Campbell County

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Looking back at the legend of Stone Idol Creek.

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Finding Your South Dakota Roots

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Understanding today by researching yesterday.

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Fixing Rapid City One Sole at a Time at Bob's Shoe Repair

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Chad Scoular and company help people hold onto things in a disposable age.

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"Ka-Chunk" Dispenses Encapsulated Whimsy from Vending Machines

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Ipso Gallery presents an interactive art vending experience.

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