The 2019 Crazy Horse Fall Volksmarch

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An organized hike at the Crazy Horse Memorial offers walkers unique access to the world's largest mountain carving.

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Carlock: The Dancehall Without a Town

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Nightlife does not require city lights at Gregory County's swinging-est juke joint.

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Trappers Aren't as United Behind the Nest Predator Bounty Program as You Might Think

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As the program winds down, perspectives vary on potential long-term effects.

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Dakota Life: What is Country Music?

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Country Music has been a part of the American soundscape for a century, but is difficult to define. Appreciation for the genre varies widely. Ken Burns’ newest documentary project explores the 100+ year history of country music and is set to premiere on PBS September 15. Dakota Life on SDPB will also explore country music in South Dakota September 5, 2019 at 8pm CT/ 7 MT.

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SAB Biotherapeutics: Pharm Frontier

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SDPB's Cara Hetland visits with Eddie Sullivan, PhD. Sullivan is the President, CEO and cofounder of SAB. They are working to deliver the world’s first large scale platform to create fully human, polyclonal antibodies. (www.sabbiotherapeutics.com) They're a South Dakota company doing ground breaking work on a 'pharm' near Canton and in a Sioux Falls Laboratory.

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All is Fair

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Harvest is underway, Dakota Life takes a moment to celebrate the joy of a productive season. Let's go to the fair!

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A Star is Born

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Lights have long been a holiday tradition and nobody is exactly sure how it started. The Star of Bethlehem which is an important symbol in the Moravian Church can trace its origins back to the 1830's. Learn how a star was born and why a particular Moravian Star is so important to a UCC Pastor in Vermillion, SD.

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End of an ERA

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I recently interviewed football mom, Lynette Kingsbury from Letcher, SD. Her son Trent had been quarterback for the W/WS/SC Blackhawks during the previous 2 seasons. Prior to that, her son Tucker was QB from 2013-15. So, what does a football mom talk about after the final game? Find out by watching the video.

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The Sculptor's Perspective

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It's been nearly a year since Dignity's dedication ceremony and SDPB caught up with the sculptor, Dale Lamphere, to learn what impact it has had on his life, career and our state.

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Let the Sun Shine

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The summer solstice is the longest day of sunlight for the northern hemisphere during the entire year. So, SDPB decided to catch the sunrise at Spirit Mound in south east South Dakota and set forth on a day of exploring the sunshine state.

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Trail of Governors Unveiling Ceremony 2017

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The Trail of Governors Foundation unveiled 4 new statues on June 16th, 2017 in Pierre. The bronze sculptures included: 14th Governor Tom Berry by John Lopez 15th Governor Leslie Jensen by James Van Nuys 19th Governor Sigurd Anderson by James Michael Maher 20th Governor Joe J. Foss by Lee Leuning and Sherri Treeby

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Legend of Star Boy

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Hear the Legend of Star Boy, as told by Jhon Goes in Center and discover how Star Boy's roots are traced back to the timpsila plant.

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Country Schools: Past & Present

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Hear the story behind the stories as author and illustrator Betsey DeLoache tells us about her book: Country Schools: Past & Present.

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All Things Celtic

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St. Patrick's Day has passed, but you can still find all things Celtic on the next episode of Dakota Life.

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Ghost Towns

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Have you ever heard of the towns Okobojo, Miscol or FireSteel? They were once prospering communities in South Dakota, but are now considered Ghost Towns. SDPB's Stephanie Rissler grabbed a map and set out in search of these forgotten towns. Watch the story February 2nd at 8PM on SDPB1. Share your thoughts or memories of old South Dakota towns by following the email Dakota Life link.

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