8 Winter Driving Safety Tips

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Now that we're officially experiencing snowy weather, it's important to travel with caution. According to AAA, here are eight safety tips for winter weather driving.

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South Dakota FOCUS: Financial and Cyber Security

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FOCUS invites the experts to offer you advice on how to protect your bottom line.

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Hobo Day Ranked A Top College Homecoming Tradition

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According to BuzzFeed, here are the six best college homecoming traditions. South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD was ranked No. 1, and this Saturday, the tradition will come alive again for the 103rd annual Hobo Day celebration.

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South Dakota Ranks Near Bottom In Education

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Over the past few years, South Dakota has gained negative publicity for the status of education– as they compare to other states. According to the American Legislative Exchange Council, South Dakota is ranked 49 of 51 (by including the District of Columbia) in terms of state-by-state education.

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South Dakota State Ranked No. 1 For Out-of-State College Students

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Along with having a low cost of tuition for out-of-state students, College Magazine gave SDSU credit by mentioning the quality of life. They gave props to the consistent strong quality of athletics, Greek Life, and raved about the large - beautiful campus.

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2015 Adult Photo Contest Winners

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Here are the winners from the 2015 SDPB Adult Photo Contest. The categories included South Dakota, Home, Connections, Work, and a People's Choice award.

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2015 Youth Division Photo Contest Winners

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Here are the winners of the Youth Division Photo Contest. The categories for this year were Home, Work, Connections, and South Dakota. A People's Choice award was also given...

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Vote Now! The Picture South Dakota Photo Contest

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The time to submit photos has now officially ended, but your participation has just begun. Help us decide what photos are the best by voting in both the People's Choice contest and in the newly created Youth Division People's Choice contest. You'll have until Monday Oct. 12 at 11:59 pm CT to vote for your favorite photos.

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Shooting At Harrisburg High School

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Harrisburg school officials activated the district’s lockdown procedure this morning, following a shooting inside the high school. The school’s principal suffered what is being called a flesh wound.

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Former South Dakota Governor, Walter Dale Miller, Dies At 89

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Miller spent two decades in the South Dakota House of Representatives. In 1986 he was elected as the Lieutenant Governor for South Dakota Governor George S. Mickelson. In 1993, Mickelson was killed in a plane crash, which inserted Miller into the role of Governor.

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Exxon Researched Climate Change in 1977

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A short FRONTLINE film about Exxon's early research into climate change produced in collaboration with InsideClimate News.

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GoPro Captures Video of Weather Balloon Traveling to the Stratosphere

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A GoPro camera captured the journey of a weather balloon traveling to the Stratosphere, an altitude of 98,664 feet, and back again. The balloon was in the air for over an hour and a half, and the footage shot during the flight was truly remarkable.

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Northern State and the University of South Dakota Make Top-30 Attractive/Affordable College List

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According to the affordable schools website, Northern State University in Aberdeen and the University of South Dakota in Vermillion are two of the most attractive and affordable colleges to attend in the United States.

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Kuchen Up a Comeback in Delmont

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Undeterred by the Mother’s Day tornado that devastated much of the Southeastern South Dakota town, Delmonters punch back with whirlwinds of fruity, custardy, pastry goodness.

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Brookings, South Dakota Ranked Safest College Town in America

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According to SafeWise, Brookings, SD is the safest college town in the United States for 2015. Earlier this year SafeWise ranked Brookings at No. 12 on their Top-100 Safest Cities list.

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