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Dakota Life features interesting South Dakota people, places, and things. New episodes of Dakota Life are broadcast on the first Thursday of every month at 8:00 pm Central Time, 7:00 pm Mountain, from September through June. Watch live online here.

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In observance of Veteran's Day, November's Dakota Life Honors Heroes.

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"Home on the Range"

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Kyle Evans performs the cowboy song, "Home on the Range" as part of the SDPB program Spirit of the Cowboy, that originally aired in 1989.

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John Waldron Memorial

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In June 2016, Pierre residents gathered at the airport to memorialize World War II Pilot John Waldron, a Ft. Pierre resident who was killed at the Battle of Midway.

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November's Dakota Life Honors Heroes!

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With Veteran's Day right around the corner, SDPB is proud to give you the story of 2 World War II Heroes. John Wilkinson was a RAF pilot and now resides in Spearfish, SD. He shared his story with independent producer John Mollison. Fort Pierre resident John Waldron was a pilot killed during the Battle of Midway. Today, the bridge that connects Ft. Pierre and Pierre is named in his honor.

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Catch a new season of Dakota Life!

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Tune into SDPB1 tonight at 8PM/7MT for a new season of Dakota Life! Paddle along with the South Dakota Kayak Challenge, toss bean bags - State Tournament style - in Mitchell, dig up the past at an archaeology camp, saddle up at a rodeo and take a tour of a missile silo.

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Tune in May 5th @ 8/7MT for a new episode of Dakota Life

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See how Yankton is happily dealing with folks who enjoy two wheeling, discover how one man’s dream set a standard for young children exploring the world on two wheels, check out a growing business in Spearfish where a couple pedals their produce, plus, cast away at a high school bass tournament on Lake Mitchell.

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She Walked By Faith, Not By Sight

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Tune in March 3rd at 8PM/7MT and learn the story of Jenny Peterson, who lost her vision in the late 1970's and regained it 30 years later.

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February's Dakota Life

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Tune in to SDPB 1 tonight at 8PM/7 MT for a new episode of Dakota Life.

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January's Dakota Life features -- Christmas at the Capitol

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Be sure to tune in January 7th at 8PM (CT) for a new episode of Dakota Life

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South Dakota Kid

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Shane Van Boening from Rapid City was featured on Dakota Life in 2014.

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Sustainable Trends in Agriculture

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November's Dakota Life program takes a look at some sustainable trends in South Dakota's Agriculture.

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