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Dakota Life features interesting South Dakota people, places, and things. New episodes of Dakota Life premier 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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A Nora Store Celebration

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For the past 27 years, the old country store in rural Union county comes alive with the sounds of christmas music. Owner Mike Pedersen utilizes his pipe organ skills and takes requests from the audience. The experience is described by some as Norman Rockwell Americana

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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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Dakota Life: Boss Cowman Square

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DAKOTA LIFE tells the story of Boss Cowman Square, the artists who made it happen, and the Boss himself, Lemmon town founder — Ed Lemmon.

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Dakota Life Host Larry Rohrer

Dakota Life Host Larry Rohrer

"As a lifelong South Dakotan, I learn something new and amazing about my state with each new episode. Dakota Life tells stories about what defines us and what we are proud of ... and what will define us and what we will be proud of in the future."