Dakota Life logo imageDakota 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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If you have questions, comments, or an idea for a Dakota Life segment, e-mail: DakotaLife@sdpb.org, or call SDPB at 1.800.456.0766.

Watch Dakota Life episodes aired after June 2012 online for free on SDPB's PBS video portal page.

To watch programs recorded and aired between June, 2009 and September, 2012, please refer to the list of programs and segments below. For information about programs and segments produced before June, 2009, please send an email to DakotaLife@sdpb.org, or call SDPB at 1-800-456-0766.

Dakota Life program archive, June 2009 - June 2012

06/14/2012 - #1409 - Cradles for Newborns
06/14/2012 - #1409 - Dakota Life, Whole Program
06/14/2012 - #1409 - Remembering the '72 Black Hills Flood
06/14/2012 - #1409 - The Jackrabbit Stampede
06/14/2012 - #1409 - Western Dakota Antique Club
05/03/2012 - #1408 - Casting the Pettigrew Bronze
05/03/2012 - #1408 - Dakota Life, Whole Show
05/03/2012 - #1408 - Freeman's Schmeckfest
05/03/2012 - #1408 - The Draw of Archery
03/01/2012 - #1407 - Aberdeen's WWII Railway Station Canteen
03/01/2012 - #1407 - Coaching Legends Collide
03/01/2012 - #1407 - Dakota Life, Whole Show
03/01/2012 - #1407 - The Children's Museum of South Dakota
02/02/2012 - #1406 - "Meeting the Need" Revisited
02/02/2012 - #1406 - Our South Dakota, The Verendrye Plate
02/02/2012 - #1406 - Snowy Owls
02/02/2012 - #1406 - Teaching Lakota Culture
02/02/2012 - Dakota Life - #1406 Entire Episode
01/05/2012 - #1405 - A Magical Life
01/05/2012 - #1405 - Crazy Horse Journalism
01/05/2012 - #1405 - Entire Episode
01/05/2012 - #1405 - For the Love of Lures
01/05/2012 - #1405 - Goat Soap
01/05/2012 - #1405 - Our SD, Wounded Knee Ghost Shirt
12/09/2011 - #1404 - Our South Dakota, Battle Mountain
12/01/2011 - #1404 - Entire Show
12/01/2011 - #1404 - Football by the Numbers
12/01/2011 - #1404 - Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center
12/01/2011 - #1404 - Recording the Old Barns of Clay County
12/01/2011 - #1404 - The Art of the Barn Quilt
12/01/2011 - #1404 - The Real Farm Girl
11/03/2011 - #1403 - Black Hills Photo Shootout
11/03/2011 - #1403 - Entire Show
11/03/2011 - #1403 - Lantern Slides of the Loemker Collection
11/03/2011 - #1403 - Our South Dakota - The Oahe Chapel
11/03/2011 - #1403 - South Dakota's Story of Stained Glass
11/03/2011 - #1403 - The Art of the Wood Kiln
10/06/2011 - #1402 - Catch, Record, Release
10/06/2011 - #1402 - Dakotalapse Photography
10/06/2011 - #1402 - Schoenbeck's Golf South Dakota
10/06/2011 - #1402 - Wild Rainbow Trout
09/06/2011 - #1402 - Entire Show, October 2011
09/01/2011 - #1401 - Entire Show, Sept. 2011
09/01/2011 - #1401 - Frederick's Finnfest
09/01/2011 - #1401 - Hansen Wheel and Wagon
09/01/2011 - #1401 - Scotty Philip Days
06/02/2011 - #1308 - Entire Show, June 2011
06/02/2011 - #1308 - Jean's Bridal Shop, Wilmot
06/02/2011 - #1308 - Sturgis' Cushman Scooter Rally
06/02/2011 - #1308 - The Gamelan, Culture in Song
06/02/2011 - #1308 - The Jalopy Kings
06/02/2011 - #1308 - The Master's Corral
05/05/2011 - #1307 - A Glimpse of Valhalla
05/05/2011 - #1307 - Burke Stampede Rodeo
05/05/2011 - #1307 - Entire Show, May 2011
05/05/2011 - #1307 - John Check, Polka Legend
05/05/2011 - #1307 - Nick's Hamburger Shop
04/07/2011 - #1306 - Dakota Business Profile: Prairie Berry Winery
04/07/2011 - #1307 - Profile of Andre Larson, Natl. Music Museum Director
04/07/2011 - Dakota Life 1306
04/07/2011 - From Sudan to South Dakota
04/07/2011 - High Marks for SD's Outdoor Life
04/07/2011 - Protecting Mt. Rushmore's Legacy Forest
02/03/2011 - A Glimpse of Nature
02/03/2011 - Airborne Anniversary
02/03/2011 - Dakota Business Spotlight: Raven Industries, Aerostar Division
02/03/2011 - In Tune With Life
02/03/2011 - Old Time Fiddlers Contest
02/03/2011 - South Dakota Stories
02/03/2011 - Where History Goes to Live
01/06/2011 - Custer on the Plains
01/06/2011 - History, Heritage, Community
01/06/2011 - Lessons of the Buffalo - DL1304
01/06/2011 - Lutefisk Lutherans
01/06/2011 - Native Gardens
01/06/2011 - Power of the Plains
11/04/2010 - Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup
11/04/2010 - Dakota Autumn - Hunting Preserved
11/04/2010 - South Dakota Autumn
11/04/2010 - South Dakota Autumn - Harvest by Hand
11/04/2010 - South Dakota Autumn - Tagging Team
11/03/2010 - Kids, Bows, and Rock and Roll
10/07/2010 - Aspiring Athlete Michael Andrew
10/07/2010 - South Dakota Athletes
10/07/2010 - South Dakota Kayak Challenge
10/07/2010 - Throwback Throwdown: The Sioux Falls Rollerdollz
09/02/2010 - Bearly Carving
09/02/2010 - Dakota Life 1301 - SD Art
09/02/2010 - From Flower to Frame
09/02/2010 - Harry's Story
09/02/2010 - Harvey Dunn - What Lies Beneath
06/03/2010 - Agnes Allen: Professional Ballplayer
06/03/2010 - Dakota Life 1209 - Living the Dakota Life
06/03/2010 - Hubba's House
06/03/2010 - Kayaker Kelly Lane
05/06/2010 - Dancing Divas
05/06/2010 - Extreme South Dakota
05/06/2010 - Ice Climbing
05/06/2010 - In the Blink of an Eye
04/01/2010 - Dakota Life 1207 - South Dakota Cuisine
04/01/2010 - Eureka Kuchen Bakery
04/01/2010 - Great Dakota Wine Fest
04/01/2010 - SD Sportsmen Against Hunger
02/04/2010 - Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center
02/04/2010 - Dakota Life 1206 - Innovation in South Dakota
02/04/2010 - Meeting the Need Camp
02/04/2010 - Students at Sanford Underground Lab
01/07/2010 - Black Hills Woodworkers
01/07/2010 - Dakota Life 1205 - SD Arts and Crafts
01/07/2010 - Mouth Painter Jack Reich
01/07/2010 - Sicangu Lakota Artist Mike Marshall
11/05/2009 - Bringing Back the Bow
11/05/2009 - Dakota Life - SD Kids
11/05/2009 - Raku Pottery Workshop
11/05/2009 - Zoo Camps for Kids
10/08/2009 - Dakota Life 1203 "SD Critters"
10/08/2009 - Equine Therapy DL 1203
10/08/2009 - South Dakota Mule Ride
10/08/2009 - South Dakota Sea Monsters
09/03/2009 - "Exploring Jewel Cave: A Dakota Life Special Feature"
09/03/2009 - Badlands Bison Roundup
09/03/2009 - Careers in the National Park Service
09/03/2009 - Cleaning Mount Rushmore
09/03/2009 - Exploring Wind Cave
09/03/2009 - National Park Professionals - Dakota Life 1201
09/03/2009 - South Dakota Treasures
09/03/2009 - The Baker Brothers
09/03/2009 - Water in Wind Cave
06/11/2009 - Bio-Control Agriculture
06/11/2009 - Kingswood Rummage Sale
06/11/2009 - LEEDing the Way

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