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2019 South Dakota High School Winter Academic Achievement Teams

Posted by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota High School Activities Association has announced their 2018-19 winter academic achievement teams. This list is comprised of varsity fine arts and athletic teams who received a combined GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Fred W. Farrar: Black Hills Pioneer Photographer

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Mark Slocum - Director of the Minnilusa Historical Association and Pioneer Collection at the Journey Museum & Learning Center - Rapid City on

Part historian and part artist, Fred Farrar chronicled the Black Hills from the turn of the century through depression of the 1930s.

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2019 High School Visual Arts Competition, Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The 2019 South Dakota high school Visual Arts competition took place in Rapid City over the weekend at the convention center of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Check out the full results from the event.

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Children & Education

Summer Crafts from the Farm Store

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

Cohesive bandages (aka Coflex, aka Coban, aka Vetrap) are the next big thing when it comes to kids crafting fun. Stop by the local farm store and stock your craft room to make a variety of projects!

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It's Hard To Delay Gratification. Just Ask Cookie Monster

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Ask Cookie Monster about self-control? Sounds like the setup to a joke. But in recent years, Cookie has evolved. Watch as he demonstrates some of his favorite techniques.

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Gold!

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Corey Christianson - Exhibits and Curations Coordinator - Journey Museum and Learning Center - Rapid City on

The discovery that led to the gold mining industry in the Black Hills changed everything and re-shaped the culture of the entire region.

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Niels Ebbeson Hansen: Exploration for Cultivation

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Gwen McCausland - Director - SD Agricultural Heritage Museum - Brookings on

Niels Ebbeson Hansen, a horticulturalist, artist, and explorer, brought plants from the far corners of the world to the plains of South Dakota.

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota: Mulberry Recipe

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Amber Lounsbery shares her mulberry jelly recipe.

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Use Mr. Rogers Own Recipes for Your Watch Party

Posted by Heather Benson on

Hosting a watch party for the "Won't You Be My Neighbor" documentary debut on PBS? Try out some of these recipes from Fred Rogers himself!

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Wild and Accessible on Pine Ridge

Posted by Heather Benson on

A unique program on the Pine Ridge Reservation has created an edible landscape of wild plants that is accessible for the entire community.

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Science & Technology

Tech for Seniors: Protecting Your Privacy on Facebook

Posted by Heather Benson on

Facebook has been under scrutiny for the privacy it does or does not provide users. Contrary to popular belief, the platform does offer many ways to protect yourself if you know how to use them.

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Cloud Storage and IT Security

Posted by Kent Osborne on

Cloud Storage and IT Security is the focus of the September Making a Living

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Making a Living: Ag and Tariffs Discussion at Sioux Falls Studio

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

SDPB's Sioux Falls Studio to host a live discussion about the Federal tariffs and their affect on agriculture in South Dakota. Guests include United States Senator Rounds, SDSU Economics Professor Evert Van Der Sluis and others.

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Sports & Recreation

Northern State Announces Saul Phillips As New Men’s Basketball Coach

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Tuesday, Northern State University announced Saul Phillips as its newest head men’s basketball coach. Phillips spent sevens seasons (07-14) as the head coach

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It’s Official, Brookings Will Host 2019 State Football Championships

Posted by Nate Wek on

The Board of the South Dakota High School Activities Association approved the final reading on Thursday, officially signing off to move the High School State Football Championships to Dana J Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings for the fall of 2019.

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Vindication For Payson Birkeland, State Champ Again

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Aberdeen played host to the Girls Class A tournament, which witnessed a familiar individual standing atop the podium at the end of the event – Payson Birkeland of Belle Fourche. Birkeland technically placed second last year, but a technicality bumped her up to first. This year, she was out to prove that she truly is deserving of such an achievement

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

A Book, A Hammock and a Lifetime of Reading

Last Updated by Lori Walsh on

It's time to pack your beach bag with books and get ready for a holiday weekend. As the summer reading season heats up, we catch up with Peggy Stout. She's the owner of Prairie Pages Bookseller in Pierre.

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