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Living

SDPB at the 2019 South Dakota Festival of Books

Posted by Katy Beem on

SDPB at the South Dakota Festival of Books, October 4-6, 2019, Deadwood

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Red Bow

Posted by Fritz Miller on

A documentary from SDPB about Buddy Red Bow, an Oglala Lakota country music singer/songwriter.

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Imagining Huron Without the World's Largest Pheasant?

Posted by Michael Zimny on

Huron considers its options as the famous Ringneck faces an uncertain future.

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Children & Education

Fall Color Wheel from Nature Cat

Last Updated by Steven Rokusek on

Fall leaves come in many shades of red, orange, yellow, and brown. Together with your child and Nature Cat, take a walk around your neighborhood to find fall colors and then draw what you find.

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Halvor Christian Solberg: Creating Captains of Industry

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

Halvor Solberg developed the curriculum for the mechanical engineering department at South Dakota State University. He not only taught classes but also designed the building that now bears his name.

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Cat in the Hat Door Hanger

Last Updated by Steven Rokusek on

Are you out on an adventure?

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Practice Math While Making Peg’s Perfect Pizza

Posted by Steven Rokusek on

Baking with your child is a great way to introduce math concepts like counting, measuring and telling time. (From PBS Parents)

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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

Wagner Shows Love And Generosity Towards Woonsocket Families

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Last weekend, three teenagers from the Woonsocket area were killed in a fatal car accident. On Friday night, the families of those who perished were shown love and support from the community and students of Wagner.

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Homecoming Postponement Displays Love, Teamwork, And Pride From Menno-Marion Community

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Menno-Marion spent Monday night celebrating their homecoming football game. Flooded roads, fields, and neighborhoods forced the postponement. But when everything looked doom and gloom, people of the area came together to show just how important their community bond is.

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South Dakota High School Football Media Poll, September 16, 2019

Posted by Nate Wek on

Brandon Valley moves back to the No. 1 spot in Class 11AAA this week, after Sioux Falls Roosevelt was upset by Bishop O'Gorman in the President's Bowl on Saturday. Pierre and Tea Area remain as unanimous No. 1's in 11AA and 11A - they'll play each other this Friday.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

On The Generosity of Musicians & The Influence Of Country Music

Last Updated by Lori Walsh on

As we prepare for "Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns" we take a moment to honor the South Dakota artists and traveling troubadours who share their stories with public radio listeners.

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"We Looked Over Our Shoulders And Learned To Run"

Posted by Lori Walsh on

On violence, community, and talking about the things that terrify us.

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Mato Wayuhi Will Not Simmer Down

Last Updated by Lori Walsh on

South Dakota Oglala Lakota musician (and filmmaker) Mato Wayuhi releases a new album featuring a provocative music video.

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