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Living

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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Dwight Lamb: Danish Music and Dance

Last Updated by Brad VanOsdel on

Lamb, who inherited the Danish music from his father and grandfather, has toured throughout Europe and America, mentoring generations of national and international musicians in the style that was once thought lost to time.

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Children & Education

Letter Lunch Menu

Last Updated by Steven Rokusek on

Learn about letters and prepare a scrumptious meal today!

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South Dakota Public Schools Add 'In God We Trust' Signs To Walls

Posted by Laura Dimock on

When students return to class next month in South Dakota, they'll be greeted by the national motto prominently displayed on school walls.

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PBS KIDS Heads Back to School with a Full Slate of New Programming, Free Resources for Parents and Teachers

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

PBS KIDS is ringing in the school year with an exciting line-up of new programming from award-winning series, and resources for families and teachers.

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Evaporation Station

Posted by Steven Rokusek on

What happens to the water after it rains? It doesn't just disappear! In this activity, kids experiment to see how sun, shade and wind affect how water evaporates.

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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

2019 High School Football Preseason Media Poll

Posted by Nate Wek on

The 2019 South Dakota high school media preps preseason poll is here! Check out the rankings as we near the first slate of regular season games next week.

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Midnight Madness, Tea Area Lady Titans

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Tea Area has created a special tradition, as it pertains to their girls' soccer program. Each year, the Lady Titans 'kick off' their season at midnight on the first eligible day of practice.

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South Dakota's Original Girl Gridiron Gang

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

They were pioneers of the era, role models to the community, and their stamp on history spread rapidly throughout the region. With numbers lacking, a group of thirty girls came together - putting the small town of Cavour, SD 'on the map.'

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

"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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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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