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SDHSAA Will Allow Boys To Participate In High School Competitive Dance

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Tuesday, the South Dakota High School Activities Association voted unanimously to allow boys to participate with girls on competitive cheer and dance teams in the state.

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2018 Winter SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Awards

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

All varsity fine arts groups and athletic teams that achieve a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to receive the SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award. For the 2017-18 winter season of athletics and fine arts, 658 teams were given awards.

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Winter Counts

Posted by Brian Gevik, Text by Conor McMahon - Chief Curator - U.S. Dept. of the Interior - Indian Arts and Crafts Board on

First painted on buffalo hide and later on paper, winter counts provide a pictorial history of various Lakota bands.

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Children & Education

The 1972 Rapid City Flood

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

The second most deadly flood in U.S. history killed 238, injured thousands, and changed the landscape in the heart of Rapid City.

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Won't You Be My Neighbor?: Kids' TV, Then And Now

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Meet the woman in charge of PBS Kids.

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National Historic Places of Custer County

Posted by Brian Gevik, Text by Gary Enright - Director - 1881 Courthouse Museum - Custer, Images courtesy 1881 Courthouse Museum unless otherwise noted. on

The western South Dakota county boasts some 50 sites on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Yay Moms! SD Children in Nature

Posted by Laura Dimock on

May Game Fish & Parks

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Savor Dakota

Asparagus Season

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Spring brings a greener landscape and an opportunity to add fresh greens to your dinner. Asparagus hunting is a popular pastime among South Dakotans.

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Keeping Bees

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

There are many reasons to keep bees... to help maintain and support the species and perhaps use some of their honey. Marla Bull Bear discusses both.

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Savor Dakota: Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Keya Cafe serves chocolate zucchini cake to their patrons and kindly share their recipe.

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Science & Technology

Decoding South Dakota's Weather Machine

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

State Climatologist Laura Edwards discusses climate change in SD.

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vMVPDS are finally catching on

Posted by Kent Osborne on

YouTube TV had great ad placement in the Baseball World Series

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Here Comes the Sun

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

Watching the solar eclipse in South Dakota with amateur astronomer Frank Belinskey.

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Sports & Recreation

Sioux Falls Chosen To Host 2019-2020 American Legion Baseball Regional Tournaments

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Thursday, the American Legion announced regional site locations for the National American Legion Baseball Tournament. Sioux Falls, SD was chosen to host the Region 6 tournament in back-to-back years, starting in 2019.

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Outdoor Activities For The Younger Generation In South Dakota

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

South Dakota has had tourism slogans that encourage people to come experience the state – and great places. There’s a tradition in many families of outdoor activities from snowmobiling in the Hills to hunting pheasants. The trick for state agencies is how to keep the next generation active outdoors.

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The Origin of the Estelline Redmen Mascot

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Estelline Redmen name wasn’t always connected to a Native American themed mascot. It was actually the furthest thing from it when the ‘Redmen’ name was originally adopted.

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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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