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Writers of the Iron Road

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

Two South Dakota perspectives on freight train graffiti.

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Bullhead Remembers the Doughboy

Posted by Michael Zimny on

"The Spirit of the American Doughboy" was the most widely proliferated of the post-WWI "Doughboy" monuments. Bullhead still honors theirs a century after Armistice.

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Brandon Valley To Host 2018 State Cheer and Dance Competition

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Brandon Valley High School is the site for the twelfth annual state competition for cheer and dance. Competition for Class A will be held on Friday, October 19th, with opening ceremonies beginning at 5:00 pm CT. Action will resume on Saturday with Class AA at 11:00 am CT.

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Children & Education

Here's What College Freshmen Are Reading

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Colleges across the U.S. assign books to introduce new ideas to incoming students. This year, colleges selected books on topics that ranged from climate change to race, fiction and non-fiction.

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Teachers Turn Lessons Into Instagram-Worthy Photos

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

Teachers have formed something of a community on Instagram. Using hashtags like #teachersofinstagram, they post photos of meticulously crafted classroom decorations, lessons and even daily outfits.

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School District Apologizes For Teacher Who Allegedly Cut Native American Child's Hair

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

Students say she cut part of one Native American classmate's braids and called another by a racial slur. It happened on Halloween and the teacher was in costume as a 19th century voodoo queen.

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Presidential Visits to South Dakota

Last Updated by Text by Gary Enright - Director - 1881 Courthouse Museum - Custer, Brian Gevik on

The late President George H.W. Bush came to South Dakota four times. Fifteen other U.S. Presidents also visited the Rushmore State at least once.

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Savor Dakota

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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Savor Dakota: Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

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

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Savor Dakota: Aebleskiver

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Viborg, South Dakota was established primarily by Danes... and a few Norwegians. Heritage is celebrated each year during Danish Days. Prior to the event scores of light fluffy orbs are made to serve for breakfast. Aebleskiver, or Danish pancakes, are a treat.

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Science & Technology

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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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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Sports & Recreation

SDSU Attempts To Derail The NDSU Dynasty

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

For the fourth time in history, North Dakota State and South Dakota State will meet in the FCS playoffs. However, this is the first post-season matchup between the two that carries the weight of a trip to the National Championship. Both will clash on Friday night in the semi-final round of the FCS playoffs.

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South Dakota Media Preps High School Basketball Poll (Dec. 10-15)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school basketball poll for the week of December 10-15. Teams are listed by overall record, total votes, and previous ranking. First place votes are labeled in parenthesis.

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2018 South Dakota High School Girls Basketball, Preseason Poll

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school girls basketball preseason poll for 2018 is here! First place votes are represented in parenthesis.

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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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