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Living

SDPB at the 2018 South Dakota Festival of Books

Last Updated by Fritz Miller on

Celebrate reading and writing with SDPB and the South Dakota Humanities Council.

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New Faulkton Mural Brings History to Life

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

Jonathan Imafidor and Dotun Popoola's recently completed Faulkton mural tells the story of the last wild buffalo hunt in the area.

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First Peoples Fund Gathering

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Discussion and Live Webcast at SDPB Black Hills Studio August 1, 8:00 a.m.

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Children & Education

The CCC in the Black Hills

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

The Civilian Conservation Corps established 50 work camps in South Dakota during the 1930s - many of them in the Black Hills

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After School Snack

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

Ditch the expensive store bought energy bars and instead make these easy no-bake protein energy bites. Not only do they taste awesome, you can feel good knowing exactly what they are made from–good wholesome ingredients.

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Bringing Back Stagecoach Memories

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

One of the remaining buildings at a stagecoach stop near Custer, South Dakota, will be moved from the old trail to the 1881 Courthouse Museum.

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Arthur Workout Time

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

Like kids everywhere, Arthur and his friends sometimes struggle with watching too much TV and not getting enough exercise. Here is an interactive activity to help you and your family to get and stay healthy!

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Savor Dakota

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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Wild About Rhubarb

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

W.H. Over Museum in Vermillion hosts an annual Rhubarb Day festival on the first Sunday in June. A historical museum is a fitting place to celebrate a plant with deep midwestern roots.

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Asparagus Season

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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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Science & Technology

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

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State Climatologist Laura Edwards discusses climate change in SD.

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vMVPDS are finally catching on

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YouTube TV had great ad placement in the Baseball World Series

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Sports & Recreation

South Dakota Media Preps High School Football Poll (September 17-22)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota Media Preps high school football poll for the week of September 17-22. Teams are listed by first place votes, season record, total votes, and previous rank.

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New 'Spirit of Six' Memorial Unveiled At Rapid City Central

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

It’s been just over 50-years since the six cheerleaders from Rapid City High School tragically died in a plane crash as they were coming home from the boys state basketball tournament in the spring of 1968. On Sunday, a new memorial was unveiled at Rapid City Central high school to honor the lives lost five decades ago.

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South Dakota Media Preps High School Football Poll (September 10-15)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Daktoa Media Preps high school football poll for the week of September 10-15. The teams are listed by first place votes, overall record, total votes, and previous ranking.

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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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