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Book Lovers Take Note! Join the Brown Bag Book Club in Person This Summer

Last Updated by Fritz Miller on

The Brown Bag Book Club on SDPB's In the Moment gives listeners a chance to hear about new books from local & regional authors, and meet them in person for extended discussions at our studios in Sioux Falls and Rapid City.

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2019 South Dakota High School Winter Academic Achievement Teams

Posted by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota High School Activities Association has announced their 2018-19 winter academic achievement teams. This list is comprised of varsity fine arts and athletic teams who received a combined GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Fred W. Farrar: Black Hills Pioneer Photographer

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Mark Slocum - Director of the Minnilusa Historical Association and Pioneer Collection at the Journey Museum & Learning Center - Rapid City on

Part historian and part artist, Fred Farrar chronicled the Black Hills from the turn of the century through depression of the 1930s.

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Children & Education

At Your Wits' End With A Screen-Obsessed Kid? Read This

Posted by Laura Dimock on

NPR's Life Kit sent a parenting expert to help a family cope with its kids' device fixation. The family learned that setting media boundaries means more than limiting the time kids spend on screens.

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Practice Math Skills with Sidewalk Math

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Tossing water balloons at numbers on the sidewalk is not only fun, but it gives children a chance to put their math skills to the test.

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Smithsonian Museum Considers Collecting Drawings Made By Detained Migrant Children

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

The National Museum of American History said it has a long commitment to documenting "history as it unfolds." It reached out to pediatricians who shared images made by children after their release.

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Pool Noodle Horse Stick!

Posted by Steven Rokusek on

Turn summer break into summer fun with this one-of-a-kind pool noodle horse.

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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

Amanda Clement, Baseball's First Female Umpire

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Amanda Clement, a native of Hudson, South Dakota, was a typical Midwestern lady on the surface, but her love for the game of baseball created a legacy that will live on forever in Cooperstown. Clement, believe it or not, is the first known paid female umpire in American history.

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Eastern South Dakota 'Flooded' With Fish

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The eastern part of South Dakota has experienced a wetter than normal spring and summer. Areas like Watertown are experiencing water levels up to eight inches above normal for this time of year.

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South Dakota's Most Famous Baseball

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

It was the 1938 South Dakota amateur baseball championship game; David vs Goliath – Claremont vs Aberdeen, a true underdog showdown for all the marbles.

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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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