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Living

Can South Dakota Crowd-Solve an Art Mystery?

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

A pitch for audience participation in answering the question: Who is Fred Hill?

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The Border Monuments

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The South Dakota-North Dakota border is the only state line in the nation "marked by conspicuous monuments of the most durable material."

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A Lost Monument and the Pierre Origins of the Geographical Center Saga

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Is the geographical center of North America at Rugby, Robinson, or Center, North Dakota? Or across the state line in Pierre?

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Children & Education

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

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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

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May Game Fish & Parks

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What 'A Nation At Risk' Got Wrong, And Right, About U.S. Schools

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Thirty-five years after the landmark report warned of a "rising tide of mediocrity" in U.S. education, the statistics have been questioned, but the concerns still feel urgent.

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota Holiday Recipes: Savory Tartlets

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Chef MJ Adams offers an alternative to sweet treats on your appetizer table with a savory tartlet.

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Savor Dakota Holiday Recipes: Stuffin Muffin

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Sabrina Swee is a student at Beresford High School and accomplished in the kitchen. Sabrina shares a new take on stuffing and mashed potatoes.

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Savor Dakota Holiday Recipes: Sweet Potato Pie

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Sam Heikes of Heikes Family Farm uses the winter months to take a breath after the prior growing season. Its a time to be with family and cook!! The Heikes crew enjoys creating items with the produce that they grow and exchanging ideas with their customers. Sam kindly shared a favorite recipe for sweet potato pie, a holiday favorite.

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Science & Technology

How Arson Investigation Has Changed

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Little Hope Was Arson premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, April 6, 2015.

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Mobile Engagement in the Era of App Overload

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These days, there seems to be an app for everything. Voice-enabled pizza ordering? Check. An app that says “Yo?” Check. As of today, Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store are home to over 1.4 million apps, each!

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Is It Irrational to Believe in Aliens?

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For many years, people have discussed the possibility of extraterrestrial life in the universe. Scientists such as Stephen Hawking have stated the probability of life existing on another planet, other than earth, is favorable... especially when considering the size of the universe.

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Sports & Recreation

San Antonio Promotes Becky Hammon To Top Assistant Coach Position

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Rapid City native Becky Hammon has received a promotion within the San Antonio Spurs organization. The team announced Wednesday that Hammon will replace James Borrego, who recently left the Spurs to take the head coaching job for the Charlotte Hornets.

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Fox Sports Nate Brown: Rapid City Events Center and Six-Man Football in Western South Dakota

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SDPB's Nate Wek sat down with Rapid City Fox Sports radio host Nate Brown to discuss some of the big changes happening in Rapid City with the new events center. Additionally, they discussed how six-man football could look on the west side of the state when it's implemented in the fall of 2019.

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National Hall of Fame to Induct Rob Van Laecken

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Legendary South Dakota high school basketball coach Rob Van Laecken will be inducted into the National High School Coaches Hall of Fame this week.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

A Book, A Hammock and a Lifetime of Reading

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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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