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2014 All-State Chorus and Orchestra Oct. 31 - Nov. 1

Posted by Brian Gevik on

The 62nd annual South Dakota All-State Chorus and Orchestra event features the state's best high school musicians. See the Grand Concert live on SDPB TV or online at SDPB.org

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Children & Education

Three Sioux Falls Schools - 1928

Posted by Brian Gevik on

Film shot in 1928 features buildings and students at Augustana College, Washington High School, and Columbus College on the grounds of what is now the Royal C. Johnson Veterans Hospital.

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The Glendoris (Latchstring) Inn

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The story of a landmark resort in the Black Hills - still in business after more than a century.

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Savor Dakota

SAVOR DAKOTA at the South Dakota Peach Festival

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

Visit SDPB's booth at the South Dakota Peach Festival June 25 & 26

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Science & Technology

How much would you sacrifice to be the first person on Mars?

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Michael McDonnell has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. He has a physics degree. He’s worked in hazardous environments. He hopes these qualifications will convince a selection committee that he’s the perfect candidate for the first human voyage to Mars.

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Sports & Recreation

New England Defeats Seattle 28-24 In Super Bowl 49

Posted by Nate Wek on

The New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in exciting fashion on Sunday night to become the Super Bowl champions for the fourth time in franchise history. Most of the discussion from Super Bowl XLIX revolves around late game play calling from the Seahawks.

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Concussions in the NFL: How Worried are You?

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For football fans everywhere, the NFL’s concussion crisis has raised some uncomfortable questions about what it means to love a sport that’s been shown to cause lasting harm to its players. The league’s ratings continue to enjoy near-record highs, yet at the same time, scientific research increasingly suggests that football can lead to a wide range of long-term brain conditions.

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Policy on Sexuality/Gender Identity in HS Activities: Bill Would Transfer Decision from SDHSAA to State Lawmakers

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Lawmakers in Pierre will soon discuss the authority of the South Dakota High School Activities Association over sexuality and/or gender identity policy as regards students participating in high school activities.

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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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