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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

Crafts For Kids; Mini Ball Game

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On this episode of 'Crafts for Kids,' learn how to make your own mini-ball game. 'Crafts for Kids' is a weekly series that encourages parents and kids to spend time together making fun and simple projects.

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Handmade Bird Feeder: Video

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Kids can craft a handmade bird feeder by recycling a milk carton and using a few other household supplies. 

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Encouraging Nature Play

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The importance of unscheduled outdoor play.

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Public Broadcasting Industry Receives National Education Association's Highest Honor

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The NEA Friend of Education was awarded to Patricia de Stacy Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and Paula A. Kerger, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting Service.

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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

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?

Posted by Nate Wek on

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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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

2016 Boys A Golf Championships: Day One Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The first round of the boys Class A state golf championships has concluded for the day. Also included are the pairings for day two of the tournament.

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2016 Boys AA Golf Championships: Day One Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The first round of the boys class AA golf tournament has come to an end with Sioux Falls Washington currently sitting in first place. Day two begins tomorrow at 9 am CT.

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Sioux Falls Lincoln Head Football Coach Aaron Beavers Resigns

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Aaron Beavers of the Lincoln High School football program has resigned as the teams head coach. According to multiple reports in Sioux Falls area, the players were made aware of the change on Thursday before practice.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

"We Looked Over Our Shoulders And Learned To Run"

Posted by Lori Walsh on

On violence, community, and talking about the things that terrify us.

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Mato Wayuhi Will Not Simmer Down

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South Dakota Oglala Lakota musician (and filmmaker) Mato Wayuhi releases a new album featuring a provocative music video.

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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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