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2017 Winter Academic Achievement Team Awards

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

All varsity athletic teams and fine arts groups that achieve a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to receive an SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award. Please see below for this year's award recipients.

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What I learned from McDonald's "Pollock to Pollock" ads.

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

Reflections on a Lenten Filet-O-Fish ad partially shot in Pollock, South Dakota.

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The Hosmer Phone Booth

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

A local telephone man preserved a piece of communications history for Hosmer.

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Children & Education

The Black Hills Industrial Show - Deadwood

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Hannah Marshall Bawden - Archivist - Deadwood History Inc. on

A long-running trade show that began during the Great Depression established Deadwood as an attractive destination for business events, conferences, and meetings.

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Easy Snowflake Painting

Last Updated by Samantha Dlugosh on

Get ready for winter by making a beautiful snowflake! All you will need is paper, masking tape and watercolors!

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Thanksgiving Turkey Craft

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

Display what you're thankful for with this Thanksgiving turkey craft!

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James Bridle: What Do Kids' Videos on YouTube Reveal About the Internet's Dark Side?

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Children's YouTube is full of addicting content for kids, which can lead users to disturbing and inappropriate videos. James Bridle explains how the Internet's profit structure drives this phenomenon.

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota Holiday Recipes: Savory Tartlets

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

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

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

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

Mobile Engagement in the Era of App Overload

Posted by PBS Idea Lab on

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

South Dakota Media Preps High School Basketball Poll (Dec. 10-15)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school basketball poll for the week of December 10-15. Teams are listed by overall record, total votes, and previous ranking. First place votes are labeled in parenthesis.

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2018 South Dakota High School Girls Basketball, Preseason Poll

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school girls basketball preseason poll for 2018 is here! First place votes are represented in parenthesis.

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2018 South Dakota High School Boys Basketball, Preseason Poll

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school basketball preseason poll is here. Check out the early rankings, through the eyes of the local media representatives.

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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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