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2016 South Dakota Class AA Cheer and Dance Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The results from the 2016 Class AA cheer and dance competition from Aberdeen, SD. Brandon Valley won the championship in Cheer and Sioux Falls Washington took home the title in Dance.

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2016 South Dakota Class A Cheer and Dance Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The results from the 2016 Class A cheer and dance competition from Aberdeen, SD. Sioux Valley wins the championship in Cheer and Dakota Valley wins the championship in Dance.

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Lee Ann Roripaugh Reads Her Poem "Badlands"

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh read her poem "Badlands" for us as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the National Park Service.

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Children & Education

How To Counter Back-To-School Anxiety

Posted by Laura Dimock on

What parents can do to ease the transition — plus, what to watch out for if there's a more serious problem.

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What You Should Know About The New Summer SAT

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

For the first time since the 1970s, the SAT will be offered in the summer. As students get ready to sit for the test this Saturday, we ask: What does this new date mean for students?

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Buster Baxter: Lung Protector

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Arthur's best friend Buster suffers from Asthma. Asthma is a common disease that can make breathing very difficult. In this game you can learn about some things that trigger Asthma. You even have the chance to fly into Buster's lungs to help catch some of these bad triggers!

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Technology Can Be A Tool, A Teacher, A Trickster

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Shaping technology to some form of learning could depart pretty radically from the more familiar aim of shaping technology to the way we are now, says psychologist Tania Lombrozo.

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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

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

2017 Class A Boys State Golf Final Results

Posted by Nate Wek on

The final team and individual results from the 2017 boys class A state golf tournament. Click here to see full results...

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2017 Class AA Boys State Golf Final Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

​Sioux Falls O'Gorman wins the Class AA boys state golf championship, edging out a one stroke victory over Rapid City Stevens. Click here to see full team/individual results from the event.

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How Is The High School Activities Association Accommodating A Large Number Of Golfers At the Class AA Tournament?

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The class AA boys golf tournament in Pierre, SD is experiencing a different process for its golfers this year. Instead of sixteen teams in Class AA for 2017, there are now eighteen, which means – more golfers.

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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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