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Living

World Champion Hoop Dancer Jasmine Pickner-Bell on Breaking Barriers

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

Pickner-Bell talked to SDPB about integrating a formerly all-male art form & an upcoming movie about her life.

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See Bryan Akipa's Performance at the Lighting Ceremony for "Dignity of Earth and Sky"

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The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate-raised artist provided the perfect soundtrack for the lighting of the monument.

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In His Own Words: Dale Lamphere on "Dignity"

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South Dakota state artist laureate Dale Lamphere sat down with us a few months ago to talk about his work, including his new statue, Dignity.

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Children & Education

Tyler DeWitt: How Do We Get Kids Hooked On Science?

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When a student complained that science textbooks were boring, teacher Tyler DeWitt got thinking about how he can make his lessons fun. DeWitt recounts his quest to make kids care about science.

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'Schoolifying' Minecraft Without Ruining It

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Microsoft is trying to help more teachers use the hugely popular game in the classroom without alienating the initial enthusiasts.

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Curious George: Bug Catcher

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Red Bugs. Yellow Bugs. Blue Bugs. Oh my! Come catch bugs and play along with Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat. Collect stickers for you scrapbook by playing different games with George!

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Fizzy's Lunch Lab: Exercise Song

Last Updated by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Run, jump, skip, hop! It doesn't matter what you do, as long as you're moving. Freezer Burn, from Fizzy's Lunch Lab, has the perfect song that you can groove too. After some dancing, you can enjoy some of Fizzy's favorite snacks!

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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

South Dakota High School Football Media Poll (October 2-7)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota high school football media preps poll for the week of October 2-7. Click here to see where everyone is ranked with the regular season nearing its end.

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2017 Class A State Boys Golf Tournament, Day One Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Class A Boys Golf Championships began on Monday in Dakota Dunes, SD. Here are the full team results and individual performance results after the first day of competition.

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2017 Class AA State Boys Golf Tournament, Day One Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Class AA Boys Golf Championships began on Monday in Pierre, SD. Here are the full team results and individual performance results after the first day of competition.

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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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