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Living

A Lost Monument and the Pierre Origins of the Geographical Center Saga

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

Is the geographical center of North America at Rugby, Robinson, or Center, North Dakota? Or across the state line in Pierre?

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Throwing Pots at a Home for Cracked Crocks: Dakota Stoneware's Dave Huebner

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The Bushnell ceramic artist's work is inspired by historic American pottery traditions.

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In Aberdeen: The Rustic Art of Log Furniture Making

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Keith A. Miller of K&A Log Furniture channels wood's inner beauty.

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Children & Education

PBS KIDS Goes Back to School with Free Resources for Parents and Teachers and First-Ever DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD Movie

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As summer winds down, PBS KIDS will offer a variety of resources to help kids kick off the new school year. This September, PBS KIDS will premiere the first-ever movie from the beloved series from Fred Rogers Productions, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, which will explore social/emotional-based school-readiness themes.

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PBS Wants YOU to Join THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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The First-of-Its-Kind National Celebration of Books Combines Original Digital Content, Multi-Platform Resources, National Partnerships and Local Activities Taking Place in Communities Around The Country.

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Buddy Fitness – August-September

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Be Healthy! This month we’re telling you how to get fit.

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Scared Of Math? Here's One Way To Fight The Fear

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Kids and grown-ups can both experience anxiety when it comes to math. One college professor has an assignment to help banish the dread.

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota: Winter Vegetable Soup with Timpsila Recipe

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Timpisila is a root plant that has wound itself through Lakota history, lore and family recipes. Chef MJ Adams creates a vegetable soup that showcases the breadroot.

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Savor Dakota: Fry Bread Recipe

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Mavis Two Bulls makes fry bread to share with friends, family and to sell at a Spearfish Farmer's Market stand. Two Bulls graciously shares with us how she makes fry bread and shares a small recipe that a family might enjoy and a large recipe that might be made for a party.

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SAVOR DAKOTA: Herbs, Frybread & Timpsila Soup

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

Savor Dakota explores wintertime cuisine in South Dakota.

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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

Vinatieri Makes History, Becomes NFL Field Goal Leader

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Sunday, in a game between the Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans, South Dakota native Adam Vinatieri made his 566th career field goal. That number is the most made field goals ever by a player in NFL history.

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Outdoors: Discovering the Solitude of the Bearlodge

Posted by Michael Zimny on

A place to escape the Rapid pace of the Black Hills city life.

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Sioux Falls Native Wins US Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Thursday, Shannon Johnson, a native of Sioux Falls, SD, defeated defending champ Kelsey Chugg 1 up to win the 2018 US Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship.

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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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