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A Focus on Photography in the Dakotas

Posted by Michael Zimny on

A traveling exhibit highlighting work by photographers of the Dakotas arrives at the Cultural Heritage Museum in Pierre.

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What's so interesting about "That's Interesting"?

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

An exhibit at Sioux Falls' Ipso Gallery looks at the stuff that becomes ideas that become stuff.

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Aloha from Sioux Falls: Luthier Josh Rieck on the Art of Hand-Made Ukuleles and Other Stringed Things

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SDPB catches up with Sioux Falls luthier Josh Rieck as he prepares for a ukulele expo in the Aloha State.

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Children & Education

What Do Asthma, Heart Disease And Cancer Have In Common? Maybe Childhood Trauma

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Toxic stress in childhood can lead to a lifetime of health problems and, ultimately, a shorter life. Here's what schools can do to help.

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Laptops And Phones In The Classroom: Yea, Nay Or A Third Way?

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We asked teachers, professors, a psychiatrist and a technologist for their thoughts, and we heard a range of opinions on one of the most "weirdly divisive" issues in education.

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Would College Students Retain More If Professors Dialed Back The Pace?

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Why do we forget so much of what we read? Anthropologist Barbara J. King suggests that the answer might point toward benefits of a slower pace of teaching in the college classroom.

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Teach Students To Use Social Media (The Right Way) And The Possibilities Are Endless

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Social media can be a big part of students' lives, and teachers across the country are finding ways to use popular platforms as teaching tools.

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Savor Dakota

What does the word 'Savor' mean to you?

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Savor can mean to take time to enjoy an experience or, perhaps, the food that you're eating. Sometimes it could be both. What does it mean to you?

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Savor Dakota Fall: Braised Lamb Shanks

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Braising lamb is an easy and delicious way to serve up a hearty meal to share with family and friends.

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Savor Dakota Fall: SD Bison Filet au Poivre

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Sizzling steak is a sound that makes many people salivate. Imagine adding a four pepper cracked crust to your cut of choice. Michael Johnson, manager and chef at The Pheasant Restaurant and Lounge offers this recipe as the weather cools this fall. Bison is used in this presentation, but another hearty cut of deer or elk would also be appropriate.

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Science & Technology

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

Nate Tibbetts A Top Candidate For Atlanta Hawks Head Coaching Vacancy

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Atlanta Hawks are in the search for a new head coach, and sources close to the situation believe South Dakota native and Portland assistant Nate Tibbetts is one of the favored candidates.

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Philly Trades Up In Draft On Friday For SDSU's Dallas Goedert

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Former South Dakota State University tight end Dallas Goedert will begin his professional football career in Philadelphia. The defending Super Bowl champs traded up in the second round to select Goedert with the No. 49 overall pick.

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2018 Winter SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Awards

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All varsity fine arts groups and athletic teams that achieve a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to receive the SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award. For the 2017-18 winter season of athletics and fine arts, 658 teams were given awards.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

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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