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In His Own Words: Dale Lamphere on "Dignity"

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

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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Northern Plains Indian Art Market Returns to Sioux Falls

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The 29th annual NPIAM brings world-class American Indian art to Sioux Falls Sept. 15-18.

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From Lagos to Lemmon

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Sculptor John Lopez teams up with Nigerian artists Dotun Popoola and Jonathan Imafidor to create Boss Cowman Square in downtown Lemmon.

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Children & Education

Can Teaching Civics Save Democracy?

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Democracy thrives off an informed and active community, researchers say. The way to secure that future is integrating civics classes in K-12 education.

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Miami 4th-Graders Write About Their Experiences With Hurricanes

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At Sunset Elementary in Miami, students are writing personal essays about their experience with Hurricane Irma, and they have some advice for other kids who have yet to live through one.

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Paper Bag Wreaths

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Do you have a plethora of brown paper bags in your closet or stashed under your sink? Here is a fun festive craft for you and your children to do this Thanksgiving season!

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Corn Maze Craze Game

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PBS Kids Cat in the Hat is into the fall spirit, and wants to go through some corn mazes! The only problem is, he can't find his way through. Can you help Cat find his way through the corn mazes?

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Savor Dakota

Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta by Chef MJ Adams

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Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta is the first featured recipe as highlighted in Savor Dakota Episode 1: Spring. Chef MJ Adams contributes the recipe for our archive.

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SAVOR DAKOTA at the South Dakota Peach Festival

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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

Tales of the Gridiron - A Revered Leader

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Irene-Wakonda Head Coach Brent Mutchelknaus has spent 32 seasons coaching high school football with Irene and Irene-Wakonda. He has had 20 winning seasons. This includes two state championships with Irene in 1991 and 1993. Today, he's one of the most respected coaches in the state.

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Final South Dakota High School Media Preps Football Poll (11AAA, 1AA, and 11A)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The final three classes have finished the regular season for high school football this year. Here is the South Dakota media preps football poll for the week of October 23 - 28.

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Tales of the Gridiron "North Border Titans"

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Season two of 'Tales of the Gridiron' begins with a trip to north central South Dakota to visit one of the newer 9-man football co-ops - the North Border Titans. Four schools, Leola, Frederick, Eureka, and Bowdle, make up this four district cooperative. This is their story on how they've overcome adversity with travel to put a successful team on the field.

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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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