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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

Coffee Filter Earth Day Art

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Earth Day is right around the corner! Here is a quick and easy project that your kids all ages will enjoy. It's very easy and chances are you have everything you need in your supply closet.

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The Book of Trees: Arbor & Earth Day Activity

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

As you and your kids take part in Earth Day and Arbor Day festivities in your community, here’s a hands-on activity that will get your little ones up close and personal with the trees in their own backyard and throughout their neighborhood.

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Recycled Plastic Bottle Flowers

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

April showers bring... flowers all year long?!? You can make your garden bloom all year long with these fun and vibrant recycled plastic bottle flowers!

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Pinecone Bird Feeder

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Birds eat many different types of foods- from insects to berries to seeds and nuts- and all birds have their favorite! Come along with Nature Cat and build a Pinecone Bird feeder for our feathery friends.

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Savor Dakota

Meet the Makers of Savor Dakota

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

Chef MJ Adams and SDPB's Melissa Hamersma Sievers explore the culinary landscape of South Dakota.

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Killian’s Tavern Strawberry Rhubarb Spring Fling

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Strawberries and rhubarb are plentiful in the spring. Try using them to make a cocktail to celebrate the season.

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Fool Proof Five Mushrooms

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Morel mushrooms are highly sought after. There are other wild mushroom varieties that can be added to dinner.

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Science & Technology

Mobile Engagement in the Era of App Overload

Posted by PBS Idea Lab on

These days, there seems to be an app for everything. Voice-enabled pizza ordering? Check. An app that says “Yo?” Check. As of today, Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store are home to over 1.4 million apps, each!

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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 Media Preps High School Basketball Poll (February 12 - 17)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Feb. 12 is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, and points received. First-place votes are indicated in parentheses.

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2018 State Gymnastics Team Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The State Gymnastics Meet was underway at the Civic Arena in Watertown on Friday February 9. Mitchell took home the team title in Class AA, while Deuel won the team state championship in Class A.

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Wieneke and Goedert Both Invited To The NFL Combine

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The National Football League has invited 326 players to the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis from February 27 – March 5. Both Dallas Goedert and Jake Wieneke from South Dakota State University are included on the list.

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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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