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An Eery Silence Comes to Brookings with "Night Hunter"

Posted by Michael Zimny on

Artist Stacey Speers lets silent star Lillian Gish get lost in a creatural otherworld with Night Hunter, the film and complete project at the South Dakota Art Museum.

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State Cheer and Dance Video Recap

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

The 2016 South Dakota State Cheer and Dance championships were held October 20-23. SDPB brings a video recap of the top teams.

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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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Children & Education

What Kind of Screen Time Parent Are You? Take This Quiz And Find Out

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Are you strict, pushover or right down the middle? These nine questions could help you find the right balance when it comes to your kids and digital devices.

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Do You Know A Teacher Who Has Gone The Extra Mile — Or Beyond?

Posted by Laura Dimock on

If so, fill out this form or email us at npred@npr.org. A member of NPR Ed may be in touch and your response may be used in an upcoming story.

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EVERY CHILD IS A READER

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Gail Boushey is a literacy expert and co-author of the book that coined the idea of “three ways to read.” In this interview, she discusses how reading pictures and retelling stories are also valuable reading experiences.

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STORIES AND HISTORY

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

Books that celebrate the black experience are available for all ages and reading levels, and there are so many themes to explore with children during Black History Month and throughout the year.

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Savor Dakota

Caponata: A Sicilian Style Eggplant Dish by Chef MJ Adams

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Caponata is a Sicilian style dish that showcases some of the best produce that summer can offer.

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Pan Fried Walleye, Tomato and Olive Relish with Lemon Thyme Potatoes and Asparagus

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Michael Haskett prepares pan fried walleye with a tomato and olive relish, plus lemon thyme Potatoes and Asparagus. This recipe is featured in episode 102 of Savor Dakota.

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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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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

South Dakota State's Mike Daum Declares for 2018 NBA Draft

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Mike Daum, junior basketball star from South Dakota State University, has filed paperwork declaring for the 2018 National Basketball Association draft. On Friday, Daum announced his intentions.

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Six-Man Football In South Dakota Could Soon Be A Reality

Last Updated by Gary Ellenbolt on

South Dakota’s smallest high schools are close to another option for fielding football teams. The South Dakota High School Activities Association’s Board of Directors has given initial approval to offer a six-man football class.

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Does Being a "One-Sport Athlete" Give Your Child a Better Edge Over the Competition? It May Not...

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

According to the author Fred Bowen, a sports opinion columnist for KidsPost, it may not be in a young child’s best interest to specialize in just one sport.

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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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