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The Art of Christmas: Wakonda

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

The stained glass Nativity scene at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

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Finding the Silent Guide on Stoneman Hill

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A buoy beckons in Haakon County's sea of grass.

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The World Inside Andrew Kosten's Brookings Basement

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Intaglio printmaker Andrew Kosten conjures up an alternate world of strange, oddly familiar creatures.

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Children & Education

Presidential Visits to South Dakota

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The late President George H.W. Bush came to South Dakota four times. Fifteen other U.S. Presidents also visited the Rushmore State at least once.

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Thumbprint Holiday Lights

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Make your own Christmas lights with just a little paint!

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Magic Holiday Card for Kids

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We love magic tricks, and this Magic Holiday Card for Kids is guaranteed to fool your friends and family this holiday!

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The Black Hills Industrial Show - Deadwood

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A long-running trade show that began during the Great Depression established Deadwood as an attractive destination for business events, conferences, and meetings.

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Savor Dakota

Caponata: A Sicilian Style Eggplant Dish by Chef MJ Adams

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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

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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

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

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Science & Technology

Mobile Engagement in the Era of App Overload

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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?

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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

Brandon Valley Tops Washington, Wins First Title Since 1998

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Brandon Valley defeated Sioux Falls Washington 28-22 on Saturday night to win the Class 11AAA state football championship.

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2018 South Dakota Football Championships, Friday Results

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Day two of the state football championships consisted of three more games. Colome in Class 9B, Sioux Falls Christian in Class 11B, and Pierre in Class 11AA all won state titles. Here are recaps of all three of the games...

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Pierre Claims Second Straight Title, Defeats Huron

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Pierre defeated Huron 38-20 on Friday to win the Class 11AA state football championship. This is the second straight title for the Governors football program and the third overall.

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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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