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From Lagos to Lemmon

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

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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2015-16 Winter Academic Achievement Team Awards

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

With the completion of all the SDHSAA winter fine arts and athletic activities, the SDHSAA announces that 579 teams have received the “Academic Achievement Team Awards” for the 2015-2016 Winter Season.

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The State Visual Arts Competition In Sioux Falls

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls hosted thousands of people over the weekend for the state Class AA basketball tournament. But that wasn't the only event taking place at the venue.

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Children & Education

Switching To Middle School Can Be Hard On Kids, But There Are Ways To Make It Better

Posted by Laura Dimock on

A new study shows students' self-image suffers in middle school and junior high. And it's not just hard on low-income kids. Having a teacher who understands the teenage brain can help.

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Pumpkin Carving Templates

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Get your paints and carving tools ready! PBS has some great templates that you can use to carve or paint your pumpkins with this year.

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The Life of Libby Custer

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Researched and written by Gary Enright - Director - 1881 Courthouse Museum - Custer on

After his death at the Little Big Horn, George Armstrong Custer's wife spent 57 years writing and speaking throughout the country, clearing away any criticism people and historians had regarding her husband.

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Tool Kits for Parent and Teachers

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Sesame Street Workshop has developed many educational tool kits to help parents and teachers engage the kids in their care on challenging topics including grief, resilience and more.

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Savor Dakota

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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Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta by Chef MJ Adams

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

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

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

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

Washington Holds Off Roosevelt In A Thriller, Warriors Win Third Straight Title

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Sioux Falls Washington defeated Sioux Falls Roosevelt 20-19 in what was a thrilling championship game on Saturday night in Vermillion.

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Madison Wins Third Championship In A Row, Takes Down Dakota Valley

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Madison defeated Dakota Valley 42-20 on Saturday afternoon in the Class 11A championship game. This is the third championship in a row for the Bulldogs football program.

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Pierre Squeaks Out Victory Over Harrisburg, Govs Win State Championship

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Pierre defeats Harrisburg 24-21 on Friday night to capture the Class 11AA state football championship. Strong second half defense helped pave the way for the Governors to capture the title.

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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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