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World Champion Hoop Dancer Jasmine Pickner-Bell on Breaking Barriers

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

Pickner-Bell talked to SDPB about integrating a formerly all-male art form & an upcoming movie about her life.

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See Bryan Akipa's Performance at the Lighting Ceremony for "Dignity of Earth and Sky"

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The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate-raised artist provided the perfect soundtrack for the lighting of the monument.

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In His Own Words: Dale Lamphere on "Dignity"

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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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Children & Education

George Brings Spring

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

If you're ready for the snow to be gone and spring to finally be here, come along and play with George. You can help him plant flowers and watch them bloom, as well as watching caterpillars turn to butterflies, and wildlife come to life, and let's not forget those rain showers! All signs of spring can be found playing this game!

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Tissue Paper Shamrocks

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It doesn't matter if you're Irish or not! Here is a fun St. Patrick's Day craft that every leprechaun will love!

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Affies 4 Kids

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Dear Parents, We are embarking on a wonderful journey with Affies4Kids®, a company dedicated to affirming strong character traits by teaching children the language of positive self-talk.

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Teaching Empathy with Arthur

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Empathy is important to teach a child starting at a young age. Explore this topic with Arthur in this interactive comic and video, "So Funny I Forgot To Laugh." Where Arthur takes his teasing to far and upsets his friend Sue Ellen. Can Arthur find a way to apologize to Sue Ellen?

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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

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

Sioux Falls Native and Philadelphia Eagles Rookie Nate Gerry Prepares For Super Bowl LII

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Super Bowl LII is just a few days away as players, coaches, and fans anxiously await the game in Minneapolis. South Dakota native and University of Nebraska alum Nate Gerry is a rookie this year for the Philadelphia Eagles, who will play the New England Patriots on Sunday for the Lombardi Trophy.

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South Dakota Media Preps High School Basketball Poll (January 29 - February 3)

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The South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Jan. 29 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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Coach Rozy's Performance Training Academy

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Mark Roozen operates the Coach Rozy Performance Training Academy in Yankton. Throughout his career, Coach Rozy has worked with NFL, College, and Olympic Athletes. Now, he’s working with a variety of people from all ages.

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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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