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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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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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Children & Education

Pool Noodle Obstacle Course

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Want to keep you kids busy and active this summer? This easily customizable pool noodle obstacle course is perfect for a kid’s play date, party or a family time in the yard.

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Yarn- Wrapped Frame for Fathers

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Father's Day is right around the corner! Show dad how much you appreciate, and love spending time with him by giving him this cool handmade picture frame. You can use a combination of his favorite colors, and pick out a photo of a happy memory that you shared with him!

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Tornado in a Jar

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Tornadoes can cause a lot of destruction, but are an interesting force of nature. Did you know that their is a way to see a tornado without the destruction? This fun activity is a great way to open up a discussion about how tornadoes form and how to stay safe during a tornado.

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Tissue Paper Stained Glass for Mothers

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If you are still looking for a perfect Mothers Day gift, here is a great homemade option! Show your mom you love her by making a beautiful heart stained glass window. If you already have a Mothers Day gift, this is still a fun craft for all ages to enjoy!

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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

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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

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

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

2018 State Basketball Championships, Thursday Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Week two of the state basketball championships began on Thursday of this week with all three boys classes and girls Class AA. Here are the results from Thursday and the schedule for Friday.

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Viewing Options for Week Two of the State Basketball Championships

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

For the third year in a row, the second week of the state basketball championships will consist of four tournament going on at the same time - Class AA Boys, Class AA Girls, Class A Boys, and Class B Boys. Because it's a lot of information to digest, here's a layout of which games are where, and how you can watch them.

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2018 State Boys Basketball Championship Brackets

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Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Aberdeen will host high school boys state basketball tournaments this weekend. Here are the brackets for the upcoming tournaments.

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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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