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Aloha from Sioux Falls: Luthier Josh Rieck on the Art of Hand-Made Ukuleles and Other Stringed Things

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

SDPB catches up with Sioux Falls luthier Josh Rieck as he prepares for a ukulele expo in the Aloha State.

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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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Children & Education

Fresh Corn Salsa

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

Enjoy this easy recipe to whip up your own salsa right at home!

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Sidewalk Math

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

Tossing water balloons at numbers on the sidewalk is not only fun, but it gives your child a chance to put his or her early math skills to the test. Water balloons + sidewalk chalk = math fun!

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Cool Treat - Berry Smoothie

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

Try this cool treat! A berry smoothie filled with anti-oxidants and other great vitamins your family will love.

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Make Sidewalk Chalk

Last Updated by Samantha Dlugosh on

Making chalk is a fantastic way to create your own art supplies. The best part? Once you finish the craft, you can begin a new art project by using the chalk to make a sidewalk masterpiece!

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Savor Dakota

Killian’s Tavern Strawberry Rhubarb Spring Fling

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Strawberries and rhubarb are plentiful in the spring. Try using them to make a cocktail to celebrate the season.

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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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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

2018 State Soccer Championships Schedule

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The 2018 State Soccer Championships will take place at Sioux Park in Rapid City on Saturday October 13th.

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South Dakota Media Preps High School Football Poll (October 8-13)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school football poll for the week of October 8-13. Teams are listed with first place votes in parenthesis, season record, overall votes, and previous ranking.

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2018 Boys State Golf Championships, Final Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The 2018 boys state golf championships concluded on Tuesday from Brookings (Class AA) and Dell Rapids (Class A) with Sioux Falls Lincoln and Tea Area winning state titles. Here are the full results from both 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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