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2016 South Dakota Class AA Cheer and Dance Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The results from the 2016 Class AA cheer and dance competition from Aberdeen, SD. Brandon Valley won the championship in Cheer and Sioux Falls Washington took home the title in Dance.

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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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Children & Education

Early Girl Scouts of the Black Hills

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Rachel-Lovelace Portal - Curator of Collections - Deadwood History Inc. on

The Girl Scouts have been active in the Black Hills since 1917.

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Forget Wealth And Neighborhood. The Racial Income Gap Persists

Posted by Laura Dimock on

A study finds that the gap is actually largest in America's wealthiest neighborhoods, challenging widely-held beliefs about the relative impacts of class and race on life outcomes.

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Transgender Teachers: In Their Own Voices

Posted by Laura Dimock on

We asked transgender educators around the country to share a selfie, and tell us what they wish others knew about them. Many say they play vital roles in creating safe spaces for the next generation.

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Advice For Student Activists: It's A Marathon, Not A Sprint

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

Youth activism in America has a long and complicated history. As students flood streets around the country, two activists offer advice to those marching.

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Savor Dakota

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

Former USD Coyote Chris Streveler Has Solid Showing In CFL Debut

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Former University of South Dakota quarterback Chris Streveler made his Canadian Football League debut on Thursday night with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Edmonton Eskimos snuck out a 33-30 win over Winnipeg, but Streveler put up solid numbers in his first regular season game with the team.

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Sioux Falls To Host Nebraska vs Oklahoma State in Men's Hoops This December

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Sanford Pentagon will host Nebraska and Oklahoma State in a regular-season men’s college basketball game Dec. 16. A start time for the game is TBD.

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U.S., Mexico And Canada Win Bid To Host 2026 World Cup

Last Updated by NPR , Bill Chappell on

The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be held in the U.S., Mexico and Canada, with a united bid from North America winning the right to host soccer's showcase event, the sport's world governing body decided on Wednesday.

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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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