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A Focus on Photography in the Dakotas

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A traveling exhibit highlighting work by photographers of the Dakotas arrives at the Cultural Heritage Museum in Pierre.

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What's so interesting about "That's Interesting"?

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An exhibit at Sioux Falls' Ipso Gallery looks at the stuff that becomes ideas that become stuff.

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

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

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Children & Education

Ruff Ruffman and Staying Safe

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Teach your children about staying safe while using the Internet and technology with Ruff Ruffman!

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Tablecloth Mission - Your Kids will LOVE IT!

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Try this awesome activity at home!

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Nerd Night with Science Steve

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Science Steve went primetime with an appearance at "Nerd Night" in downtown Vermillion.

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To Raise Confident, Independent Kids, Some Parents Are Trying To 'Let Grow'

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Research suggests kids who have more freedom and independence grow up to be less anxious and depressed. But in the age of helicopter parenting, giving kids freedom to roam can be difficult.

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Savor Dakota

Killian’s Tavern Strawberry Rhubarb Spring Fling

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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

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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

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

Canistota/Freeman Comes To Play Against Howard

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Canistota/Freeman defeated Howard 46-14 in the Class 9A championship game on Thursday, winning their first state football title as a co-op.

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2018 South Dakota High School Football Championship Schedule

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The high school football championships begin Thursday November 8th at the Dakota Dome in Vermillion and will continue on through Saturday November 10th.

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2018 South Dakota High School Football Semi-Final Results

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The state championship games are set for next week in Vermillion as the semi-final round of the high school football playoffs concluded on Friday night. Here are the results of all the action...

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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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