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Inspired by an Ancestor's Vision, Anthony Horse Road Is Resurrecting a Lakota Tradition

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The artist spoke to SDPB about reading porcupine quill work, discovering artistic methods through ceremony, and saving lives through art.

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The Art of Christmas: Wakonda

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The stained glass Nativity scene at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

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Finding the Silent Guide on Stoneman Hill

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A buoy beckons in Haakon County's sea of grass.

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Children & Education

PBS Honors the Legacy of Black History Month

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PBS today announced special programming to commemorate Black History Month, as part of its commitment to celebrating the diversity of America year-round.

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DIY Snow Paint

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Create a fun craft and sensory activity for kids with this two-ingredient snow paint!

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The Sole Survivor on the Army Side of Custer's Last Stand

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A horse was the only survivor on Custer's side of the famed "last stand" at the Battle of the Little Bighorn/Greasy Grass.

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How Can You Make the Most of Your Kids' Screen Time?

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There are so many mixed messages surrounding the topic of screen time, and it is sometimes a struggle to make sure that you're making the right choices about when and what your kids watch and play. It helps to remember that digital media is simply a tool, just like books, toys, and art supplies.

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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

Both SDSU and USD Receive Bids to the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament

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For the first time in Summit League history, two teams from the conference are going dancing in women’s basketball. As expected for most of the year, both South Dakota State University and the University of South Dakota are bound for the NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament.

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Five New Champions Crowned In High School Hoops, Full Results

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Week two of the State Basketball Championships concluded on Saturday night from three locations throughout the state. Here are the full results of all of the games...

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Championship Tickets Are Punched, Friday Results and Saturday Schedule

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Great games all around on Friday night in South Dakota with ten teams punching their ticket to state championship games. Here are the full results from Friday and schedule for Saturday.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

"We Looked Over Our Shoulders And Learned To Run"

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On violence, community, and talking about the things that terrify us.

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Mato Wayuhi Will Not Simmer Down

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South Dakota Oglala Lakota musician (and filmmaker) Mato Wayuhi releases a new album featuring a provocative music video.

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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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