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Living

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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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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Children & Education

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

Posted by Laura Dimock on

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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Let's Have Fun with Fire Safety!

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

Teach your children about fire safety with Marty and Jett's downloadable activity book!

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Glitter Glue Ghost Art

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

This easy and boo-tiful Halloween art craft requires only three materials!

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South Dakota's First Inhabitants

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Gary Enright - Director - 1881 Courthouse Museum - Custer on

In observance of South Dakota's Native Americans' Day, a look at the region's first permanent inhabitants.

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Savor Dakota

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

Posted by PBS Idea Lab on

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?

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 South Dakota High School Football Semi-Final Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

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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South Dakota High School Football Semi-Final Schedule

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The semi-final round of the 2018 state high school football playoffs will invade the Mt. Rushmore state on Friday night. All of the winners will advance to state championship games, which will take place at the Dakota Dome in Vermillion on November 8-10.

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Native American Schools To Start Their Own Football League?

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Reservation football teams throughout South Dakota are considering a departure from the current high school football league, which is under the umbrella of the South Dakota High School Activities Association, to form a new league called the ‘All Nations Football Conference.’

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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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