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Living

The World Inside Andrew Kosten's Brookings Basement

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

Intaglio printmaker Andrew Kosten conjures up an alternate world of strange, oddly familiar creatures.

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Unearthing SDPB's Oscar Howe Archives

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SDPB went digging in the basement archives to come up with two video treasures about one of South Dakota's greatest artists.

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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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Children & Education

10 PBS KIDS Apps to Download in 2019

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Check out these 10 apps the PBS KIDS team recommends to download for all your kids’ interests.

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In 'Never Too Late,' Finally, A Guide For Adults Going To College

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There are hundreds of books about picking the best college. But let's face it: Most of them are written for high schoolers. A new book offers a roadmap for older students.

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The Most Viral Teaching Moments Of 2018

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Teachers used social media this year to let the world into their classrooms. What did we see? A lot of crying, hugging and learning.

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Magic Love! How Harry Potter Has Brought Magic To Classrooms For More Than 20 Years

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In the 20 years since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was released in the U.S., educators of all levels have used J.K. Rowling's series to bring magic to their own classrooms.

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Savor Dakota

SAVOR DAKOTA at the South Dakota Peach Festival

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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

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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

Family Achievement For Coach Osthus and Daughter Rynn

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

De Smet Head Coach Doug Osthus experienced more than just winning the first state title in program history on Saturday night. He was able to experience it with his daughter Rynn, who is a senior for the Lady Bulldogs.

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2019 Girls ‘B’ State Basketball Tournament Results

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De Smet defeated Ethan to win their first ever state girls' basketball title on Saturday night in Huron. Here are full results from the entire event.

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2019 State Class B Girls’ Basketball Results, Thursday

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Huron Arena is playing host to the 2019 Class B Girls High School State Basketball tournament this week. Action began Thursday March 7 and will continue through Saturday March 9. Here are the quarterfinal round results from day one of the event.

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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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