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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

Make Sidewalk Chalk

Last Updated by Samantha Dlugosh on

Making chalk is a fantastic way to create your own art supplies. The best part? Once you finish the craft, you can begin a new art project by using the chalk to make a sidewalk masterpiece!

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Daniel Tiger Back to School Checklist

Last Updated by Samantha Dlugosh on

Need help getting back into the routine for school? Get ready with Daniel Tiger and his back-to-school checklist!

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The 'Overparenting' Crisis In School And At Home

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Cutting kids' meat or doing their laundry can undermine their sense of self-worth, two books argue.

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How The Science Of Learning Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

Posted by Laura Dimock on

The popular film Won't You Be My Neighbor? shows how the topics — and the format — Fred Rogers brought to TV are as relevant to education and child development as they ever were.

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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

South Dakota Media Preps High School Football Poll (October 1-6)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school football poll for the week of October 1-6. Team are listed by first place votes in parenthesis, overall record, total votes, and previous rank.

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2018 Boys State Golf, Day One Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The 2018 boys state golf championships had their opening round of play on Monday with Class AA in Brookings and Class A in Dell Rapids. Check out the results from day one of the event.

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Vinatieri Makes History, Becomes NFL Field Goal Leader

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Sunday, in a game between the Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans, South Dakota native Adam Vinatieri made his 566th career field goal. That number is the most made field goals ever by a player in NFL history.

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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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