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2018 Winter SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Awards

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

All varsity fine arts groups and athletic teams that achieve a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to receive the SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award. For the 2017-18 winter season of athletics and fine arts, 658 teams were given awards.

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Winter Counts

Posted by Brian Gevik, Text by Conor McMahon - Chief Curator - U.S. Dept. of the Interior - Indian Arts and Crafts Board on

First painted on buffalo hide and later on paper, winter counts provide a pictorial history of various Lakota bands.

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Landmarks: The Snake Butte Turtle Effigy

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

A memorial to bravery on the Missouri.

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Children & Education

Your Turn: When Parents Push Too Hard ... Or Not Enough

Posted by Laura Dimock on

As a parent, did you ever push your child in ways you now regret – or not push enough? Or when you were a child, did you ever feel pushed too hard or not enough? These were the questions we posed to you, our audience. Read the responses.

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From the Great Plains to the Great War

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

Full documentary detailing South Dakota's role in World War One.

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Pay Attention!

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

In one of NPR's upcoming How to Raise a Human reports Michaleen Doucleff travels to rural Mexico to discover a group of Mayan children with extraordinary abilities to pay attention. SDPB is bringing How to Raise a Human home to South Dakota. Shane Hamilton, an Integrated Health Therapist with Sanford Health, expands on the subject.

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Century-Old Decisions That Impact Children Every Day

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Alexandra Lange's new book has insights on the influence of school and classroom design on children's learning throughout history.

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Savor Dakota

Keeping Bees

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

There are many reasons to keep bees... to help maintain and support the species and perhaps use some of their honey. Marla Bull Bear discusses both.

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Savor Dakota: Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Keya Cafe serves chocolate zucchini cake to their patrons and kindly share their recipe.

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Savor Dakota: Flax Seed Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Wanda Bethke of Purity Seeds shares her recipe for chocolate chip cookies, including flax seed.

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Science & Technology

Here Comes the Sun

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

Watching the solar eclipse in South Dakota with amateur astronomer Frank Belinskey.

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Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 Preview

Posted by Mark Diischer on

Within a few days, the Electronic Entertainment Expo will kick off in Los Angeles, California, and all of the tech world will be shifting their gaze to the L.A. Convention Center for the largest trade show in the industry. The 2017 “E3” Conference is shaping up to be one of the most influential and ground-breaking conferences in it’s brief history.

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Life, Liberty, and CyberEthics

Last Updated by Kent Osborne on

Joseph Bottum leads the new CLASSICS Institute at Dakota State University in Madison.

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Sports & Recreation

Post 22 Wins American Legion ‘A’ State Championship

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Sunday afternoon, Rapid City Post 22 defeated Mitchell Post 18 with a final score of 9-0 to win the American Legion “A” state title.

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My First Memory of Randy Moss

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

I don’t know if he’s the best receiver to ever play the game, but he is the most explosive and dangerous receiver of all-time.

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Dell Rapids Claims Class B American Legion Title

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Tuesday evening, Dell Rapids defeated McCook Miner 10-7 to win the American Legion ‘B’ State Championship crown.

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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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