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Writers of the Iron Road

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

Two South Dakota perspectives on freight train graffiti.

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Bullhead Remembers the Doughboy

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"The Spirit of the American Doughboy" was the most widely proliferated of the post-WWI "Doughboy" monuments. Bullhead still honors theirs a century after Armistice.

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Brandon Valley To Host 2018 State Cheer and Dance Competition

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Brandon Valley High School is the site for the twelfth annual state competition for cheer and dance. Competition for Class A will be held on Friday, October 19th, with opening ceremonies beginning at 5:00 pm CT. Action will resume on Saturday with Class AA at 11:00 am CT.

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Children & Education

One Reason Rural Students Don't Go To College: Colleges Don't Go To Them

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"People tend to overlook the rural areas," says David Hochstetler, a high school senior in rural Michigan. "I think it's kind of disappointing because some able students could get looked over."

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Celebrate Earth Day and the Arrival of Spring with Themed Programming on PBS and PBS.org

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

Throughout April and beyond, PBS will celebrate Earth Day and the arrival of spring with programs that explore topics from the change of seasons in North America to the way scientists and politicians came together to fix the hole in the ozone layer.

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When The News Is Scary, What To Say To Kids

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Bad news tips

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'I Need A Degree In Order To Move Forward': Why Some Adults Choose College

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About 7.6 million adults 25 and over attended college in 2018. Among them are a mother of four, a Navy vet and a grandmother finishing what she started more than four decades ago.

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota: Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

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

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Savor Dakota: Aebleskiver

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Viborg, South Dakota was established primarily by Danes... and a few Norwegians. Heritage is celebrated each year during Danish Days. Prior to the event scores of light fluffy orbs are made to serve for breakfast. Aebleskiver, or Danish pancakes, are a treat.

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Wild About Rhubarb

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

W.H. Over Museum in Vermillion hosts an annual Rhubarb Day festival on the first Sunday in June. A historical museum is a fitting place to celebrate a plant with deep midwestern roots.

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Science & Technology

Decoding South Dakota's Weather Machine

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

State Climatologist Laura Edwards discusses climate change in SD.

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vMVPDS are finally catching on

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YouTube TV had great ad placement in the Baseball World Series

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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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Sports & Recreation

Mount Marty College Adding A Football Program

Last Updated by Gary Ellenbolt on

South Dakota’s last four-year college without a football program is getting ready to put a team on the field. Officials with Mount Marty College are beginning a three-year plan to make Lancer football a reality. The school announced its decision during a press conference on Tuesday morning.

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Instant Replay Review Could Be Coming Soon To State Basketball

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Athletic Directors of South Dakota will discuss and vote on a proposal this week that would add instant replay review to the state basketball tournaments.

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Mike Daum Finishes College Career As ‘One of the Best’ Ever

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Tuesday evening, the South Dakota State University men’s basketball season came to and end with a defeat to Texas in the opening round of the National Invitational Tournament.

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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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