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Living

Landmarks: A Fish Story That Almost Got Away from Spearfish

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

A unique sculpture from the New Deal era.

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SDPB at the 2018 South Dakota Festival of Books

Last Updated by Fritz Miller on

Celebrate reading and writing with SDPB and the South Dakota Humanities Council.

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New Faulkton Mural Brings History to Life

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

Jonathan Imafidor and Dotun Popoola's recently completed Faulkton mural tells the story of the last wild buffalo hunt in the area.

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Children & Education

Thumbprint Holiday Lights

Last Updated by Samantha Dlugosh on

Make your own Christmas lights with just a little paint!

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Magic Holiday Card for Kids

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

We love magic tricks, and this Magic Holiday Card for Kids is guaranteed to fool your friends and family this holiday!

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The Black Hills Industrial Show - Deadwood

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Hannah Marshall Bawden - Archivist - Deadwood History Inc. on

A long-running trade show that began during the Great Depression established Deadwood as an attractive destination for business events, conferences, and meetings.

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Easy Snowflake Painting

Last Updated by Samantha Dlugosh on

Get ready for winter by making a beautiful snowflake! All you will need is paper, masking tape and watercolors!

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Savor Dakota

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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Asparagus Season

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Spring brings a greener landscape and an opportunity to add fresh greens to your dinner. Asparagus hunting is a popular pastime among South Dakotans.

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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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Science & Technology

vMVPDS are finally catching on

Posted by Kent Osborne on

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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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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Sports & Recreation

South Dakota Media Preps High School Basketball Poll (Dec. 10-15)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school basketball poll for the week of December 10-15. Teams are listed by overall record, total votes, and previous ranking. First place votes are labeled in parenthesis.

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2018 South Dakota High School Girls Basketball, Preseason Poll

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school girls basketball preseason poll for 2018 is here! First place votes are represented in parenthesis.

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2018 South Dakota High School Boys Basketball, Preseason Poll

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school basketball preseason poll is here. Check out the early rankings, through the eyes of the local media representatives.

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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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