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Living

James Baldwin, Hubert Humphrey and the American Dream

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

Acclaimed documentary I Am Not Your Negro on SDPB

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The Black War Bonnet - Artist Herman Red Elk

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

A 20th-century artwork exemplifies traditional Lakota symbols and their meaning.

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"Ka-Chunk" Dispenses Encapsulated Whimsy from Vending Machines

Posted by Michael Zimny on

Ipso Gallery presents an interactive art vending experience.

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Children & Education

EVERY CHILD IS A READER

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Gail Boushey is a literacy expert and co-author of the book that coined the idea of “three ways to read.” In this interview, she discusses how reading pictures and retelling stories are also valuable reading experiences.

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STORIES AND HISTORY

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

Books that celebrate the black experience are available for all ages and reading levels, and there are so many themes to explore with children during Black History Month and throughout the year.

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J.L.W.Zietlow and his Dakota Central Telephone Company

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Sue Gates - Director - Dacotah Prairie Museum - Aberdeen on

One of the first and largest telephone systems in the nation was founded in Aberdeen.

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Seth Bullock's Cowboy Brigade

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Mark Slocum - Director of the Minnilusa Historical Association and Pioneer Collection at the Journey Museum & Learning Center - Rapid City on

Seth Bullock led a cadre of cowboys rode in Teddy Roosevelt's Inaugural Parade. The were the stars of the show and every man had a unique story.

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota: Wagner School Ranch Dressing Recipe

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Wagner school makes their own ranch dressing to serve to students, creating a healthier option.

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Savor Dakota: Pheasant Salad Sandwiches

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Pheasant salad has been served in Aberdeen since World War 2. First offered to troops passing through, the classic sandwich now is shared with folks flocking to town.

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Emmer Salad by MJ Adams

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Chef MJ Adams shares a recipe for a salad using an ancient grain, emmer.

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Science & Technology

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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The DSU Pumpkin Project - Part One

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

The contents of an old jar might lead to a cure for cancer and better understanding of humanity's impact on climate change. Or not.

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Medicine Women

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

A new documentary interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America’s first Native doctor.

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Sports & Recreation

Wieneke and Goedert Both Invited To The NFL Combine

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The National Football League has invited 326 players to the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis from February 27 – March 5. Both Dallas Goedert and Jake Wieneke from South Dakota State University are included on the list.

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Sioux Falls Native and Philadelphia Eagles Rookie Nate Gerry Prepares For Super Bowl LII

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Super Bowl LII is just a few days away as players, coaches, and fans anxiously await the game in Minneapolis. South Dakota native and University of Nebraska alum Nate Gerry is a rookie this year for the Philadelphia Eagles, who will play the New England Patriots on Sunday for the Lombardi Trophy.

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South Dakota Media Preps High School Basketball Poll (January 29 - February 3)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Jan. 29 is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, and points received. First-place votes are indicated in parentheses.

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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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