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Book Lovers Take Note! Join the Brown Bag Book Club in Person This Summer

Last Updated by Fritz Miller on

The Brown Bag Book Club on SDPB's In the Moment gives listeners a chance to hear about new books from local & regional authors, and meet them in person for extended discussions at our studios in Sioux Falls and Rapid City.

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2019 South Dakota High School Winter Academic Achievement Teams

Posted by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota High School Activities Association has announced their 2018-19 winter academic achievement teams. This list is comprised of varsity fine arts and athletic teams who received a combined GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Fred W. Farrar: Black Hills Pioneer Photographer

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

Part historian and part artist, Fred Farrar chronicled the Black Hills from the turn of the century through depression of the 1930s.

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Children & Education

At Your Wits' End With A Screen-Obsessed Kid? Read This

Posted by Laura Dimock on

NPR's Life Kit sent a parenting expert to help a family cope with its kids' device fixation. The family learned that setting media boundaries means more than limiting the time kids spend on screens.

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Practice Math Skills with Sidewalk Math

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Tossing water balloons at numbers on the sidewalk is not only fun, but it gives children a chance to put their math skills to the test.

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Build Self-Confidence With a Goal-Setting Activity

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Build Self-Confidence With a Goal-Setting Activity

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Prepare a Breakfast Feast Fit for a Dinosaur!

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Practice writing, reading, and eating in this food-themed activity!

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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

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

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

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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Sports & Recreation

Midnight Madness, Tea Area Lady Titans

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Tea Area has created a special tradition, as it pertains to their girls' soccer program. Each year, the Lady Titans 'kick off' their season at midnight on the first eligible day of practice.

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South Dakota's Original Girl Gridiron Gang

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

They were pioneers of the era, role models to the community, and their stamp on history spread rapidly throughout the region. With numbers lacking, a group of thirty girls came together - putting the small town of Cavour, SD 'on the map.'

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Four Classes Of High School Football Started Practice Monday

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Four of South Dakota’s seven high school football classes started practice on Monday, all three nine-man classes and Class 11B.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

"We Looked Over Our Shoulders And Learned To Run"

Posted by Lori Walsh on

On violence, community, and talking about the things that terrify us.

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Mato Wayuhi Will Not Simmer Down

Last Updated by Lori Walsh on

South Dakota Oglala Lakota musician (and filmmaker) Mato Wayuhi releases a new album featuring a provocative music video.

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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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