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Freeman Celebrates the 57th Annual Schmeckfest

Posted by Michael Zimny on

Freeman, South Dakota recently held the 57th annual Schmeckfest, a celebration of the traditional cuisines and cultures of the Mennonite communities who settled in the region.

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Landmarks: Ken Bell's Conversation Pieces on US HWY 212

Posted by Michael Zimny on

Just west of Clark on US HWY 212, Ken Bell’s work in progress is a sure conversation starter, even if you're only talking to yourself.

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Justin Hayward: Spirits… Live

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The legendary lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for The Moody Blues performs classic hits and songs from his latest solo album SPIRITS OF THE WESTERN SKY.

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Children & Education

South Dakota Is Burning UP!

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Temperatures are dangerously HOT across SD! So how do you stay cool?

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DIY: Handmade Bird Feeder

Posted by Nate Wek on

Kids can craft a handmade bird feeder by recycling a milk carton and using a few other household supplies. Hang your feeder then wait and watch to see if you spot any birds.

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Arthur Bookmarks

Posted by Nate Wek on

A great way to save your place in your favorite book is to put a bookmark there. It's easy - just choose your bookmark, print it out, and read.

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Skunk Bear: How Old Is Your Body, Really?

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Do all of your cells get switched out for new ones every seven years or so? Does anything remain with you throughout your entire life? NPR's Skunk Bear examines the human body.

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Savor Dakota

Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta by Chef MJ Adams

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta is the first featured recipe as highlighted in Savor Dakota Episode 1: Spring. Chef MJ Adams contributes the recipe for our archive.

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SAVOR DAKOTA at the South Dakota Peach Festival

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Visit SDPB's booth at the South Dakota Peach Festival June 25 & 26

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Science & Technology

Mobile Engagement in the Era of App Overload

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These days, there seems to be an app for everything. Voice-enabled pizza ordering? Check. An app that says “Yo?” Check. As of today, Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store are home to over 1.4 million apps, each!

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Is It Irrational to Believe in Aliens?

Posted by Nate Wek on

For many years, people have discussed the possibility of extraterrestrial life in the universe. Scientists such as Stephen Hawking have stated the probability of life existing on another planet, other than earth, is favorable... especially when considering the size of the universe.

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How much would you sacrifice to be the first person on Mars?

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Michael McDonnell has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. He has a physics degree. He’s worked in hazardous environments. He hopes these qualifications will convince a selection committee that he’s the perfect candidate for the first human voyage to Mars.

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Sports & Recreation

14 Rules Of Golf That You're Probably Breaking

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Millions of Americans golf, and some are no doubt better than others in terms of skill. However, everyone has a tendency of breaking rules when they’re on a golf course. According to Golf Digest, here are 14 golf etiquette rules that you’re probably breaking when playing golf.

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The Top-5 Golf Courses In South Dakota

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

With the days becoming longer and the weather getting warmer, more and more South Dakotans are dusting off their golf clubs and hitting the course. According to Golf Digest, here are the top-five golf courses in South Dakota.

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2015-16 Winter Academic Achievement Team Awards

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

With the completion of all the SDHSAA winter fine arts and athletic activities, the SDHSAA announces that 579 teams have received the “Academic Achievement Team Awards” for the 2015-2016 Winter Season.

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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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