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SDHSAA Will Allow Boys To Participate In High School Competitive Dance

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Tuesday, the South Dakota High School Activities Association voted unanimously to allow boys to participate with girls on competitive cheer and dance teams in the state.

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2018 Winter SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Awards

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

All varsity fine arts groups and athletic teams that achieve a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to receive the SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award. For the 2017-18 winter season of athletics and fine arts, 658 teams were given awards.

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Winter Counts

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

First painted on buffalo hide and later on paper, winter counts provide a pictorial history of various Lakota bands.

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Children & Education

The Most Popular High School Plays And Musicals

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Beauty and the Beast and Almost, Maine topped the list of most popular high school plays and musicals, according to Dramatics magazine's rankings. The magazine has been publishing its list since 1938.

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PBS LearningMedia Unveils New Design and User Experience for Pre-K Through 12th Grade Educators and Students

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

Just in time for the new school year, PBS and WGBH today unveiled the new PBS LearningMedia website, making thousands of digital resources more accessible to educators and students across the country. New features include simple browsing by curriculum area, state/national standards and grade; improved search functionality; a refreshed look and easier access to local PBS station resources.

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

PBS Programs, Including the 31ST ANNUAL HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS, and Special Episodes from POV, GREAT PERFORMANCES and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Highlight Latinx Culture and Influence

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The CCC in the Black Hills

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

The Civilian Conservation Corps established 50 work camps in South Dakota during the 1930s - many of them in the Black Hills

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota: Flax Seed Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Wanda Bethke of Purity Seeds shares her recipe for chocolate chip cookies, including flax seed.

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Savor Dakota Full Episodes: Complete Viewing Here!

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

Love Savor Dakota? Want to catch up on all episodes? You are in luck--we have them all online here.

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Savor Dakota: Honey Apple Cake Recipe

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Chef MJ Adams shares a recipe for honey apple cake with Marla Bull Bear.

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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

South Dakota Media Preps High School Football Poll (October 1-6)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school football poll for the week of October 1-6. Team are listed by first place votes in parenthesis, overall record, total votes, and previous rank.

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2018 Boys State Golf, Day One Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The 2018 boys state golf championships had their opening round of play on Monday with Class AA in Brookings and Class A in Dell Rapids. Check out the results from day one of the event.

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Vinatieri Makes History, Becomes NFL Field Goal Leader

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Sunday, in a game between the Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans, South Dakota native Adam Vinatieri made his 566th career field goal. That number is the most made field goals ever by a player in NFL history.

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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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