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Brandon Valley To Host 2018 State Cheer and Dance Competition

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Brandon Valley High School is the site for the twelfth annual state competition for cheer and dance. Competition for Class A will be held on Friday, October 19th, with opening ceremonies beginning at 5:00 pm CT. Action will resume on Saturday with Class AA at 11:00 am CT.

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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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Children & Education

Raising Includers: 5 Tips to Help Your Kids Be Kind and Compassionate

Posted by Laura Dimock on

When parents make efforts to include others and help others, kids do the same. Read on for more ways to raise kind kids.

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Kindness BINGO

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Challenge your family to see how many kind acts they can complete this month.

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A Chat With 2019's Teacher Of The Year

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Rodney Robinson, a teacher at a juvenile detention center in Richmond, Va., and the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, talks about needing diverse teachers and a culturally relevant curriculum.

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'What If We Lived In Two Houses?'

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Talking Kids Through Divorce

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Savor Dakota

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

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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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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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Science & Technology

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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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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Sports & Recreation

Lennox Tops Dakota Valley, Orioles Win 'B' Baseball Title

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Lennox high school defeated Dakota Valley on Tuesday evening in Sioux Falls 6-1 to win their first ever state high school baseball championship in Class B. Earlier in the day, Lennox took down Redfield Area, while Dakota Valley knocked off Madison – leading to the evenings championship game.

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Augustana Vikings Win DII National Championship In Softball

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Augustana University claimed its second ever DII National Championship in softball over Memorial Day weekend, with a pair of wins coming on Monday in Denver, Colorado.

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Where Have You Gone, Catfishin' Roy Groves?

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

South Dakota turns it lonely eyes to you.

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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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