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First Peoples Fund Gathering

Last Updated by Fritz Miller on

Discussion and Live Webcast at SDPB Black Hills Studio August 1, 8:00 a.m.

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Ohiyesa: The Soul of an Indian

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

A Dakota father and daughter present a moving new documentary about their relative, Charles Eastman (Ohiyesa).

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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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Children & Education

Easy Snowflake Painting

Last Updated by Samantha Dlugosh on

Get ready for winter by making a beautiful snowflake! All you will need is paper, masking tape and watercolors!

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Thanksgiving Turkey Craft

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Display what you're thankful for with this Thanksgiving turkey craft!

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James Bridle: What Do Kids' Videos on YouTube Reveal About the Internet's Dark Side?

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Children's YouTube is full of addicting content for kids, which can lead users to disturbing and inappropriate videos. James Bridle explains how the Internet's profit structure drives this phenomenon.

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NPR Student Podcast Challenge: Home

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We're inviting students around the country to create a podcast, then — with the help of a teacher — compete for a chance to have you work appear on NPR.

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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!

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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

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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

Michael Schmitz Steps Down as Huron Football Coach

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Huron School District reported on Thursday that head football coach Michael Schmitz has resigned from his position.

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Thirteen South Dakota Teams To Compete in Girls High School Basketball Event

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A strong lineup of South Dakota teams has been announced for the Edith Sanford Breast Center Girls Pentagon Classic event. This high school girls’ basketball extravaganza takes place a week and a half before Christmas in Sioux Falls.

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Brandon Valley Tops Washington, Wins First Title Since 1998

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Brandon Valley defeated Sioux Falls Washington 28-22 on Saturday night to win the Class 11AAA state football championship.

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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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