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2019 High School Visual Arts Competition, Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The 2019 South Dakota high school Visual Arts competition took place in Rapid City over the weekend at the convention center of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Check out the full results from the event.

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Quillwork - A Uniquely Native American Art

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

Contemporary artists continue an ancient Native American tradition but also bring innovation and new designs.

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Writers of the Iron Road

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

Two South Dakota perspectives on freight train graffiti.

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Children & Education

Kindness Vs. Cruelty: Helping Kids Hear The Better Angels Of Their Nature

Posted by Laura Dimock on

A hardwired, us-vs.-them mentality can easily pull kids away from kindness, toward cruelty. Here's what parents can do about it.

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What If We Let Kids Get Bored?

Posted by Laura Dimock on

If you give kids the time and space, you'd be amazed by what creative ways they'll fill their time.

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Student Debt Forgiveness Sounds Good. What Might Happen If The Government Did It?

Posted by Laura Dimock on

It could boost the economy, but experts say that not all plans to wipe out student debt increase racial and economic equity.

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Will Your Job Still Exist In 2030?

Posted by Laura Dimock on

New research finds automation widening the gap between urban and rural areas and dramatically affecting people who didn't go to college or didn't finish high school.

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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

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

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

2019 FCS Preseason Football Poll

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

North Dakota State is ranked No. 1, while South Dakota State is listed at No. 3. South Dakota, even though they didn't receive a top-25 ranking in the FCS preseason poll, did receive votes.

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2nd Annual Sanford International Golf Event Is Approaching

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Minnehaha County Country Club in Sioux Falls is once again gearing up for another year of the Sanford International PGA Tour Champions event.

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Renner Prevails Against Rapid City Post 22, Royals Win First Ever State Title

Posted by Nate Wek on

Renner defeated Rapid City Post 22 6-4 on Tuesday night to win their first ever state legion championship. Tuesday’s title game in Mitchell, SD was originally suppose to start in the early afternoon, but a four hour rain delay pushed back the start time. Renner Post 307 needed just one win, where as Post 22 would have had to win two games over the Royals to claim the state championship.

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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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