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Dakota Drag

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Go behind the scenes with drag performers at Club David in Sioux Falls.

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Lemmon Shows it has the Stones

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At the First Annual Lemmon Ranch Rodeo, Testicle Festival and Dance

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The Atmospheric Art of Cristen J. Roghair

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The Jones County photographer/rancher discusses the prairie-as-muse and capturing the elements for posterity.

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Children & Education

PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios Launch New Digital Series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, Hosted by Science Writer Ed Yong

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PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios announced today the premiere of a new digital series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, hosted by science writer Ed Yong, exploring the world of microbes.

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Educators Employ Strategies To Help Kids With Anxiety Return To School

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The Anxiety and Depression Association of America estimates anxiety-based school refusal affects 2 to 5 percent of school-age children. It is often triggered by an underlying mental health issue.

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Young Children Are Spending Much More Time In Front Of Small Screens

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A new national survey of parents suggests mobile device use by children under 8 has increased tenfold in the past six years.

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Switching To Middle School Can Be Hard On Kids, But There Are Ways To Make It Better

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A new study shows students' self-image suffers in middle school and junior high. And it's not just hard on low-income kids. Having a teacher who understands the teenage brain can help.

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Savor Dakota

Four Super Bowl Party Snacks You HAVE To Try

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With the "big game" on Sunday, it's time to plan out what to serve at the party. Here are four fun recipes to try during the Super Bowl.

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Savor Dakota in Pierre: Senate Bill 7, Taxes on Land Used for Agriculture

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Senate Bill 7 reworks the definition of agricultural land for taxation purposes. The idea is to allow small acreages to make use of the code. Presented by Senator Cammack, members of the Senate heard the measure on Tuesday, January 24.

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Savor Dakota Holiday Recipes: Potato Sausage

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Potato Sausage is a time honored recipe that generations have made in the Kennedy family of Beresford. Katie Kennedy Westra shares a tradition that she enjoys, passed down from her grandmother.

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Science & Technology

The Neuroanatomy of a Zombie

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PBS NewsHour Presents: The Zombie Autopsies

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Initiated Measure 22

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An Act to revise campaign finance and lobbying laws, creates an ethics commission and democracy credit program.

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Senator Thune Discusses Advancements In Technology At South Dakota Tech Conference

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One of the priority topics during his speech was technology in rural South Dakota. He discussed the importance of technology advancements in all parts of the state, not just urban areas.

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Sports & Recreation

Gregory Makes It Three Championships In Four Years With Win Over Irene-Wakonda

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Gregory defeated Irene-Wakonda 56-30 on Thursday afternoon for the Class 9AA Championship. This is the back-to-back state titles for Gregory, and their third in four years.

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Colman-Egan Knocks Off Sully Buttes, Completes Quest For Back-To-Back Titles

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Colman-Egan completed their quest for back-to-back state football championships on Thursday afternoon when they defeated Sully Buttes 42-28 for the Class 9B title.

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Tales of the Gridiron: Small Town Champions

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Colman-Egan is heading back to the Dakota Dome as they look to make it back-to-back state championships in football. While the Hawks have proven to be successful on the field, it's the support from the community that has helped shape the program.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

A Book, A Hammock and a Lifetime of Reading

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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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