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Lemmon-Based Artist John Lopez to Unveil New Monument to Hugh Glass

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Artist John Lopez is creating a monument to Hugh Glass, the legendary adventurer best known for surviving a mauling by a grizzly bear. 

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Freeman Celebrates the 57th Annual Schmeckfest

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Freeman, South Dakota recently held the 57th annual Schmeckfest, a celebration of the traditional cuisines and cultures of the Mennonite communities who settled in the region.

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Landmarks: Ken Bell's Conversation Pieces on US HWY 212

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Just west of Clark on US HWY 212, Ken Bell’s work in progress is a sure conversation starter, even if you're only talking to yourself.

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Children & Education

Martin Freeman as Dr. Watson... as Stick Man?

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Watch Stick Man on SDPB TV!

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Yankton's Mead Building

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The former centerpiece of the Human Services Center will one day be a museum.

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Unlocking Dyslexia: An NPR Series

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NPR's Gabrielle Emanuel takes an in-depth look at Dyslexia, the most common learning disability in the United States that touches the lives of millions of people, as part of an All Things Considered series.

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Is Santa Real? A Scientific Analysis

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Examining some of the most difficult questions surrounding Christmas- like how Santa can deliver all of those presents in one night and why Christmas lights always end up tangled!

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Savor Dakota

SAVOR DAKOTA at the South Dakota Peach Festival

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Visit SDPB's booth at the South Dakota Peach Festival June 25 & 26

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Science & Technology

How much would you sacrifice to be the first person on Mars?

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Michael McDonnell has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. He has a physics degree. He’s worked in hazardous environments. He hopes these qualifications will convince a selection committee that he’s the perfect candidate for the first human voyage to Mars.

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Sports & Recreation

Sports Rewind: 2015 11A South Dakota High School Football Championship

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2015 11A Championship game recap: The Madison Bulldogs defeated the West Central Trojans 28-21 on Thursday November 12 at the Dakota Dome in Vermillion to win the 2015 11A state football title.

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Legacy Of Northern League Baseball, The Aberdeen Pheasants

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The Aberdeen Pheasants were established in 1946 when a group known as the “Founding Fathers,” who were local businessmen of the community, decided they wanted professional baseball in Aberdeen. This thinking convinced this group to travel to MLB’s winter meetings to pitch the idea of bringing a minor league team to Aberdeen. The relationship was formed…

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2016 Boys Class A Golf Championships Results

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Tea Area wins the 2016 boys Class A state golf championship with a score of +94. All scores, team and individual, are included in the post.

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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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