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The South Dakota One-Act Play Festival Took Place In Sioux Falls Over The Weekend

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The 59th annual One-Act Play Festival was held at O’Gorman High School in Sioux Falls over the weekend. This one-of-a-kind theater event hosted 45 schools from around the state. 

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For Harper Lee fans, great excitement for the book that came before ‘Mockingbird’

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After publishing her classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1960, Pulitzer Prize-winner Harper Lee has never published another one. Now, more than a half-century later, a book she wrote in the 1950s will see the light of day. Jeffrey Brown talks to filmmaker Mary Murphy and novelist Wally Lamb about the reclusive author and their reaction to the news.

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South Dakota Native January Jones Shares Photo Prior to SAG Awards

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South Dakota native and Hollywood actress January Jones, from the AMC television series Mad Men, got the public talking over the weekend. She posted a photo of herself from a Miss Teen South Dakota Pageant in the 1980’s.

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Children & Education

Little House in Legoland

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A Lego set designed to represent a scene from "Little House on the Prairie" reached the first milestone to possibly becoming a new retail set available in stores.

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Send Your Drawings to Buddy!

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Please send in a drawing of your favorite PBS KIDS show or character.

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A Box Elder Teacher's Tech-Savvy First Graders

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Meet Heidi Coffin -- South Dakota's PBS Digital Innovator.

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South Dakota Is Burning UP!

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Temperatures are dangerously HOT across SD! So how do you stay cool?

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Savor Dakota

Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta by Chef MJ Adams

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Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta is the first featured recipe as highlighted in Savor Dakota Episode 1: Spring. Chef MJ Adams contributes the recipe for our archive.

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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

2015-16 Winter Academic Achievement Team Awards

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With the completion of all the SDHSAA winter fine arts and athletic activities, the SDHSAA announces that 579 teams have received the “Academic Achievement Team Awards” for the 2015-2016 Winter Season.

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The 2016 NFL Draft: First Round Possibilities For Green Bay And Minnesota

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The 2016 National Football League draft begins tonight in Chicago, Illinois. While some of the draft is fairly predictable, some is not.

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Shot Clocks Coming For Class B High School Basketball

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All of South Dakota high school basketball will use a shot clock in the near future. The change was approved during the South Dakota High School Activities Association meeting this week.

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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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