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Arts & Culture

Oral Interp Comes To Huron This Weekend

Posted by Nate Wek on

The 105th annual Oral Interpretation festival will take place this weekend in Huron, SD. The event begins on Friday Oct. 5 and will finish up on the evening of Oct. 6. 

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Top-20 Christmas Movies

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Here's a list of the top-20 holiday Christmas movies to watch this season, according to the American Movie Channel.

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2014 All-State Chorus and Orchestra Oct. 31 - Nov. 1

Posted by Brian Gevik on

The 62nd annual South Dakota All-State Chorus and Orchestra event features the state's best high school musicians. See the Grand Concert live on SDPB TV or online at SDPB.org

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Children & Education

DIY: Plastic Cup Phones

Posted by Nate Wek on

Turn two simple plastic cups and a string into a phone with this cool craft! Great for starting a conversation about how sound travels, this craft project also acts as a toy phone! One person stands at the end of one cup and puts the cup to their ear. The other person holds the cup to their mouth and speaks.

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Rainstick - Crafts for Kids

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Turn a paper towel roll into a rain stick with duct tape, aluminum foil and mixed grains! The aluminum foil inserted inside the paper towel roll causes the grains to trickle down slowly, creating the sound effect of falling rain. This fun, simple craft is a great way to start a conversation with your kids about rain and weather.

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PBS Kids Back-to-School Sweepstakes

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Enter to win your very own PBS KIDS Back-to-School Pack filled with back-to-school gear.

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Crafts For Kids; Mini Ball Game

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On this episode of 'Crafts for Kids,' learn how to make your own mini-ball game. 'Crafts for Kids' is a weekly series that encourages parents and kids to spend time together making fun and simple projects.

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Midday Margins

Midday Margins Blog: The Reading Life of SD Chief Justice David Gilbertson

The first time I interviewed South Dakota Chief Justice David Gilbertson, we were in Pierre, and I was still getting...

Midday Margins Blog: On Oil Leaks, Authenticity, And Occasionally Asking the Wrong Questions

Three words are posted above my desk at South Dakota Public Broadcasting. These are the core principals the Dakota...

Midday Margins Blog: The Reading Life Of Senator Tom Daschle

The way people read fascinates me. Most people don't think about it much, but there are as many different reading...

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

South Dakota High School Basketball Polls: Feb. 2, 2016

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The new boys and girls basketball polls for the week of February 2, 2016. All content is courtesy of the South Dakota Sportswriters Association.

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South Dakota High School Basketball Polls: Jan. 26, 2016

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The new polls for girls and boys high school basketball have been released. All content contained is courtesy of the South Dakota Sportswriters Association.

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The Most Unusual (Yet Successful) High School Basketball Shot You'll See

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A basketball player from Tharptown High School in Russellville, Alabama made one of the most unusual baskets a person will ever see. While any basketball player can make a shot with their hands, how many can say they've made one with their face?

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