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

Posted by Michael Zimny on

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

Buddy & SDPB at Storybook Land

Last Updated by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Come see Buddy and his SDPB Marketing pals at the 12th Annual Storybook Land Festival! You won't want to miss this weekend of fun!

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My Son Is In Special Education And I Want Him To Be Challenged

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Increasing standards in Special Education

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Full Time Kid: S'Mores Solar Cooker

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

It's the middle of summer and the hot, sunny weather is finally upon us! It's a perfect time to start talking about the sun, and the solar system. With just a few household items, see how solar energy creates enough heat to make a delicious melted snack.

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How To Earn Six Figures Without A Four-Year Degree

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An age-old practice with origins in medieval times, is now gaining traction again in the United States.

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Savor Dakota

Fool Proof Five Mushrooms

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Morel mushrooms are highly sought after. There are other wild mushroom varieties that can be added to dinner.

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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

Mobile Engagement in the Era of App Overload

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These days, there seems to be an app for everything. Voice-enabled pizza ordering? Check. An app that says “Yo?” Check. As of today, Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store are home to over 1.4 million apps, each!

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Is It Irrational to Believe in Aliens?

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For many years, people have discussed the possibility of extraterrestrial life in the universe. Scientists such as Stephen Hawking have stated the probability of life existing on another planet, other than earth, is favorable... especially when considering the size of the universe.

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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

Thunder Valley Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

Thunder Valley dragway near Parker celebrated its 50th year of racing this year. We caught up with the man who created this little track on the prairie, Glen Rapp.

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2017 Class A Boys State Golf Final Results

Posted by Nate Wek on

The final team and individual results from the 2017 boys class A state golf tournament. Click here to see full results...

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2017 Class AA Boys State Golf Final Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

​Sioux Falls O'Gorman wins the Class AA boys state golf championship, edging out a one stroke victory over Rapid City Stevens. Click here to see full team/individual results from the event.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

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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