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Living

Last Days in Vietnam : Free Screening in Rapid City

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SDPB invites you to a free screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary, premiering April 28 on SDPB TV. 

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Tavis Smiley Interviews Actor Isaiah Washington

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The NAACP Image and SAG Award winning actor, producer, activist and author talks about his role in the new film "Blackbird."

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Landmarks : Round Barns in South Dakota

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The round or polygonal barn was always an oddity on the American farmscape. How many remain in the state of South Dakota?

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Children & Education

Tissue Paper Shamrocks

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It doesn't matter if you're Irish or not! Here is a fun St. Patrick's Day craft that every leprechaun will love!

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Affies 4 Kids

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Dear Parents, We are embarking on a wonderful journey with Affies4Kids®, a company dedicated to affirming strong character traits by teaching children the language of positive self-talk.

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Teaching Empathy with Arthur

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Empathy is important to teach a child starting at a young age. Explore this topic with Arthur in this interactive comic and video, "So Funny I Forgot To Laugh." Where Arthur takes his teasing to far and upsets his friend Sue Ellen. Can Arthur find a way to apologize to Sue Ellen?

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Monster Music

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The monsters of Sesame Street want to jam with you! Join Elmo and friends as they make some marvelous monster music. You can sing with Cookie, bang on the drums with Oscar, and tap on the keyboard with Elmo.

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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

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

Mike Miller Joins Memphis Tigers Coaching Staff

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South Dakota native and two-time NBA Champion Mike Miller will join Penny Hardaway’s coaching staff at the University of Memphis as an assistant coach.

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USD Names New Men's Basketball Coach

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The University of South Dakota names Todd Lee as its next men’s basketball coach. Lee is from Huron and graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1986. He returns to USD after several coaching stints in the college and professional ranks.

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Kyla Crow of Oelrichs, The Magic of Dedication

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There are many high school athletes in South Dakota who not only succeed in the sport they love, but are just as dedicated when it pertains to academics. One of these kids is Kyla Crow, a senior girls basketball player for the Oelrichs Tigers.

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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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