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Living

Landmarks : Trinity Church in Kimball

Posted by Michael Zimny on

The historic Holy Trinity Church, just south of Kimball, is a landmark beloved by I-90 travelers and exemplary of the Bohemian religious architecture Czech immigrants brought to Brule County.

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Jami Lynn Set to Release New Album, Fall Is a Good Time to Die

Posted by Michael Zimny on

The South Dakota singer-songwriter will celebrate the release with live shows in Spearfish, Sioux Falls, and a live radio performance on Dakota Midday. 

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Landscapes : Custer National Forest

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Located in one of the most sparsely populated areas of the American West, the Custer National Forest is one of South Dakota's (and Montana's) best kept secrets 

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Children & Education

How to Make Every Grade More Like Kindergarten

Posted by Laura Dimock on

In his new book, MIT professor Mitchel Resnick lays out a vision for encouraging creative thinking, based on his research into what he calls Lifelong Kindergarten.

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Warm Up Together: Encouraging Outdoor Activity During the Winter

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Get everyone excited about time outside together even on the coldest of winter days with these tips and ideas.

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PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios Launch New Digital Series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, Hosted by Science Writer Ed Yong

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios announced today the premiere of a new digital series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, hosted by science writer Ed Yong, exploring the world of microbes.

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Educators Employ Strategies To Help Kids With Anxiety Return To School

Posted by Laura Dimock on

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America estimates anxiety-based school refusal affects 2 to 5 percent of school-age children. It is often triggered by an underlying mental health issue.

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Savor Dakota

SAVOR DAKOTA at the South Dakota Peach Festival

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

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

Ghost Towns of South Dakota: Owanka

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

Nestled in a scenic valley, Owanka is easily accessible and a short drive from Rapid City.

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Boys and Girls High School Basketball Media Preps Poll (Dec. 18-23)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Dec. 18 is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record and points received. First-place votes are indicated in parentheses.

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Finding Your South Dakota Roots

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

Understanding today by researching yesterday.

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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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