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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

Full-Time Kid: Cheesy Pizza Bites

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Homemade Pizza Bread

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Trace The Remarkable History Of The Humble Pencil

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That quest to find out how pencil lead is made.

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West River Children's Hospital & Polio Center - 1949

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

A film shot just after the 1948 polio epidemic shows what was done to help South Dakota kids afflicted with the disease.

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DIVE INTO A DEEP-SEA ADVENTURE WITH PBS KIDS

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This Thanksgiving week, PBS KIDS is diving into the deep sea with the premiere of a new movie from everyone’s favorite adventure-seeking brothers, Martin and Chris Kratt. WILD KRATTS: CREATURES OF THE DEEP SEA will premiere on Wednesday, November 23, followed by the world premiere of PBS KIDS’ newest series, SPLASH AND BUBBLES.

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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

Is It Irrational to Believe in Aliens?

Posted by Nate Wek on

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

Tales of the Gridiron: "I'm With The Band"

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It's not just football season in South Dakota, it's also high school marching band season. If you’ve been to a high school football game recently, odds are you’ve seen a marching band perform a field show at halftime. It may come as a surprise to some, but marching band students often prepare as much as the football team. Roosevelt High School in Sioux Falls, follows this trend.

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Tales of the Gridiron: Warrior Game Day

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In Winner, the fall brings more than crisp air and changing colors, it brings a rich football tradition that reaches across generations.

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High School Football Game In Oregon Experiences Surreal Downpour

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A high school football game in Forest Grove, Oregon experienced some insane weather last Thursday night. Does this remind you of any games in South Dakota?

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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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