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Landmarks : Round Barns in South Dakota

Posted by Michael Zimny on

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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Landmarks : Holy Spirit Chapel, Standing Rock Sioux Reservation

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

The Holy Spirit Chapel, on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in Corson County, is a rare example of stone, late 19th century, Gothic Revival architecture in South Dakota.

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Landmarks : Trinity Church in Kimball

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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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Children & Education

Colorful Sun Catcher

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

If you are looking for a fun and colorful project to do today, try making a sun catcher. These beautiful decorations will add a little pop of color in any room you have!

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Dr. Seuss Craft Roundup

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

March 2nd is Read Across America Day and is also the birthday of Theodor Geisel, also know as Dr. Seuss! Here are some of the most wonderfully wacky and seuss-iest crafts from around the web in honor of the beloved author:

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Paper Lanterns for the Chinese New Year

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Families come together to enjoy great food and watch lion dances during the 15th day of the first lunar month. This celebration is know as the Lantern Festival. Here is a fun activity where your child can create their own lantern!

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7 Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Cards

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Valentines day is right around the corner! Here are several different options to consider when you sit down to write your Valentine's Day cards. These cards are so cute, Cupid himself wouldn't be able to resist making one or two of them!

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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

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

Outdoor Activities For The Younger Generation In South Dakota

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

South Dakota has had tourism slogans that encourage people to come experience the state – and great places. There’s a tradition in many families of outdoor activities from snowmobiling in the Hills to hunting pheasants. The trick for state agencies is how to keep the next generation active outdoors.

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The Origin of the Estelline Redmen Mascot

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Estelline Redmen name wasn’t always connected to a Native American themed mascot. It was actually the furthest thing from it when the ‘Redmen’ name was originally adopted.

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USD's Chris Streveler Will Play in the Canadian Football League

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Friday, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) announced the signing of University of South Dakota star quarterback Chris Streveler.

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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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