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The South Dakota High School Debate & IE Tournament Will Take Place in Harrisburg Over the Weekend

Posted by Nate Wek on

South Dakota's top high school speech and debate competitors are busy preparing for the season concluding SDHSAA Annual State Debate & Individual Events Tournament.  The 2015 State Debate & Individual Events Tournament will be held at Harrisburg High School on Friday & Saturday March 6-7. 

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One Act Play: Selfie Wall

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Student's from around the state gathered in front of the SDPB Selfie Wall throughout the 2015 One Act Play Festival at O'Gorman High School in Sioux Falls this past weekend. 

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The South Dakota One-Act Play Festival Took Place In Sioux Falls Over The Weekend

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The 59th annual One-Act Play Festival was held at O’Gorman High School in Sioux Falls over the weekend. This one-of-a-kind theater event hosted 45 schools from around the state. 

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Children & Education

Full Time Kid: Wind Chime

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Gather up some string, a plastic lid, and a collection of objects from the house or outdoors, and transform these objects into a beautiful wind chime!

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Free Community College

Posted by Laura Dimock on

The First State To Offer Free Community College To Nearly Every Adult

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Handmade Bird Feeder

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Kids can craft a handmade bird feeder by recycling a milk carton and using a few other household supplies. Hang your feeder then wait and watch to see if you spot any birds. This activity is a great way to encourage bird watching plus a summer boredom buster rolled into one! What kind of birds will feed from the bird feeder?

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PBS Summer Activities

Last Updated by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Are you looking for some fun activities to do this summer? Come explore with PBS KIDS! We have a whole bunch of different games, crafts and activities for your children to enjoy.

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Savor Dakota

Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta by Chef MJ Adams

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

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

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

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?

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

Utah Jazz Sign Former SDSU Jackrabbit Nate Wolters

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Utah Jazz have signed former South Dakota State University point-guard Nate Wolters to a two-way deal, according to The Tribune in Salt Lake City.

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South Dakota High School Football Media Poll (September 11-16)

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The South Dakota media preps high school football poll for the week of September 11-16.

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Freeman To Host Yankton Bucks vs Mitchell Kernels Football Game

Last Updated by Gary Ellenbolt on

Tonight in southeast South Dakota, one high school field will host a Class 11AA game for probably the first time. Freeman will host the Yankton Bucks and Mitchell Kernels.

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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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