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Living

Landscapes : Custer National Forest

Posted by Michael Zimny on

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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Lemmon-Based Artist John Lopez to Unveil New Monument to Hugh Glass

Posted by Michael Zimny on

Artist John Lopez is creating a monument to Hugh Glass, the legendary adventurer best known for surviving a mauling by a grizzly bear. 

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Freeman Celebrates the 57th Annual Schmeckfest

Posted by Michael Zimny on

Freeman, South Dakota recently held the 57th annual Schmeckfest, a celebration of the traditional cuisines and cultures of the Mennonite communities who settled in the region.

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Children & Education

United Nations in the Black Hills

Last Updated by Text by Gary Enright - Director - 1881 Courthouse Museum - Custer, Brian Gevik on

In 1945, U.S. Rep. Francis Case asked President Roosevelt to consider locating the UN headquarters in the Black HIlls.

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Full Time Kid: The Cup Game

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Do you think you have rhythm? Maya, the Full Time Kid, has a fun game that will teach you rhythm and dexterity. And the best part is that you only need is a plastic cup!

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DIY Snow Globe

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

If you are going to have multiple children running around your house today, keep them entertained with this fun winter craft!

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DIY Car Tracks Wrapping Paper

Last Updated by Krystal Schoenbauer on

If your holiday shopping is done, then it's time to move onto the fun task of wrapping presents. This year, involve your child by having them make their own wrapping paper!

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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

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

Dakota Valley Assists Tea Area After Titans Bus Gets Stuck

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

In every South Dakota high school gym, you’ll see a banner that encourages sportsmanship and respect for others. Friday morning, a real act of kindness occurred in Rapid City.

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2018 State Basketball Championships, Thursday Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Week two of the state basketball championships began on Thursday of this week with all three boys classes and girls Class AA. Here are the results from Thursday and the schedule for Friday.

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Viewing Options for Week Two of the State Basketball Championships

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

For the third year in a row, the second week of the state basketball championships will consist of four tournament going on at the same time - Class AA Boys, Class AA Girls, Class A Boys, and Class B Boys. Because it's a lot of information to digest, here's a layout of which games are where, and how you can watch them.

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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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