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Living

Landmarks: Ken Bell's Conversation Pieces on US HWY 212

Posted by Michael Zimny on

Just west of Clark on US HWY 212, Ken Bell’s work in progress is a sure conversation starter, even if you're only talking to yourself.

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Justin Hayward: Spirits… Live

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The legendary lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for The Moody Blues performs classic hits and songs from his latest solo album SPIRITS OF THE WESTERN SKY.

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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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Children & Education

SDPB Staff Reading Night Before Christmas

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Merry Christmas to you and your family, from everyone here at SDPB! Our staff read an old Christmas classic story, Twas The Night Before Christmas. Please enjoy our reading and Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night.

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Gluten Free Holiday Cookies

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Gluten-free author and expert, Jeanne Sauvage, just released a new cookbook titled, Gluten-Free Baking for the Holidays: 60 Recipes for Traditional Festive Treats (October 2012, Chronicle Books) where she shares fabulous recipes the whole family can enjoy during this time of year including the Cutout Cookies recipe as pictured above.

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The Glendoris (Latchstring) Inn

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

The story of a landmark resort in the Black Hills - still in business after more than a century.

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Sioux Falls Theaters "From Stage to Screen"

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Adam Nelson - Marketing Coordinator - Siouxland Heritage Museums - Sioux Falls on

Sioux Falls' live-production theaters of the 1880s changed with the times.

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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

2018 State Boys Basketball Championship Brackets

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Aberdeen will host high school boys state basketball tournaments this weekend. Here are the brackets for the upcoming tournaments.

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St. Thomas More, A Historical Era of Basketball

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

St. Thomas More made history over the weekend, winning their fifth straight state girls basketball championship. They defeated Madison on Saturday night with a final score of 54-41 to win the Class A title. Cavaliers Head Coach Brandon Kandolin said the feeling of winning five-in-a-row is "indescribable."

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2018 State Girls Basketball Championship Results (Class A and Class B)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

St. Thomas More and Castlewood took home state titles on Saturday night from Watertown and Aberdeen as the first week of the state basketball championships came to an end. Here are the final results from all of the games on Saturday.

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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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