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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

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Children & Education

What Does Good Learning Look Like?

Posted by Laura Dimock on

You Probably Believe Some Learning Myths: Take Our Quiz To Find Out

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PBS KIDS Premieres Episodes of WILD KRATTS and NATURE CAT in Celebration of Earth Month

Posted by Laura Dimock on

This April, PBS KIDS is celebrating Earth Month with its annual Explore the Outdoors initiative, which encourages families to head outside and discover the natural world around them. The celebration kicks off April 10 with new episodes from favorite PBS KIDS series, WILD KRATTS and NATURE CAT, all week long.

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Interactive: You've Got Braille

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Translate your own messages to braille, in this activity from Arthur. This feature introduces children to a form of communication used by some people who are blind or visually impaired. Encourage children to keep an eye out for Braille in the real world.

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Mom Rocks

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Everyone knows that Mom rocks, but this Mother’s Day, show her how awesome she really is with a gift of “jewels” just for her!

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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

Mobile Engagement in the Era of App Overload

Posted by PBS Idea Lab on

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

16 Dakota Alliance Soccer Club Members Commit to College Play

Last Updated by Rebekah Tuchscherer on

Sixteen of South Dakota’s own soccer players competing in the US Youth Soccer Region II Midwest Championships have signed on to compete at the collegiate level this coming fall.

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South Dakotans Are Signing Up To Volunteer For Super Bowl LII In Minneapolis

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Next February, US Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will host Super Bowl LII. The Minnesota Super Bowl host committee is looking for volunteers, and South Dakotans have been signing up.

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South Dakota High School Receives National Rank In Baseball

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

A South Dakota high school has received a national ranking in the sport of baseball by USA Today.

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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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