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Living

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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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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Children & Education

Cardboard Guitars

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Listening to music is fun, and playing an instrument is even better! But what if you could create your own instrument and then play some catchy tunes? Now you can, and it is super easy to make! In no time, you will have your on band and be jamming to your own tunes! The best part is that it's super easy to make, and you will find all of the materials around your house!

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Reading Chart

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

School may be out, but learning never stops! Encourage your kiddos to go on wild adventures, solve mysteries and get lost in history all in their own backyard. PBS Kids wants you to join them this summer by reading. There is even a cool chart that you can use to keep track of the books you have read.

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Natural Ice Boats

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Here is a fun and eco-friendly project for you and your kiddos on a hot summer day! For an afternoon of clean, green and science-friendly fun, try making these ice boats.

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Cool Ice Towers

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Here is a fun and colorful way to stay cool this summer! These ice towers are super easy to make, and your kids will enjoy helping you put them together!

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Savor Dakota

SAVOR DAKOTA at the South Dakota Peach Festival

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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?

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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

Bon Homme-Scotland and Brandon Valley, Both Champions in Baseball

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota high school baseball season came to its conclusion on Tuesday night with the finale of the Class B tournament. Class A finished its action on Saturday...

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Sioux Falls Chosen To Host 2019-2020 American Legion Baseball Regional Tournaments

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On Thursday, the American Legion announced regional site locations for the National American Legion Baseball Tournament. Sioux Falls, SD was chosen to host the Region 6 tournament in back-to-back years, starting in 2019.

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Outdoor Activities For The Younger Generation In South Dakota

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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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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

A Book, A Hammock and a Lifetime of Reading

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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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