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South Dakota Native January Jones Shares Photo Prior to SAG Awards

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South Dakota native and Hollywood actress January Jones, from the AMC television series Mad Men, got the public talking over the weekend. She posted a photo of herself from a Miss Teen South Dakota Pageant in the 1980’s.

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A Downton Abbey Season Five Reading List

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“What's on the Bookshelves at Downton Abbey?” The New York Public Library offered some potential answers. We threw in a few of our own.

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The Creation of Santa Claus

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Do you know where the real story of Santa Claus came from, and how it became what it is today?

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Children & Education

Learning How Bullying Happens In Order To Prevent It

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A new national survey asked students about how they experience bullying in order to help educators try to stop it.

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Recycled Gingerbread Village

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Decorating a tree, listening to Christmas carols, and baking cookies are a few of the best things about Christmas. But your Christmas decorating isn't complete until you make a gingerbread house! And what could be better then one house? Why a whole village of course!

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Christmas Tree Ornaments

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is right around the corner! If you are in the holiday spirit, here is a fun Christmas craft for you and your kiddos to do together. And the best part? You can use things that you can find around your house!

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DIY Turkey Wings

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Looking for a fun Thanksgiving craft? Well look no further with these colorful DIY Turkey wings. Here is how you can make your own colorful wings for all of the little turkeys in your life!

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Savor Dakota

Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta by Chef MJ Adams

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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

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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

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

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Class A and Class B Girls State Championships tipped-off in South Dakota today. Here are the full results from Thursday, and the upcoming schedule for Friday.

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Myah and Chloe, A Year After The Class B Championship Game

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Last season, Class B Girls basketball came down to two teams, Sully Buttes and Sanborn Central/Woonsocket for all the marbles. It was the tale of two elite competitors, Chloe Lamb (Sully Buttes) and Myah Selland (Sanborn Central/Woonsocket). This season it's sort of the same story, Selland vs Lamb - but at the college level.

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2018 Girls State Basketball Tournament Brackets

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Only 24 teams remain for the 2018 South Dakota high school girls basketball season. Next week, Class A and Class B will have their state tournament events. The Barnett Center in Aberdeen will host the Class B tournament, while the Civic Arena in Watertown will hot Class A.

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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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