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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 SDPB.org

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Children & Education

Popsicle Stick American Flags

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Make these mini American flags at home for a great Fourth of July craft that kids will enjoy. Have a safe and happy holiday!

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Father’s Day Goodie Bags

Posted by Laura Dimock on

These goodie bags are so easy to make and can be filled with treats, notes, or any other kind of fun surprise for Dad!

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PBS Announces WILD ALASKA LIVE, a PBS and BBC Co-Production, as Part of New Summer of Adventure

Posted by Laura Dimock on

PBS announces that WILD ALASKA LIVE, a three-night live natural history event, will be included in the upcoming PBS Summer of Adventure, a collection of eight new limited series that take viewers to some of the world’s most amazing places and cultures.

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PBS KIDS and Stations Bridge the Summer Learning Gap with Adventure-Filled Slate of New Programming and Activities Beginning in June

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Beginning in June, PBS KIDS launches its annual summer learning initiative with new content and resources to help keep kids engaged all summer long.

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Savor Dakota

Fool Proof Five Mushrooms

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Morel mushrooms are highly sought after. There are other wild mushroom varieties that can be added to dinner.

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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

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?

Posted by PBS NewsHour on

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

South Dakota High School Football Media Poll (September 18-23)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota media preps high school football poll for the week of September 18-23.

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McLaughlin Football Unbeaten, Unscored-on To Start 2017 Season

Last Updated by Gary Ellenbolt on

Dozens of high school football fields in South Dakota will host games tonight. The middle of September puts most teams right at—or just past—the halfway mark of their seasons. One school off to an unbeaten start to their season is known for success in another sports.

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Utah Jazz Sign Former SDSU Jackrabbit Nate Wolters

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Utah Jazz have signed former South Dakota State University point-guard Nate Wolters to a two-way deal, according to The Tribune in Salt Lake City.

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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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