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Arts & Culture

Oral Interp Comes To Huron This Weekend

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The 105th annual Oral Interpretation festival will take place this weekend in Huron, SD. The event begins on Friday Oct. 5 and will finish up on the evening of Oct. 6. 

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Top-20 Christmas Movies

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Here's a list of the top-20 holiday Christmas movies to watch this season, according to the American Movie Channel.

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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

SDPB's Science Steve Presents at the It's All About Science Festival in Sioux Falls

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SDPB's Science Steve joins more than 50 science-related exhibitors at the fourth annual It’s All About Science Festival. 

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New South Dakota TRACK Trails open Memorial Day Weekend

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Seven northeast South Dakota state parks join the national network of family-friendly outdoor adventures in time for the holiday.

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How To Help Kids Understand Scale

Posted by Nate Wek, PBS Parents on

When kids are young, they can have a hard time understanding the difference between city, state, and country. It’s understandable; scale can be a hard concept to grasp. That’s where step books come in. They can be super useful in giving kids a visual way to organize it all. Plus, they’re easy to make. 

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Deadwood's "Days of '76" Parade and Rodeo - TV Special

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A 30-minute SDPB documentary about an annual community celebration going strong since 1924.

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Midday Margins

Midday Margins Blog: The Reading Life of SD Chief Justice David Gilbertson

The first time I interviewed South Dakota Chief Justice David Gilbertson, we were in Pierre, and I was still getting...

Midday Margins Blog: On Oil Leaks, Authenticity, And Occasionally Asking the Wrong Questions

Three words are posted above my desk at South Dakota Public Broadcasting. These are the core principals the Dakota...

Midday Margins Blog: The Reading Life Of Senator Tom Daschle

The way people read fascinates me. Most people don't think about it much, but there are as many different reading...

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

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

Winner Dominates 11B Championship Game Against Tri-Valley

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The Winner Warriors defeated the Tri-Valley Mustangs on Friday afternoon in Vermillion at the Dakota Dome 45-6 to win the 11B state football championship. This is the sixth state football title in program history for the Winner Warriors.

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Langford Area Captures First State Football Title With Strong Win Over Harding County

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The Langford Area Lions defeated the Harding County Ranchers 52-28 on Friday in Vermillion to win the 9B state championship game. A record breaking day by running back Lincoln Gibbs helped propel the Lions to their first state title in program history.

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Madison Wins First Football Title In Thrilling Fashion Over West Central

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The Madison Bulldogs defeated the West Central Trojans 28-21 on Thursday evening at the Dakota Dome in Vermillion to win their first ever state football title.

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