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2018 Winter SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Awards

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

All varsity fine arts groups and athletic teams that achieve a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to receive the SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award. For the 2017-18 winter season of athletics and fine arts, 658 teams were given awards.

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Winter Counts

Posted by Brian Gevik, Text by Conor McMahon - Chief Curator - U.S. Dept. of the Interior - Indian Arts and Crafts Board on

First painted on buffalo hide and later on paper, winter counts provide a pictorial history of various Lakota bands.

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Landmarks: The Snake Butte Turtle Effigy

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

A memorial to bravery on the Missouri.

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Children & Education

Thanksgiving Crafts

Last Updated by Samantha Dlugosh on

Here’s a list of crafts from around the web that we’re oh, so thankful for!

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PBS KIDS Announces “Early Learning Champions” Program, Recognizing Passionate Educators of Young Children

Posted by Laura Dimock on

The PBS KIDS Early Learning Champions cohort is made up of various early learning caregivers – including certified Pre-K, Head Start and early elementary teachers, childcare providers as well as family, friends and neighbors in early learning settings – representing, celebrating, and supporting the diverse teaching community impacting young learners.

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Sesame Street Health and Safety Checklist

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

Use this chart to check off all the things you and your child do to stay safe and healthy.

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The Homestake Mining Company Lockout

Posted by Brian Gevik, Text by Carolyn Weber - Executive Director - Deadwood History Inc. on

Homestake gold mine managers responded to a 1909 labor dispute by shutting down the mine for nearly two months.

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota: Empanada Recipe

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Chef MJ Adams enjoys cooking with bison and shares a recipe for ground bison empanadas.

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Savor Dakota Entrees: An Extended Conversation with Chef Sanaa Abourezk

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

Chef Sanaa Abourezk shares mediterranean dishes from Syria with guests at a restaurant that bears her name. Much can be shared with a community simply by passing a plate.

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Savor Dakota Season 2 Links

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Links to the folks interviewed during season two can be found here.

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Science & Technology

The Neuroanatomy of a Zombie

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PBS NewsHour Presents: The Zombie Autopsies

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Initiated Measure 22

Posted by Stephanie Rissler on

An Act to revise campaign finance and lobbying laws, creates an ethics commission and democracy credit program.

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Senator Thune Discusses Advancements In Technology At South Dakota Tech Conference

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

One of the priority topics during his speech was technology in rural South Dakota. He discussed the importance of technology advancements in all parts of the state, not just urban areas.

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Sports & Recreation

Sioux Falls Christian With Record Rushing Performance In 11B Title Game

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Sioux Falls Christian defeated Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan 43-8 in the Class 11B State Championship game on Friday. It’s the second straight state title for the Chargers football program.

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Colome Edges Past Sully Buttes In Overtime Thriller

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Colome defeated Sully Buttes 48-42 in an overtime thriller on Friday to win the Class 9B state football championship.

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Tea Area Dominates Dell Rapids, Wins First State Title

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Tea Area Titans won their first ever state football championship on Thursday night with a 39-7 victory over Dell Rapids.

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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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