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Huron Hosts 2014 State Oral Interpretation Festival

Posted by Nate Wek on

The 105th State Oral Interpretation event took place in Huron, SD over the weekend, and for many, this event was an opportunity to showcase acting and theater skills. 

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Oral Interp Comes To Huron This Weekend

Posted by Nate Wek on

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

Posted by Nate Wek on

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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Children & Education

Switching To Middle School Can Be Hard On Kids, But There Are Ways To Make It Better

Posted by Laura Dimock on

A new study shows students' self-image suffers in middle school and junior high. And it's not just hard on low-income kids. Having a teacher who understands the teenage brain can help.

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Pumpkin Carving Templates

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Get your paints and carving tools ready! PBS has some great templates that you can use to carve or paint your pumpkins with this year.

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The Life of Libby Custer

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Researched and written by Gary Enright - Director - 1881 Courthouse Museum - Custer on

After his death at the Little Big Horn, George Armstrong Custer's wife spent 57 years writing and speaking throughout the country, clearing away any criticism people and historians had regarding her husband.

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Tool Kits for Parent and Teachers

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Sesame Street Workshop has developed many educational tool kits to help parents and teachers engage the kids in their care on challenging topics including grief, resilience and more.

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Savor Dakota

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

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

South Dakota Media Preps High School Basketball Poll (February 12 - 17)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Feb. 12 is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, and points received. First-place votes are indicated in parentheses.

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2018 State Gymnastics Team Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The State Gymnastics Meet was underway at the Civic Arena in Watertown on Friday February 9. Mitchell took home the team title in Class AA, while Deuel won the team state championship in Class A.

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Wieneke and Goedert Both Invited To The NFL Combine

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The National Football League has invited 326 players to the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis from February 27 – March 5. Both Dallas Goedert and Jake Wieneke from South Dakota State University are included on the list.

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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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