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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

Duct Tape Alphabet Magnets

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Make your own alphabet magnets and take learning to the fridge. 

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Mister Rogers Shows Us How Crayons Are Made

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On February 27, 2003, Fred Rogers (aka Mister Rogers) from the television show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” passed away at the age of 74.

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Mount Rushmore Carvers

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Film clips from 1927 - 1941. Rushmore worker interviews from 1992.

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Super Easy No-Bake Cookies

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PBS Parents presents full-time kid Mya, and she explains how to make no-bake cookies. 

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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

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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

Detroit Lions Running Back Zach Zenner Out For Season With Injury

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The National Football League’s Detroit Lions announced former South Dakota State University student-athlete Zach Zenner has been lost for the season. A team spokesman says Zenner was injured in Sunday’s game with the Chicago Bears.

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Is Aberdeen At Risk Of Losing Class B Boys State Basketball? Not Right Now, And Here's Why...

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Ramada Hotel in Aberdeen is closing, and questions are being raised regarding the hotel room requirement limit for state tournament and championship events. For the past two decades, Aberdeen has become known for hosting the Boys class B basketball tournament.

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USD Shocks Nation With Game-Winning Field Goal Over No. 2 Ranked NDSU

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The University of South Dakota Coyotes upset the North Dakota State Univeristy Bison in Fargo on Saturday 24-21, as a result of a last second 33-yard field goal by Miles Bergner.

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