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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

DIY Spring Tree Terrarium

Posted by Nate Wek on

A mini DIY Spring terrarium made from a glass jar, a twig and some colorful tissue paper is a great craft for a gift or just to celebrate the new spring season. This craft project is also a great way to start a conversation with your child about the changing seasons.

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DIY Cardboard Maracas

Posted by Nate Wek, PBS Parents on

Make some music with these colorful maracas crafted from recycled toilet paper rolls! This project is a great sensory activity for young children.

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What Does The SAT Really Test?

Posted by Nate Wek, PBS Idea Channel on

THE SAT. How’s that SAT prep going? Need some SAT tips? Well, here’s one: The SAT may not actually be measuring your…anything. That’s right, your SAT scores, despite what colleges and high schools across America may like for you to believe, may not reflect anything new. Find out more...

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Hubble (The Song): 25th Anniversary Of The Hubble Space Telescope

Posted by Nate Wek on

The Hubble Space Telescope has been staring out into deep space since 1990. In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, NPR's Skunk Bear wrote a parody of Iggy Azalea’s song “Trouble" about the Hubble Space Telescope.

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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

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

High School Football Semi-Final Results (11AAA, 11AA, 11A)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The championship games are set for three of the seven classes of high school football in South Dakota. Class 11B and the nine-man classes will compete in their semi-final games on Saturday.

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2015 High School Football Quarterfinal Results (9B, 9A, 9AA, and 11B)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Here are the results of the quarterfinal round of the 2015 high school football playoffs. These results are specific for all three nine-man classes and 11-man class B. The semi-final round for all four of these football classes will begin on Saturday November 7.

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Summit League Hoops To Remain In Sioux Falls Through 2022

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Summit League Basketball Championships will remain in Sioux Falls through the year 2022. Both the league and the Sioux Falls Sports Authority have decided to excercise their five year option (2018-2022) in the current contract, which ensures the division one basketball tournament will remain in Sioux Falls for an extended period of time.

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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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