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2017 State Cheer and Dance Championship Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota state cheer and dance competition took place at Rapid City Stevens on October 20-21. Here are the full results from the event.

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Points of Pride: Star Quilts

Posted by Heather Benson on

Quilts mean different things to different cultures and the Lone Star quilt is a treasured tradition of the Native American people.

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Painting Hay Camp: Early Rapid City Through the Eyes of Pioneer Artist Grace French

Posted by Michael Zimny on

An interview with the Journey Museum's Donna Fisher.

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Children & Education

Growing Egg Carton Seeds

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Encourage your kids to get their hands dirty for once! Growing seedlings in egg cartons is a simple activity that connects young children to nature and is a great way to inspire a lifelong interest in gardening and plants.

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April is Autism Awareness Month

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

With care, services and support, children with autism and other developmental disabilities can overcome many challenges and thrive! This Autism Awareness Month, take a moment to read some simple steps that parents of young children can take to be sure autism is identified early, giving all children the chance for success.

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Books for Young Poets

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

Celebrate National Poetry Month this April with a lyrical selection of readings for kids ages 0 to 9. You’ll find classic Mother Goose, alphabet poems in both Spanish and English, an ode to Harlem — and even a rhyming dog.

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Simple Ways to Protect the Earth

Posted by Laura Dimock on

What's not to love about spring? The sun warms and brightens our days for a few extra hours, and kids get to explore outside a little longer each day, too. And on Sunday, April 22, Earth Day will help to mark the season of showers and flowers! Here are some great ways to encourage your child to respect our planet and help protect it.

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota: Master Gardener

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Mary Trykoski is a master gardener and says there is room for more people in the program.

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Savor Dakota: Wagner School Ranch Dressing Recipe

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Wagner school makes their own ranch dressing to serve to students, creating a healthier option.

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Savor Dakota: Pheasant Salad Sandwiches

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Pheasant salad has been served in Aberdeen since World War 2. First offered to troops passing through, the classic sandwich now is shared with folks flocking to town.

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Science & Technology

The Haas Plesiosaur Fossil

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text provided by Darrel Nelson - Deadwood History Inc.Exhibits Director on

A ninety-five million year old fossil found in a pasture near Belle Fourche turned out to be a major scientific discovery.

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Just hand up when scammers make the call

Posted by Kent Osborne on

Just Hang Up - or don’t even answer the phone is the best advice when persist and aggressive scammers call. And call. And call.

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Five 'Back To The Future 2' Predictions That Came True

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Back to the Future 2 premiered in 1989, and the movie attempted to visualize what the world might in fact look like in the year 2015. Predictions like flying cars being the norm, and the ability to cook a pizza in seconds using a Rehydrator are yet to come true. Even though the movie displayed plenty of inaccuracies, it did get a few things right.

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Sports & Recreation

Augustana University Baseball Advances To DII National Championship

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Thursday afternoon, Augustana defeated Southern New Hampshire to advance to the DII National Championship game.

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Bon Homme-Scotland and Brandon Valley, Both Champions in Baseball

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota high school baseball season came to its conclusion on Tuesday night with the finale of the Class B tournament. Class A finished its action on Saturday...

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Sioux Falls Chosen To Host 2019-2020 American Legion Baseball Regional Tournaments

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Thursday, the American Legion announced regional site locations for the National American Legion Baseball Tournament. Sioux Falls, SD was chosen to host the Region 6 tournament in back-to-back years, starting in 2019.

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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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