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Living

Big Night: The Moth in Sioux Falls

Posted by Fritz Miller on

The Moth is true stories, told live.

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Landmarks: The Miller Bulls

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

A Pair of Bulls — a Hereford and an Angus — Stand as a Tribute to Miller's Ranching Heritage

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Wayne Porter Has Built His Giant Horse. Time to Take it for a Ride.

Posted by Michael Zimny on

Out of his head. Onto the highway.

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Children & Education

Ruff Ruffman and Staying Safe

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

Teach your children about staying safe while using the Internet and technology with Ruff Ruffman!

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Tablecloth Mission - Your Kids will LOVE IT!

Last Updated by SDPB on

Try this awesome activity at home!

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Nerd Night with Science Steve

Posted by Katy Beem on

Science Steve went primetime with an appearance at "Nerd Night" in downtown Vermillion.

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To Raise Confident, Independent Kids, Some Parents Are Trying To 'Let Grow'

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Research suggests kids who have more freedom and independence grow up to be less anxious and depressed. But in the age of helicopter parenting, giving kids freedom to roam can be difficult.

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota at the Legislature: SB 96, Make Chislic the State Nosh

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Chislic is a love it or leave it type of dish with a significant following. The meat treat is typically served using lamb or mutton, occasionally other proteins might be offered instead. Senate Bill 96 would make the skewered meat the official nosh of South Dakota.

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Salad Dressing by Chef MJ Adams

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Preparing your own salad dressing is easy. Chef MJ Adams shares one recipe.

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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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Science & Technology

Sowing Seeds of Discovery: NASA's Quest to Reach Mars by 2030

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

Jason Crusan wants you to know today's NASA is not your grandparents' space program.

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IMAGES OF THE PAST Trails, Rails & Roads of the Black Hills

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

The history of blazing byways and bridges through tricky topography.

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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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Sports & Recreation

Bon Homme Erases Slow Start To Beat Kimball/White Lake

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Bon Homme defeated Kimball/White Lake 35-20 on Thursday afternoon in Vermillion to win the Class 9AA state football championship. This is the first state title for the Cavaliers football program since 1995.

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Canistota/Freeman Comes To Play Against Howard

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Canistota/Freeman defeated Howard 46-14 in the Class 9A championship game on Thursday, winning their first state football title as a co-op.

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2018 South Dakota High School Football Championship Schedule

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The high school football championships begin Thursday November 8th at the Dakota Dome in Vermillion and will continue on through Saturday November 10th.

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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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