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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

How To Help Kids Understand Scale

Posted by Nate Wek, PBS Parents on

When kids are young, they can have a hard time understanding the difference between city, state, and country. It’s understandable; scale can be a hard concept to grasp. That’s where step books come in. They can be super useful in giving kids a visual way to organize it all. Plus, they’re easy to make. 

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Deadwood's "Days of '76" Parade and Rodeo - TV Special

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A 30-minute SDPB documentary about an annual community celebration going strong since 1924.

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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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Savor Dakota

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

Girls And Boys Champions Emerge From the 2015 Lakota Nation Invitational Tournaments

Last Updated by CHYNNA LOCKETT on

The Lakota National Innovational wrapped up this weekend with the final boys and girls basketball games. Two teams took home the title of 2015 champions.

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Sportsmanship and High School Parents: Ten Tips To Remember When Attending Games

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

It’s no secret that sometimes fans take their actions too far when attending high school sporting events, whether it’s yelling at the coach, screaming at an official, or giving negative criticism to an athlete.

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Class 11AAA All-State Football Team

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Here is the 11AAA All-State Football team, as announced by the South Dakota Football Coaches Association.

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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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