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Top-20 Christmas Movies

Posted by Nate Wek on

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

Worried About Screen Time? Don't Let Kids Go It Alone

Posted by Laura Dimock on

New research reinforces the role of a human — an adult or older child — when young kids learn from technology.

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5 Education Stories To Watch In 2017

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The election of Donald Trump has changed the landscape for K-12 and higher education. In his annual New Year's predictions, NPR's Claudio Sanchez tells us what he thinks it all means.

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The Classroom Where Fake News Fails

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Fake news is everywhere, and many Americans in this digital age struggle to sort fact from fiction. The fix: Teach them when they're young.

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Native American Education: What Will It Take To Fix The 'Epitome Of Broken'?

Posted by Laura Dimock on

The Bureau of Indian Education is 150 years old and is finally undergoing a critical reorganization facilitated by the Obama administration and the bureau itself. But will it be enough?

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Savor Dakota

Fool Proof Five Mushrooms

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Morel mushrooms are highly sought after. There are other wild mushroom varieties that can be added to dinner.

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Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta by Chef MJ Adams

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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

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Visit SDPB's booth at the South Dakota Peach Festival June 25 & 26

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Science & Technology

Mobile Engagement in the Era of App Overload

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These days, there seems to be an app for everything. Voice-enabled pizza ordering? Check. An app that says “Yo?” Check. As of today, Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store are home to over 1.4 million apps, each!

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Is It Irrational to Believe in Aliens?

Posted by Nate Wek on

For many years, people have discussed the possibility of extraterrestrial life in the universe. Scientists such as Stephen Hawking have stated the probability of life existing on another planet, other than earth, is favorable... especially when considering the size of the universe.

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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

A Few Basic Rules of Six-Man Football

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

South Dakota could very well experience the addition of six-man football, starting in the year 2019. Here are a few basic rules you need to know about six-man football.

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Sioux Falls O'Gorman Coach Ryan Beier is a National High School Soccer Coach of the Year Finalist

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Sioux Falls O’Gorman Girls Soccer Coach Ryan Beier is a finalist for national high school soccer coach of the year. The National High School Athletic Coaches Association announced Wednesday that Coach Beier is one of eight finalists for the award.

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Familiar Faces Hope To Lead USA World Junior Team To Gold Medal Win Over Canada

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The United States of America and Canada will face off Thursday night for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. Two members of this years USA Junior team are former members of the Sioux Falls Stampede. One is Head Coach Bob Motzko and the other is forward Kieffer Bellows.

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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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