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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

Arthur Bookmarks

Posted by Nate Wek on

A great way to save your place in your favorite book is to put a bookmark there. It's easy - just choose your bookmark, print it out, and read.

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Skunk Bear: How Old Is Your Body, Really?

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Do all of your cells get switched out for new ones every seven years or so? Does anything remain with you throughout your entire life? NPR's Skunk Bear examines the human body.

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Rails, Trails, and Roads of the Black Hills

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

A 30-minute documentary about how transportation has evolved in the Black Hills and surrounding area.

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Wild Bill Hickok in Deadwood

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

In Deadwood, Wild Bill is probably better known for being dead than alive. Hickok lived there for only a month but his grave has been a local tourist attraction for decades.

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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

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

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

Tales of the Gridiron "Crane-Youngworth Field"

Last Updated by Brad Van Osdel on

Crane-Youngworth Field has become a place of history, tradition and victory for Yankton High School Football.

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2016 High School Season To See Four Championship Rematch Games

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The 2016 high school football season begins Friday in South Dakota. This year, four of the seven football classes will experience rematches of last years state championship games.

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2016 High School Preseason Football Broadcasters Poll

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The 2016 High School Preseason Football Poll, courtesy of the South Dakota Broadcasters Association. Do you agree with the preseason polls? Which team do you feel will make an impact this year in South Dakota?

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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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