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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

A Brief History of Belle Fourche

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Video Courtesy: Historical Footprints Inc. - Lead on

How Belle Fourche, South Dakota got it's start as a bustling cowtown and grew as a regionally important center of ag trade and commerce.

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What Does The Inside Of A Giant Wasp Nest Look Like?

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

A dad buys a giant wasp nest on eBay from someone in Wisconsin. He then cuts it open to see what the inside looks like. Click here to see what they found...

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SDPB at the YFS Kids Fair

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Kids and their families are encouraged to join South Dakota Public Broadcasting for fun and educational activities at the 21st Annual Youth & Family Services Kids Fair, April 22-24, at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, in Rapid City.

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The Majestic Buffalo

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Gary Enright - Director - 1881 Courthouse Museum - Custer on

The American Bison continues to symbolize the spirit of the Old West.

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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

Posted by PBS Idea Lab on

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

The Minnesota Twins Induct Legendary Broadcaster John Gordon Into Hall Of Fame

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Legendary radio sportscaster John Gordon was inducted into the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon. Gordon, who is now 76-years old, spent 25 seasons doing Twins games on the radio.

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Becky Hammon Has No. 25 Retired By San Antonio Stars

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

South Dakota native Becky Hammon is already considered one of the best professional women’s basketball players of all-time, but San Antonio is doing their part to prove how great she was during her time with them.

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A Brazilian Bird Playing With A Golf Ball

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Humans aren't the only ones who enjoy the game of golf. This Brazilian Siriema is playing with a golf ball by bouncing it up and down on a cart path. As you can see in the video, this bird looks like it's having way too much fun!

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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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