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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

Lonesome George, The Pinta Island Tortoise

Posted by Nate Wek on

Lonesome George, who was a Pinta Island Tortoise, died about two and a half years ago at the age of 102. He was the last known individual of his subspecies.

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Cookie Monster Ballet Dance

Posted by Nate Wek on

Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland discusses ballet dancing with Cookie Monster, and Cookie Monster responds in the only way he knows how. 

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These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Teachers

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Who was your favorite teacher growing up? What did they teach and what grade were you in?

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Television Special: The Historical Footprints Collection

Posted by Brian Gevik on

A 30-minute SDPB TV documentary featuring clips from historical South Dakota films shot between 1913 - 1962.

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Savor Dakota

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

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

2015 High School Football Quarterfinal Results (9B, 9A, 9AA, and 11B)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Here are the results of the quarterfinal round of the 2015 high school football playoffs. These results are specific for all three nine-man classes and 11-man class B. The semi-final round for all four of these football classes will begin on Saturday November 7.

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Summit League Hoops To Remain In Sioux Falls Through 2022

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Summit League Basketball Championships will remain in Sioux Falls through the year 2022. Both the league and the Sioux Falls Sports Authority have decided to excercise their five year option (2018-2022) in the current contract, which ensures the division one basketball tournament will remain in Sioux Falls for an extended period of time.

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Second Round Playoff Pairings (9B, 9A, 9AA, and 11B)

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The post-season for high school football in South Dakota is officially underway. Some teams have advanced, while others will put their shoulder pads and helmets away for the year. Here are the second round playoff pairings for class 9B, class 9A, class 9AA, and class 11B.

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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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