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Oral Interp Comes To Huron This Weekend

Posted by Nate Wek on

The 105th annual Oral Interpretation festival will take place this weekend in Huron, SD. The event begins on Friday Oct. 5 and will finish up on the evening of Oct. 6. 

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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

Native Americans and Community Celebrations

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

Native Americans in South Dakota have participated in off-reservation community events for a long time.

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Why Do Stars Twinkle?

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

We all know the sweet nursery rhyme about twinkling little stars -- but why do they twinkle? Hint: It has more to do with the Earth than the stars!

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Deadwood Doctor Frank S. Howe

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text: Jessica Michak - Archivist - Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center - Deadwood History Inc. on

Dr. Frank Howe served the Deadwood community for nearly 60 years.

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South Dakota on Film

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

A look at movies shot in or set in South Dakota.

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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

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

Sioux Falls O'Gorman Grad Gets First Big League Hit

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Sioux Falls O’Gorman grad Dusty Coleman was called up from the El Paso Chihuahuas (AAA) to the San Diego Padres (MLB) over the weekend, and Monday night he capitalized on the opportunity with his first hit in the Major Leagues.

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Five New Inductees To South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame

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Five past greats will be inducted into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame in September. The new inductees are Allan Oswald of Canova, Kip Coates of Rapid City, Brian Sudenga of Valley Springs, Ted Poncelet of Irene and former Dimock and Parkston standout Melvin Schlimgen.

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How One Man Changed My Life

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SDPB's Nate Wek reflects on how one man, Rich Roste, Voice of the Sioux Falls Storm, changed his life for the better seven years ago.

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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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