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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

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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

Lollipop Flower Valentines

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For an easy and inexpensive DIY Valentine project, make these flower lollipops for your child’s classmates and friends!

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Leprechaun Water Bottle Bowling Pins

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Go “green” and play a lucky bowling game with these do-it-yourself Leprechaun Bowling Pins made from recycled plastic bottles!

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

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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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Savor Dakota

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

Is It Irrational to Believe in Aliens?

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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

South Dakotans Are Signing Up To Volunteer For Super Bowl LII In Minneapolis

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Next February, US Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will host Super Bowl LII. The Minnesota Super Bowl host committee is looking for volunteers, and South Dakotans have been signing up.

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South Dakota High School Receives National Rank In Baseball

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A South Dakota high school has received a national ranking in the sport of baseball by USA Today.

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The Odd Couple, Craig and Mike

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You’ve heard them announce state tournaments and championship games together for the past sixteen years on South Dakota Public Broadcasting. It’s the team of Craig Mattick and Mike Henriksen, pioneers in the state for sports broadcasting.

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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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