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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

How To Make Glow-In-The-Dark Slime!

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What makes things glow-in-the-dark? Find out while making your own SLIME at home!

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Easy DIY Toy: Spin-finite Tops

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An easy toy that always delights is the simple spinning top. This “spin-finite” version is made from two easy to find materials that when combined, spin for a very, very long time!

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The Stratobowl Flights of the 1930s

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

Film from the record-setting balloon flights.

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Horatio Ross & Custer's Black Hills Gold Find

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

A member of the 1874 Custer Expedition claimed the first gold strike in the Black Hills.

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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

How much would you sacrifice to be the first person on Mars?

Posted by PBS NewsHour on

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

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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Langford Area Football Standout Commits To North Dakota State

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Lincoln Gibbs, a football standout from Langford Area, has committed to play college football for the North Dakota State Bison. Gibbs has gained a reputation for being one of the best running backs in the state, and he’ll hope to continue that trend during his senior season this fall.

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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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