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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

Hey Arthur Fans! Theme Song Challenge

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Hey Arthur fans! The Arthur Team is challenging you to post your creative covers of the Arthur theme song using #ArthurCover.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted by Laura Dimock on

September 15-October 15

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NEW SDPB Children’s TV Schedule!

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A change in the seasons coincides with changes to the SDPB Children’s lineup on SDPB TV.

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Little House in Legoland

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

A Lego set designed to represent a scene from "Little House on the Prairie" reached the first milestone to possibly becoming a new retail set available in stores.

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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

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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?

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

Chloe Lamb, Small Town to the Big Time

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Chloe Lamb is a senior guard for the Sully Buttes Chargers girls’ basketball team. Last year, her team won the Class B state title, and they're looking to repeat in 2017.

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National Spotlight Being Shown On Mike Miller Classic

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South Dakota native Mike Miller recently sat down with the Denver Nuggets organization to talk about his legacy of basketball in his hometown state. One of the top points of dicussion was the Mike Miller Classic...

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Four Classes Of High School Basketball In South Dakota? It's Possible...

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The South Dakota High School Basketball Advisory committee met this week to discuss the possibility of adding a fourth class of high school basketball in the state.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

A Book, A Hammock and a Lifetime of Reading

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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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