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Living

What I learned from McDonald's "Pollock to Pollock" ads.

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

Reflections on a Lenten Filet-O-Fish ad partially shot in Pollock, South Dakota.

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The Hosmer Phone Booth

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

A local telephone man preserved a piece of communications history for Hosmer.

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Can South Dakota Crowd-Solve an Art Mystery?

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A pitch for audience participation in answering the question: Who is Fred Hill?

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Children & Education

What Do Asthma, Heart Disease And Cancer Have In Common? Maybe Childhood Trauma

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Toxic stress in childhood can lead to a lifetime of health problems and, ultimately, a shorter life. Here's what schools can do to help.

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Laptops And Phones In The Classroom: Yea, Nay Or A Third Way?

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We asked teachers, professors, a psychiatrist and a technologist for their thoughts, and we heard a range of opinions on one of the most "weirdly divisive" issues in education.

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Would College Students Retain More If Professors Dialed Back The Pace?

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Why do we forget so much of what we read? Anthropologist Barbara J. King suggests that the answer might point toward benefits of a slower pace of teaching in the college classroom.

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Teach Students To Use Social Media (The Right Way) And The Possibilities Are Endless

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Social media can be a big part of students' lives, and teachers across the country are finding ways to use popular platforms as teaching tools.

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Savor Dakota

At Dakota Brick House, Chef Jim Waters and Team Aren't Holding Anything Back

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The Café Brulé team are reinvigorating Vermillion's Main Street with a new gastropub in historic digs.

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Four Super Bowl Party Snacks You HAVE To Try

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With the "big game" on Sunday, it's time to plan out what to serve at the party. Here are four fun recipes to try during the Super Bowl.

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Savor Dakota in Pierre: Senate Bill 7, Taxes on Land Used for Agriculture

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Senate Bill 7 reworks the definition of agricultural land for taxation purposes. The idea is to allow small acreages to make use of the code. Presented by Senator Cammack, members of the Senate heard the measure on Tuesday, January 24.

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Science & Technology

Dakota Midday: Techradio hears about planned SQL Saturday event

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(605)SQL user group leader Josua Warne talks to Dakota Midday:Techradio's panel about SQL Saturday planned for Sioux Falls July 18th.

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Here's What Happens When Pandas Have Twins

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WATCH: When pandas have twin cubs the mother will chose just one to look after; the other will be abandoned. At the Wolong Giant Panda Base in southwest China, vets use human neo-natal techniques to keep these rejected cubs alive.

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"The Brain Scoop" Star Returns to the Black Hills for Neutrino Day

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Science sensation and Rapid City native Emily Graslie returns to her native South Dakota for Neutrino Day.

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Sports & Recreation

Dakota Valley Assists Tea Area After Titans Bus Gets Stuck

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

In every South Dakota high school gym, you’ll see a banner that encourages sportsmanship and respect for others. Friday morning, a real act of kindness occurred in Rapid City.

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2018 State Basketball Championships, Thursday Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Week two of the state basketball championships began on Thursday of this week with all three boys classes and girls Class AA. Here are the results from Thursday and the schedule for Friday.

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Viewing Options for Week Two of the State Basketball Championships

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

For the third year in a row, the second week of the state basketball championships will consist of four tournament going on at the same time - Class AA Boys, Class AA Girls, Class A Boys, and Class B Boys. Because it's a lot of information to digest, here's a layout of which games are where, and how you can watch them.

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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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