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Arts & Culture

2015-16 Winter Academic Achievement Team Awards

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

With the completion of all the SDHSAA winter fine arts and athletic activities, the SDHSAA announces that 579 teams have received the “Academic Achievement Team Awards” for the 2015-2016 Winter Season.

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The State Visual Arts Competition In Sioux Falls

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The Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls hosted thousands of people over the weekend for the state Class AA basketball tournament. But that wasn't the only event taking place at the venue.

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Ted & Alice Miller to Perform at SDPB Studios in Vermillion

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The free concert by the Nebraska roots duo will be recorded for NO COVER, NO MINIMUM.

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Children & Education

Is Santa Real? A Scientific Analysis

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Examining some of the most difficult questions surrounding Christmas- like how Santa can deliver all of those presents in one night and why Christmas lights always end up tangled!

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Full-Time Kid: How to Make Shadow Puppets

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Cool Shadow Puppets!

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Sid's Holiday Adventure | Sid the Science Kid

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Jack Frost nipping at your nose? Learn about winter weather with Sid the Science Kid!

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Full-Time Kid: Cheesy Pizza Bites

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Homemade Pizza Bread

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Midday Margins

Midday Margins Blog: The Reading Life of SD Chief Justice David Gilbertson

The first time I interviewed South Dakota Chief Justice David Gilbertson, we were in Pierre, and I was still getting...

Midday Margins Blog: On Oil Leaks, Authenticity, And Occasionally Asking the Wrong Questions

Three words are posted above my desk at South Dakota Public Broadcasting. These are the core principals the Dakota...

Midday Margins Blog: The Reading Life Of Senator Tom Daschle

The way people read fascinates me. Most people don't think about it much, but there are as many different reading...

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

How Arson Investigation Has Changed

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Little Hope Was Arson premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, April 6, 2015.

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Mobile Engagement in the Era of App Overload

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These days, there seems to be an app for everything. Voice-enabled pizza ordering? Check. An app that says “Yo?” Check. As of today, Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store are home to over 1.4 million apps, each!

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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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Sports & Recreation

Tales of the Gridiron: Warrior Game Day

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In Winner, the fall brings more than crisp air and changing colors, it brings a rich football tradition that reaches across generations.

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High School Football Game In Oregon Experiences Surreal Downpour

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

A high school football game in Forest Grove, Oregon experienced some insane weather last Thursday night. Does this remind you of any games in South Dakota?

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Sports Rewind: 2015 11A South Dakota High School Football Championship

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2015 11A Championship game recap: The Madison Bulldogs defeated the West Central Trojans 28-21 on Thursday November 12 at the Dakota Dome in Vermillion to win the 2015 11A state football title.

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