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Living

Big Night: The Moth in Sioux Falls

Posted by Fritz Miller on

The Moth is true stories, told live.

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Landmarks: The Miller Bulls

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

A Pair of Bulls — a Hereford and an Angus — Stand as a Tribute to Miller's Ranching Heritage

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Wayne Porter Has Built His Giant Horse. Time to Take it for a Ride.

Posted by Michael Zimny on

Out of his head. Onto the highway.

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Children & Education

Ralph L. Patty - Reviving Rammed Earth

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Gwen McCausland - Director - SD Agricultural Heritage Museum - Brookings on

Extension engineer Ralph Patty took an ancient construction method and studied its science for the benefit the farmers of South Dakota.

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Teacher Appreciation Activity Ideas for next week! Try one!

Posted by Laura Dimock on

How can you express appreciation for a teacher who has educated and inspired your child? Here the National PTA offers ideas for parents, students, and schools to say a meaningful "thank you." Teacher Appreciation week is May 6-May 10.

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The Collectors

Posted by Brian Gevik on

Most people have at least a few old photos but for some, collecting historical images is a passion.

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Summer Challenges for Kids with Sensory Processing Issues

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Is your little one sensitive to lights, sounds or textures? "Sensory-surprises," such as loud noises at parties or sandy skin from a trip to the beach, happen more in the summer. Here's a plan for anticipating and managing these triggers.

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Savor Dakota

Herb Butters

Last Updated by Chef MJ Adams on

Herb butters are a great way to preserve the flavors of summer in your fall and winter cooking, along with adding a special touch to your meals.

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Kitchens of the the Great Midwest

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

SDPB, with Savor Dakota Host MJ Adams, visited with J. Ryan Stradal, author of Kitchens of the Great Midwest. Adams also visited with Lindy and Matt Geraets of B & G Produce about the book and their experience as food producers.

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Season of Beauty

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Flax blooms are fleeting and are a spectacle to behold. The plants typically blooms around the end of June and the beginning of July. Waves of small blue blossoms stand out amid fields of beans, corn and grass.

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Science & Technology

Six Tips For Taking Phone Pictures of Fireworks

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The 4th of July is just a few days away, and many people will spend the holiday shooting off fireworks to celebrate America’s independence. In today’s world, it’s common for people to take photos of anything and everything. This includes taking photos of fireworks on the 4th of July.

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Giving an Underwater Ultrasound to a Manta Ray

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

At the Charaumi Aquarium in Okinawa vet and inventor Dr. Keiichi Ueda performs an underwater ultrasound on a manta ray to find out if she’s pregnant. It’s not an easy task as manta rays have to keep swimming to breathe.

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Hand Transplant, DNA, and a Backwards Heart

Posted by Brian Gevik on

Repost from "The Moth Radio Hour"

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Sports & Recreation

Platte Killer Tomatoes, Origin of the Name

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Amateur Baseball in South Dakota is one of the most popular summer activities for both the players and fans. For the community of Platte, it’s no different. But what makes Platte unique to other teams throughout the state is their team mascot – the Killer Tomatoes. Yes, their team nickname really is the Killer Tomatoes.

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Amanda Clement, Baseball's First Female Umpire

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Amanda Clement, a native of Hudson, South Dakota, was a typical Midwestern lady on the surface, but her love for the game of baseball created a legacy that will live on forever in Cooperstown. Clement, believe it or not, is the first known paid female umpire in American history.

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Eastern South Dakota 'Flooded' With Fish

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The eastern part of South Dakota has experienced a wetter than normal spring and summer. Areas like Watertown are experiencing water levels up to eight inches above normal for this time of year.

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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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