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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

DIY Cardboard Maracas

Posted by Nate Wek, PBS Parents on

Make some music with these colorful maracas crafted from recycled toilet paper rolls! This project is a great sensory activity for young children.

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What Does The SAT Really Test?

Posted by Nate Wek, PBS Idea Channel on

THE SAT. How’s that SAT prep going? Need some SAT tips? Well, here’s one: The SAT may not actually be measuring your…anything. That’s right, your SAT scores, despite what colleges and high schools across America may like for you to believe, may not reflect anything new. Find out more...

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Hubble (The Song): 25th Anniversary Of The Hubble Space Telescope

Posted by Nate Wek on

The Hubble Space Telescope has been staring out into deep space since 1990. In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, NPR's Skunk Bear wrote a parody of Iggy Azalea’s song “Trouble" about the Hubble Space Telescope.

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How Do Apples Grow?

Posted by Nate Wek on

One of the world’s most ubiquitous fruits might seem like a simple thing to grow. But inside the common apple is a secret — and it’s been challenging apple growers since Ancient Greece.

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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?

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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

Not One, Not Two, But Three Miracle Buzzer Shots

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Thursday night, the Waseca Blue Jays defeated the Marshall Tigers 103-100 in 4OT to advance to the Class AAA State Tournament. It’s not necessarily the four-overtimes that made this game unique – it was the three miracle shots that happened during it, which has this game making headlines.

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Luke Bryan To Grand Open New SDSU Football Stadium

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Luke Bryan, Country Music Association’s and the Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year in 2015, will perform at the new Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium on Thursday, September 8 – two days before the South Dakota State University football team takes the field for the first time in the new venue, hosting Drake University.

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South Dakota High School Basketball Polls: Feb. 23

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The high school girls and boys basketball polls for the week of Feb. 23, 2016. The content is courtesy of the South Dakota Broadcasters High School Basketball Poll.

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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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