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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

Cookie Monster Ballet Dance

Posted by Nate Wek on

Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland discusses ballet dancing with Cookie Monster, and Cookie Monster responds in the only way he knows how. 

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These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Teachers

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Who was your favorite teacher growing up? What did they teach and what grade were you in?

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Television Special: The Historical Footprints Collection

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A 30-minute SDPB TV documentary featuring clips from historical South Dakota films shot between 1913 - 1962.

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The Math and Science Education Conference

Posted by Nate Wek on

The city of Huron will host the annual Math and Science Education Conference (SDCTM/SDSTA Joint Conference) this week, starting on Thursday, Feb. 5.

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Savor Dakota

Fool Proof Five Mushrooms

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Morel mushrooms are highly sought after. There are other wild mushroom varieties that can be added to dinner.

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Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta by Chef MJ Adams

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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

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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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

Class 11B All-State Football Team

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The all-state team for class 11B high school football has been announced. Here are all of the players selected by the South Dakota Football Coaches Association.

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All-State Football Teams (9-Man Classes)

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The all-state football teams for the nine-man high school football classes have been announced. See who made each list...

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Washington Tops O'Gorman In 11AAA Championship Game

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The Sioux Falls Washington Warriors defeated the Sioux Falls O’Gorman Knights 27-24 in the 11AAA State Football Championship on Saturday night. This is the fourth state football championship for Washington, and their first in Class 11AAA.

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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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