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A Focus on Photography in the Dakotas

Posted by Michael Zimny on

A traveling exhibit highlighting work by photographers of the Dakotas arrives at the Cultural Heritage Museum in Pierre.

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What's so interesting about "That's Interesting"?

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

An exhibit at Sioux Falls' Ipso Gallery looks at the stuff that becomes ideas that become stuff.

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Aloha from Sioux Falls: Luthier Josh Rieck on the Art of Hand-Made Ukuleles and Other Stringed Things

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

SDPB catches up with Sioux Falls luthier Josh Rieck as he prepares for a ukulele expo in the Aloha State.

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Children & Education

Buster Baxter: Lung Protector

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Arthur's best friend Buster suffers from Asthma. Asthma is a common disease that can make breathing very difficult. In this game you can learn about some things that trigger Asthma. You even have the chance to fly into Buster's lungs to help catch some of these bad triggers!

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Technology Can Be A Tool, A Teacher, A Trickster

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Shaping technology to some form of learning could depart pretty radically from the more familiar aim of shaping technology to the way we are now, says psychologist Tania Lombrozo.

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Tyler DeWitt: How Do We Get Kids Hooked On Science?

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When a student complained that science textbooks were boring, teacher Tyler DeWitt got thinking about how he can make his lessons fun. DeWitt recounts his quest to make kids care about science.

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'Schoolifying' Minecraft Without Ruining It

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Microsoft is trying to help more teachers use the hugely popular game in the classroom without alienating the initial enthusiasts.

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Savor Dakota

Killian’s Tavern Strawberry Rhubarb Spring Fling

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Strawberries and rhubarb are plentiful in the spring. Try using them to make a cocktail to celebrate the season.

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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

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

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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Science & Technology

Building your next computer

Posted by Kent Osborne on

Some tips if you've considered building your own pc for fun or to save money.

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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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Sports & Recreation

Thunder Valley Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

Thunder Valley dragway near Parker celebrated its 50th year of racing this year. We caught up with the man who created this little track on the prairie, Glen Rapp.

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2017 Class A Boys State Golf Final Results

Posted by Nate Wek on

The final team and individual results from the 2017 boys class A state golf tournament. Click here to see full results...

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2017 Class AA Boys State Golf Final Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

​Sioux Falls O'Gorman wins the Class AA boys state golf championship, edging out a one stroke victory over Rapid City Stevens. Click here to see full team/individual results from the event.

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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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