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The Border Monuments

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

The South Dakota-North Dakota border is the only state line in the nation "marked by conspicuous monuments of the most durable material."

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A Lost Monument and the Pierre Origins of the Geographical Center Saga

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Is the geographical center of North America at Rugby, Robinson, or Center, North Dakota? Or across the state line in Pierre?

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Throwing Pots at a Home for Cracked Crocks: Dakota Stoneware's Dave Huebner

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The Bushnell ceramic artist's work is inspired by historic American pottery traditions.

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Children & Education

What Kind of Screen Time Parent Are You? Take This Quiz And Find Out

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Are you strict, pushover or right down the middle? These nine questions could help you find the right balance when it comes to your kids and digital devices.

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Do You Know A Teacher Who Has Gone The Extra Mile — Or Beyond?

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If so, fill out this form or email us at npred@npr.org. A member of NPR Ed may be in touch and your response may be used in an upcoming story.

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EVERY CHILD IS A READER

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Gail Boushey is a literacy expert and co-author of the book that coined the idea of “three ways to read.” In this interview, she discusses how reading pictures and retelling stories are also valuable reading experiences.

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STORIES AND HISTORY

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Books that celebrate the black experience are available for all ages and reading levels, and there are so many themes to explore with children during Black History Month and throughout the year.

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota Holiday Recipes: Potato Sausage

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Potato Sausage is a time honored recipe that generations have made in the Kennedy family of Beresford. Katie Kennedy Westra shares a tradition that she enjoys, passed down from her grandmother.

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Savor Dakota Holiday Recipes: Savory Tartlets

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Chef MJ Adams offers an alternative to sweet treats on your appetizer table with a savory tartlet.

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Savor Dakota Holiday Recipes: Stuffin Muffin

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Sabrina Swee is a student at Beresford High School and accomplished in the kitchen. Sabrina shares a new take on stuffing and mashed potatoes.

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Science & Technology

Verizon Inks $4.4 Billion Agreement To Buy AOL

Posted by Nate Wek, NPR on

Verizon has said it plans to launch a video service focused on mobile devices this summer. The company has offered few details, but last month Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said the service will offer a mix of paid, free and ad-supported content and won't try to replicate traditional TV.

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Building your next computer

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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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Sports & Recreation

2018 State Boys Basketball Championship Brackets

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Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Aberdeen will host high school boys state basketball tournaments this weekend. Here are the brackets for the upcoming tournaments.

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St. Thomas More, A Historical Era of Basketball

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St. Thomas More made history over the weekend, winning their fifth straight state girls basketball championship. They defeated Madison on Saturday night with a final score of 54-41 to win the Class A title. Cavaliers Head Coach Brandon Kandolin said the feeling of winning five-in-a-row is "indescribable."

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2018 State Girls Basketball Championship Results (Class A and Class B)

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St. Thomas More and Castlewood took home state titles on Saturday night from Watertown and Aberdeen as the first week of the state basketball championships came to an end. Here are the final results from all of the games on Saturday.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

A Book, A Hammock and a Lifetime of Reading

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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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