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The Hosmer Phone Booth

Last Updated by Michael Zimny on

A local telephone man preserved a piece of communications history for Hosmer.

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Can South Dakota Crowd-Solve an Art Mystery?

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A pitch for audience participation in answering the question: Who is Fred Hill?

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The Border Monuments

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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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Children & Education

Simple Ways to Protect the Earth

Posted by Laura Dimock on

What's not to love about spring? The sun warms and brightens our days for a few extra hours, and kids get to explore outside a little longer each day, too. And on Sunday, April 22, Earth Day will help to mark the season of showers and flowers! Here are some great ways to encourage your child to respect our planet and help protect it.

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Early Girl Scouts of the Black Hills

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Rachel-Lovelace Portal - Curator of Collections - Deadwood History Inc. on

The Girl Scouts have been active in the Black Hills since 1917.

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Forget Wealth And Neighborhood. The Racial Income Gap Persists

Posted by Laura Dimock on

A study finds that the gap is actually largest in America's wealthiest neighborhoods, challenging widely-held beliefs about the relative impacts of class and race on life outcomes.

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Transgender Teachers: In Their Own Voices

Posted by Laura Dimock on

We asked transgender educators around the country to share a selfie, and tell us what they wish others knew about them. Many say they play vital roles in creating safe spaces for the next generation.

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Savor Dakota

Four Super Bowl Party Snacks You HAVE To Try

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

With the "big game" on Sunday, it's time to plan out what to serve at the party. Here are four fun recipes to try during the Super Bowl.

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Savor Dakota in Pierre: Senate Bill 7, Taxes on Land Used for Agriculture

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Senate Bill 7 reworks the definition of agricultural land for taxation purposes. The idea is to allow small acreages to make use of the code. Presented by Senator Cammack, members of the Senate heard the measure on Tuesday, January 24.

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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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Science & Technology

"The Brain Scoop" Star Returns to the Black Hills for Neutrino Day

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Science sensation and Rapid City native Emily Graslie returns to her native South Dakota for Neutrino Day.

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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

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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Sports & Recreation

Milwaukee Brewers Draft Pierre's Peyton Zabel

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Wednesday afternoon, the Milwaukee Brewers drafted Pierre’s Peyton Zabel in the 19th round of the Major League Baseball draft.

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Player DQ Costs Sioux Falls Christian State Golf Title

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Sioux Falls Christian was all set to win the Class A Girls’ State golf championship on Tuesday. Even after the event concluded – they were ranked as the top team. However, one of the Chargers golfers, senior Kate Wynja, who was also the top performer in the tournament, was disqualified from the second round of the event.

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2018 Spring State Golf Championships, Final Results

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Burke/South Central, Great Plains Lutheran, Belle Fourche, and Sioux Falls O'Gorman won state golf championships on Tuesday. Here are the full results, both team and individual, for all four tournaments.

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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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