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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

Seth Bullock - 1849-1919

Posted by Brian Gevik on

Seth Bullock was perhaps the most influential man of his time in the Black Hills and western South Dakota.

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Huron’s Lori Keleher Selected as a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

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After a nationwide search, Lori Keleher of Huron has been selected as one of 100 educators nationwide to join the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program.

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The 4th Annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

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First Lady Michelle Obama invites you to enter the 4th annual Healthy Lunchtime Recipe Challenge & Kids’ “State Dinner.”

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DIY Kinetic Carousel Engineering Toy

Posted by Nate Wek on

Want to make a fun DIY toy that moves? This kinetic carousel spins wildly and demonstrates potential and kinetic energy.

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Savor Dakota

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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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

Is It Irrational to Believe in Aliens?

Posted by Nate Wek on

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

Shot Clocks Coming For Class B High School Basketball

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

All of South Dakota high school basketball will use a shot clock in the near future. The change was approved during the South Dakota High School Activities Association meeting this week.

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TJ Otzelberger Named New Men's Basketball Coach For South Dakota State University

Last Updated by Gary Ellenbolt on

South Dakota State University has a new Men’s Basketball Coach. The school has introduced Iowa State University Assistant TJ Otzelberger as the new head of the Jackrabbits’ program. The 38-year-old Otzelberger grew up in Milwaukee, and played at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He says he is already setting high expectations in Brookings.

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Kobe Bryant, One Final Hurrah For A Basketball Legend

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Los Angeles Lakers will conclude their NBA season on Wednesday night when they host the Utah Jazz at the Staples Center. You may be asking, why should South Dakotans care? It's simple - in a way, this is the end of an era.

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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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