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2016 South Dakota Photo Contest Results
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Soldiers' Rest
Linda Chaplin, Sturgis

Thanks to everyone who participated in the SDPB 2016 “Picture South Dakota” contest. This year, SDPB invited you to photograph what “Being South Dakotan” means to you. We received over 700 photographs from all over the state. Thank you!

Winners are below. They’ll be published in the 2017 Picture South Dakota Calendar, produced by SDPB and available to supporters of the Friends of SDPB.

Director's Choice

Julie Kingery-Conner, Sioux Falls - Sunset Fishing

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1st - Noah, De Smet - A Bunny and a Girl

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2nd - Peter, Sioux Falls - The Lookout

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3rd - Ella, Salem - Painted Prairie Sky

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People's Choice - Anya, Summerset - Wood Chuck at Window

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1st - Linda Chaplin, Sturgis - Soldiers' Rest

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2nd - Sharon Koller, Yankton - Carnival Ride

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3rd - Lisa Williams, Spearfish - Brothers Fishing

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People's Choice - Lindsay Palmer, Ree Heights - Ascension

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1st - Michaela Mader, Rapid City - Afterglow

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2nd - Derald Gross, Pierre - Electric Hospitality

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3rd - Cristen Roghair, Okaton - Concentration

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People's Choice - Heather Schwan, Warner - Industrial Fire Sky

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You can see all the entries at