SDPB Receives Midwest Emmys®
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(Left to right) Nate Wek and Kyle Mork

SDPB is pleased to announce it has received two regional Emmys® at the 19th Annual Upper Midwest Emmy® Gala, held Oct. 6, in Bloomington, MN.


The winners include:

The Art of War

Awarded an Emmy® in the category of “Military”

Josh Kappler, Producer

Meet soldier-artists James Pollock of Pierre and Stephen Randall of Sioux Falls, who served in the Vietnam Combat Art program during the Vietnam War. The program sent Combat Art Teams (CATs) of soldier-artists into the field with soldiers on patrol whose works helped brass and civilians alike understand the impact of war and combat.

Dynasty on the Diamond

Awarded an Emmy® in the category of “Sports-One Time Special”

Nate Wek, Producer; Kyle Mork, Director/Editor/Videographer; Chad Andersen, Associate Producer; Josh Kappler, Associate Producer

Since their inception during WWII, Rapid City’s American Legion Post 22 Hardhats have won 41 state titles and gone to eight American Legion World Series.

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Congratulations, team!