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SDPB's Nate Wek at the 2018 Midwest Emmy® Gala.
SDPB's Nate Wek at the 2018 Midwest Emmy® Gala.

SDPB Wins Two 2018 Midwest Emmys

South Dakota Public Broadcasting (SDPB) is pleased to announce it has won two Emmys at the 19th Annual Upper Midwest Regional Emmy® Gala, held Oct. 6, 2018 in Bloomington, MN.

The winners include:

“The Art of War” – 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 Comat Art Teams (CATs) of soldier-artists into the filed with soldiers on patrol whose works helped brass and civilians alike understand the impact of war and combat.

“Dynasty on the Diamond” -- 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.