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If you are a part of the 207 million households that stream Netflix, you may have seen the service’s original miniseries: The Queen’s Gambit.
How To Dye Easter Eggs Three ways
Love the tradition of dying Easter eggs but don't want to deal with the mess? Check out these alternate ways to dye them that are fun for kids of all ages!
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Pinedale Elementary Earns National Blue Ribbon School Award
Children are the future; that’s why teachers around the Black Hills are dedicated to providing the best possible education for our children. For Pinedale Elementary School in Rapid City, hard work and dedication led to national recognition in 2021.
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Play-Based Learning: Let Them Be Kids
Many of us look back on childhood fondly; the “good ol’ days” full of laughter and playing with our friends. While it seems like those times were just for fun, it turns out that we were likely learning more than we realized.
Family Recipe: Homemade Pizza Dough
Who doesn’t love family pizza night? Take this family tradition up a notch by making your own pizza — including the dough! Doughn’t worry, we made it easy with only six ingredients.
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Black Hills Hidden Gems
Here in the Black Hills, we’re blessed with incredible natural and cultural resources. We have museums on everything from geology and paleontology to local and national history. Let us help you discover your next favorite hidden gem!
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STEAM Column: Jurassic Kitchen
Did you know the Black Hills are full of fossils? In fact, some of the most complete T. Rex fossils to date have been found in western South Dakota, not to mention the world-famous Mammoth Site in Hot Springs.
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Summer fun without breaking the budget
Going to summer camp is a childhood memory many of us cherish, but sending your kids can be expensive. Now is the time to think about where to sign up, but also how to give your kids a memorable summer without breaking the bank.
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Timely treatment of growth plate injuries can keep your child growing strong
Any parent can tell you that active kids are pretty tough. They endure cuts, scrapes, bumps, and bruises; yet they tend to bounce back quickly. However, childhood injuries like growth plate fractures can cause lifelong problems if not treated urgently.
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Multigenerational Family Vacations
After the pandemic brought travel virtually to a halt, many families are excited to get back on the road! There’s a new trend on the rise in family vacations that you might want to consider: including grandparents.