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‘70s Celebration! Event at Cultural Heritage Center on May 12
It is time to dust off your mood ring, put on your smiley face and dig that lime green leisure suit out of your closet for the next big event at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre! The ‘70s Celebration! will be held from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. CDT on Saturday, May 12.

State Historical Society archaeology camp registration opens May 1
The South Dakota State Historical Society’s Historic Preservation Office is sponsoring a three-day archaeology camp for students going into grades 4-6 for the 2018-2019 school year.


South Dakota Historical Society Foundation to host author signing party in Rapid City
It’s a party in Rapid City with authors, refreshments and the opportunity to meet people interested in South Dakota’s history. The social and author signing party will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. MDT on Thursday, April 26, at Arrowhead Country Club.

State Historical Society presenting highest honor to late Patricia Adam of Pierre
The South Dakota State Historical Society will be honoring the late Patricia Adam of Pierre with its highest honor on Saturday, April 28, during the annual state history conference in Rapid City.


State History Conference coming up April 27-28 in Rapid City
The 2018 South Dakota State Historical Society History Conference will be held April 27–28 at the Ramkota Best Western Hotel in Rapid City.

South Dakota NAEP scores hold steady
South Dakota’s math and reading scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress remain at or above the national average.


State Historical Society makes more issues of historic newspapers available online
Four new related newspaper titles have been added to the growing online database of historical United States newspapers, according to the South Dakota State Historical Society.


Make April showers mobiles at Family Fun Saturday April 21 at Cultural Heritage Center
Celebrate the end of the snowy season and the beginning of spring at Family Fun Saturday on April 21 from 10-11:30 a.m. CDT at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.


South Dakota celebrating National Library Week April 8-14
April 8-14 is National Library Week, a time to celebrate the ways libraries lead their communities through services, programs and expertise.


Four more state properties listed on National Register of Historic Places
Four more South Dakota properties were recently added to the National Register of Historic Places, according to the South Dakota State Historical Society.


Tech institute tuition and state fees set for 2018-19
The South Dakota Board of Technical Education approved 2018-19 state tuition and fees at the state’s four technical institutes at its meeting today.

Sports broadcaster to share ‘Legendary Sport Stories’ at Cultural Heritage Center
The man behind one of the most familiar voices in South Dakota sports broadcasting will be at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre on April 10.


State Historical Society holding preservation essay contest
The State Historic Preservation Office of the South Dakota State Historical Society in Pierre is holding an essay contest.


Board adopts new content standards in several subject areas
The South Dakota Board of Education Standards adopted new academic content standards in the following subject areas at its meeting today.


Bunnies and Shamrocks meet at Cultural Heritage Center on Family Fun Day March 17
The next Family Fun Saturday at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre on March 17 focuses on Shamrock Bunnies. Visitors can combine the popular “Bunnies Rock!” Styrofoam bunnies with seasonal St. Patrick’s Day shamrocks to create their own “Shamrock Bunny.”


Sod structures highlighted in ‘South Dakota History’
Houses, barns and other buildings made of sod are the focus of the Winter 2017 historic preservation issue of “South Dakota History,” the quarterly journal of the South Dakota State Historical Society.


Presidential visit to South Dakota to be discussed at Cultural Heritage Center
Seth Tupper of Rapid City will discuss the Calvin Coolidge's historic visit to South Dakota when the History and Heritage Book Club meets at 7 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, March 13, at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.


Students visit Pierre for CTSO Legislative Shadow Day
As part of the National Career and Technical Education Month celebration, 30 student leaders came to Pierre Feb. 6-7, for the South Dakota Career and Technical Student Organizations’ Legislative Shadow Day.


Sioux Falls woman named president of South Dakota Historical Society Foundation
Catherine Forsch of Sioux Falls has been named president of the South Dakota Historical Society Foundation.

Newly accredited public libraries to be honored in Capitol rotunda
Twelve South Dakota public libraries have been accredited by the State Library in 2018.

State Historical Society makes more issues of historic newspapers available online
New newspaper titles have been added to the growing online database of historical United States newspapers, according to the South Dakota State Historical Society.


Birthday of Laura Ingalls Wilder to be commemorated in Cultural Heritage Center program
The birthday of author Laura Ingalls Wilder will be commemorated at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.

State Historical Society seeks nominations for Governor’s Awards, board positions
The South Dakota State Historical Society in Pierre is seeking nominations for the annual Governor’s Awards for History and two positions on its board of trustees.


Consider starting a Summer Food Service Program in your community
n an effort to fend off hunger, the South Dakota Department of Education’s office of Child and Adult Nutrition Services is seeking sponsors for a federally-funded program that provides nutritious meals and snacks to children in low-income areas during the summer months.


State Historical Society board approves property tax moratorium applications
The South Dakota State Historical Society board of trustees recently approved 15 applications in seven counties for the eight-year state historic preservation property tax moratorium for restoration and rehabilitation made to historic buildings.


State Historical Society awards five historic preservation grants
Historic preservation projects in Custer, Faulkton, Mitchell, St. Onge and Yankton have received matching grants from the South Dakota State Historical Society.


Historical Society Press receives Act of Excellence
The South Dakota Historical Society Press, an office of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre, recently received an Act of Excellence award from the South Dakota Hall of Fame in Chamberlain.


Annual Valentines Make & Take featuring SDSU ice cream at Cultural Heritage Center on Sunday, Feb. 4
Museum Activity Day returns to the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre on Sunday, Feb. 4.