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Former SDSU professor to hold book signing at South Dakota Art Museum August 15, 2014
Mary Woster Haug, author of “Daughters of the Grasslands,” will hold a book signing Sept. 11 from 5-7 p.m. at South Dakota Art Museum in Brookings.

Former Senate leaders to speak Oct. 1 at SDSU August 27, 2014
Former U.S. Senate leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott will participate in the inaugural lecture of the Daschle Dialogues at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Larson Memorial Auditorium Concert Hall in the Performing Arts Center at South Dakota State University.

The complete collection of Harvey Dunn on display at S.D. Art Museum August 26, 2014
For the first time, visitors can view the South Dakota Art Museum’s full collection of Harvey Dunn artworks in one gallery. All 116 drawings and paintings, the largest compilation of Dunn’s pieces in the world, will be displayed in the museum through Jan. 11, 2015.

Walkable community expert to share best practices August 26, 2014
What makes a community or campus walkable? Find out at the upcoming Plain Green Conference. Walkable community expert and author Jeff Speck serves as the lunch keynote speaker and an environmental track speaker the afternoon of Sept. 12. This year’s conference will be held at the new Hilton Garden Inn Downtown in Sioux Falls.

State grad’s family restaurant makes ‘Best Burger in America’ August 22, 2014
Out of every burger joint in America, Black Hills Burger and Bun and Co. in small-town Custer, has the nation’s best hamburger.