The South Dakota Public Broadcasting – Television program gallops into its ninth year of production on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 8 p.m. with a program featuring:
- Cowboyography with the Swanson family of Canton. Cowboyography is the study of all things cowboy. The Swanson family does their best to bring to life the lore and lure of the American cowboy in photos, song, and hands-on demonstrations of the equipment cowboys use.
- The unique Special Olympics Team at the Children's Care Hospital and School in Sioux Falls. The team requires parents and siblings of participants to help out and attend every practice.
- The 2nd Chance Rescue Center in Sioux Falls, which offers a haven for abused and neglected animals. The center runs under the supervision of Rosey Quinn, cruelty investigator.
The new half-hour program is followed by an encore of a an earlier episode, this one featuring the "Changing Times" exhibit at the Cultural Heritage Museum in Pierre, Natural History Days in Hill City and the T-28 weather plane based in the Black Hills.
Each month, Dakota Life, hosted by Larry Rohrer, explores the interesting people and places of South Dakota. The series generally features six new half-hour programs each year and each magazine-style program shines the spotlight on three topics.