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2014-07-23 23:28:25

Legendary Cyclist Lance Armstrong Official Grand Marshall for City of Sturgis Mayors Ride at the 74th Annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ Sturgis, SD (PRWEB)

2014-03-18 08:31:51

Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center adds outreach clinic location HOT SPRINGS, S.D., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center will hold clinics at

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2013-10-15 04:00:35

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

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2013-10-14 04:00:01

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

2013-08-26 23:01:26

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students land internships at 165 employers in 34 states, Canada and Germany at an average wage of $17.01, well above the federal minimum of $7.25.

2012-09-07 23:04:33

On Wednesday, Sept. 5, at a rally in Rapid City, SD, members of the Native American Pe’ Sla Land Sale movement gathered to celebrate progress in securing land they consider sacred.


Latest Black Hills Reference Libraries

Black Hills National Forest
2013-11-22 11:29:42

Black Hills National Forest can be found in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming. The forest has an area of over 1.25 million acres and is managed by the Forest Service. Forest headquarters can be found in Custer, South Dakota. There are local ranger district offices in Custer, Rapid City, and Spearfish in South Dakota, and in Sundance, Wyoming. Mainly ponderosa pine, the forest also includes hard woods like bur oak, aspen, and birch. The lower elevations include grassland...

Wind Cave National Park
2013-04-18 00:45:24

Wind Cave National Park is located in South Dakota in the United States, only ten miles away from the town of Hot Springs. The park holds 33,847 acres of cave system, and was the first national park of its kind. European explorers and Native Americans that traveled through the area knew that the cave was there, but there has been no existence of habitation found within the cave. Although the Lakota people spoke of a scared cave that produced wind, the first recorded discovery of the cave...

Black Hills Of South Dakota And Their Impacts On The Weather/Climate
2012-07-17 23:01:25

Located in the white circle is the Black Hills. The black hills are unique in that they are the highest point east of the Rockies as they extend higher than the entire Appalachians. The weather associated with this feature is impressive. If you travel about 30 miles east of the slopes you will find vast plains, however these plains could be classified as desert. The reason is that this region is part of the rain shadow of the hills meaning most of the moisture is stuck west in the...

2012-06-14 08:55:56

Symbol: THNI Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: ThalictrumnigromontanumB. Boivin distribution:USA(SD) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida –...

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2006-02-21 05:27:14

The Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) is the best-known species of junco, a genus of small American sparrows. Adult juncos are generally grey on top and have a white belly and white outer tail feathers. The bill is usually pinkish. Other than those similar characteristics, there are several regional variations: The Slate-colored Junco (J. hyemalis hyemalis) has a dark slate-grey head, breast and upper parts. Females are brownish grey. It is found in North America in taiga forests from...

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