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2012-09-18 23:03:36

Original Green Distribution, one of the World´s leaders in sustainable, renewable and environmentally friendly building materials, has teamed with Alex White Plume and Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota to design and build eco-friendly housing and community buildings. Prescott, WI (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 Original Green Distribution has officially announced plans to assist in the development of an extensive eco-community at Pine Ridge Reservation which is considered one of the...

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. The rally was organized by the Last Real Indians and the Lakota People´s Law Project. Two hundred and fifty people carried posters made by street artist Shepard Fairey and National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey, which read “The Black Hills Are Not For Sale.” The nine Sioux tribes of South...

2011-09-15 15:30:00

Sanford Health, ACSM partner to create research-based National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute; public opinion survey reveals importance of youth sports and need for more to be done to ensure safety Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world, announced today a new partnership with Sanford Health, an integrated health care system based in Fargo, N.D. and...

2011-08-20 05:00:00

New Fargo Campus Represents Many Projects That Will Transform Care for Generations Fargo, ND & Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 With an eye toward the future and a guiding principle of "putting patients first" Sanford Health officials unveiled major plans today for the much anticipated $360 million, 371-private room Sanford Fargo Medical Center. The announcement was part of Sanford Gala Week, representing the celebration of major facility projects and improvements, and one of the...

2009-04-16 09:10:00

Rural Health Care Physician Shortages Can Be Addressed by Information Technology SIOUX FALLS, S.D., April 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Using telemedicine to serve the critical care needs of rural communities total has saved millions of dollars while significantly improving patient survival, according to a new study conducted by Avera eICU(r) CARE, a service of Avera Health based in Sioux Falls, S.D. "The health care quality and safety benefits of ICU telemedicine have been well documented,"...


Latest Geography of South Dakota 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...

Badlands National Park
2013-03-05 09:07:20

Badlands national Park is located in the southwest region of South Dakota. It holds 242,756 acres of land, with 64,144 acres comprising a protected wilderness area. The park was designated as a national monument in 1929 and established in 1939, but attained national park status in 1978. The Stronghold Unit area of the park is managed by the National Park Service and the Oglala Lakota tribe and holds many sights including those used for Ghost Dances in the 1890’s, a bomb and gunnery range...

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