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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,"...

2008-08-12 18:00:27

RAPID CITY, S.D., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Almost 500 employee volunteers from various divisions of Black Hills Corp. -- along with their community partners -- planted 668 new trees this year as part of the Power of Trees program. The Black Hills program is designed to educate the public that everyone can do something to help reduce the spread of global warming while beautifying neighborhoods, providing energy-saving shade and promoting water conservation. "It's a natural fit for...

2008-07-19 09:00:23

By Russ Keen, American News, Aberdeen, S.D. Jul. 19--MOBRIDGE -- With the water of Indian Memorial Bay around him, fishing guide Denny Palmer of Mobridge sat on the pier of the bay connected to the Missouri River. Two years ago, the bay northwest of Mobridge was bone dry. "You could drive a truck across it," Palmer said. This year, boats launch off Indian Memorial Ramp, which for six years before had been unusable because it was nowhere near water, he said. On Friday, the section...

2006-03-24 12:09:50

SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota (Reuters) - Abortion-rights supporters launched an attack on Friday on a new South Dakota law designed as a direct challenge to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion 33 years ago. An abortion-rights coalition filed paperwork with the South Dakota government to begin a petition drive to put the issue before the voters in November for an up or down vote, Deputy Secretary of State Chad Heinrich said.


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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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