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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) July 22, 2014 The City of Sturgis is very excited to name Lance Armstrong as the official Grand Marshall of the 12th Annual Mayors Ride at the 74th Annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. The annual Sturgis® Rally Mayors ride is on Monday, August 4th, 2014, and is a fund-raiser for the Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department....

2011-08-11 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, AUGUST 12: BIGGEST MOTORCYCLE GATHERING Profile America -- Friday, August 12th. The small town of Sturgis, South Dakota is hosting the world's largest gathering of motorcycles this week -- the 71st Sturgis Rally. Normally home to about 6,600, the town sees its population swell to some...

2010-09-30 20:35:00

RAPID CITY, S.D., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. announced today it will be webcasting a panel discussion being held during the company's meeting with analysts from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. MDT on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. The panel discussion will include presentations by business segment leaders that provide an overview of strategies, planned capital investments, and progress on key projects and growth initiatives. Those interested in listening to the live webcast and...

2005-08-26 21:52:19

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An independent panel reviewing closings of U.S. military bases on Friday rejected the proposed shutdown of a politically sensitive air base and reversing some cutbacks for Air National Guard units. Completing its review, the Defense Realignment and Closure Commission dealt a blow to the Pentagon by voting to keep open South Dakota's Ellsworth Air Force Base, sparing the state's new Republican senator a political defeat. But the panel approved...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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