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2014-09-02 23:07:56

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief executive officer search for Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated...

2014-09-02 16:24:46

Oct. 9 Presentation at the University of South Dakota WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veteran journalist Peter S. Prichard, former editor of USA Today and former president of the Newseum, is the recipient of the 2014 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media, to be presented Oct. 9, 2014, at the University of South Dakota, Neuharth's alma mater. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142168 The award, which honors lifetime achievement in media, will be...

2014-08-29 23:02:12

SD School of Mines professor Sangchul Bang is making history by designing suction pile foundations for what will be the world's largest windmill on a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm in the Yellow Sea off the shores of South Korea. Rapid City, S.D. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Off the shores of South Korea, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor Sangchul Bang is making history. Designing suction pile foundations for a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm, his nearly $200,000...

2014-08-14 16:20:49

Landon Cassill and the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Chevy SS prepare for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the internet's largest online automotive inventory websites, Carsforsale.com is proud to announce another sponsorship of the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Chevrolet SS with Landon Cassill and the Hillman Racing Team at the NASCAR Pure Michigan 400 this Sunday, August 17. Michigan International Speedway, NASCAR's fastest...

2014-08-13 23:00:17

Infinite Campus announces that the South Dakota Department of Education (DOE) has renewed its contract through 2018. The renewal extends the subscription of the statewide student information system (SIS), Infinite Campus State Edition (ICSE), and the district-level SIS, Infinite Campus District Edition (ICDE). Blaine, Minn. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Infinite Campus announces that the South Dakota Department of Education (DOE) has renewed its contract through 2018. The renewal extends the...

2014-08-07 23:01:06

TGS, a global multi-client geoscience data provider, has given a gift of digital seismic and well log data from the Gulf of Mexico to the Department of Geology & Geological Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City, S.D. Students preparing to enter the petroleum industry will begin analyzing the information from over 3,000 square miles in the Gulf this fall. Rapid City, S.D. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Department of Geology & Geological...

NSF Invests In Science And Engineering Infrastructure In Six Jurisdictions Across The Nation
2014-08-07 03:26:08

National Science Foundation Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the U.S. Virgin Islands will each receive $20 million for strategically aligned innovative research Six jurisdictions have received Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-1 awards from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The $20 million awards will bolster science and engineering academic research infrastructure in...

2014-08-05 16:23:27

RAPID CITY, S.D., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced 2014 second quarter financial results. Net income, as adjusted, and net income were both $20 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, compared to net income, as adjusted, of $18 million, or $0.41 per diluted share, and net income of $31 million, or $0.69 per diluted share, for the same period in 2013 (net income, as adjusted, is a non-GAAP measure, and an accompanying schedule for the GAAP to non-GAAP...

2014-08-04 08:33:47

ELK POINT, S.D., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Bond Buildings, LLC, a leading provider of Equipment Enclosures for the Telecom, Government, Fiber and Power Generation Industries, today announced that they have increased their production capacity with the lease of an additional building in Elkhart, IN. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132733 In April of 2014 Thermo Bond Buildings, LLC acquired the Precast Concrete Assets of Mobile/Modular Express II in Elkhart, IN,...

2014-07-31 12:21:58

Verizon's 4G LTE Data Capacity Boosted 8X for Event by Temporary Sites and new XLTE Network STURGIS, S.D., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the company with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network has boosted its data network capacity eight times for the 74(th) annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally(TM) August 4-10, 2014. Because of the influx of more than 750,000 people expected for the event, Verizon has boosted its network by increasing its deployment of...


Latest 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...

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...

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...

Tyrannosaurus
2012-03-21 21:47:44

Tyrannosaurus, meaning “tyrant lizard,” was a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (68 to 65 million years ago). It was among the last non-avian dinosaurs to exist prior to the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event. Perhaps the most famous Tyrannosaurus species, T. rex, was named in 1905 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, president of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). Teeth belonging to Tyrannosaurus were first discovered in 1874 by A. Lakes near Golden...

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2005-06-02 10:00:13

The Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) is a seabird from the tern family, Sternidae. This bird has a number of geographical races that mainly differ in bill color and minor plumage details. S. d. dougallii breeds on the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America, and winters south to the Caribbean and West Africa. Both the European and North American populations have been in long term decline, though active conservation measures have reversed the decline in the last few years at some...

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