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2014-04-16 23:00:47

Joel Lueken has been named athletic director at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City, S.D. Lueken currently serves as associate athletic director for William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo. Rapid City, S.D. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology announced today that Joel Lueken will be its next athletic director. Lueken currently serves as associate athletic director for William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo. Mines President...

2014-04-14 12:35:56

Consumers Urged by Genworth CEO to Discuss and Create a Plan for One of the Nation's Most Important and Pervasive Social Issues RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 11(th) year, the Genworth (NYSE: GNW) 2014 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive long term care services at home in South Dakota through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living...

2014-04-08 12:21:28

ELK POINT, S.D., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Bond Buildings, LLC, a leading provider of Custom Lightweight Equipment Enclosures for the Telecom, Government, Fiber and Power Generation Industries, today announced that they have acquired the Precast Concrete Assets of Mobile/Modular Express II. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/CG00733LOGO "The purchase of Mobile/Modular Express II Precast Concrete structure business, based in Elkhart, IN further increases Thermo...

2014-04-04 23:01:09

Virtually visit this National Park Service Memorial on the National Mall. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Visitors will flock to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC today to pay their respects to Dr. King and reflect on his powerful messages. EarthCam invites people around the world to remember the work of MLK with its new high definition webcam at the memorial, delivering an eye-to-eye perspective for a unique viewing experience. In...

2014-03-31 23:00:56

Rem Sales, LLC, the sole North American importer of Tsugami precision machine tools, announced today that, effective immediately, Hegman Machinery will replace Concept Machine Tool as the exclusive Tsugami distributor for the Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and western Wisconsin territories. Maple Grove, Minnesota (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Rem Sales, LLC, the sole North American importer of Tsugami precision machine tools, announced today that, effective immediately, Hegman Machinery...

2014-03-28 16:22:29

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded the South Dakota Legislature, Governor Dennis Daugaard, and Attorney General Marty Jackley for adopting Senate Bill 24, legislation that will implement a real-time, stop-sale pseudoephedrine-tracking system known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx). NPLEx is a proven tool in the fight against methamphetamine production that has blocked tens of thousands of illegal...

2014-03-27 20:20:28

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) today announced that it will host an investor conference call on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time to review its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. The Company also plans to issue a news release detailing its first quarter 2014 financial results the morning of April 24, 2014, prior to the stock exchange open. The conference call will...

2014-03-26 23:01:20

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been awarded nearly a quarter of a million dollars for the new Research Experience for Undergraduates site for hands-on research on topics including unmanned vehicles used to clear buildings and in search and rescue operations; antennas for use in ground-penetrating radars and land mind detection; bio-medical imagery for tumor detection; renewable energy resources; and wireless communications and networking. Aimed at expanding the...

2014-03-24 23:27:40

The Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) of Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota are pleased to announce the formation of a new regional Quality Innovation Network (QIN), the Great Plains QIN. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) of Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota are pleased to announce the formation of a new regional Quality Innovation Network (QIN). The Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, CIMRO of Nebraska, North...

2014-03-13 23:29:08

Program envisions enabling remote robotic-assisted PCI for patients in rural areas. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Corindus Vascular Robotics (http://www.corindus.com/), a leading developer of precision vascular robotics and provider of the CorPath Vascular Robotic System, today announced a partnership with Sanford Health and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to launch a feasibility investigation for a remote robotics program. For many patients living in rural areas,...


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_BW
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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