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2014-10-16 16:21:08

Landon Cassill and the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Chevy SS to hit the track for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carsforsale.com, one of the Internet's largest online automotive inventory websites, is proud to announce the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Chevrolet SS will make its sixth appearance of the season with Landon Cassill and Hillman Racing at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 on October 19. The...

2014-10-07 08:32:18

Woodshop in South Dakota Inspiring a Movement Through Kickstarter FAITH, S.D., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When small-town Luke Brown met Silicon Valley's Luke Burgis, an idea was born to bring the dying art of craftsmanship back to the world. On October 15(th), 2014, Brown will launch Cedar Horse Workshop with a Kickstarter project to fund new tools, to inspire craftsmanship and creativity, and to teach the art of carpentry. Brown started teaching himself carpentry at the age of...

2014-10-06 23:02:00

Enhanced reporting tools reduce errors and waste, improving the quality of care in rural areas. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Pandera Systems, leader of the business intelligence (BI) evolution, announced it has been selected to provide BI tools and enhanced reporting to Prairie Lake Health Systems (PLHS), award-winning healthcare provider based in Watertown, South Dakota. PLHS is recognized as a leader in rural healthcare, serving a ten-county region in northeastern South Dakota...

2014-10-01 16:22:13

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) today announced that it will host an investor conference call on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time to review its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. The Company also plans to issue a news release detailing its third quarter 2014 financial results the morning of October 23, 2014, prior to the stock exchange open. The conference...

2014-09-29 23:13:01

Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance has entered into a sponsorship agreement with the North Dakota Association of Fairs for their annual Dakota Fairs Convention, to be held in conjunction with the South Dakota Association of Fairs & Celebrations, in Bismarck, North Dakota, November 20-22, 2014. Liberty, MO (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance, Inc., the premier domestic broker of rain insurance, adverse weather insurance, snow insurance, event...

2014-09-22 23:14:34

Avera eCARE doctors and nurses will use the CareSpan platform to provide primary and specialty care for patients hundreds of miles away, with remote capture of vital signs, images and diagnostics. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 CareSpan USA, Inc. announced today at the Health 2.0 conference it has entered into a joint services agreement with Avera eCARE, a leading healthcare system based in South Dakota, to deploy the CareSpan Virtual Clinic in multiple states where Avera...

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...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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