Latest South Dakota Stories

2013-08-06 23:21:08

Whiting Petroleum Corp. has given $40,000 to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Department of Geology & Geological Engineering for student support. Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Whiting Petroleum Corp. has given $40,000 to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Department of Geology & Geological Engineering for student support. The partnership between the School of Mines and Whiting will enhance efforts to recruit top science and engineering...

2013-08-01 23:27:58

The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center says, "We are trying to provide an unsurpassed service for an innocent victim involved in a catastrophic accident, especially in South Dakota, by instantly involving national caliber truck accident attorneys, and their extremely skilled investigators. If a family member has been innocently involved in a catastrophic accident with a semi truck, big rig, or commercial vehicle in South Dakota family members are urged to call the Semi Truck Accident...

2013-07-16 23:01:39

Exchange to Help 92,441 or 13% of South Dakota Residents Find Coverage in 2014 Park City, Utah (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the online alternative to group health insurance, published new information on the South Dakota Health Insurance Exchange. According to Zane Benefits’ website, beginning in 2014 as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance coverage for individuals and small businesses will become available through new state health insurance exchanges...

2013-07-03 23:21:00

The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center says, "If the worst happens, and a loved one has innocently been involved in an accident with a semi truck, or a commercial truck anywhere in North Dakota, or South Dakota, please call us immediately, so we can start to build an assistance team, a legal team, and an investigative team for you, and your family-on the spot." The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center's unparalleled free Innocent Victims Initiative is available in North Dakota,...

2013-06-27 23:31:31

The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center's number one goal is to protect a innocent victim, and level the playing field for the innocent driver, or their family members, and they are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, especially for victims in rural states like North Dakota, or South Dakota. If an innocent victim is involved in a catastrophic accident involving a semi, or commercial truck in South Dakota, or North Dakota, or any other US State, they, or their loved ones are urged...

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...

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...

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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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'