Latest South Dakota Stories

2013-06-11 23:01:01

The Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation convened the first meeting of its National Thought Leaders Advisory Council, a think tank designed to help formulate fresh new strategies for building grassroots support. Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 The Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation is breaking new ground in the nonprofit space by looking to successful entrepreneurs and social innovators to help reach its philanthropic goals. Last week in Sioux Falls, S.D., the Foundation...

2013-06-04 23:28:44

The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center is now saying, "If the worst happens, and you, or a loved one is innocently involved in a serious accident involving a semi truck, or a commercial truck, in North, or South Dakota, please call us immediately so we can start to build an assistance team of national caliber truck accident victims attorneys, and an investigative team for you-on the spot." For more information, victims or loved ones of victims of a semi truck or commercial truck accident can...

2013-05-20 23:25:50

South Dakota homeowners can now experience the new line of affordably priced Home Alarm Systems, Energy and Lighting Management Solutions, Security Doors and Windows, Medical Alerts, Smart Home Thermostats, and Home Security Services Throughout all SD Counties. Pierre, South Dakota (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Hot Price Home Security Shop.com (http://www.hotpricehomesecurityshop.com) is well known for being the best and most reliable way to take care of any home today as it relates to home...

2013-05-16 23:26:09

6Webs.com publishes the results of their in-depth reviews of the top rated burglar alarm system companies operating in the state of South Dakota. 6Webs.com offers insight into what is important to South Dakota homeowners when deciding on a home security system company. Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 6Webs.com has educated thousands of shoppers on what to look for when choosing a home security monitoring provider. Consumers that are searching for an alarm system can do a comparison 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...

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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