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2014-07-02 23:11:04

Specialized Productions Inc. designs plan for digital signage system overhaul and supplies 25 SpinetiX Digital Signage Media Players to the Dakota Nation Gaming Enterprise. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Specialized Productions Inc. (Group SPI) was selected by the Dakota Nation Gaming Enterprise to implement a strategy to overhaul the digital signage systems at Dakota Magic Casino Resort and Dakota Sioux Casino & Hotel. Group SPI configured and installed nine SpinetiX HMP 130...

2014-07-02 20:20:48

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) today announced that it will host an investor conference call on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time to review its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. The Company also plans to issue a news release detailing its second quarter 2014 financial results the morning of July 24, 2014 prior to the stock exchange open. The conference call will be...

2014-06-26 23:15:01

ESM Solutions will roll out a comprehensive eProcurement solution to improve the State’s purchasing process. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 ESM Solutions®, a leading provider of spend management and eProcurement solutions for the public sector, announced an agreement with the State of South Dakota for a comprehensive procure-to-pay solution. After considering options, the State of South Dakota elected to rejoin the ESM Solutions’ customer base. As per the agreement, ESM...

2014-06-26 12:26:32

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The median age declined in seven states between 2012 and 2013, including five in the Great Plains, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today. In contrast, the median age for the U.S. as a whole ticked up from 37.5 years to 37.6 years. These estimates examine population changes among groups by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin nationally, as well as all states and counties, between April 1, 2010, and July 1, 2013....

2014-06-18 23:09:08

EarthBend Continues to Enhance IT Services Portfolio Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 EarthBend announced today its continued expansion of their Information Technology professional services with the addition of Greg Woods as their new Vice President of Consulting Services. Woods comes to EarthBend from Great Western Bank where he served as Chief Information Officer and prior to that he held strategic IT leadership positions at Wells Fargo including VP of Data Management and Technical...

2014-06-16 23:05:19

The 2014 Dressed to Kill Tour is making its way throughout North America, and fans interested in attending a late-October show in Sioux Falls, South Dakota can now find a large and affordable selection of tickets at today at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The starlet has been wowing people on stages and on the silver screen for several decades, and she has clearly been loving the chance to spread her wings throughout the nation after several years of residency in Las Vegas....

2014-06-13 08:22:04

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meta Financial Group, Inc., the holding company of MetaBank®, has been included in the annual "Top 200 Community Banks and Thrifts" list in American Banker Magazine. Meta was listed as No. 68 on the list, out of approximately 7,000 banks across the country. J. Tyler Haahr, chairman and chief executive officer of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank, said, "Meta is proud to be recognized for being in the top one percent of banks in the...

2014-06-04 23:06:43

The Entrepreneur-in-Residence program at SDSM&T started in 2012 has become the recipe for success, leading university startup companies to win the prestigious Governor’s Giant Vision Award for two consecutive years. This year’s winner, Nanofiber Separations, LLC, founded in 2011, won not only the Giant Vision’s $20,000 first-place prize, competing against companies statewide, but was also recently awarded a $709,849 Small Business Innovation Research grant by the National Science...

2014-05-16 23:01:58

The Museum of Geology at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been awarded a $499,887 grant to curate and digitize three recently acquired collections of modern and Neogene-age invertebrates and protists. The collections represent ancient and recent shallow-marine environments from the last 23 million years and form a foundation for conservation paleobiology and historical ecology research. RAPID CITY, S.D. (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Museum of Geology at the South Dakota...

2014-05-13 23:02:59

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is hosting the 2014 Conference on Fossil Resources, attracting nearly 120 paleontological experts from around the world. The focus will be on partnerships between federal and non-federal agencies in managing fossils found on public lands. Rapid City, S.D. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is hosting the 2014 Conference on Fossil Resources, attracting nearly 120 paleontological experts from around the...


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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