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2014-03-13 16:21:51

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carsforsale.com, one of the fastest-growing and most popular automotive classifieds website on the Internet, has announced their first ever online media automotive bracket promotion. The Carsforsale.com 'Battle of the Best' Bracket Showdown is built as a head-to-head, single elimination, multi-round tournament of the general public's vehicle favorites. Starting today, Facebook users can access "Round One" of this free promotion....

2014-03-13 12:31:20

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in South Dakota will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-04 12:27:42

ARDEN HILLS, Minn. and WESSINGTON, S.D., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc., is pleased to announce the election of Jeff Lakner as a Director on its Corporate Board. Lakner, who operates Lakner Farms, LLC, was elected Feb. 26 at the Fortune 200 food and agricultural cooperative's Annual Meeting in Minneapolis. A fourth-generation farmer, Lakner has owned and operated Lakner Farms for more than 30 years, growing the enterprise to a 4,500 acre diversified grain and...

2014-02-24 20:21:11

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASCAR driver Landon Cassill and the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Car finished in 12(th) place at the Daytona 500 this Sunday. After announcing a partnership on Wednesday of last week, Carsforsale.com was the title sponsor for the Hillman Racing Team's No. 40 Chevrolet SS throughout Daytona Speedweeks. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/CG71188) The Daytona 500 took place on Sunday, February 23(rd), with an initial start...

2014-02-21 16:20:27

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carsforsale.com is proud to announce that their sponsored driver, Landon Cassill, has qualified for the 56(th )Annual Daytona 500. Cassill will be starting the race in Position 18, which places him in Row 9. Following a recent partnership, Cassill will be driving the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Car this Sunday in The Great American Race. Cassill, who drives for Hillman Racing Team, qualified for the Daytona 500 following Thursday night's...

North Dakota Ranks Number One On 2013 Well-Being Index
2014-02-21 09:00:58

[ Watch the Video: What State Is The Happiest? ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Healthways, a global well-being improvement leader, has for the sixth consecutive year partnered with leading consulting firm Gallup to create an analysis of the “state of well-being across the United States.” Launched in 2008, the annual report is based on data gathered from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index® (GHWBI), which measures real-time changes in well-being around...

2014-02-21 08:27:57

New partnership another step to providing improved technology services for the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and Native American Telecom, LLC ("NAT"), a tribally-owned telecommunications company, announced plans to deploy its next generation of an advanced telecommunications network on the Crow Creek reservation using TazcaConnects 4G LTE-as-a-Service Managed Services. (Logo:...

2014-02-20 20:20:18

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carsforsale.com is proud to announce a partnership with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Landon Cassill at Daytona Speedweeks. As part of this exciting, new partnership, Carsforsale.com has become the primary sponsor for Hillman Racing's No. 40 Chevrolet SS starting in Thursday night's Daytona Duel No. 2 Qualifying Race, which leads into the 56th running of the Daytona 500. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/CG69232 "I'm...

2014-02-20 12:20:32

Engineering analysis reveals design flaws; plan fails safety and efficiency standards GLENCOE, Minn., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After reviewing a technical analysis prepared by a South Dakota engineering firm, Twin Cities & Western Railroad (TC&W) today announced that it has rejected a proposal by Transystems, an independent consultant, to relocate freight rail service from the Kenilworth Corridor to a St. Louis Park route. The engineering analysis described the Transystems...

2014-02-18 08:23:04

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) today announced that it will host an investor conference call on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time to review its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2013. The Company also plans to issue a news release detailing its year end 2013 financial results the morning of Feb. 19, 2014, prior to the stock exchange open. The conference call will be...


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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