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2014-10-30 12:32:59

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Dakota Department of Education has chosen Questar Assessment Inc.

2014-10-28 16:25:55

Leads Panel on Native American's Struggle with Alcohol Following L.A. Premiere of Documentary Radical Resistance Tour: Pine Ridge, South Dakota SAN FRANCISCO, Oct.

2014-10-27 23:03:36

Technical Sales Specialist Jonathan Egge Chosen from Thousands of Entries (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 the Association of Equipment

2014-10-23 08:25:13

Company reports diluted earnings per share of $0.77 for the third quarter 2014 SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct.

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.

2014-10-07 08:32:18

Woodshop in South Dakota Inspiring a Movement Through Kickstarter FAITH, S.D., Oct.

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,

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


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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