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2014-02-06 16:28:49

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to the significant public health risks associated with the consumption of raw milk, the two organizations representing the nation's dairy farmers and dairy companies jointly urged state lawmakers in South Dakota to reject efforts easing regulations surrounding raw milk sales directly to consumers. In a letter sent Wednesday to South Dakota state senators, the International Dairy Foods Association and the National Milk Producers...

2014-01-30 23:31:41

Roundup River Ranch, an organization that provides camp experiences to children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses completely free of charge, announced that it recently received a $1 million gift from South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford. Avon, Colorado (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Roundup River Ranch, an organization that provides camp experiences to children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses completely free of charge, announced that it recently received a $1...

2014-01-24 20:20:24

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...

2014-01-16 23:04:33

Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know," which recognizes some of the most innovative and accomplished CIOs of hospitals and health systems across the country. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know," which recognizes some of the most innovative and accomplished CIOs of hospitals and health systems across the...

2014-01-14 08:28:02

New Analysis Finds 32 States Fail to Vaccinate at least 40 Percent of Adults 18-64 Years Old WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis released today by the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) found that only 35.7 percent of adults ages 18 to 64 years old got the flu shot last season (the most recent period data with available data). By comparison, 56.6 percent of children (ages 6 months to 17 years old) and 66.2 percent of seniors (ages 65 and older) were vaccinated....

2014-01-07 12:28:43

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirena IUD lawsuits (www.themirenalawsuitcenter.com) continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. Most recently, a woman from Sioux Falls, South Dakota filed the state's first Mirena lawsuit after she allegedly suffered injuries following spontaneous migration of the device. According to her complaint, which was filed on December 20, 2013 in U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota, the Plaintiff was forced...

2013-12-24 23:02:01

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Home Care Assistance of South Dakota office on Wednesday, December 18th, at 4:30 PM immediately followed by the Grand Opening event from 5:00-7:00 PM. Sious Falls, SD (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new office in Sioux Falls. To commence the Grand Opening celebration, representatives from the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of...

2013-12-19 12:30:59

Former Congresswoman from South Dakota Appointed to Four-Year Term DENVER, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the United States, today announced that Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, a corporate attorney and former member of Congress from the state of South Dakota, has been named to the board as an appointed director. Herseth Sandlin will serve a four-year term on the...

2013-12-18 16:22:48

ATLANTA, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. ("Gray" or "we" or "our") (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) announced today that it has agreed to acquire KEVN-TV in Rapid City, South Dakota, from Mission TV, LLC for $7.75 million in cash. KEVN-TV serves as the Fox affiliate for the Rapid City television market. KEVN-TV's network programming, strong local newscasts, and leading syndicated programming make it the number-two ranked television station in its market, according to BIA...

2013-12-17 16:25:40

2013 Expansion Includes 35 percent Growth in Consultants EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Creek Software Services, the leading provider of onshore information technology services, finished 2013 on a high note with a 30 percent increase in its customer base. As a result, the company expanded the number of IT consultants by 35 percent. Most of this hiring surge came out of the Technology Centers in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota, where the teams 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...

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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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