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2013-12-09 12:25:44

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, South Dakota ranks 13th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) South Dakota currently spends $4 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 35.4 percent of the...

2013-12-06 16:21:22

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) will conduct its 2013 Analyst Day Event in New York City on Monday, December 9, 2013. The event will include a presentation by the Company's executive team as well as comments by the Dr. E. Linn Draper, Jr (Chairman of the Board) and Steve Adik (Audit Committee Chair). The presentation will include a Company overview, an update on current projects and a discussion on the...

2013-12-02 23:20:29

South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant announces a solution to address a national problem that servicemen and women overseas experience in casting a ballot. Pierre, SD (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant announces a solution to address a national problem that servicemen and women overseas experience in casting a ballot. South Dakota’s new system revolutionizes absentee voting by combining advanced technology and the Common Access Card (CAC) issued by...

2013-11-26 23:26:31

Today, EarthCam and the National Park Service have partnered to premiere a new webcam at Mount Rushmore, delivering crisp, high resolution 16 megapixel images of the larger-than-life monument. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Nearly 3 million people from around the world journey to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial every year to marvel at the majestic beauty of this important landmark. In the spirit of the holiday season and to celebrate this time of giving, EarthCam, the leaders...

2013-11-04 08:22:47

Family owned and operated since 1973, company sites product integrity and efficacy, and superior customer service as keys to longevity RAPID CITY, S.D., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 40 years ago, award winning chemist, Dr. John Willard PhD, launched CAW Industries Inc. as a vehicle to sell his now famous Willard Water® products he'd invented in 1964. Headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota, CAW Industries has grown from a small family business that was run out of Dr. Willard's...

2013-11-01 20:22:02

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacqueline L. Cole, RN, MS, CNOR, CPHQ, CHC, CMCN is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional among Healthcare Professionals. Jacqueline is the Compliance, Quality and Privacy Officer for Dakotacare. In her current role, Jacqueline specializes in Compliance; Quality and Privacy; Healthcare Administration; Healthcare Reform; Electronic Information Exchange; Electronic Insurance Exchange; as well as Quality and...

2013-10-31 12:25:58

McLEAN, Va., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today Bill Albrecht has been named president and publisher of Argus Leader Media in Sioux Falls, SD. Albrecht had been president of Gannett's Media Network of Central Ohio and president and publisher of Newark (OH) Advocate Media. Albrecht is returning to the Argus Leader where he was advertising director for three years and worked with local businesses to help solve their marketing needs. In 2001, he...

2013-10-24 04:20:47

Company reports diluted earnings per share of $0.40 for third quarter 2013 SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Net income was $15.6 million or $0.40 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2013, compared with a net loss of $3.8 million, or a loss of $0.10 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. The loss in the...

2013-10-23 16:24:13

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join officials from the United States Mint and the National Park Service for the official launch of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial quarter on November 6, 2013. The ceremony will take place at the National Guard Armory in Custer, South Dakota, at 10 a.m. Mountain Time (MT). Invited guests include Governor Dennis Daugaard and U.S. Representative Kristi Noem. Highlights of the free event include a coin exchange where the public can...

2013-10-21 16:26:41

Family Farm Organization Says Government Shutdown Worsened Impact CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As farmers in Colorado deal with serious flood damage and ranchers in South Dakota dig out from an early blizzard that killed tens of thousands of cattle, Farm Aid has activated its Family Farm Disaster Fund and issued emergency grants to help farm and ranch families begin to recover. "Our hearts go out to the Colorado farmers who saw their precious soil...


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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