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2013-10-15 23:01:31

Published evidence by SDSM&T and the New York State Museum suggests modern grasses eaten by large mammals of what is now the Mojave Desert are actually 15 million years old. Rapid City, S.D. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 A South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor’s research published today provides evidence that modern grasses are actually 15 million years old. The article published in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeocology by Robert Feranec of the New York...

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2013-10-15 04:00:35

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from October 14: Heavy snows fell overnight across portions of Eastern Wyoming and the Black Hills of South Dakota. Showers and thunderstorms fell over the Plains along the boundary with multiple flooding reports from the Dakotas to Texas. Severe weather was fairly limited to 1.25 inch hail in Nebraska along with 60-70mph wind gusts in Nebraska along with Kansas. Big Story Weather Discussion for October 15: Surface Map:...

2013-10-15 08:28:08

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Photojournalists Svetlana Bachevanova (FotoEvidence) and Anthony Karen, MIPJ Executive Editor and writer K.J. Wetherholt, and award-winning filmmaker Pamela Theodotou, announced the production of the multimedia project Warriors from the Reservation, incorporating photo exhibitions, two documentary films to be produced for the international film festival circuit, and a print/digital book with both text and photography, examining the warrior...

2013-10-14 08:25:28

Company has experienced fifteen consecutive quarters of growth RAPID CITY, S.D., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CAW Industries, Inc., parent company and manufacturer of Willard Water® and all Dr. Willard's products, announced today that FY 2012, which ended in May of 2013, was the company's fourth consecutive year of double digit sales growth. The 2012 fiscal year also continued a streak of quarterly sales growth that extended to fifteen consecutive quarters. (Logo:...

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2013-10-14 04:00:01

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from October 11-13: This past weekend we saw yet another winter storm take shape which brought moderate snowfall to the Rockies. Severe weather on Friday was limited to a tornado over Western Minnesota. On Saturday a landspout formed over Texas along with 1-inch hail in Louisiana and wind gusts of 60-70mph over Texas. On Sunday found more damaging winds were found over Texas at around 60-70mph along with heavy snowfall over the...

2013-10-08 08:20:51

South Dakotans can enjoy a wealth of coverage options and discounts SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer insurer, is now offering South Dakota car insurance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111222/SF26836LOGO-b) With the launch, South Dakotans have a proven name in car insurance at their service. Esurance, which is backed by Allstate, the largest personal lines insurer in the nation, has an "A+" financial strength rating. The...

2013-10-07 23:01:35

The oil boom is having an historic impact on North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming. The rapid growth has many businesses in the region looking for help with their back office hassles, things like bookkeeping, payroll and taxes, and Avitus Group answers that call. (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The oil boom is having an historic impact on North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming. The rapid growth has many businesses in the region looking for help with their back office hassles,...

2013-10-07 16:21:26

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) today announced that it will host an investor conference call on Thursday, October 24, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time to review its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. The Company also plans to issue a news release detailing its third quarter financial results the morning of October 24, 2013, before the stock exchange opens. The conference call will...

2013-10-07 12:25:45

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report, Prescription Drug Abuse: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic finds that 28 states and Washington, D.C. scored six or less out of 10 possible indicators of promising strategies to help curb prescription drug abuse. Two states, New Mexico and Vermont, received the highest score receiving all 10 possible indicators, while South Dakota scored the lowest with two out of 10. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO)...

2013-10-04 23:01:02

Former U.S. Congresswoman Heather Wilson was inaugurated as the 18th president of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology on Thursday night in a ceremony change prompted by a potentially record-breaking fall blizzard. Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Heather Wilson was inaugurated as the 18th president of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology on Thursday night in a ceremony change prompted by a potentially record-breaking fall blizzard. What had been long...


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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