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2013-08-26 23:01:26

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students land internships at 165 employers in 34 states, Canada and Germany at an average wage of $17.01, well above the federal minimum of $7.25. Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 The start of a new academic year brings summer to a close. Yet, despite dire warnings of bleak job prospects for millennials, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students reported a healthy rate of summer internships at more than 165 employers in 34...

2013-08-26 23:00:34

TrustedConsumerReview announces the top South Dakota cremation service provider. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 TrustedConsumerReview, the premier auditing, and reviews agency, is pleased to announce HeritageCremationProvider.com, as the top South Dakota cremation service provider. Cremation service providers were audited based on a number of variables, such as cost, effectiveness, reviews, and past testimonials. To learn more, visit HeritageCremationProvider.com. About...

2013-08-23 23:01:20

Major Gift Will Allow Construction to Begin in February 2014 Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 The proposed new student wellness and recreation center at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will move forward with a February groundbreaking thanks to a $2 million gift from alumnus Stephen D. Newlin. The gift, combined with a $6.7 million tax students approved through increased fees, will allow the $8.9 million project to move forward. The new wellness and recreation...

2013-08-06 23:21:08

Whiting Petroleum Corp. has given $40,000 to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Department of Geology & Geological Engineering for student support. Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Whiting Petroleum Corp. has given $40,000 to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Department of Geology & Geological Engineering for student support. The partnership between the School of Mines and Whiting will enhance efforts to recruit top science and engineering...

2013-08-01 23:27:58

The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center says, "We are trying to provide an unsurpassed service for an innocent victim involved in a catastrophic accident, especially in South Dakota, by instantly involving national caliber truck accident attorneys, and their extremely skilled investigators. If a family member has been innocently involved in a catastrophic accident with a semi truck, big rig, or commercial vehicle in South Dakota family members are urged to call the Semi Truck Accident...

2013-07-16 23:01:39

Exchange to Help 92,441 or 13% of South Dakota Residents Find Coverage in 2014 Park City, Utah (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the online alternative to group health insurance, published new information on the South Dakota Health Insurance Exchange. According to Zane Benefits’ website, beginning in 2014 as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance coverage for individuals and small businesses will become available through new state health insurance exchanges...

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...

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...

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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  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.