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  Pierre, South Dakota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pierre is the capital of South Dakota, a state of the United States of America.
Pierre (pronounced "peer") is the county seat of Hughes County.
Earlier capitals were Yankton, South Dakota from 1861 to 1883 and Bismarck, North Dakota from 1883 to 1889.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pierre,_South_Dakota   (544 words)

 Encyclopedia: Pierre, South Dakota   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Dakota is well provided with railroad communication for intra state and interstate transportation, total mileage (1910) being 3953 miles.
The Constitution of South Dakota was made by a convention authorized by the territorial Legislature, which met in Sioux Falls in September, 1885.
the original Vicariate Apostolic of Dakota was established with the episcopal see at Yankton, but upon the division of the territory and the admission of South Dakota in 1889, the Diocese of Sioux Falls was established to embrace the entire state.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Pierre,-South-Dakota   (3927 words)

 Facts about topic: (Pierre, South Dakota)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pierre (pronounced 'peer') is the county seat (The town or city that is the seat of government for a county) of Hughes County (additional info and facts about Hughes County).
Pierre is located at 44°22'5" North, 100°20'11" West (44.367966, -100.336378).
Pierre has been assigned the ZIP code (A code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail) 57501 and the FIPS place code (additional info and facts about FIPS place code) 49600.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pi/pierre,_south_dakota.htm   (526 words)

 Boston.com / News / Nation / For abortion foes, a South Dakota strategy
PIERRE, South Dakota -- Abortion opponents are trying to use this state as a national platform to challenge the US Supreme Court's decision in Roe v.
The lawmakers' argument, rooted in fetal homicide laws on the books in South Dakota and two dozen other states, is that an unborn life deserves equal protection under the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, and that nothing prohibits a state from expanding the definition of persons to include the unborn.
Bill Gangi, professor of politics and government at St. John's University, said the South Dakota language might attract the four justices necessary for the case to be heard.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2004/02/26/for_abortion_foes_a_south_dakota_strategy   (701 words)

 Pierre Fire Department Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Pierre Fire Department is a volunteer fire department located in Pierre, the capital of South Dakota.
Home to nearly 14,000 residents, the city of Pierre is situated along the eastern banks of the Missouri River in central South Dakota and is a nationally-recognized haven for fishers, hunters and recreationalists.
Pierre is proud to be one of only two state capitals in the nation with a volunteer fire department (the other being Dover, Delaware).
www.pierrefiredept.org   (321 words)

 Fort Pierre, South Dakota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lily Park, in Fort Pierre, is situated at the mouth of the Bad River.
Nearby is a historical location, where the Lewis and Clark Expedition met with the Teton Sioux.
Fort Pierre has been assigned the ZIP code 57532 and the FIPS place code 22260.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fort_Pierre,_South_Dakota   (459 words)

 Riter Law [Pierre, South Dakota]
Centrally located in Pierre, South Dakota, the state capitol, the firm has a wide and varied practice of law throughout the state and particularly in central South Dakota.
Pierre is also home to the Central Division of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota and the federal Bankruptcy Court before which all members of the firm are admitted to practice.
Members of the firm are active in the Bar association, professional organizations, Pierre Chamber of Commerce and many civic and fraternal organizations.
www.riterlaw.com   (257 words)

 Pierre, South Dakota (Cities)
In Great Lakes Region, Pierre, pronounced PEER, is the State Capital, and the seat of Hughes County.
Pierre is named after Pierre Chouteau, an early fur trader.
Today Pierre, population 13,876, is the major trade center of South Dakota's central region.
www.ohwy.com /sd/p/pierre.htm   (234 words)

 South Dakota State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
Letters reading "South Dakota, The Mount Rushmore State" -- the official state nickname -- are arranged in a circle around the sun.
South Dakota is the land of the famous Sioux or Dacotah Indians.
Dakota Territory and later South Dakotans were named for the tribe.
www.50states.com /sdakota.htm   (229 words)

 Pierre, South Dakota
Pierre, city, capital of South Dakota and seat of Hughes County, on the east bank of the Missouri River, near the geographical center of the state; incorporated 1883.
It is the administrative center of South Dakota and a distribution point for the surrounding agricultural region, in which cattle and grain are raised.
Points of interest include the South Dakota Heritage Museum, with displays of historical, military, and Native American artifacts; the State Capitol (completed 1910); and the governor's mansion (1936).
www.thecityofpierre.com   (244 words)

 South Dakota
South Dakota is the second-largest producer of flaxseed and sunflower seed in the nation.
South Dakota - South Dakota, state in the N central United States.
South Dakota has tuition deal for you: Public universities in the Mt. Rushmore State slash non-resident college costs in a bid to attract students from Illinois and Wisconsin.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108270.html   (455 words)

 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pierre - More than 250 lawyers in South Dakota signed on to take part in a new program that will provide free legal services to the poor.
Pierre - A project to extend a large electrical transmission line from the Lake Benton area of Minnesota into South Dakota may result in construction of South Dakota's largest wind farm, according to a member of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission.
Pierre - For the fifth time in three years, a woman who killed her 3-year-old daughter in 1987 sought parole.
www.usatoday.com /news/states/sdmain.htm   (260 words)

 Buchanan Elementary School - Pierre, South Dakota / SD - school information
South Dakota uses a test called the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11.
The Dakota STEP is based on the Stanford 10, a national norm-referenced test.
In 2001-2002, South Dakota used a national test called the Stanford 9 to test students in grades 2 through 11.
www.greatschools.net /modperl/achievement/sd/515   (368 words)

 Pierre, South Dakota, Outdoors Recreation
There are plenty of outdoors activities near Pierre, South Dakota if you know where to look.
Lake Okobojo, Sully County, South Dakota, 8 miles away
Sully Lake, Sully County, South Dakota, 13 miles away
www.hikercentral.com /metros/38180.html   (714 words)

 Pierre-Days Inn Pierre South Dakota hotels, motels and inns
Pierre, SD 57501605-773-34589 AM - 4:30 PMSouth Dakota State Historical Society preserves written and artifactual records of South Dakota's heritage, culture, and presents them to the public through museum exhibits and publications.
Pierre, SD 605-567-3624Visitors are welcome to drive by the 3,000 head of buffalo roaming along Hwy 1806.
Pierre, SD 57501Just north of Pierre, Oahe Dam has daily tours in the summer and by appointments at other times.
www.anythingwisconsin.com /hotelinfo/11301.html   (645 words)

 Riter Law [Pierre, South Dakota]
John is a member of the State Bar of South Dakota and is admitted to practice in all State Courts, the Federal District Court for the State of South Dakota and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
John is a member of the Ethics Committee for the State Bar of South Dakota, and the South Dakota Municipal Attorneys Association.
John served as the State's Attorney for Stanley County, South Dakota from 1997 to 2000 and is currently the City Attorney for the City of Pierre, South Dakota.
www.riterlaw.com /Brown.html   (181 words)

 Pierre, South Dakota Chamber of Commerce
The nearby Fort Pierre National Grasslands (116,000 acres of public land) offer the best public land prairie grouse hunting in the world with both sharptails and prairie chickens.
Pierre is a half-hour away from South Dakota's best pheasant range, and in the fall, hundreds of thousands of ducks and geese gather on the giant impoundments on the Missouri River.
Pierre and Fort Pierre are great host cities for visiting outdoorsmen.
www.tonydean.com /98/sponsors/pierre   (236 words)

 South Dakota Magazine
Washington and Pierre have placed pages and pages of restrictions on commercial signage along our highways, but so far they haven’t figured out a way to differentiate between a threshing machine and a billboard.
The news in South Dakota is that the Minnesota Twins’ longtime right fielder Jacque Jones has signed with the Cubs, which just may open a slot for Jason Kubel, the kid who learned to hit and throw in Belle Fourche.
Notice: The water line to South Dakota Magazine broke this morning as a result of the cold weather, so there will now be a surcharge added to the subscription price to pay for the damage.
www.sodakmag.com   (837 words)

 South Dakota: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com
South Dakota's official flag was adopted in 1963.
The flag is sky blue with state seal in the center (surrounded by yellow rays are the words, "South Dakota" and "The Mount Rushmore State").
South Dakota's original flag (adopted in 1909) had an image of the sun on the front and the state's seal on the back.
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/states/southdakota   (457 words)

 south dakota upland game pheasant mule deer hunts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Dakota mule deer hunts and antelope hunts.
The outfitters are very experienced and know their South Dakota hunting land, and in some cases, you will fill early.
Based out of Pierre, South Dakota, the state's capital and geographically located in the center of the state, we are in prime pheasant hunting country!
www.crookedcreekoutfitter.com   (658 words)

 City of Pierre Cost of Living Calculator. South Dakota--Pierre Relocation Calculator & Index.
Compare the cost of living and salaries for Pierre, South Dakota, when relocating to or from another city.
Tips for employers in metropolitan Pierre, SD, that are considering an annual cost of living adjustment in wages.
Tips for Pierre area employees who are considering asking for a cost of living raise.
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 Dick Cone - Pierre, South Dakota
I've also included general information on the Pierre area, gun saftey, directions and maps for those that are visiting me, photos of recent hunting trips and much, much more.
South Central South Dakota has been labeled “The Pheasant Capitol of the World” and for good reason.
Enjoy pheasant hunting on acres of prime pheasant hunting land in South Dakota, with natural grasses, mixed corn/milo food plots and creek bottoms.
www.dickcone.com   (186 words)

 capital city studies pierre south dakota
__ "...includes Pierre, SD 57501 census, demographic and income data, parks, schools, libraries, hospitals, airports, environmental conditions, local newspapers, media outlets, weather forecast, employment, maps and aerial photos of Pierre, SD 57501, Hughes County and Hughes County subdivisions." There is more too.
"The South Dakota Discovery Center provides interactive exhibits and hands-on science activities that are fun and educational." General information, exhibits, plans for the future and more.
The current estimated value of the South Dakota Capitol is nearly $58,000,000." History and online tour.
www.archaeolink.com /capital_city_studies_pierre_sout.htm   (372 words)

 Welcome to the State of South Dakota's Official Home Page!
This memorial will be a lasting monument to the South Dakota veterans of the Vietnam War, standing forever in remembrance of their sacrifices.
The 2010 Initiative is a series of specific goals and objectives for improving South Dakota's economic growth, visitor spending, and quality of life by the year 2010.
The Dakota Corps Scholarship was designed by Gov. Rounds for high school and college students in South Dakota to provide full tuition and generally-applicable fees to selected qualified applicants.
www.state.sd.us   (628 words)

 City of Mobridge, SD
South Dakota is looking at three different possible incentive programs that could help the Mobridge area in its effort to land a $1.5 billion 600-megawatt coal-fired power plant that a coalition of five power companies has announced it will build in one of five communities.
With 123,300 doses of the Flu vaccine in South Dakota, the South Dakota Department of Health is predicting that only about 45 percent of the state need for the vaccinations would be met.
Area residents, members of law enforcement, ambulance crews and fireman from North and South Dakota were among the mourners at the funeral held in Herreid Tuesday, Aug. 10 for Campbell County Sheriff John Bechtold, Jr., who died one week ago, trying to save the life of his friend's son.
www.mobridge.org   (6113 words)

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