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  Welcome to the State of South Dakota's Official Home Page!
South Dakota Connect is an information gateway for individuals to quickly find services and resources, without knowing the name of a certain program or which Department the program belongs to.
The South Dakota Quarter was unveiled and launched at Mount Rushmore on November 13, 2006.
The South Dakota Drought Task Force was activated in 2004 to closely monitor drought conditions and to implement proactive drought aid.
www.state.sd.us   (1177 words)

  
 South Dakota Vacations - State Of South Dakota - South Dakota Hotels
To the west of the Black Hills of South Dakota lies one of the last remaining Minuteman Missile launch sites in the United States, left over from the cold war.
Near Faith, South Dakota an amazing discovery of “Sue” the largest and most complete fossil of a Tyrannosaurus rex was discovered in 1990.
The Missouri River runs through the central part of the state and visitors interested in exploration are invited to take some of the same paths as early explorers Lewis and Clark as they embarked on their expedition to survey the country’s newly acquired regions.
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  S.D. Abortion Bill Takes Aim at 'Roe' - washingtonpost.com
Kate Looby, director of Planned Parenthood of South Dakota, which plans to immediately challenge the ban, said that while she was not surprised, she was still a "little shocked" by the vote.
South Dakota is the first but not the only state to consider new abortion restrictions this year.
Last year, South Dakota passed five laws to restrict abortions, including one that would compel doctors to tell women that they would be ending the life of a "whole, separate, unique human being." That law has been blocked by a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/22/AR2006022202424.html   (1115 words)

  
  South Dakota Apartments
South Dakota is also home to the World's Only Corn Palace (which is, no lie, a huge building covered in actual corn).
South Dakota is a great place to look for apartments for rent if you want a slower pace of life, friendly communities and beautiful scenery.
South Dakota puts a high emphasis on education, and the result has the state ranking first in high school completion and first in number of students per Internet-enabled computer, among other distinctions.
www.rent.com /rentals/south-dakota   (819 words)

  
  South Dakota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South Dakota was admitted to the Union on November 2, 1889.
South Dakota is bordered to the north by North Dakota; to the south by Nebraska; to the east by Iowa and Minnesota; and to the west by Wyoming and Montana.
South Dakota license plates are numbered by county, with the first digit referring to the county of origin.
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 South Dakota - MSN Encarta
Farming is central to South Dakota’s way of life, but in the late 1990s tourism, gambling, and other recreational services were of increasing importance to its economy; visitors are attracted by unique natural features such as the Black Hills and Badlands.
South Dakota is called the Mount Rushmore State, after the national memorial of that name located in its southwest corner.
South Dakota is drained almost entirely by the Missouri River and its tributaries.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761573285/South_Dakota.html   (1210 words)

  
 Pierre, South Dakota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pierre is the capital of South Dakota, a state of the United States of America.
South Dakota State Capitol building stands near the Missouri River in downtown Pierre.
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   (549 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/South Dakota
South Dakota is a state in the high plains of the northern Middle West.
A bill for statehood for North and South Dakota (and Montana, and Washington) was passed on February 22 1889 during the Administration of Grover Cleveland.
South Dakota, in common with five other Mid-West states (Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, North Dakota and Iowa), is feeling the brunt of falling populations.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/South_Dakota   (1233 words)

  
 South Dakota
A Great Plains state, South Dakota was named for the Dakota division of the Sioux Indians, and is known as the Coyote State.
Admitted simultaneously with North Dakota after the Dakota Territory was divided along the 46th parallel, South Dakota is mainly a rural state.
South Dakota is known for two monumental sculptures carved into the Black Hills--Mount Rushmore, which honors presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt, and the Crazy Horse Monument, still under construction, which honors the Oglala Sioux war chief.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/sd   (120 words)

  
 South Dakota Mortgage Lenders Guide | Mortgage Rates for South Dakota | Mortgage Lenders Plus.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
South Dakota (22%) has a significantly lower ratio of Adjustable Rate Mortgages than the national average (35%).
This causes the overall interest rate to increase, as in South Dakota’s case where the median interest rate is 5.84%.10 points higher than the national average.
South Dakota summer 2005, the median sale price of a home in Rapid City was $195000.
www.mortgage-lenders-plus.com /states/southdakota.asp   (574 words)

  
 USN Ships--USS South Dakota (BB-57)
South Dakota returned to the United States soon thereafter and was decommissioned in January 1947.
The inboard destroyer, with the distorted bow, is probably USS Mahan (DD-364), which was damaged in a collision with South Dakota at the close of the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands on 27 October 1942.
South Dakota received damage in both that battle and in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on 15 November 1942.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-s/bb57.htm   (919 words)

  
 ~USS~DAKOTA~   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first gunfire against the Japanese Homeland was launched from the USS South Dakota on July 14, 1945.
Today the memorial in Sioux Falls, South Dakota serves as a reminder to all who visit, the dedication and camaraderie of the crew members.
However, the Navy was willing to donate relics from this ship and other scrapped battleships to the people of South Dakota and to the crew members, but transportation had to be paid for.
members.aol.com /ussdakota/ussdakota.htm   (559 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: South Dakota
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.newadvent.org /cathen/14160a.htm   (1836 words)

  
 Introduction to South Dakota - The United States of America
Today, gold continues to be mined in the state, and South Dakota's Homestake Mine remains one of the largest gold producers in the U.S. North and South Dakota were one territory until 1889.
Dakota was named for the Dakota, Sioux tribe which lived in the region.
South Dakota has also been referred to as "The Land of Plenty" and "The Land of Infinite Variety." When both North and South Dakota are the subject, they are sometimes referred to as The Twin Sisters.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/sd_intro.htm   (811 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 Tourism -- Travel Information for the Mount Rushmore State
South Dakota is known for its world-class pheasant hunting.
South Dakota is home to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, our nation’s Shrine of Democracy and a family vacation destination that you have to see to believe.
Experience all the national parks in South Dakota and start planning your family vacation.
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 ABC 7 News - South Dakota Senator Hospitalized   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson of South Dakota was hospitalized after becoming disoriented Wednesday, weeks before his party is to take control of the Senate by a one-vote margin.
South Dakota's Republican governor, Mike Rounds, would appoint a replacement to serve until the 2008 election should Johnson die or resign.
South Dakota Secretary of State Chris Nelson said there are no special restrictions on such an appointment by the governor and a replacement would not have to be from the same political party.
www.wjla.com /news/stories/1206/379696.html   (748 words)

  
 SDSU: South Dakota Art Museum
The over forty works currently on display from the South Dakota Art Museum’s permanent collection represent the range of styles and concerns that have informed the art world in recent times.
The majority of his paintings remained on exhibit in the Pugsley Memorial Union until 1970 when the South Dakota Memorial Art Center was built to house the Dunn collection.
Since 1970, the South Dakota Art Museum has been a place for people from many different parts of the world to enjoy the artistic legacy of South Dakota in all its diversity.
www3.sdstate.edu /Administration/SouthDakotaArtMuseum   (1269 words)

  
 South Dakota Web Page
Welcome to the South Dakota real estate and relocation center where you can find homes, condos, new home builders and commercial investment property.
And, you can BLOG any city in South Dakota, blog with the residents about real estate values, jobs, health care and even politics.
The weather for Pierre, South Dakota is reported by a local weather station using a combination of TAF and METAR reports from airports and weather stations in the area (ICAO).
southdakotawebpage.com   (0 words)

  
 The South Dakota Quarter - The United States Mint
The fifth and final commemorative quarter-dollar coin released in 2006 honors South Dakota, the "Mount Rushmore State," and is the 40th coin in the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.
The South Dakota quarter features an image of the State bird, a Chinese ring-necked pheasant, in flight above a depiction of the Mount Rushmore National Monument, featuring the faces of four American Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
On April 27, 2005, South Dakota Governor M. Michael Rounds announced his recommendation of the "Mount Rushmore and Pheasant" design, echoing the choice of those who participated in the statewide vote.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=SD   (312 words)

  
 South Dakota Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
South Dakota (base map) JPEG format (493K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
South Dakota (reference map) JPEG format (210K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
South Dakota (reference map) PDF format (213K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/south_dakota.html   (300 words)

  
 South Dakota Art Museum - Brookings, SD
South Dakota Art Museum, is accessible to all visitors, and arrangements can be made for guided tours for visitors with disabilities.
The South Dakota Art Museum will be on the left hand side of the street on the corner of Medary Avenue at Harvey Dunn Street.
The South Dakota Art Museum will be on the right hand side of the street on Medary Avenue at Harvey Dunn Street.
www.southdakotaartmuseum.com /visit_visitor.htm   (542 words)

  
 South Dakota Breeding Bird Atlas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The South Dakota Breeding Bird Atlas Project fieldwork began in 1988 and continued through the 1993 nesting season.
Peterson, Richard A. The South Dakota breeding bird atlas.
The South Dakota Breeding Bird Atlas Computer Database is available to individuals or groups who would have an interest and need for the data.
www.npwrc.usgs.gov /resource/distr/birds/sdatlas/sdatlas.htm   (424 words)

  
 South Dakota: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — Infoplease.com
Settlement of South Dakota did not begin in earnest until the arrival of the railroad in 1873 and the discovery of gold in the
South Dakota is the second-largest producer of flaxseed and sunflower seed in the nation.
If it's South Dakota you must be Episcopalian: lies, truth-telling, and the mapping of U.S. religion.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108270.html   (313 words)

  
 State of South Dakota Vacations, South Dakota State Parks, Attractions, South Dakota Travel - SeeAmerica.org
South Dakota is a perfect balance of scenic brilliance and a rich cultural heritage.
South Dakota's Custer State Park is filled with thousands of roaming bison and wild animals; the Badlands are another geological marvel, with ridges and cliffs covered in a blanket of white sediment.
The Southeast part of South Dakota is home to many lakes and three major rivers.
www.seeamerica.org /visit_southdakota.jsp   (199 words)

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