South Dakota

Fall River County Courthouse, Rapid City, SD (Jimmy Emerson/Flickr)

South Dakota Officials Drag Keystone Politics into School Bomb Drill

Officials in South Dakota’s Hot Springs somehow decided it would be a good idea to insert their personal politics into a disaster drill: While the drill actually commenced at 12:30 …

Big horn sheep, Badlands National Park

Photo of the Day: Bighorn View of the Badlands

Bighorn sheep in Badlands National Park   Photo by Flickr member East Wind See more of East Wind’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one …

Protecting Wildlife and a Way of Life: America’s Grasslands Conference

America’s prairies, iconic grasslands that conjure up images of cowboys, Native Americans, wild horses and bison, are some of the most endangered ecosystems in the world. As they disappear, so …

Evacuations in Dakota Dunes, SD

Hitting Home: Floodwaters Force Relocations in Several States

  |   June 7, 2011

As major flooding events continue on the northern central Plains, my parents, other family members, and friends have been working non-stop the last few days to help evacuate people in neighboring towns now threatened by the rising river.

Mallard ducks (from Flickr's ViaMoi)

Thousands of Mallard Ducks Killed in South Dakota

Efforts to Save the Rare Pallid Sturgeon

Midwest Greenhouse Gas Accord

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