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The Palisades: Little Park, Big Views

Palisades State Park may be South Dakota’s second-smallest state park, but it stunningly delivers on natural beauty. At the heart of the park, the steady flow of Split Rock Creek

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Black Hills Largest Man-Made Reservoir

If you find yourself driving along Highway 385 between Hill City and Deadwood, there will come a time when you’ll round a curve, the pines lining the road will drop

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Top 3 reasons to take on the Crazy Horse Volksmarch

Hiking the Crazy Horse Volksmarch in the fog on June 7 of this year felt a little metaphorical. Throughout most of the hike, you couldn’t see your final destination. You

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State Historical Society acquires 1930s lantern slide collection

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota State Historical Society recently acquired a collection of glass lantern slides dating back to the 1930s. The Rev. H. J. Loemker (LOME-ker) Collection consists

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Cultural Heritage Center exhibits 2011 South Dakota flood items

PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota’s flood of 2011 has been blamed for negatively impacting tourist numbers. But now there’s an effort under way at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre

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SD Undiscovered: Douglas County Museum and Country School

ARMOUR, SOUTH DAKOTA — Looking for a great place to visit in South Dakota that’s unique, affordable and off the beaten path? You won’t find many attractions that match such

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New exhibit celebrates flight in South Dakota

South Dakota’s First Century of Flight is an exhibition of images, artifacts, aircrafts and stories surrounding South Dakota’s aviation history, which began in Rapid City in March 1911. This exhibition

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New archives photo exhibit opening at Cultural Heritage Center

PIERRE, S.D. — A new photo exhibit featuring South Dakotans at work will open at the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre on Friday, April 8. The exhibit, called

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South Dakota’s Great Places: South Dakota State Capitol

PIERRE, S.D.– The State Capitol Building of South Dakota, in Pierre, is more than just a place where bills are discussed and meetings take place. The building’s exquisite features and

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New exhibit about beer in South Dakota opens at Cultural Heritage Center

PIERRE, S.D. — A new exhibit at the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre examines the history of beer brewing in the state. The exhibit is titled “Bottoms Up!