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Presidents Park: A new attraction in the Black Hills

I had never heard of Presidents Park in the Black Hills until Wednesday, when I was working at my day job for The Daily Republic newspaper in Mitchell. I took

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Take another look at the State Game Lodge

South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds recently rededicated the State Game Lodge at Custer State Park following a $2.7 million renovation project over the winter. I’m sure it was a proud

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World-class adventure race coming to South Dakota

In August, 38 teams of adventure racers from around the world will decend upon South Dakota to participate in Primal Quest. Primal Quest is an annual race that this year

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Lab uses “Angels and Demons” to raise awareness of research

South Dakota has an underground science laboratory in the Black Hills. Neither I nor most of the state’s residents fully understand what goes on down there, but we know it’s

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CCC Museum of South Dakota to open this month

References to the Great Depression have been numerous during the current economic recession as media commentators have continually reminded us that we could be slipping into the worst economic downturn

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State’s mountain lion population holds steady after years of growth

One of the more interesting things to happen in South Dakota during the past 10 or so years has been the resurgence of the mountain lion. The big cats were