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Black Hills Rodeo

There’s nothing more western, or more South Dakotan, than the Black Hills Stocks Show and Rodeo.  With the dramatic landscapes of Rapid City as the background, the Black Hils Stocks

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South Dakota’s Great Places: Days of 76

DEADWOOD, S.D. – For more than 80 years, a historic town has played host to one of South Dakota’s great events. Deadwood, a revived Old West and gold mining town,

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Video of the ‘Texas Kid’ at the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo

Part of the entertainment at the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo in Mitchell this year is Rodney Hayes, the "Texas Kid." Here’s a video of him from my Blackberry. He was

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Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo to begin

One of the best rodeos in the state is this week in Mitchell. The Corn Palace Stampede is not only great for its rodeo action — it’s sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo

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South Dakota rodeo museum opens

Many of the all-time great professional cowboys and cowgirls have hailed from South Dakota. That’s why it’s nice to hear that the state finally has a museum dedicated solely to

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Get ready to rodeo!

South Dakota doesn’t have any major professional sports teams, but we do have something in the way of sports that a lot of other states don’t: a vibrant and active

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Deadwood celebrates 20 years of legalized gambling

The Deadwood Chamber of Commerce issued a news release recently to plug the 20th anniversary of legalized gambling in the city. Deadwood always has been connected with gambling, especially since

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Hop on the wagon train to Fort Pierre

For those who want to learn about the Old West, there are museums, and then there are real, live, hands-on experiences. If you’re interested in both, you could hardly do