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Major winter storms: Just a part of life here

It’s probably mean, but in South Dakota we snicker when we see the strife and turmoil that a blizzard causes in other parts of the country. Blizzards do their share

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Experience the Mickelson Trail on snowshoes

PIERRE, S.D. – Winter is a beautiful time to explore the Black Hills, and what better way than snowshoeing on the George S. Mickelson Trail? The trail will host four

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Black Hills snowmobile trails open for 2010-2011

PIERRE, S.D. – Good snow cover in the majority of the Black Hills greeted snowmobile enthusiasts when the Black Hills snowmobile trail system opened Dec. 15. The season runs through

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Plenty of snow for skiing in the Black Hills

Some years in South Dakota, downhill skiiers watch the weather reports patiently, hoping that a big snowfall will cover the ski slopes in the Black Hills. Sometimes that one, big

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A merry, extra-white Christmas in South Dakota

From the Sioux Falls office of the National Weather Service: Christmas Day 2009 will go down as the snowiest Christmas on record in many places. Below is a table of