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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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Top winter activities in South Dakota

My daughter is only 3, but I know she’s a true South Dakotan. She was looking out the front window of our house the other day and said, "I wish it

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Spring’s real start: Snowmobile season ends

You know it was quite a winter when you’ve been enjoying springtime weather for weeks and you finally, after all that warm weather, get a press release about snowmobile season

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Winter fun at state parks this weekend

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, here are some activities being hosted at various state parks in South Dakota, according to a news release from the state

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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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Winter activities in South Dakota’s state parks

In the aftermath of the Christmas storm that dumped nearly two feet of snow on much of South Dakota, there’s plenty of opportunities available for winter recreation. Here’s a list

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Snowmobiling season begins in South Dakota

One of the great winter activities in South Dakota is snowmobiling, and the snowmobiling is especially great in the Black Hills. I’ve been snowmobiling in the Hills twice on rented