How South Dakota Helped Save the World from Nuclear Calamity

Visitors and locals alike are often surprised to learn that South Dakota played a crucial role in the nation’s defense during the Cold War. For three decades, 150 nuclear missiles capable of massive destruction were buried beneath the plains, ready to be launched at a moment’s notice. Today, the National Park Service runs a historic site that provides a fascinating glimpse into the chilling past.

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Sunshine Cures COVID Blues

Sunshine Cures COVID Blues

SD Outdoor Shop offers apparel and gear for outdoor enthusiasts, as well as bike rentals, trail passes, and kayak/paddleboard rentals.

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Don’t Make a Judgment Call — Dial 811 Before Digging Instead

Don’t Make a Judgment Call — Dial 811 Before Digging Instead

Do you dig summer? The season offers plenty to love, from backyard barbecues to splashing in lakes. It’s also prime time for tackling yard projects. If you take the word literally, call 811 before even picking up a shovel. It’s the law … and your (and your neighbors’) safety depends on it!

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Honey’s All the Buzz in South Dakota 

Honey’s All the Buzz in South Dakota 

Honeybees are South Dakota’s state insect, and they play a big role in our economy. South Dakota ranks second in the nation in honey production thanks to an ideal combination of soil, topography, and climate — translating to a $30 million crop. But honeybees are on the decline and need our help to thrive.

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