Tag Archives: South Dakota

The Road Trip

Steve had never been to the Black Hills of South Dakota. That’s unusual because most of the people I know here in Northeast Nebraska have been there at least once. Most of my other friends have vacationed in the Black … Continue reading

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Yippie! It’s Summer

The calendar says that it’s Summer today. It’s the time when people expect life to be at its peak. There are the swimming pools, the smell of fresh cut lawns, and the luxury of barbecued food for dinner. For most … Continue reading

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The Dakotas

To us Nebraskans, the Dakotas, especially South Dakota, belong to our region of America.  Many of us have family and friends who live in one or both the Dakotas.  My mom was born in Winner, South Dakota. Several of my … Continue reading

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A T-Rex Named Sue

In 1990, I read about the discovery of an intact skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex at a location in the neighboring state of South Dakota.  The find was exciting to me for at least two reasons.  1. I have retained … Continue reading

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The Faces

If people anywhere in the world or the United States happen to think of South Dakota, the location that comes to mind is the mountain with the Presidents’ faces carved into it.  Most folks just know it as “the faces”.  … Continue reading

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The Pine Ridge Shootout

The area of southwest South Dakota and the neighboring portion of Nebraska have been called the most poverty striken places in the United States.  Allen, South Dakota has been offficially cited as having the lowest per captia income rate in … Continue reading

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