South Dakota

"South Dakota has often been referred to as "the land of infinite variety." That variety is reflected in everything from our weather and scenery to our economy, state symbols, and famous folks. South Dakota ranks 16th in size among the 50 states. It was the 40th state to join the Union in 1889 and encompasses 77,123 square miles, averaging 10 people per square mile. South Dakota boasts more miles of shoreline than the state of Florida and the highest point in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains "- Travel South Dakota.

Fun Facts About South Dakota:

State Flower: Pasque
State Soil: Houdek
State Sport: Rodeo
State Nosh: Chislic
State Dessert: Kuchen

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Road Work Will Slow Traffic between Sioux Falls and Dell Rapids
Crews involved in a project that will improve the conditions along South Dakota Highway 115 from Sioux Falls to Dell Rapids will be doing some work over the next several days that will impact traffic along the route. The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the cutting and removal of concrete at three locations will take place this week: 250th Street (Baltic Corner) 253rd Street Near No

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