Aggregated South Dakota News Articles
- 'Is pork essential?' In a Smithfield town, a coronavirus-plagued meat factory comes back to life
Smithfield, one of the nation's largest pork plants in Sioux Falls, S.D., shut down after nearly a quarter of its workers were infected with the coronavirus. ...
Jaweed Kaleem. Los Angeles Times. Fri, 29 May 2020 06:00:30 -0400.
- Covid-19: How the meat industry became a global health liability
From South Dakota to Brazil to Germany, meat processing workers around the world have been among the hardest hit by Covid-19. Will the pandemic force us to rethink our food system?
Colin Kinniburgh. France 24. Sun, 24 May 2020 09:01:58 GMT.
- South Dakota governor takes tribe checkpoint flap to White House
Two America Indian tribes set up coronavirus checkpoints on federal and state highways last month.
CBS News. Thu, 21 May 2020 08:50:57 -0400.
- South Dakota city plans 'thank you' for meatpacking workers
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota city that was among the earliest to be hit by a major coronavirus outbreak in a meatpacking plant is planning a parade to thank workers, who organizers say have been unfairly stigmatized. ...
Stephen Groves. Washington Times. Tue, 19 May 2020 17:04:54 -0400.
- 70 million people under winter weather alerts
In Rapid City, South Dakota, heavy snow and freezing rain are hammering parts of the state. About 70 million people are under winter weather and wind alerts. This all comes as the weekend travel rush is on. Danya Bacchus reports.
CBS News. Tue, 19 May 2020 16:52:03 -0400.
- Man uses 3D printer to produce virus test swabs, mask straps
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A Sioux Falls man was just doing a favor for a neighbor, but one small request turned into thousands from all over the country. ...
Abigail Dollins. Washington Times. Mon, 18 May 2020 01:01:10 -0400.
- States where coronavirus cases are rising and falling: Increase in South Dakota, New Jersey drops
New cases of coronavirus continue to increase in South Dakota, Arkansas and Maine despite much of the United States now beginning to reopen. decline in new cases.
Daily Mail. Sat, 16 May 2020 21:13:55 GMT.
- South Dakota governor demands tribes remove travel checkpoints on Indian reservations
South Dakota Indian tribes have set up checkpoints on reservations restricting travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yahoo. Tue, 12 May 2020 11:14:10 -0400.
- 'Cabin fever' leads to big reopening weekend for South Dakota casinos
Liv Hospitality CEO Caleb Arceneaux said traffic was above average at casinos in Deadwood, South Dakota, and hotel occupancy was at least 85% during this weekend's reopening.
CNBC. Tue, 12 May 2020 11:12:57 GMT.
- South Dakota tribes defy governor and maintain checkpoints in coronavirus fight
"We have every legal right to do what we're doing," said Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier. "We're just doing preventative action."
Yahoo. Mon, 11 May 2020 18:36:00 -0400.
South Dakota Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of South Dakota as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||865,454||0.88|
|July 1, 2015||857,919||0.63|
|July 1, 2014||852,561||0.90|
|July 1, 2013||844,922||1.26|
|July 1, 2012||834,441||1.22|
|July 1, 2011||824,398||0.99|
|July 1, 2010||816,325|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of South Dakota was 814,180.
In 2008, the estimated population of South Dakota was 804,194, whereas
in 2006, the population of South Dakota was about 787,380.
For detailed, up-to-date information about South Dakota's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
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in Pierre, South Dakota.
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