Aggregated South Dakota News Articles
- South Dakota enacts law to bolster conservative intellectualism at colleges
South Dakota has enacted the first-of-its-kind "campus intellectual diversity" law, bolstering efforts to shore up lagging conservative intellectualism at its universities. ...
Christopher Vondracek. Washington Times. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:18:06 -0400.
- Ex-USD football player accused of rape gets plea deal
A former University of South Dakota football player from Texas who was accused of raping a woman in a dorm room has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge of aggravated assault and been sentenced to 10 years of probation.
Fox News. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:49:58 GMT.
- June trial set for South Dakota woman in 1981 death of baby
A June trial date is set for a South Dakota woman charged in the death of a newborn who was abandoned in a ditch in 1981.
Fox News. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:33:42 GMT.
- 8 Leadership Insights From A Visit To South Dakota
Inspiration doesn't only come from people--it's in nature, too! Here are 8leadership insights from a trip to South Dakota's Black Hills and surrounding areas.
By Sanyin Siang, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:02:00 -0400.
- New Mexico votes to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day but critics say it is divisive
The Senate voted 22-15 in favor of the proposal on Friday. If Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signs the bill, New Mexico will follow South Dakota, Hawaii and Oregon in doing away with the holiday.
Daily Mail. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:01:30 GMT.
- Severe Floods Hit the Midwest
Highway closings, home evacuations and water rescues spread across large portions of Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa on Thursday as melting snow generated life-threatening floods.
New York Times. Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:16:15 GMT.
- A Dead Baby Was Found in a Ditch in 1981. DNA Helped Charge the Mother With Murder.
A cold case in Sioux Falls, S.D., was given new impetus after detectives employed DNA technology and genealogy data.
Christine Hauser. New York Times. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 20:25:03 GMT.
- SUMMIT LEAGUE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: UND rallies from 16-point deficit to beat Denver 80-67 in quarterfinals
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Two weeks ago, UND let Denver off the hook at The Betty. The Fighting Hawks rallied from an 18-point third-quarter deficit only to see Denver ...
Wayne Nelson. Grand Forks Herald. Sun, 10 Mar 2019 23:17:56 +0000.
- WATCH: Mom arrested for leaving baby in ditch in 1981
New DNA technology has led to the arrest on Friday of a South Dakota woman who is being charged with murder for allegedly leaving her newborn in a ditch 38 years ago.
ABC News. Fri, 08 Mar 2019 17:05:37 -0500.
- DNA leads to arrest of woman who allegedly left baby in ditch to die in 1981: Police
The newborn baby boy was found dead on Feb. 28, 1981 in Sioux Falls.
ABC News. Fri, 08 Mar 2019 16:27:56 -0500.
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
QuickFacts about South Dakota
web page. For maps of South Dakota,
visit this South Dakota Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Pierre, South Dakota.
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addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
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