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Melanterite in the Broken Boot Mine

Melanterite in the Broken Boot Mine

Melanterite is formed after decomposition of pyrite or other iron minerals due to surface waters. So it's a secondary mineral that forms post mining usually. There is also another mineral that is similar called Chalcanthite. Chalcanthite is a secondary mineral from...

What to Know About Walleye Spawning

What to Know About Walleye Spawning

Walleye Spawning By Conservation Technician Ryan Braun Even though we had a pretty mild winter it seems like everyone is excited to see spring arrive. The start of the walleye spawning season is generally an indicator of nice weather to come. Walleye spawning...

Paul Harvey’s Letter to his Grandchildren

Paul Harvey’s Letter to his Grandchildren

We tried so hard to make things better for our kids that we made them worse. For my grandchildren, I'd like better. I'd really like for them to know about hand me down clothes and homemade ice cream and leftover meat loaf sandwiches.. I really would. I hope you learn...

Little Known Facts About Olive Trees

Little Known Facts About Olive Trees

Did you know? People in the eastern Mediterranean have been grinding olives into oil for at least 6,000 years The oldest olive tree in the world is over 2,000 years old While high quality olive oil is prized, olive wood is highly sought after and expensive For more...

Bigfoot in South Dakota

Bigfoot in South Dakota

If you venture to the historic mining (now mostly gaming) town of Deadwood, SD, be on the lookout for a giant 15 foot Bigfoot on main street. Not very elusive and unlike other Bigfoots, very photogenic since he is made of black hills pine carved by the Jordan Dahl...

1880’s Train Schedule

1880’s Train Schedule

The timetable below depicts the round-trip and one-way departure options available from Hill City and Keystone. Plan your ride by cross-referencing the date on the left with the available departure and return times in the table. Trains run roughly every 2-1/2 hours....

Fort Pierre All-School Reunion 2022

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