A small patch of prairie sits largely unnoticed off a desolate road in southwestern South Dakota, tucked amid gently rolling hills and surrounded by dilapidated structures and hundreds of gravesites — many belonging to Native Americans massacred more than a century earlier. Full story
(Reuters) - South Dakota is finding it difficult to change time-worn names of locations that are seen as offensive by African-Americans and Native Americans, such as "Negro" and "squaw" creeks, canyons and mountain ridges. Full story
Large ice formations have spotted in South Dakota's Sioux River. NBCNews.com's Alex Witt reports.
A lone vehicle travels one of the many monotonous roads on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. REUTERS/ANDY CLARK
Al Neuharth, founder of the USA Today and the Freedom Forum listens as Former Senator George McGovern talks about old times during the dedication of the Al Neuharth Media Center on the campus of the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota, Thursday afternoon, September 25, 2003.
Michigan Wolverines head coach John Beilein talks with his players during a stop in game action in the second half of their second round NCAA tournament basketball game against South Dakota State in Auburn Hills, Michigan March 21, 2013. REUTERS/ Rebecca Cook (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBAL
Michigan Wolverines head coach John Beilein talks with guard Trey Burke during a stop in game action during the second half of their second round NCAA tournament basketball game against South Dakota State in Auburn Hills, Michigan March 21, 2013. REUTERS/ Rebecca Cook (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT