South Dakota

December 8, 2006, 2pm PST
<p>The state of South Dakota -- closed to the public since 1931 -- will be reopened to help the United States cope with its steadily rising population.</p>
The Onion
June 15, 2006, 9am PDT
The foundation of a huge commercial development geared toward the massive crowds of an annual motorcycle rally has been laid on South Dakota prairie land directly adjacent to a state park and a mountaintop sacred to Native American tribes.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune
March 29, 2005, 12pm PST
Design for a new town on the prairie, with theLocal view of the design process for the proposed new town of Laurent, at the intersection of I-90 and US Highway 81 near the old town of Salem, South Dakota, and a world away from your typical suburb. hearing
Smart Money
March 28, 2005, 6am PST
Plans are underway for Salem, South Dakota to be the first town designed for the deaf.
International Herald Tribune
March 16, 2005, 12pm PST
Marvin Miller has grand plans to transform 600 acres of South Dakota prairie into a new "deaf utopia".
Star Tribune
January 28, 2004, 4am PST
McCook County Commission voted 4-1 to support new sign language town in South Dakota.
Mitchell Republic
January 21, 2004, 2pm PST
Despite concerns, majority of McCook County residents support the idea of a new town for signers.
Mitchell Republic
December 22, 2003, 10am PST
Two developers, one who is deaf, present plans for a new town in South Dakota for sign language users. The town would follow the model of Gorham's Bluff, Alabama.
The Argus Leader