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The Northern lights, or aurora borealis, have been casting an amazing glow across the northern part of the continent this week. It's not common to see them in South Dakota, but last weekend's geomagnetic storm on the sun's surface was one of the strongest since September of 2005. The aurora is caused when those charged particles from the sun interact with gaseous particles in the Earth's atmosphere, producing a rainbow of colors.
took these photos late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. Another solar storm is forecast for tonight (Wednesday), so there's a good chance to see the lights again. The best viewing time is between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m., when skies are clear and dark. Look to the north and hope.
A unique exhibit at the South Dakota State Railroad Museum.
The Lakota Nation Invitational Tournament (LNI) was held last weekend in Rapid City.
Over 90 decorated trees fill our state's capitol building for the 34th annual Christmas at ...
Before South Dakota was blanketed with winter's first snowfall, Scott Korsten snapped these pheasant ...
South Dakota Magazine Managing Editor John Andrews explored a frosty Riverside Park in Yankton Friday ...