These 12 Scenes Will Remind You Why South Dakota’s Winters Aren’t So Bad

South Dakota winters can be pretty brutal, with freezing cold temperatures and howling, icy winds. When we’re in the depth of this coldest season, it’s always a good idea to remember the good things about a South Dakota winter. Here are 12 scenes to remind you why it’s not so bad.

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In the winter of 1943, South Dakota set a record for the fastest temperature change. Check it out!