Wikipedia:WikiProject South Dakota

WikiProject South Dakota
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Welcome to WikiProject South Dakota. Some Wikipedians have formed this collaboration resource and group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of the US state of South Dakota. This page and its subpages contain their suggestions and various resources; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians interested in the topic. If you would like to help, please join the project, inquire on the talk page and see the to-do list below.

Goals edit

  • The goal of this WikiProject is to provide complete coverage on subjects related to South Dakota, by expanding articles on people, places, and things resident or native to South Dakota.

Scope edit

  • This project proposes to work with all pages related to the state of South Dakota, its history, geography, and people. Specific examples of the articles that will fall under this project's scope can be found at this list.

Open tasks edit

All members should always feel free to patrol the recent changes list to note improvements, other changes, or vandalism of articles within the scope of this project.

Article alerts edit

Articles to be split

Participants edit

Active participants edit

To join WikiProject South Dakota, edit this section and add the Wikitext #{{subst:me}} with your areas of interest to the bottom of the following list of participants. Participants should also place participant identification on their user page.

  1. Jrobb525 (talk · contribs) - Growing Sports in SoDak
  2. AlexiusHoratius (talk · contribs) - Sioux Falls native in New York State
  3. Koncurrentkat (talk · contribs) Improving articles related to government, education, and politics.
  4. SWMNPoliSciProject (talk · contribs) Preparation, modification and expansion of articles primarily relevant to government, politics and world affairs.
  5. Sdgjake (talk · contribs) - SD Native, would like to work on taking pictures for SD articles.
  6. jvcdude (talk · contribs)-SD Native, from the Huron Area
  7. Buaidh (talk · contribs) - Black Hills
  8. Hutcher (talk · contribs), my father's family is from Spearfish
  9. TCMemoire (talk) Former South Dakotan, focusing on history topics, particularly NRHP listings
  10. Runner1928 (talk · contribs) - Pierre native, grew up in the Midwest, interested especially in West River article
  11. shaneytiger (talk · contribs) Updating articles related to Sioux Falls, civil and organizational information, political candidates and parties
  12. KevinOKeeffe (talk · contribs) Resident of Sioux Falls since 2011, generally focused on history, geography, politics, and the southeastern part of the state
  13. AlanZhu314159265358979 (talk · contribs) Resident of Rapid City, generally focused on Rapid City.
  14. otr500 (talk · contribs): Varied interests including history.
  15. KLindblom (talk · contribs): Interested in history, science, and more.
  16. Brianhass (talk · contribs):Resident of southeast South Dakota; interests include history, geography, genealogy, astronomy, and science.
  17. Maxim Stoyalov
  18. Smarty0051 (talk · contribs)
  19. ERBuermann (talk · contribs) I live in Sioux Falls, and I love it!
  20. BrianHagan (talk · contribs) 17:29:45, 19 June 2023 (UTC)  I just moved to Sioux Falls and will take some photos and such.[reply]
  21. Longestview (talk · contribs) Improvement and creation of articles in relation to politics and elections.
  22. Orangeiqdv (talk · contribs) 21:41:42, 18 March 2024 (UTC)  South Dakota State Politics/Political Biography/non-governor constitutional officers[reply]

Former participants edit

Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active list when you can participate again.

  1. Badbilltucker (talk · contribs) - will try to help out with some biographies and otherwise SW area articles
  2. HirschiDude (talk · contribs) - will try to add whatever I can
  3. Destructo_087 (talk · contribs)
  4. Rosseloh (talk · contribs) - Graduated from Great Plains Lutheran High School in Watertown, moving on to SDSU.
  5. Doc1410 (talk · contribs) - Professor at NSU; am having my students update page as part of English 101 course assignment
  6. Akr88 (talk · contribs) - Student of Doc1410, Forced to do this project to prevent re-taking the course.
  7. Mikang is (talk · contribs)- Student at NSU
  8. Halo2 Gamer (talk · contribs) - Student at NSU.
  9. ACB18 (talk · contribs)NSU student
  10. meredithjo3 (talk · contribs) college student in South Dakota working on a final project
  11. TRM18 (talk · contribs) - Student of Doc1410
  12. Tuba777 (talk · contribs) - Student of Doc1410 at NSU
  13. Rhstokes (talk · contribs) - Student at NSU
  14. RJASE1 (talk · contribs) - Milbank native currently in USAF, concentrating on SD politicians
  15. Superlex (talk · contribs) (General South Dakota stuff, concentrating on Southeastern SD)
  16. Sumbawa (talk · contribs) - SD resident and USD student, interests in entertainment and music
  17. Lmielke359 (talk · contribs) - SD native attending Purdue University, focusing on the western half of SD
  18. David57437 (talk · contribs)-SD native and proud of it
  19. AlexNebraska (talk · contribs)
  20. Toonami Reactor (talk · contribs) Relatives all originate from South Dakota
  21. Fact-of-the-matter (talk · contribs) - SD native (Rapid City)-would like to help where I am needed the most. I am good at proofreading, research, and culture.
  22. MatthewDPX (talk · contribs) - Sioux Falls, SD Resident
  23. MillLocke (talk · contribs) - SD native, degrees from SDSU and USD, focuses on geography, government and law.
  24. Atilla5 (talk · contribs) - resident of SD attending SDSU, focusing on the areas of transportation and the unincorporated communities of SE South Dakota
  25. Spiesr (talk · contribs)
  26. Renaissancee (talk · contribs) - Sioux Falls, SD Native

Participant identification edit

WikiProject South Dakota participants should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject South Dakota participants.

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For other South Dakota user templates see Category:South Dakota user templates.

Articles edit

  Featured articles edit

Articles on South Dakota-related subjects, not necessarily improved to Featured Status by this WikiProject.

  Peer review/Featured article candidates (FAC) edit

The following articles are in review as Featured article candidates:

None at this time.

  Good articles (GA) edit

The following articles have either been recognized as good articles or are currently under review for good article status:

  Did you know (DYK?) edit

Formerly recognized content edit

  Former featured articles
  Delisted Good Articles

New articles edit

Please feel free to list your new South Dakota-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the Main Page. Please also make sure that each new article created is put into one of the categories for South Dakota, so that the articles will appear there. Also, if possible, add each new article to the page Wikipedia:WikiProject South Dakota/Articles (still under construction) so that they can be viewed for recent changes.

List of South Dakota legislative districts

Laurie Nichols

Timeline of South Dakota - I would love project members' input on this article. In particular, it draws significantly on Doane Robinson's (public domain) text. Some of his language is no longer in use (e.g., "half bloods") and I'm faced with a dilemma of whether to keep the State Historian's language in quotations or modernize it or change nothing.

Elk Mountains (South Dakota)

South Dakota Highway 79

Charles Kostboth

Burdock, South Dakota

Solar power in South Dakota

Renewable energy in South Dakota

St. Joseph Cathedral (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)

South Dakota Army National Guard

Gettysburg Air Force Station

Pickstown Air Force Station

Harold J. Sykora

Neil Graff

Lewis Drug

List of South Dakota Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Just got this started.

Central Baptist Church (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) - Needs some work

Collaboration and review edit

Assessment - rates articles for both quality and importance to this project.
Peer review

Templates edit

Project banner edit

{{WikiProject South Dakota}} should be placed on the talk pages of relevant articles to put them under the project's radar. It looks like this:

 South Dakota NA‑class
 This article is within the scope of WikiProject South Dakota, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the U.S. state of South Dakota on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
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Stubs edit

For South Dakota stubs, see Category:South Dakota stubs

NOTE: Stubs are managed by the Stub-sorting WikiProject. Before creating a new stub, you should propose it at Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/Proposals. See Wikipedia:Stub for general guidelines on proposing stub templates and categories. DO NOT simply create new stub templates, as these will be deleted.

Userboxes edit

{{User WikiProject South Dakota}}
{{User South Dakota}}
 This user is interested in the U.S. State of South Dakota.
{{User interest South Dakota}}

Categories edit

Subpages edit

Resources edit

Tools edit

Main tool page:
  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.
  • SuggestBot - Personalized article edit suggestions, finding articles both tagged for work and similar to your edit history or your specified categories or pages

Academic publications edit

  • "Papers of the Dakota Conference". Center for Western Studies at Augustana College.

Periodicals edit

The following periodicals are available in subscription databanks or other electronic resources for the period indicated. If you would wish access to such information, but do not yourself have access to the databanks or sources in question, please drop me an e-mail indicating which sources you want, and what subject or period you are considering, and I will forward to you the information I can find. John Carter (talk) 17:41, 6 February 2011 (UTC)[reply]

  • Aberdeen American News (2000-on)

External watchlist edit

Wikidata edit

Don't forget to click the "Wikidata item" link on the left-hand menu when you edit an article. Check out the structured data item for the article you've contributed to, and see if there's any small work you can do there. Contributing to Wikidata improves all language editions of Wikipedia! It's a great complement to your work here. See the South Dakota item here:

Elsewhere on Wikipedia edit

WikiProject South Dakota is one of the United States WikiProjects.

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List of U.S. State-level WikiProjects and their sub-projects

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