Big Sioux River


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Big Sioux River

A river rising in northeast South Dakota and flowing about 650 km (400 mi) southward, partly along the South Dakota-Iowa border, to the Missouri River at Sioux City, Iowa.
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Noun1.Big Sioux River - a river that rises in northeastern South Dakota and flows southward to join the Missouri River at Sioux City, IowaBig Sioux River - a river that rises in northeastern South Dakota and flows southward to join the Missouri River at Sioux City, Iowa
Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State, SD, South Dakota - a state in north central United States
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The study corridors are: Upper Iowa River in Howard and Winneshiek counties; Maquoketa River in Delaware County; Cedar River in Bremer and Black Hawk counties, Black Hawk Creek in Grundy and Black Hawk counties; Iowa River in Johnson and Louisa counties; Lake Odessa in Louisa County; Lower Des Moines River in Wapello, Davis, and Van Buren counties; South Skunk River in Story County; West Nishnabotna River in Pottawattamie and Mills counties; West Fork Des Moines River in Emmet and Palo Alto counties; Little Sioux River in Dickinson, Clay, Buena Vista, O Brien, Cherokee, Ida, and Woodbury counties; and Big Sioux River in Lyon, Sioux, and Plymouth counties.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- Record Big Sioux River flooding prompted residents in three states to hurriedly prepare for the rising water Thursday, with people lining up for sandbags and moving museum artifacts and other items to higher ground.
Flood pulses can trigger channel catfish movement," says fishery biologist Dan Kirby, who studied channel catfish movement in the Big Sioux River in Northwest Iowa and South Dakota.
Falls Park, with its spectacular falls on the Big Sioux River, is one of 70 parks in the city.
Blood Run National Historic Landmark, located in southeastern South Dakota and northwestern Iowa along the Big Sioux River and Blood Run Creek, is featured in the documentary--as the Ioway were among several other tribes, including the Omaha, Oto, and Yankton Sioux, that once occupied the site.