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 James River, the Big Sioux River and the Minnesota River may flood.
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.