If you've lived in the Mount Rushmore State for any amount of time, you've probably noticed that there are some huge differences between "East River" and "West River" folk.

While we're all South Dakotans, there's no doubt that the Missouri River is a dividing line, of sorts. Here are five of the biggest differences between the two sides of South Dakota.

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5 Big Differences Between East/West River

10 Wild South Dakota Snowstorms

Even though snow is blanketing the Sioux Empire, some snowstorms still do not compare to these ten dreadful snowstorms that hit South Dakota.

Only In Your State highlighted ten snowstorms in South Dakota as a reminder for people to always be aware of the road during the winter. South Dakotans are well aware of the fact that the state’s winters can be harsh which is why it is always a good idea to plan ahead and prepare for the worst.

Do you remember any major snowstorms that hit South Dakota?

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