Fort Pierre

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... May 12, 2017 Show 092 Hour 1

Today for Moment in Sound, we welcome Harland Allen and Kim Bachman otherwise known as Aces and Eights. They kick off the "Black Hills Opry" classic country theater at the Homestake Opera House this  month in Lead.

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With October approaching, high school football teams are preparing to launch their post-season runs.  A few schools are also going through Homecoming festivities.  But in two schools in the central part of the state, a long-time Homecoming tradition is getting careful scrutiny. 

Rededicated Fort Pierre To Deadwood Trail

Jul 25, 2016
Fort Pierre Development Corporation

The beginning of the Fort Pierre to Deadwood Trail is getting a new sign.

A rededication ceremony July 26th  in Fort Pierre is recognizing the beginning of the 200 mile route that guided travels to Deadwood in the late 1800s.

After gold was discovered in the Black Hills, settlers and gold prospectors came to Fort Pierre by train or riverboat and then followed the Fort Pierre to Deadwood Trail out west.

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Driving through the streets of Fort Pierre today, there is little sign of damage left behind from the 2011 Missouri River flood. But the mayor of Fort Pierre says it’s an event she'll never forget. This summer marks the 5th anniversary of the flood.

Gloria Hanson is a resident in Fort Pierre. Just before the Missouri River flooding began, she had just finished a remodeling project in her home, only to be told it would soon be filled with three to four feet of standing water.