Sioux Empire Fair

2019 Sioux Empire Fair

Aug 5, 2019
Josh Haiar

In The Moment ... August 5, 2019 Show 630 Hour 1

In 1938, Winona Lyon deeded nearly 50 acres of land to Minnehaha County to be used as fairground. The land known as the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds is home to the 80th Sioux Empire Fair which is underway through Saturday.

Fair-goers are taking in concessions, grandstand entertainment, Old McDonald's Farm, and much more.

Courtney Drenth is director of marketing and public relations. She joins In The Moment to detail the week's events. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 7, 2018 Show 395 Hour 2

In Minnehaha County, August is time for the Sioux Empire Fair.

While teenagers are expressing safety concerns on social media, law enforcement officers are talking to the community about safety and crime prevention.

Captain Mike Walsh with the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Department joined In The Moment with an overview of the situation. 

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... August 9, 2017 Show 152 Hour 1

What's the role of music in literacy? What's the role of hip hop in American culture? REACH Literacy in Sioux Falls hosts a Music Master Class, the hip-hop edition,  this Thursday, August 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Prairie Berry East Bank in Sioux Falls. We’re joined by REACH Literacy executive director Paige Carda and Dr. Derrick Robinson, Assistant Professor of Education Leadership at the University of South Dakota.