South Dakota Tourism

News: Aug 31 - Sep 6

Sep 6, 2019

This week we bring you everything from non-meandering waters to industrial hemp production. It was a week that celebrated the state's great places, and dove deeper into the long-term impact of spring flooding and erratic weather. 

National Park Service

The Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre is partnering with the Minuteman Missile National Historic site to give visitors a glimpse into the Cold War. The exhibit opens in June and will display several pieces of technology from the historic site, including the guidance section of a minuteman missile.

The collaboration between the national historic site and the Cultural Heritage Museum has been a year in the making.

In The Moment ... May 16, 2018 Show 338 Hour 1

You're ready for that South Dakota road trip, aren't you? We catch up with South Dakota Secretary of Tourism Jim Hagen for a look at the kickoff of the summer visitor season.

You've seen the signs, now hear the story. On Images of the Past, Wayne Panenen shares the "storybook business model" of Wall Drug and how a family enduring the Great Depression created a legacy of free ice-water, ubiquitous advertising, and South Dakota hospitality.