Vanished South Dakota

Vanished South Dakota

Aug 6, 2019

In The Moment ... August 6, 2019 Show 631 Hour 2

What leads to the birth of a town? How is it that some towns see a boom and then years later some of those once-thriving communities go through a demise or become a ghost town?

SDPB's Stephanie Rissler Investigates South Dakota's towns of yesterday in a new documentary, Vanished South Dakota. It premieres Monday, August 19 at 7:00 p.m. on SDPB-TV. Special screenings are being held in Brookings, Mitchell, Vermillion and Sioux Falls prior to the television premiere.


In The Moment ... May 16, 2019 Show 577 Hour 2

Thursday May 23rd, a screening of Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday is going to be played at the Wein Gallery, Presentation College Southeast Building, 1500 N. Main Street, Aberdeen at 7pm.

Sherri Rawstern is curator of education at the Dacotah Prairie Museum. She's the event's featured speaker.

Searching The Towns Of Yesterday

Oct 23, 2018

In The Moment ... October 23. 2018 Show 446 Hour 1

For the past several months, SDPB's Stephanie Rissler has been scouring the state, following your lead in finding South Dakota's towns that once were.

The series is called Vanished South Dakota, Towns of Yesterday. At last check, she has discovered more than 50. She joined us today to talk about where she's been and what she's learned.