Highway 212 Construction Specials & Updates

Friday’s be listening between 10am – 11am to hear updates from Reede Construction with Jesse!

 

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Highway 212 Construction Specials:

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Fischer Rounds Live and Logo Hunt

Join in the Fun during the Fischer Rounds "Live and Logo" Hunt.  One time per month we will hide the KXLG logo plate.  One clue will be added to the website every day till someone finds it.  If you find it turn it into Fischer Rounds & Associates in Watertown (12 5th St NE) and they will award you with $50 in Watertown Chamber Bucks!

Congratulations to Amy!  She found it at Cloud 9 Bar & Casino... :)

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Hardball Trivia 2019

What two factors caused the SD population to start declining in the 30's?  Answer:  Drought and depression


The Bramble Miner Shipping was one of the largest heavy shippers in SD at one time.  They employed over 300 men and how many yoke of oxen?  Answer:  2000


Early settlers in Veblen and Claire City had to travel to which ND tri-city area for goods and services?  Answer: Alesha, Geneseo, and Vita.


Bruderhof was the first one in SD.  What was it?  Answer: Hutterite Colony


The entire bullion output at Homestake Gold Mine up to 1881 was transported by what company?  Answer:  Cheyenne & Black Hills Stage Co.


In what year did the state of SD enact a law permitting the state to assume full civil and criminal jurisdiction over the reservations?  Answer: 1963


CA Bowley was a loving father to his two children, Hazel and Delbert.  He named a SD town in their honor.  What did he name the town?  Answer: Hazeldel now known as Hazel.


A SD town called Merrill was renamed after a meatpacker and railroad executive.  What was it renamed, and is still known as today?  Answer: Plankinton


Who was the first man to bring Charolais cattle to SD?  Answer: Russell Gantvoort from Deuel


In 1881 settlers flocked to a new town in NE South Dakota.  What was the new town that was just platted?  Answer: Aberdeen


A town in SD was named in honor of a religious experience.  What town is it?  Answer:  Epiphany


Eagle, SD was selected by a foreign group that wanted to express what loyalty?  Answer: The Boheimain people named it in honor of their loyalty to their home country.


There is a town in SD that carries the name of a car that is no longer manufactured.  What town is it?  Answer:  Belvidere


Wilmot was named after a man who also had another town named in his honor.  What is the other town? And what was his name?  Answer:  Judge Wilmot A. Brookings


Who was the first Ronald McDonald?  Answer:  Willard Scott


In SD there is a location known as Mountain Pass.  Which county in SD is home to Mountain Pass?  Answer: Brookings


CH Prior named more towns in SD than anyone else.  In his honor, a SD town was named Prior.  The town still exists, but under a different name.  What town is it?  Answer: Corona


CH Prior named more of these in SD than any other man.  What did he name?  Answer: towns


When county numbering by population began in 1956, Hamlin Co. became 32, what was their previous number, and what county has it now?  Answer: 29 Grant County.


What year did numbering by population on license plates start in SD?  Answer: 1956


What year was the last year that SD used the long license plates?  Answer: 1932


What year did SD adopt the license plate system that identified cars by the county they came from?  Answer: 1925


South Dakota is home to a facility, that is in use today, that if the name was translated to English would be known as Dead Fish.  What facility is it?  Answer: Fort Sisseton


As the Dakota Territory was breaking into North and South Dakota, most of the southern people in the territory believed the northern area of the territory should be called what?  Answer: Pembina


There is a monument in SD called the Elrod monument.  Who is Elrod, and what county does it exist?  Samuel Elrod was a Governor of SD, and the monument is located in Clark County.


The first gold claim in SD was three miles east of what city?  Answer: Custer


In SD, there is a law on the books that makes sleeping in one of these establishments illegal.  What type of establishment is it?  Answer: Cheese Factory


One historical marker in SD commemorates the Dakota Baptist organizing convention.  What county is that marker in?  Answer:  Lake County


Corson County, Day County, Jerald County, and Marshall County all have a lake with the same name that was named for its' shape.  What is is?  Answer?  Horseshoe Lake


There is an island in SD, formerly known as Hog Island.  What lake is it on, and what is it called today?  Answer: Island on Big Stone Lake.


There was a mayor of a SD city who had a different town named after him.  What was his name, what town was he mayor of, what town is named after him?  Answer: Thomas, SD was named after the mayor of Watertown.


The SD town now known as Goodwin was once called Prairie Siding.  What caused them to change the name of the town?  Answer: In honor of a man killed there while working on the railroad.


How many gallons of gas did the Watertown Police Department burn in 2018?  Answer: 27,000


There is a spring in SD that took its' name from the fact that the land around it rises into a certain shape.  What's the name of the spring, and what county is it located in ?  Answer: Horseshoe Springs, Clark County, SD.


The US Army & National Geographic Society sent up a stratosphere balloon and gondola.  It broke all altitude records, and landed next to a lake in South Dakota.  What is that lake's name today?  Answer: Gondola


There is a city in SD, still in existence, that was known as Prairie Siding for a short time.  What is the name of that city?  Answer:  Goodwin


Rounding to the nearest whole number...How many chapters are there in the SD FFA organization?  Answer: 90


There is a town in SD that some say was named after a president.  Others say, it was named after the way people planted trees.  What town is it?  Answer: Grover


How many natural lakes are there in the state of SD, and which lake is the largest natural lake?  Answer: 257 and Big Stone Lake.


What is the longest non-cave, above ground tunnel in SD?  Answer:  The 57th Street tunnel in Sioux Falls.


What SD town has a sculpture of a cowboy riding a walleye?  Answer: Mobridge


There was a time when the US Army was nervous in this area.  Because of that, they named four lakes in honor of soldiers stationed in this area.  Name those four lakes.  Answer: 2 Mile, 4 Mile, 6 Mile, and 9 Mile.  That's how far they were from Ft. Sisseton.


How many lakes in SD are named after military and political figures?  Answer: 20


How many lakes in SD are named after townships?  Answer: 72


In 1983 Watertown Mayor Herb Jenson was mentioned by Dan Rather in a story on CBS News.  Why was that?  Answer: He got involved in the Perpich/Janklow argument after Perpich said SD was last in everything.


Before the Captain 11 Show started, Dave Dedrick traveled to a big city to learn about working with kids.  Who did he meet with?  Answer: Jim Lange from the Dating Game.


Before Kjos had Kjos Shoes, they were part of a furniture store, and what other business was included in that store?  Answer: funeral chapel


Who was the first Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus in Watertown?  Answer: Charles M. Kranz


Many people remember the Tee-Pee gas station that was located near the current Watertown Co-op Elevator.  Who owned that station?  Answer: Gerhardt Gilbert


The Watertown Hide & Fur Company was a booming business in 1926.  What occupies the building where it was then?  Answer: The now destroyed Harbor Bar building.


Sadie VanderWal of Brentford won a $1000 scholarship through the Watertown Farm Show this year.  What scholarship did she receive?  Answer: Fred Morris Memorial Scholarship 


Pierre, South Dakota is the only capitol and state that don't share any of these.  What are they?  Answer:  letters of the alphabet.


In the Deadwood gold rush days, they had a trick to save the gold dust that was lost.  What was that trick?  Answer: They panned the sawdust off the floors.


Who was the first woman to win top honors at the US Aerobatic championship in the sportsman category?  Answer: Nettie Meyers of Sioux Falls


Who was the first astronaut from South Dakota?  Answer: Sam Gamar


The first airplane to fly in Sioux Falls did so in 1912.  What month?  June


Who was the first commander of the SD Air National Guard and what distinction did he carry?  Answer: Joe Foss - WWII Flying Ace


Western SD was snowed under in May of 1905, and winds created blinding conditions that were particularly hard on ranchers.  Thousands of cattle wandered through the bandlands, and fell to their deaths after falling off the bluffs.  Estimated cattle deaths topped what number?  Answer: 16,000


Ed Yost had a tool that he leased to General Mills for research.  That tool later became the foundation of a large business.  What is the name of the business?  Answer: Raven Industries


In 1967 in Lemmon, SD, a project called "hail-swath" was hosted with a goal in mind.  What was the goal?  Answer: Cloud seeding to make it rain.


Huron flight station was closed in 2005.  Where did they move that station?  Answer: Princeton, MN


What year were "smoke jumpers" discontinued in South Dakota?  Answer: 1969


Name the first female professional motorcycle flat-track racer from South Dakota:  Answer: Danielle Beving


We learned that Vince Bruggeman was once a barber before he started in the insurance business.  He also sold vacuum cleaners.  What brand did Vince offer?  Answer: Filter Queen


Name the Watertown insurance agent and the hotel where he used to be a barber.  Answer: Vince Bruggeman at the St. Hubert Hotel in Milbank.


The crouch line railroad twisted its' way through 30 miles of the Black Hills.  It crossed, on average, how many bridges per mile?  Answer: four


What caused the Missouri River to be moved farther west?  Answer: Glaciers


Few people realize that shortly after the end of World War II the governors of South Dakota, Nebraska and Wyoming formally invited the United Nations to establish their headquarters in the Black Hills. The request was taken seriously and plans were developed for the United Nations complex to be built near Custer, SD. Only one nation voted in favor of the idea. Which country voted to establish the UN in the Black Hills?

Answer: Greece


In 1917 there was a new hospital in Faulkton.  The Doctor who was the head of it was later honored by the US Postal Service with a stamp.  Who was she?  Answer:  Dr.Abby Ann Jarvis


May 27, 1929 was a life-changing event for this South Dakotan.  Who was it, and what happened?  Answer:  John "Potato Creek Johnny" Perette, found a 7.3 troy ounce gold nugget.  The largest in state history.


There is a store in SD, including its' parking lot and shopping space, it covers over 17 acres, and has 269 shopping aisles.  What store is it, and where is it?  Answer:   Menard's in Pierre


Trains killed the stagecoach industry in SD.  Ending the last stage company.  That stage company ran between which SD towns?  Answer: Aberdeen to Leola.


Stagecoach rules in 1876 requested that you abstain from alcohol.  But, if you must drink, they made one request.  What was that?  Answer: You had to share.


Which tourist attraction in South Dakota requires physical and mental toughness to participate?  Answer: Wind Cave


What is the name of the person who had the idea to give away free water at Wall Drug?  Answer: Dorothy Hustead


In Madison, SD in 2018 there was a unique event held with a very Mexican flavor.  What was it?  Answer: Running of the bulls.


A man in the Black Hills of SD was down on his luck until he had a dream that created an empire? What was the dream?  Answer:  FL Thorpe created a Black Hills gold factory after dreaming of a grape design..


Who was the first person ever to play the role of Laura in the Little House on the Prairie pageant in DeSmet?  Answer:  Lisa Maguire-Schoepp


Why is it that owls, squirrels, rabbits, and various other animals don't have to worry about creating their own housing in the wild?  Answer: They move into underground housing created by other animals.


There are seven of these in the central Black Hills area.  The tallest is 12'6" and the shortest is 10'8".  What are they?  Answer: tunnels


The Lower Brule Reservation in South Dakota has a value-added ag related factory.  What do they make there?  Answer: popcorn


In the basement of Dugan's in downtown Watertown, meat hooks still hang from the ceiling.  What was the name of the business that used them last?  Answer:  Whistler's Meats


In WWII the military asked us to save something from the kitchen that was used for explosives?  Answer: lard and grease.


In the 1950's there was a pool hall known as the Snooker Nook.  Where was it at?  Answer: Lake Norden


What is the name of the first known people to live in what we now call South Dakota?  Answer: Clovis Hunters


Donna Roisum from Lake Norden, SD was a trick rider and developed the act of Roman horse riding.  Her talents led to a part in a movie called Heart of the Rockies.  Who was the star of that movie?  Answer: Roy Rogers


Calvin Graham is believed to be the youngest service man ever to enlist and fight in WWII.  How old was he, and where did he serve?  Answer: 12 years old on the USS South Dakota.


Kristi Noem and Warren Green share more than one thing in common.  What are they?  Answer: They both have been elected Governor, and both lived near Hazel.


The Homestake Gold Mine had eighteen of these.  While statistics showed other mines in the nation had six.  What were they?  Answer: fatalities in a typical year.


The state of SD wanted to start a business.  To get their start, they bought thirty-six of these.  What did they buy?  Answer: Buffalo


What was the wall called on the Captain 11 show, where the kids were invited to flip a switch?  Answer:  Time converter


Which county in South Dakota is home to the state hail insurance?  Answer: Spink


Little Sophie Creek is a tributary of the Moreau River.  Who was it named for?  Answer: Sophie Herbert who operated the 24 Ranch had the creek through her land.


A lawyer from New York was on a business trip to the Black Hills region of SD in 1884.  While he was there, he asked a question that made him a household name.  What was it?  Answer:  He asked what the granite outcropping in that mountain was called... They said it didn't have a name, so Charles Rushmore got it named in his honor.


On earth, there are eight terrestrial eco zones.  One dominates SD.  What is it?  Answer:  Grasslands


Who moved the Dakota Territory capitol from Yankton to Bismarck?  Answer: Gov. Ordway


How and where did Brig. General Richard E. Ellsworth die?  Answer: He died in Newfoundland.


Where is the only thatched roof building in the Midwest?  Answer: Wessington Springs.


After WWII the USS Codington was sold to what foreign country?  Answer: South Korea


Spies Super Valu in Watertown was a significant participant in making Curt Carlson of Minneapolis a multi-billionaire.  How did they participate?  Answer:  Gold Bond Stamps.


What was the unusual item that was on display at Barrette's Sport Shop in downtown Watertown?  Answer: Mounts of water birds.


Last year marked the 100th anniversary of what service in our community?  Answer:  Airport


On average, how many packages does the Watertown Post Office deliver from Amazon each day?  Answer: 1000


In 1903 the Watertown Elks Lodge elected their first Exalted Ruler.  Who was he?  Answer: MR Baskerville


Zimmel's Furniture started in uptown Watertown and then moved to its' new location which was the location of a former auto dealer. What was the name of that car dealership?  Answer:  Rozum's Ford


The building at 30 N. Broadway in Watertown has been home to at least five different bars.  Name two of them.  Answer: Johnnie's Bar and The Club.


In 1954 Watertown had how many members in the retail liquor dealers association?  Answer: 19


The  building on east 212 that was commonly known as Gilbert Polygon had a previous name.  What was it?  Answer: Gilbert City


In the Knights of Columbus, who was the groups first Grand Knight in Watertown?  Answer: Charles Kranz


What's the name of the two-time high-school state golf champion, who opened a driving range near Watertown in 1931?  Answer: Jack Ruhe


What stands today in the former site of the Baskerville & Dahl building?  Answer: The Guest House


There is an area in South Dakota that is considered to be the "one of the safest areas in the world".  Where is it?  Answer: Igloo


South Dakota, at one time, was home to the world's largest conveyer belt.  Where was it located?  Answer: Homestake Gold Mine.


The Valedictorian of the Watertown High School Class of 1949, and her husband ran a successful business in Watertown for 17 years.  What was her name, and what was the business?  Answer: Mae Meseberg - Canteen Bar.


What month, date, and year did the last train leave the Rock Island, Minneapolis and St. Louis depot in Watertown?  Answer: July 21, 1960


In 1933, Clem's Palm Garden in Watertown was the first establishment to do this.  What was it?  Answer: Sell beer after prohibition.


Broadway was formerly known as Oak Street, until what month and what year?  Answer: November 1914.


Kenneth Rassmussen was a veterinary in Watertown.  John Palmer was his partner.  When they retired, they sold the business to who?  Answer: Dr. Ed Larson.


There was a store in Watertown where the slogan was "Where you go for the brands you know".  What was that store?  Answer: Spies Super Value


Memorial Park and the Grand Army of the Republic memorial were paid for by the American Legion Post 17.  The funds were drawn from what account?  Answer:  World War 1 wartime funds that were left over.


Love that bloomed at Louisiana State University blossomed into a business in Watertown starting in 1964.  What was that business?  Answer:  Collins Music


Gordon Kilbourn and Frank Rademacher started a tradition in Watertown in 1921 that still lives on today.  What is that tradition?  Answer: The KilRad


Eight immigrants from the same country opened restaurants in Watertown during the 1920's.  What country were they from?  Answer: Greece


August 7, 2018:  Watertown Post 17 American Legion recently earned a distinction that has never happened in the state before.  What is it?  Answer: First time that both the state legion commander and the state Sons of the American Legion commander were from the same community.


August 1, 2018:  What was the population of Codington Co. in 1874?  Answer: One


July 30, 2018:  There is an organization who's goal is to protect the economic lifeline to rural and small communities, which is a critical resource for business, medical care, disaster relief, and a key transportation asset to isolated areas.  What is the name of that alliance?  Answer:  Alliance for Aviation across America.


July 19, 2018:  Where is home plate from the, Fred Haas Park in Webster, and why?  Answer:  Canova has it, because they got to take it after they won the state 12 & under state tournament.



July 16, 2018:  Which South Dakotan, at an early age, took an interest in drilling and perfected deep water well drilling?  Answer:  Peter Norbeck.


MAY 31, 2018: HE WAS ONE OF THE EARLIEST WHITE SETTLERS IN SOUTH DAKOTA, AND HAS A WELL KNOWN ATTRACTION NAMED AFTER HIM IN SD. WHO IS HE? ANSWER:

MAY 25, 2018: IN THE NE AND CENTRAL PARTS OF SD SETTLEMENT WAS RAMPANT BETWEEN 1880 AND 1885. WHICH TWO COUNTIES GREW THE MOST IN POPULATION DURING THAT TIME? ANSWER: BROWN AND SPINK

MAY 24, 2018: BY THE TIME GOV. CARL GUNDERSON WAS INAUGURATED IN 1925, 175 OF THESE HAD CLOSED THEIR DOORS. WHAT WAS IT? ANSWER: BANKS

MAY 22, 2018: WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE FIRST NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED BETWEEN HURON AND PIERRE, AND WHAT YEAR DID IT BEGIN? ANSWER: HAND CO. PRESS IN 1882.

MAY 21, 2018: HOW LONG MUST A PERSON LIVE IN SD TO QUALIFY FOR THE SD HALL OF FAME? ANSWER: THERE IS NO SPECIFIC AMOUNT OF TIME. JUST SOME PART OF YOUR LIFE.

MAY 17, 2018: WHICH COUNTY IN SD WAS THE FIRST TO HOLD A PHEASANT SEASON? ANSWER: SPINK

MAY 14, 2018: TEN GRADUATES OF USD HAVE ALL RECEIVED THIS SCHOLARSHIP, AND EVENTUALLY ALL SERVED IN THE SAME ROLE. WHAT WAS THE SCHOLARSHIP, AND WHAT ROLE DID THEY FILL? ANSWER: RHODES SCHOLARS THAT BECAME JUDGES.

MAY 4, 2018: IN 1920 A CONTRACT WAS SIGNED TO BUILD A HIGH SCHOOL AT A COST $225,000. THE BUILDER WENT BROKE AND THE SCHOOL WAS NOT COMPLETED. THE COMMUNITY CAME TOGETHER AND FINISHED THE PROJECT. WHAT CITY WAS IT, AND WHERE WAS THE NEW BUILDER FROM? ANSWER: WEBSTER AND CLEAR LAKE.

MAY 3, 2018: WHAT ARE ALL THE NAMES THE COLLEGE NOW KNOWN AS DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN KNOWN BY (IN ORDER) IN THE PAST? ANSWER: EASTERN STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE, GENERAL BEADLE STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE, GENERAL BEADLE STATE COLLEGE, DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE, DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY.

MAY 2, 2018: WHAT STICKS THROUGH THE WALL OUTSIDE THE LEWIS & CLARK INTERPRETIVE CENTER IN CHAMBERLAIN? ANSWER: A BOAT

APRIL 30, 2018: HARRISBURG, SD IS HOME TO A NATIONAL DIVISION OF A MAJOR CORPORATION THAT BREEDS AND TESTS WHAT? ANSWER: CORN & SOYBEANS

APRIL 27, 2018: THE MID-DAKOTA WATER PROJECT CELEBRATED THE COMPLETION OF THEIR WATER SYSTEM, WHICH SERVES 7000 SQUARE MILES. HOW MANY MILES OF WATER PIPELINE DOES IT TAKE TO COVER THAT 7000 SQUARE MILES? ANSWER: 3700

APRIL 25, 2018: THE MAIN STREET OF WEBSTER, SD WAS ROUGHLY LAID OUT WHEN A SETTLER PLACED SOMETHING AT THE END OF IT. WHAT DID HE DO? ANSWER: A ROCK

APRIL 24, 2018: THIS EARLY DAY BARNSTORMER TRADED TWO CARS FOR AN AIRPLANE IN 1919 AND WENT ON TO LOG MORE THAN 43,000 FLIGHT HOURS. HIS LAST FLIGHT WAS ON HIS 100TH BIRTHDAY. WHAT WAS HIS NAME, AND WERE WAS HE FROM? ANSWER: CLYDE ICE FROM MILLER AND PIERRE.

APRIL 20, 2018: MURRAY ROWE WAS THE FIRST PERSON FROM CANTON INDUCTED INTO WHAT HALL OF FAME? ANSWER: SD TRANSPORTATION HALL OF FAME

APRIL 19, 2018: US OLYMPIC QUALIFYING FOR THE SKI JUMP USED TO BE HELD IN SD. NEAR WHAT TOWN WAS IT HELD, AND WHY DID THEY STOP USING IT? ANSWER: NEAR CANTON AND IT BLEW DOWN IN A STORM.

APRIL 18, 2018: SVERRE FRETHEIM ONCE SET AN OLYMPIC RECORD IN SOUTH DAKOTA WHEN HE WAS ATTEMPTING TO QUALIFY FOR THE OLYMPIC GAMES. WHAT RECORD DID HE SET? ANSWER: SKI JUMPING

APRIL 16, 2018: WHAT COMMUNITY HOSTS THE LARGEST HYDRAULIC HOSE ASSEMBLY PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES? ANSWER: BRANDON

APRIL 13, 2018: CORSON EMMINGER BUILT IT. WE'VE ALL ADMIRED IT IN CODINGTON COUNTY. WHAT IS IT? ANSWER: THE ROUND BARN SOUTH OF WATERTOWN.

APRIL 12, 2018: SOUTH DAKOTA WAS ALSO ONCE HOME TO ANOTHER RIVER BOAT CALLED THE "NELLIE MAY". WHERE DID THAT BOAT CALL HOME? ANSWER: JAMES RIVER.

APRIL 6, 2018: WHAT WAS IT THAT GROUNDED THE SIOUX QUEEN? ANSWER: A DAM TO THE SOUTH WASHED OUT AND DRAINED ALL THE WATER TO THIS PART OF THE RIVER.

APRIL 3, 2018: 1881... JOHN O'BRIEN SCOBEY... WENT TO THE STATE LEGISLATURE AND ASKED FOR A PARTICULAR STATE INSTITUTION TO BE PLACED IN BROOKINGS. WHAT INSTITUTION WAS IT? ANSWER: STATE PENITENTIARY

MARCH 30, 2018: THE SHAMUS AWARD IS GIVEN TO THE NATIONS BEST AUTHOR OF A PRIVATE-EYE NOVEL. IN 1993, HAROLD ADAMS OF EDINA, MN WON THAT AWARD. HE BASED THE STORY ON THE AREA SURROUNDING WHAT SD CITY? ANSWER: CLARK

MARCH 28, 2018: THERE IS A CITY IN SD THAT HAS ADOPTED THE SLOGAN "GROWING TOGETHER". WHAT CITY IS IT? ANSWER: CLARK

MARCH 27, 2018: WHAT CITY IS "THE MOTHER CITY" OF THE DAKOTAS? ANSWER: YANKTON

MARCH 23, 2018: WHICH CITY IN SD HOSTS THE SWISS CHORAL SOCIETY? ANSWER: FREEMAN

MARCH 21, 2018: WHAT TOWN IN SD LIKES TO REFER TO ITSELF AS "THE LITTLE CITY WITH BIG ATTRACTIONS"? ANSWER: DELL RAPIDS

MARCH 20, 2018: WHICH CITY IN SD PROCLAIMS THAT THEY ARE HOME TO 611 JOBS? ANSWER: BIG STONE CITY

MARCH 16, 2018: THE WINNER OF THE FIRST SPIRIT OF DAKOTA AWARD CAME FROM WHICH SD CITY, AND WHAT'S HER NAME? ANSWER: WINIFRED LORENTSON FROM MILLER.

MARCH 14, 2018: WHAT SD COURT HOUSE IS MADE WITH BLUE ALASKA MARBLE? ANSWER: HAND COUNTY IN MILLER.

MARCH 12, 2018: IN RELATION TO SD HISTORY, THE PHRASE "PROVING IT UP" REFERS TO WHAT? ANSWER: HOMESTEADING

MARCH 9, 2018: THERE IS AN INDUSTRY IN SD WHERE IT IS ACTUALLY ILLEGAL TO LIE DOWN AND FALL ASLEEP. WHAT IS THAT INDUSTRY? ANSWER: CHEESE FACTORY

MARCH 8, 2018: THERE WAS A PROVISO WHICH WOULD HAVE BANNED SLAVERY IN THE TERRITORY ACQUIRED DURING THE MEXICAN AMERICAN WAR. THAT PROVISO CARRIED THE NAME OF A SD TOWN. WHAT TOWN IS IT? ANSWER: WILMOT

MARCH 2, 2018: DAKOTA, LAKOTA, AND NAKOTA SOCIETIES HAVE THREE POLITICAL UNITS. WHAT ARE THEY CALLED? ANSWER: BANDS, TRIBES, AND NATIONS

FEB. 21, 2018: BROOKINGS, SD CARRIES THE DESIGNATION OF SD-1 IN RELATION TO WHAT? ANSWER:

FEB. 19, 2018: WHO MADE THE PEOPLE IN SOUTHERN DAKOTA TERRITORY SO MAD, THAT THEY PETITIONED THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO MAKE SD ITS' OWN STATE? ANSWER: NEAMIAH ORDWAY

FEB. 16, 2018: FOUR STATES USE THIS SYMBOL ON THEIR FLAG. IN SD, THERE ARE CREEKS, HILLS, STREETS, AND CITIES NAMED AFTER THAT SYMBOL. WHAT IS THAT SYMBOL? ANSWER: BUFFALO

FEB. 14, 2018: WHAT WAS CONSIDERED AS THE MOST IMPORTANT BUILDING IN EARLY SD CITIES? ANSWER: THE SCHOOL

FEB. 13, 2018: HOW DID THE JAPANESE BRING WORLD WAR II TO SOUTH DAKOTA SOIL? ANSWER: THEY TIED BOMBS TO BALLOONS.

FEB. 12, 2018: WHAT DID LAURA INGALLS WILDER WRITE ABOUT IN HER FIRST BOOK, AND WHO ENCOURAGED HER TO START? ANSWER: WISCONSIN AND HER DAUGHTER.

FEB. 8, 2018: KARL MUNDT AND GEORGE MCGOVERN HAD A BIG DISAGREEMENT ON ONE NATIONAL ISSUE. WHAT WAS THAT ISSUE? ANSWER: VIETNAM WAR

FEB. 7, 2018: WHAT WERE THE FIRST TWO CITIES IN SD TO BE SERVED BY THE RAILROAD? ANSWER: YANKTON AND VERMILLION.

FEB. 5, 2018: WHO WAS CREDITED WITH NAMING YANKTON THE FIRST CAPITOL OF DAKOTA TERRITORY, AND WHO GAVE HIM THE AUTHORITY TO DO SO? ANSWER: JBS TODD, ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S COUSIN-IN-LAW.

FEB. 2, 2018: WHEN LEWIS & CLARK LEFT NORTH DAKOTA, THEY TRAVELED WITH A SIGN OF PEACE. WHAT WAS THAT SIGN OF PEACE? ANSWER: SACAGAWEA

FEB. 1, 2018: LEWIS AND CLARK WENT ON AN EXPEDITION STARTING AT THE MISSOURI RIVER AND TRAVELED ALMOST 8000 MILES. WHAT WAS THE PROPER NAME OF THAT EXPEDITION PARTY? ANSWER: THE CORPS OF DISCOVERY.

JAN. 31, 2018: WHY WOULD IT BE LOGICAL FOR A THINKING MAN TO BELIEVE THAT THE RESIDENTS OF SENECA, SD ARE INDIFFERENT TO, OR UNAFFECTED BY GRIEF, PLEASURE OR PAIN? ANSWER: THE MAN SENECA WAS A STOIC.

JAN. 10, 2018: A US SENATOR AND CONGRESSMAN WORKED TO BRING A HUGE COMPUTER CENTER TO SD. WHO WERE THEY, AND WHAT WAS THE CENTER? ANSWER:

JAN. 9, 2018: LEWIS AND CLARK REPORTED "BARKING SQUIRRELS" IN THE AREA THAT IS NOW KNOWN AS WHAT COUNTY, AND WHAT WERE THEY REFERRING TO? ANSWER: GREGORY COUNTY AND PRAIRIE DOGS.

JAN. 8, 2018: THE FIRST OLD SOLDIERS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED IN 1904 IN WHICH SOUTH DAKOTA CITY? ANSWER: MILBANK

JAN. 4, 2018: WHICH CITY IN SD HAS A FLAGPOLE THAT RESEMBLES THE EIFEL TOWER? ANSWER: TYNDALL

JAN. 3, 2018: WHO WAS THE FIRST BLACK HOMESTEADER IN WEST RIVER SD, WHO EVENTUALLY BECAME A WELL KNOWN WRITER AND ACTOR, AND HAS HIS OWN STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME? ANSWER: OSCAR MICHEAUX

JAN. 2, 2018: THERE HAS ONLY BEEN ONE PERSON BORN IN WATERTOWN THAT PLAYED IN THE NFL. WHO WAS IT? ANSWER: BOB SCHOLTZ

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DEC. 28, 2017: TWO BROTHERS, BOTH BORN IN MILBANK, BOTH PLAYED IN THE NFL. WHO WERE THEY? ANSWER: JACK & PUG MANDERS

DEC. 22, 2017: WHO WAS THE FIRST USD GRADUATE TO PLAY IN THE NFL? ANSWER: ORDELL BRASSE.

DEC. 21, 2017: IN 1942, AN ORGANIZATION MOVED INTO SIOUX FALLS FOR A FEW YEARS, THEN LEFT. WHEN THEY LEFT, THEY LEFT TERRACE PARK TO THE CITY. WHAT WAS THE ORGANIZATION? ANSWER: US ARMY AIR CORPS.

DEC. 20, 2017: THERE ARE TWO THINGS WRONG WITH THE CURRENT SD LICENSE PLATES, ACCORDING TO SD LAW. WHAT ARE THEY? ANSWER: THE BACKGROUND IS TOO DARK, AND WASHINGTON HAS HIS HEAD TURNED.

DEC. 19, 2017: THE PASQUE FLOWER WAS NAMED SOUTH DAKOTA'S STATE FLOWER WHEN? ANSWER: 1903

DEC. 18, 2017: SD HAS HAD SEVEN OF THESE REMOVED. WHAT ARE THEY? ANSWER: AIRPORTS

DEC. 14, 2017: GIVE US THE NAME, AND THE PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT OF THE 2016 LIBRARIAN OF THE YEAR FOR SOUTH DAKOTA. ANSWER: TERRI EWALD- WEBSTER CITY LIBRARY.

DEC. 13, 2017: DECEMBER, 1955, THE LAST STEAM LOCOMOTIVE PULLED INTO SIOUX FALLS, SD. WHAT WAS THE NUMBER OF THE ENGINE? ANSWER: 81

DEC. 11, 2017: IF YOU ARE APPROVED BY THESE FIVE PEOPLE, DAVE KROGSTAD, DWAYNE LAFABE, DENNY MARTENS, PEARL MILLER, AND BOBBIE POTTS, YOU WILL BECOME A MEMBER OF WHAT SD HALL OF FAME? ANSWER: AVIATION

DEC. 8, 2017: A LITTLE GIRL AND HER HORSE WERE SWEPT UP BY A TORNADO, CARRIED 1000 YARDS, AND SAFELY SET DOWN NEAR WHICH SD CITY? ANSWER: BOWDLE

DEC. 4, 2017: SD IS KNOWN AS THE "HOSTING" CAPITOL OF THE WORLD, FOR FOUR REASONS. WHO ARE THOSE FOUR? ANSWER: BOB BARKER, MARY HART, PAT O'BRIEN, AND TOM BROKAW.

DEC. 1, 2017: IT IS AGAINST THE LAW IN DEADWOOD, SD TO HAVE ONE WORD ON THE OUTSIDE OF YOUR BUSINESS. WHAT IS THAT WORD? ANSWER: CASINO

NOV. 28, 2017: IT IS SOUTH DAKOTA'S LARGEST PERMANENT PUBLIC MODEL RAILROAD DISPLAY. WHO PUT IT TOGETHER, AND WHERE IS IT? ANSWER?

NOV. 27, 2017: RECENTLY, THE FIRST EVER SEA PLANE PORT WAS APPROVED FOR SD. WHICH LAKE RECEIVED THE APPROVAL? ANSWER: LAKE COCHRANE

NOV. 21, 2017: PRIOR TO LATI BEING FORMED IN 1965, THERE WERE SOME TECHNICAL CLASSES BEING HELD IN WATERTOWN, WHICH HELPED LEAD TO THE FORMATION OF LATI. WHAT WAS THE FIRST CLASS TAUGHT AND WHERE WAS IT HELD? ANSWER: OFFICE MACHINES IN THE BASEMENT OF MCKINLEY SCHOOL.

NOV. 14, 2017: GIVE US THE NAME OF THE FIRST WOMAN TO CLAIM A GOLD MINING SITE ON FRENCH CREEK, WHICH IS NOW CUSTER, SD. ANSWER: SARAH CAMPBELL

NOV. 13, 2017: THE ORANGE MOUNTAIN DANDELION IS AN EXTREMELY RARE PLANT IN SD, BUT IT IS OFTEN FOUND IN ONE GENERAL AREA IN THE STATE. WHERE IS IT? ANSWER: THE BLACK HILLS.

NOV. 9, 2017: FROM 1976-1979 BERESFORD HIGH SCHOOL HAD A TEAM THAT WENT UNDEFEATED IN AAA COMPETITION. WHAT TEAM WAS IT? ANSWER: MARCHING BAND.

NOV. 8, 2017: WHAT IS THE OLDEST SURVIVING BUSINESS IN SOUTH DAKOTA? ANSWER: NORBERG PAINT IN SIOUX FALLS.

NOV. 7, 2017: THE STATE OF SD HAS 56 OF THESE. WHAT ARE THEY? ANSWER: STATE PARKS

NOV. 6, 2017: STATISTICS GATHERED THROUGH THE CUSTOMER SERVICE SURVEY AT THE WATERTOWN POST OFFICE SHOW THAT ON AVERAGE, HOW MANY CUSTOMERS ARE WAITED ON AT THE FRONT DESK EACH DAY? ANSWER: 1800

NOV. 3, 2017: GOV. ARTHUR C. MELLETTE STARTED A LAW FIRM IN WATERTOWN THAT HAS BEEN IN EXISTENCE EVER SINCE. WHO IS THE ATTORNEY THAT LEADS THAT OFFICE NOW? ANSWER? TOM BURNS

NOV. 2, 2017: THE FIRST MINUTEMAN MISSLE ACCIDENT EVER HAPPENED NEAR WHAT SD COMMUNITY? ANSWER: VALE.

OCT. 17, 2017: FLOYD RED CROW WESTERMAN, WAS AWARDED THE HIGHEST HONOR OF NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY. WHAT IS THAT AWARD? ANSWER: DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD.

OCT. 16, 2017: THE OLIVE HOUSE IN WATERTOWN WAS THE FIRST ONE TO HAVE ONE OF THESE. WHAT WAS IT? ANSWER: A FLUSHABLE TOILET

OCT. 13, 2017: IN 1976, JOHN MORRELL'S WORKERS WENT ON STRIKE OVER INADEQUATE BENEFITS. HOW LONG DID IT TAKE TO REACH AN AGREEMENT? ANSWER: THREE DAYS

OCT. 12, 2017: WHICH CITY IN SOUTH DAKOTA IS KNOWN AS THE "MOTHER CITY" OF THE DAKOTAS? ANSWER: YANKTON

OCT. 10, 2017: HAMLIN COUNTY HAD A CONSERVATION OFFICER, HIS NAME WAS BROOK BROWN, WHAT SAYING WAS HE WELL KNOWN FOR? ANSWER: FISH ON!!

OCT. 5, 2017: THE SEC. OF AGRICULTURE, EZRA TAFT BENSON, WAS SPEAKING IN SD, AND THEY THREW EGGS AT HIM. WHAT SPECIAL EVENT WAS HE ATTENDING? ANSWER: THE CORN PICKING CONTEST.

SEPT. 26, 2017: A SCULPTURE IN SD NAMED WILLIE WEATHER WATCHER STANDS WHERE, AND WHO CREATED IT? ANSWER: HE'S IN THE FRONT OFFICE THE WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION AND WAS CREATED BY RON WALKER.

SEPT. 21, 2017: SD HAS TWO WORLD CHAMPIONS FROM OLERICH. WHAT ARE THEY WORLD CHAMPIONS IN? ANSWER: BRONC RIDING AND BARREL RACING.

SEPT. 19, 2017: INVENTED IN SD, IT'S CALLED THE DOOR-HICKEY. WHAT IS IT, AND WHERE WAS IT INVENTED? ANSWER: IT IS A SLIDING DOOR OPENER FOR YOUR ELBOW, AND WAS INVENTED IN BROOKINGS.

SEPT. 18, 2017: THERE ARE THREE GEOGRAPHICAL FORMATIONS IN SD SMALLER THAN CANYONS WITH MANY OF THE SAME FEATURES. TWO IN WESTERN SD, ONE IN EASTERN SD. WHERE IS THE ONE IN EASTERN SD, AND WHAT IS ITS' NAME? ANSWER: BIG COULEE WEST OF WILMOT.

SEPT. 14, 2017: FALL RIVER COUNTY HAS ONE, HARDING COUNTY HAS TWO, AND PERKINS COUNTY HAS ONE CREEK THAT ALL HAVE THE SAME NAME. WHAT'S THAT NAME? ANSWER: DUCK CREEK

SEPT. 13, 2017: WHICH RESTAURANT WITHIN 50 MILES OF WATERTOWN, DISASSEMBLED THEIR BOWLING ALLEY AND MADE TABLES OUT OF IT? ANSWER: CHARGER CAFÉ IN HAYTI.

SEPT. 12, 2017: REPTILE GARDENS GOT OFF TO A SLOW START, UNTIL THE FOUNDER ADDED A NEW, DANGEROUS ATTRACTION. WHAT WAS IT? ANSWER: ALLIGATOR WRESTLING.

SEPT. 11, 2017: DURING THE TOUGH TIMES OF THE 30'S AND 40'S THE STATE OF SD RELIED ON HOMESTAKE GOLD MINE TO WEATHER THE STORM. THERE WAS ONE BUYER FOR HOMESTAKE GOLD. NAME THAT BUYER? ANSWER: US GOVERNMENT

SEPT. 8, 2017: WHO WAS THE FIRST SOUTH DAKOTAN TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HALL OF FAME? ANSWER: SPARKY ANDERSON

SEPT. 6, 2017: WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE SOUTH DAKOTAN WHO BATTLED MOONSHINERS ON THE YANKTON SIOUX RESERVATION, AND SERVED AS A BODYGUARD FOR CALVIN COOLIDGE? ANSWER: AL CAPONE'S BROTHER, JAMES.

SEPT. 5, 2017: HOW DID JOE FOSS' FATHER DIE? ANSWER: HE DROVE OVER A LIVE ELECTRICAL CABLE.

SEPT. 1, 2017: THE COWBOY'S PRAYER, A FAMOUS POEM OFTEN ATTRIBUTED TO ANONYMOUS, WAS ACTUALLY WRITTEN BY A SOUTH DAKOTAN. WHO WAS IT? ANSWER: BADGER CLARK

AUGUST 30, 2017: HOW MANY STEPS ARE THERE TO THE TOP OF THE CRAZY HORSE MONUMENT? ANSWER: 741

AUGUST 29, 2017: JOSEF MEIER BUILT A LANDMARK IN THE BLACK HILLS. WHAT DID HE BUILD? ANSWER: THE AMPHITHEATER FOR THE PASSION PLAY.

AUGUST 28, 2017: WHAT MONTH, DAY, AND YEAR WAS GROUND BROKEN ON THE CURRENT WATERTOWN POST OFFICE? ANSWER: MAY 23, 1975.

AUGUST 17, 2017: ABERDEEN, IPSWICH, PLANKINTON, TIMBER LAKE, RAPID CITY, AND ST. FRANCIS EACH HAD ONE. IT NO LONGER EXISTS IN ANY OF THOSE CITIES. WHAT WAS IT? ANSWER: THEY ALL HAD "PALACES ON THE PRAIRIE", SIMILAR TO THE CORN PALACE.

AUGUST 15, 2017: IT WAS CALLED THE GREATEST DISPLAY OF GRAIN EVER SHOWN BY ANY COUNTRY. WHAT WAS IT, AND IN WHICH SD CITY DID IT EXIST? ANSWER: PLANKINTON GRAIN PALACE.

AUGUST 14, 2017: WHAT SD GROUP PLAYED THE KENNEDY CENTER, AND SERVED UP "POP ROCK WITH A PUNCH" ? ANSWER: KORY AND THE FIREFLIES

AUGUST 11, 2017: IN THE 1970'S THERE WAS A SPIKE IN THE OPENING OF FAST-FOOD DINERS ACROSS SD. THAT CULTURAL SHIFT COINCIDED WITH WHAT CHANGE IN FAMILIES IN SD? ANSWER: MOTHERS WORKING

AUGUST 10, 2017: THOMAS FAWICK DID SOMETHING THAT CAUSED THE BIGGEST CONTROVERSY FOR THE STATE'S YOUNGEST MAYOR. WHAT WAS IT? ANSWER: HE PURCHASED THE STATUE OF DAVID IN SIOUX FALLS.

AUGUST 9, 2017: CANTON SD USED TO HAVE A COLLEGE, WHAT WAS IT CALLED? AUGUSTANA

AUGUST 7, 2017: CARRIE NATION, THE CRUSADER FOR PROHIBITION, HAD A REPUTATION FOR SMASHING DRINKING ESTABLISHMENTS. IN SD, SHE STRUCK A DEAL WITH A DEADWOOD BAR OWNER TO SMASH ONLY WHAT IN HIS ESTABLISHMENT? ANSWER: CHEAP BOTTLES OF BOOZE AND MIRROR.

AUGUST 3, 2017: WHAT IS "SEARCHING FOR (OR ASTRIDE) THE WHITE MULE"? ANSWER: A BOOK ABOUT PROHIBITION IN SD.

AUGUST 2, 2017: IN WHICH SD CITY IS IT AGAINST THE LAW TO CAUSE STATIC? ANSWER: HURON

AUGUST 1, 2017: IN 1923, THE STATE OF SD CONSTRUCTED ITS' FIRST WHAT? ANSWER: PAVED HIGHWAY.

JULY 31, 2017: GOV. PETER NORBECK HIRED JOHN KIRKHAM TO BUILD WHAT SOUTH DAKOTANS HAD WANTED FOR A LONG TIME. WHAT DID HE BUILD? ANSWER: BRIDGES ACROSS THE MISSOURI RIVER.

JULY 27, 2017: ACCORDING TO THE SD STATE SONG, HAIL SOUTH DAKOTA, THREE THINGS MAKE OUR STATE GRAND. WHAT ARE THEY? ANSWER: HEALTH, WEALTH, AND BEAUTY.

JULY 26, 2017: IN ADVERTISING FOR FARMERS TO MOVE TO SD, A PHRASE WAS COINED. "THE RAINS WILL FOLLOW THE ______" IT PROVED NOT TO BE TRUE. ANSWER: PLOW

JULY 24, 2017: IN 1902 ONE OF THE SEVERAL LAST SPECIAL EVENTS WAS HELD IN SD, AND PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT ATTENDED. WHAT WAS THAT SPECIAL EVENT, OF WHICH MANY WERE CALLED "THE LAST"? ANSWER: ROUNDUP

JULY 12, 2017: WHO WAS THE RUNNER ON FOOT WHO IN 1903 SUCCESSFULLY DEFEATED A YOUNG THOROUGHBRED HORSE AND RIDER IN A 24 MILE RACE FROM FT. THOMPSON TO AMERICAN CREEK? ANSWER:

JULY 11, 2017: ALTHOUGH PRES. JAMES BUCHANAN NEVER HAD A STRONG REPUTATION, HE DID SOMETHING IMPORTANT FOR SOUTH DAKOTA. WHAT WAS IT? ANSWER: HE SIGNED THE DOCUMENTS CREATING DAKOTA TERRITORY.

JULY 10, 2017: BEFORE ITS' DESTRUCTION, WATERTOWN BUSINESS UNIVERSITY WAS HOUSED IN A BUILDING CALLED TARBELL HALL. WHO WAS IT NAMED FOR, AND WHAT DID HE DO? ANSWER: DR. HERBEY TARBELL

JULY 7, 2017: BEFORE IT WAS ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, IT WAS NAMED WHAT? ANSWER: WEAVER AIR FORCE BASE.

JULY 5, 2017: IN 1969 THE FAA HONORED THE SOUTH DAKOTA AERONAUTICS MECHANIC OF THE YEAR. WHO WAS IT? ANSWER: LAVERNE KRAMER.

JUNE 28, 2017: IN 1904 AN EASTERN FIRM EXAMINED THIS MINE, AND OFFERED THE PARTNERS A CERTIFIED CHECK FOR $84,000 TO BUY IT. ONE OF THE OWNERS, WHO WAS VERY INTOXICATED, TOLD THEM $100,000 OR NOTHING. THE DEAL FELL THROUGH, AND HE DIED A PAUPER. WHAT BLACK HILLS MINE WAS IT? ANSWER: THE COMET MINE.

JUNE 26, 2017: STARTING ON JUNE 27, THE COMBAT RAIDER SCHEDULE COMES TO SD. CATTLEMEN HAVE BEEN WARNED ABOUT IT, BECAUSE OF THE STAR OF THE SHOW. WHAT IS THE STAR OF THE SHOW? ANSWER: B1 BOMBER

JUNE 20, 2017: HOW MANY COUNTIES WERE FORMED BY THE FIRST SD LEGISLATURE? ANSWER: 18

JUNE 15, 2017: WHAT IS THE NUMBER ONE COMPLAINT HEARD IN TREASURERS OFFICE IN SOUTH DAKOTA? ANSWER: PLATES ON TRAILERS ARE TOO SMALL.

JUNE 14, 2017: GIVE US THE NAME OF THE FIRST DEAF PERSON TO EARN A PILOT'S LICENSE IN THE US. WHERE IS SHE FROM, AND WHAT IS HER NAME? ANSWER: NELLIE WILLHITE FROM BOX ELDER, SD.

JUNE 12, 2017: SMOKE JUMPERS WERE USED IN SD STARTING IN WHAT YEAR, AND WERE PHASED OUT OF SERVICE IN WHAT YEAR? ANSWER: 1959 AND 1969.

JUNE 8, 2017: WHAT YEAR DID WALLACE SOUTH DAKOTA HAVE IT'S LARGEST GRADUATING CLASS? ANSWER: 1959

JUNE 6, 2017: LAKE AREA TECH SOLD AN AIRPLANE TO FUND THE BEGINNING OF THEIR AVIATION PROGRAM. WHAT AIRPLANE DID THEY SELL? ANSWER: DEHAVILLAND BEAVER.

JUNE 2, 2017: WHAT'S CONSIDERED TO BE THE OLDEST WORKS OF MAN IN SD? ANSWER: THE INDIAN MOUNDS.

MAY 16, 2017: NAME THE CITY IN NE SOUTH DAKOTA THAT WAS HOME TO THE LAST STANDARD STATION IN THE UNITED STATES TO USE THE VISIBLE GAS PUMPS? ANSWER: CRANDALL

MAY 15, 2017: ONLY TWO STATES SHARE A BORDER COMPLETELY AND PERMANENTLY MARKED. WHAT ARE THE MARKERS MADE OF, AND HOW MANY OF THEM ARE THERE? ANSWER: SD AND ND HAVE 720 QUARTZITE MARKERS ALONG THEIR BORDERS.

MAY 12, 2017: HOVEN, SD HAS A CHURCH THAT WAS BUILT AS A CATHEDRAL OF THE PRAIRIE, WHY CAN'T IT BE CALLED A CATHEDRAL? ANSWER: THEY DON'T HAVE A BISHOP.

MAY 11, 2017: THE CO-CREATOR OF THE POWERFUL ANTI-DANDRUFF SHAMPOO, SELSUN BLUE, IS FROM WHICH SOUTH DAKOTA CITY? ANSWER: WILLOW LAKE

MAY 10, 2017: HOW MANY TIMES, INCLUDING THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE, WAS THE AREA OF THE UNITED STATES THAT INCLUDES SOUTH DAKOTA CLAIMED BY A FOREIGN COUNTRY? ANSWER: FOUR

MAY 9, 2017: PRESIDENT JEFFERSON CHOSE CAPT. MERIWETHER LEWIS, A COUSIN OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, TO HEAD A PARTY OF EXPLORES TO THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE. WHAT POSITION DID LEWIS HOLD IN THE GOVERNMENT? ANSWER: JEFFERSON'S PERSONAL SECRETARY.

MAY 4, 2017: THOUSANDS OF MEN AND WOMEN TRAVELED TO TRIPP COUNTY TO TAKE PART IN THE HOMESTEAD LOTTERY. ONE OF THOSE MEN LOST OUT IN THE LOTTERY, BUT LATER WAS ELECTED TO A HIGH OFFICE. WHO WAS HE? ANSWER: HARRY TRUMAN

MAY 3, 2017: SOMEONE FROM DEUEL CO. WOULD MEET YOU, SHAKE YOUR HAND, AND SAY "REMEMBER, I AM YOUR FRIEND. WHO WAS IT? ANSWER: E.W. WEISEL

MAY 1, 2017: WHO WAS THE FOUNDER OF KRANZBURG?

APRIL 28, 2017: WHAT DELICACY WAS INTRODUCED IN HUTCHINSON CO. IN THE 1880'S? ANSWER: CHISLIC FROM RUSSIA.

APRIL 25, 2017: THIS MINE IN THE BLACK HILLS WAS LOCATED BY CALIFORNIA JOE AND JACK HUNTER. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE MINE? ANSWER: CHIEF OF THE HILLS.

APRIL 14, 2017: WHICH ASSOCIATION IS CREDITED WITH INTRODUCING AVIATION IN SD? ANSWER: SD STOCKGROWERS ASSN.

APRIL 13, 2017: IN KINGSBURY COUNTY 1439 CAPSULES OF WHAT WERE BURIED IN 1961? ANSWER: GOLD

APRIL 12, 2017: WHAT PERMIT GAVE KORCZAK ZIOLKOWSKI PERMISSION TO START CRAZY HORSE? ANSWER: MINING PERMIT

APRIL 11,2017: WHAT DO THE COMMUNITIES OF WATERTOWN, HARTFORD, HAZEL, ESTELLINE, HAYTI, TEA, AND HUMBOLDT HAVE IN COMMON? ANSWER: LOCATIONS OF RELIABANK.

APRIL 7, 2017: WHAT WAS KYLE EVANS' NICKNAME? ANSWER: THE SINGING TROUBADOUR.

APRIL 6, 2017: A SD LAWMAKER IS KNOWN FOR HIS BLACK HAT, FRIENDLY SMILE, AND WHEELCHAIR. WHO IS HE, AND WHAT PUT HIM IN THE WHEELCHAIR? ANSWER: BILLIE SUTTON, WHO WAS INJURED IN A RODEO ACCIDENT.

APRIL 3, 2017: THE BANK WHICH EVENTUALLY BECAME RELIABANK WAS CHARTERED AS THE FARMERS NATIONAL BANK OF SOUTH SHORE IN WHAT YEAR? ANSWER: 1920

MARCH 30, 2017: WHAT DID CONGRESS DO THAT CAUSED MANY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS TO BECOME OBSOLETE, WHICH THEN LED TO THE CREATION OF THE NATIONAL MUSIC MUSEUM IN VERMILLION? ANSWER: THEY CREATED A NEW PITCH LEVEL, CHANGING THE AMOUNT OF VIBRATIONS IN EACH OF THE NOTES.

MARCH 29, 2017: WHO IS THE MAN IN SOUTH DAKOTA WHO CREATED THE FIRST MOTHER'S DAY? ANSWER: GOV. ROBERT VESSEY.

MARCH 27, 2017: WOUNDED KNEE, 1973, A BUILDING WAS BURNT DOWN. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THAT BUILDING? ANSWER: SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH.

MARCH 17, 2017: WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE MUSICAL GROUP WHO'S MISSION IS TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN INDIAN AND NON-INDIAN CULTURES? ANSWER: BRULE'

MARCH 16, 2017: IN 1969 AND 1970 WHICH POPULAR TV SHOW FILMED TWO EPISODES IN THE BLACK HILLS? ANSWER: GUNSMOKE

MARCH 15, 2017: IT STARTED IN 1912. IT'S CALLED THE BIGGEST SINGLE-DAY EVENT IN SD. WHAT IS IT? ANSWER: HOBO DAY

MARCH 14, 2017: IT WAS FORMED IN 1959 IN SD. THE ENGINEERS PLANNED TO WORK ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS, BUT IT EVOLVED. ED YOST WAS THE FATHER OF THIS INDUSTRY. WHAT INDUSTRY WAS IT? ANSWER: RAVEN INDUSTRIES.

MARCH 10, 2017: WHEN LAWRENCE WELK WAS HIRED TO PERFORM ON WNAX RADIO IN YANKTON, WHAT WAS THE NAME OF HIS BAND? ANSWER: THE HONOLULU FRUIT GUM BOYS.

MARCH 9, 2017: THANKS TO ALFALFA AND SWEET CLOVER, SD CONSISTENTLY RANKS HIGH IN THE PRODUCTION OF WHAT? ANSWER: HONEY

MARCH 8, 2017: HOW MANY STEPS ARE CARVED INTO THE MOUNTAIN, TAKING YOU TO THE TOP OF THE CRAZY HORSE MONUMENT? ANSWER: 741

MARCH 6, 2017: VIC'S PLACE, THE DEPOT, AND TACO TOWNE ALL HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON. WHERE ARE THEY, AND WHAT DO THEY HAVE IN COMMON? ANSWER: VIC'S PLACE IS IN DIMOCK, THE DEPOT IS IN ABERDEEN, AND TACO TOWNE IS IN VERMILLION. ALL OF THEM ARE GOING TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE SOUTH DAKOTA ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME THIS YEAR.

FEBRUARY 24, 2017: WHO HAS BEEN CONSIDERED TO BE THE STATE'S PREMIER HISTORIAN? ANSWER: DOANE ROBINSON

FEBRUARY 23, 2017: WHO GAINED FAME FOR FINDING THE LARGEST GOLD NUGGET IN THE BLACK HILLS? ANSWER: POTATO CREEK JOHNNY

FEBRUARY 21, 2017: WHEN SD BECAME A STATE, 92% OF THE RESIDENTS WERE RURAL. HOW MANY YEARS DID IT TAKE FOR THE URBAN DWELLERS TO DOUBLE? ANSWER: 25

FEBRUARY 20, 2017: GUTZOM BORGLUM SET OFF A BLAST OF DYNAMITE TO IMPRESS ONE PERSON. WHO WAS HE TRYING TO IMPRESS? ANSWER: FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT.

FEBRUARY 16, 2017: WHAT COUPLE IS CONSIDERED TO BE THE MOTHER AND FATHER OF SPELUNKING IN SD? ANSWER: HERB & JAN CONN.

FEBRUARY 14, 2017: IN SD, THERE IS A FORMER HOSPITAL TURNED BEAUTY SHOP, TURNED WOMEN'S CLOTHING STORE, AND NOW A PRIVATE RESIDENCE ON THE HISTORIC REGISTER, THAT IS KNOWN BY AN UNUSUAL NAME. WHAT IS IT CALLED, AND WHERE IS IT? ANSWER: THE ONION HOUSE IN DELMONT.

FEBRUARY 13, 2017: THERE IS A COLLEGE IN SD THAT IS KNOWN AS THE "COLLEGE ON WHEELS". WHICH ONE IS IT? ANSWER: AUGUSTANA

JANUARY 26, 2017: ERNEST LAWRENCE GRADUATED WITH HONORS FROM USD. THEY SAY HE LEFT HIS MARK IN VERMILLION BY FORMING THE FIRST WHAT ON CAMPUS? ANSWER: RADIO STATION

JANUARY 23, 2017: A PUBLIC AREA IN SD CARRIES THE SAME NAME AS SOMEONE AT KXLG. WHERE IS THE PUBLIC AREA, AND WHAT IS IT? ANSWER: FAEHN GAME PRODUCTION AREA, TWO MILES WEST OF WALLACE.

JANUARY 3, 2017: THE AVERAGE WHAT FOR SOUTH DAKOTANS STEADILY INCREASED STARTING IN 1889, AND THE TREND REVERSED IN 1950. WHAT WAS IT? ANSWER:

DECEMBER 28, 2016: HIS FATHER WANTED HIM TO BE A CARPENTER, BUT HE WENT TO LAW SCHOOL. BUT, HE QUIT AFTER THREE YEARS, AND TRIED SELLING INSURANCE, BUT WAS FIRED TWICE. HE WENT ON TO RUN HIS OWN NATIONAL BUSINESS FROM SD. WHO IS IT? ANSWER: OSCAR AUSTAD - AUSTAD'S GOLF.

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