Pierre, SD

Pierre is the capital of the state of South Dakota and the county seat of Hughes County. Founded in 1880 on the east bank of the Missouri River opposite Fort Pierre, Pierre has been the state capital since South Dakota gained statehood on November 2, 1889. It was chosen for its location in the geographic center of the state. Fort Pierre was named after Pierre Chouteau, Jr., a major American fur trader from St. Louis, Missouri who was of colonial French origin.

Contact our Pierre stations:

Tara Steiner
General Manager
106 West Capital Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501
605-224-1240 • tarasteiner@todayskccr.com


KCCR AM 1240 is Pierre’s Full Service Radio Station. KCCR-AM has the most in-depth local news coverage in Central South Dakota with news, sports and weather.

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Pierre Country 95.3 plays the latest country hits and selected lister requests for a well-rounder and positive country music experience for the Pierre area.

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Capital City Rock KCCR-FM a unique rock format features the best in new rock as well as all your favorites from the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s and features 10 songs in a row every hour.

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