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 Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501
605-224-1240 • [email protected]

KCCR AM 1240 is Pierre’s Full Service Radio Station. KCCR has the most in-depth local news, weather and sports coverage in central South Dakota in addition to ESPN national sports and your favorite adult hits.


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KLXS, Country 95.3 FM is Pierre’s country variety hits. Our “Hot Country” format features the best in Today’s Country Music with your favorites from the past. Country 95.3’s 100,000 watt signal gives our area a clear Country Music signal.

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KCCR-FM is Pierre’s only rock station. Capital City Rock’s 100,000 watt signal broadcasts our unique rock format. It features the best from the 80’s, 90’s, 00’s and today…Our playlist includes artists like Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Tom Petty, Green Day and ACDC.

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