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History and Allure of Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills

Black Hills Expert Shares History and Allure of Mount Rushmore

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Mount Rushmore, South Dakota - June 2019

Siouxland Public Media’s Sheila Brummer recently visited the Black Hills in South Dakota.  Several people suggested she meet with local tour guide Karen Bucholz.  Bucholz who is also known by her nickname "Kare Bear" talked about the history of the region's biggest attraction, Mount Rushmore.

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Karen "Kare Bear" Bucholz near Bear Butte, SD

Sheila Brummer and Karen Bucholz encountered a couple of bull snakes on the road while exploring the Black Hills and Bear Butte.   Here's an audio recording done by Karen.  Sheila is extremely scared of snakes and stayed in the vehicle.  

Snakes on the Road

Near Sturgis, SD
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Karen Bucholz Records Snake Sounds
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Bull Snakes

For more information on "Black Hills Above and Beyond Tours click here or call (605) 641-8687.

Sheila Brummer returns to her radio roots as a Reporter/Special Projects Producer for Siouxland Public Media KWIT-KOJI.