Sioux City, A Shared History

Mondays at 7:45 a.m. and 4:44 p.m.

Jim Schaap, the beloved storyteller behind Small Wonders, will be our skilled guide.

Each week, travel to the times and events that make Siouxland special, that shaped our history. Listen as Dr. Schaap weaves the threads of these individual tales into the canvas that paints the picture of our times… of our Shared History.

Or follow the clues of the beautiful billboards brought to you by Avery Brothers to remind you to check in here. 

Join us, at 7:45 a.m. and 4:44 p.m. on Monday's. And bookmark this page to hear these anytime! 

Special thanks to Avery Brothers for their stunning efforts, and their great enthusiasm to make this project possible for the people of our region.

Seth K. Humphrey / Wikimedia Commons

To be sure, there was a good reason for the Poncas to cut the deal they did with the strange emissary who showed up one day from Washington. He’d come to let them know  that “the Great Father” wanted the Poncas to move from their homeland on the Missouri River, to Indian Country, what would become Oklahoma, to a place where, he claimed, they’d be safe from raids by larger and more warlike neighbors.