South Dakota first grader Emmy Conner was really excited to reach Oregon on a family road trip inspired by the Oregon Trail video game.

South Dakota first grader Emmy Conner was really excited to reach Oregon on a family road trip inspired by the Oregon Trail video game.

Courtesy of the Conner family

 

  

  • What happens when rural areas become more urban, and towns become cities? North Plains is one of the fastest growing cities in Washington County. Resident Ariel Goodwin and Mayor Teri Lenahan tell us how the community prepares for and responds to growth. 

 

  

  • The first time South Dakota first-grader Emmy Conner got her hands on her dad’s handheld Oregon Trail game, she made it to Oregon (virtually). She got so into the game, and the history of the Oregon Trail, that her parents decided to take a family road trip this summer, following the trail and visiting as many landmarks as they could. 

 

  

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