Contact Us

Don’t Forget To Change Your Clocks This Weekend

Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Time to say goodbye to Daylight Saving Time and return to Standard Time.

So why the picture of the train?  A listener recently emailed me the most interesting piece of trivia…

Did you know that at 2am Saturday, all passenger trains in the country will stop where they’re at?  And then at 3am, when all the clocks and schedules are back in sync, they’ll start rolling again.

So what about in the Spring when we add an hour?  According to a spokesperson for the Railroad Association, they just “try a little harder” to make up for lost time.

You think about it though, the railroads have had a lot to do with how we Americans keep time.  It was at a railroad meeting in 1883 where the four time zones were established -Eastern, Central, Mountain and Pacific.

I’ve never had the opportunity to ride a passenger train; I’d like to though.  That’s one of the things on my bucket list.  I’d like to hitch a ride on Amtrak out to the Pacific Northwest and then cruise up to Alaska.

Speaking of Amtrak, can you name the only two states that don‘t have Amtrak service?  South Dakota and Oklahoma.

Between the time change thing and the Amtrak question, that should be good for a couple of free beers from your buddies this weekend!

More Local News

More State, US & World News

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ksoo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KSOO-AM 1140 - Live, Local and Breaking News from Sioux Falls, South Dakota quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on KSOO-AM 1140 - Live, Local and Breaking News from Sioux Falls, South Dakota quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!