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November Fashion: Sweater Weather

November Fashion: Sweater Weather

Images: Elizabeth Lucille Photography Models: Sheldon and Emily Swan It doesn’t matter if it’s modern, classic, finely-knit or chunky, nothing beats cozy when the mercury starts to drop.  Whether we’re curling up by the fire or taking a brisk walk …

At Home With Tanner and Amanda Sogge

At Home With Tanner and Amanda Sogge

By Denise DePaolo When one approaches the Rapid City home of Amanda and Tanner Sogge, it’s apparent that a Volkswagen enthusiast lives there. An older model Beetle sits in the driveway, a converted bus/pickup is parked at the curb, and …

The Real Deal: Hitch Design Studio

The Real Deal: Hitch Design Studio

By Jordan Smith Carrie Kuhl and Renee Halgerson opened Hitch Design in Brookings this February. They met while studying graphic design at South Dakota State University and later worked together at AIGA in Sioux Falls. The pair is now using …

Taste of Sarcasm: Pourhouse

Taste of Sarcasm: Pourhouse

By Denise DePaolo The heavily industrial intersection of West 12th and Marion Road isn’t typically thought of as a Sioux Falls culinary destination. Mostly, I surmise, that’s because people have yet to try Pourhouse. Located in an unremarkable strip mall …

Celebrating 125 Years of Keeping it Rural

Celebrating 125 Years of Keeping it Rural

By Denise DePaolo Photos by Dan Thorson “I’ve lived other places and I just get tired of being in a city and I get tired of being in mountains. For some reason, I prefer life here. I prefer flat land. …

Rapid City Store Helps Keep Parenthood Affordable

Rapid City Store Helps Keep Parenthood Affordable

Parenthood is expensive. All of the darling little outfits, Boppys, breastfeeding bras and thousands of other “must have” items can really add up. This became clear to Lafawn Janis three years ago when she was preparing to have her second …

What’s So Great About Cauliflower?

What’s So Great About Cauliflower?

By Denise DePaolo It’s not colorful and it’s not particularly flavorful when raw, but move over kale – cauliflower is enjoying its moment in the spotlight. It’s low in calories and rich in nutrients, packing tons of vitamin C, vitamin K, …

Is Clean Eating for You?

Is Clean Eating for You?

By Denise DePaolo It’s about cutting out processed foods, and instead, eating whole foods. Clean eating forces us to pay attention to what we’re shoving into our food hole, and as a result, many people report a myriad of positive …

Shelter Pet of the Month: Cassie

Shelter Pet of the Month: Cassie

Meet Cassie! This sweet three-year-old mixed breed was brought to the Sioux Falls Area Human Society as a stray, and now she’s looking for a forever home. She knows how to sit and is good with children. It’s unknown whether …