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Dining In and Out: The Diner

Dining In and Out: The Diner

One young foodie explores the local restaurant scene, bringing quality cuisine into your kitchen, sans doggie bag. By Kaylyn Deiter Dining Out Nothing brings back a little 1950s nostalgia like a diner’s checkered floors, neon signs, and frothy milkshakes with …

Locally Grown: Tevyn Waddell

Locally Grown: Tevyn Waddell

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg.  It’s Olympic Games season and all Tevyn Waddell can think about is the trials. Instead of planning the last big party or what shoes to wear at …

Meet Music Writer Thomas Hentges

Meet Music Writer Thomas Hentges

To say Madison native Thomas Hentges’ musical interests are diverse might be an understatement, considering his highest profile projects have been metalcore juggernaut Nodes of Ranvier and the folky, acoustic outfit Burlap Wolf King. He is also a co-founder of Different Folk …

Fun with Farmer’s Market Produce

Fun with Farmer’s Market Produce

The farmer’s market is a great place to find fresh, local produce. A visit is also the perfect opportunity to get out of a rut and try something new. Never cooked with kohlrabi? Only eaten Brussels sprouts at your childhood …

Taste of Sarcasm: 1429 Roadhouse

Taste of Sarcasm: 1429 Roadhouse

The area near Brookings’ Exit 132 seems to be in a constant state of change. Even frequent visitors, like myself, aren’t surprised to see new strip malls and stores pop up seemingly overnight. On a recent visit, I found that …

Homework: Living on the Job

Homework: Living on the Job

By Denise DePaolo Images by Bonny Fleming at Bonzeye Studio and Elizabeth Lucille Photography Imagine waking up unaided by an alarm clock, rolling out of bed, and beginning your workday while lounging, hair askew. Working from home takes many shapes. …

At Home with Matt and Megan Krivarchka

At Home with Matt and Megan Krivarchka

Megan Krivarchka describes her style as “contemporary, but family-friendly.” When Megan, a NICU nurse and husband Matt, a dentist, built their house on the west side of Brandon, it was important for them to incorporate design elements that they loved, …

Biking Through The Black Hills

Biking Through The Black Hills

By Leah Vanden Bosch The George S. Mickelson Trail weaves through the Black Hills National Forest, and the views are breathtaking. Wanting to share her appreciation for those views and passion for biking, Stacey Phillips partnered up with friend Jobie …

Why Mommy Stress Eats

Why Mommy Stress Eats

By Tracy Kirby Image by Crista Ballard Photography At the very moment of this writing, I could be the poster child for stress eating. Are you familiar with the term “stress eating?” If not, don’t worry. I’m an expert. Simply …

The Real Deal: Baron Wolfgang

The Real Deal: Baron Wolfgang

Baron Wolfgang has worked with interiors in Sioux Falls for more than a decade. Known for an artistic sensibility, a penchant for joy, and unerring good taste, this local luminary of design sat down at Sioux Falls delicatessen M.B. Haskett …