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Summer, Summertime! Top Ten Black Hills Patios

Summer, Summertime! Top Ten Black Hills Patios

By Kara Sweet   10. Isabella’s (Newcastle, Wyoming) Though I may be biased, I had to start my top ten with a patio from my own small town. Isabella’s is a great Italian-inspired restaurant in an historic building on Main …

Pet of the Month: Max

Pet of the Month: Max

This playful terrier mix is three years old can be found at the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society. He can be a toy-hog, but loves to play! Max knows how to sit, but will need additional training from a patient …

Rapid City Project Honors 20th Century Native Americans

Rapid City Project Honors 20th Century Native Americans

By Denise DePaolo This month, ground will be broken in Rapid City’s Halley Park on the First Nations Sculpture Garden. The project aims to honor 20th Century luminaries from the Lakota and Dakota Native American tribes. Those selected to be …

Taste of Sarcasm: Pappy’s the Original

Taste of Sarcasm: Pappy’s the Original

By Denise DePaolo Pappy’s is bright, modern, and busy on a weekday. I showed up for lunch with a friend on a Friday afternoon, and although it took us a moment to find the correct door on the first level …

Kountry Junkin’   

Kountry Junkin’  

By Kinsey Gustafson If you pull up to a Kountry Junkin’ show you’ll see lines of people, flannel shirts, and plenty of junk ready to be picked. Kountry Junkin’ started out as a semiannual sale in Rapid City and has …

How Horses Heal Us

How Horses Heal Us

By Leah Vanden Bosch Eagle’s Ride Photos by Bonny Fleming of Asio Studio Double HP Photos by 605 Staff Horses and their graceful presence are commonly associated with sport and riding, but now, more and more people are paying attention …

Get Some Fresh Air at South Dakota’s Newest State Park

Get Some Fresh Air at South Dakota’s Newest State Park

By Jordan Smith With the weather warming up, getting outside is on everyone’s mind. It can be hard to find a good place to exercise, but once you’ve found one, you’re halfway there. Good Earth State Park at Blood Run …

At Home with Ted and Liz Heeren

At Home with Ted and Liz Heeren

By Denise DePaolo Liz Heeren says she and her husband, Ted, began falling in love with their 99-year-old Sioux Falls home the moment they stepped inside. “We weren’t seriously looking for a house yet,” she explained. “But we were walking …