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605 Outdoor Wonders: McKennan Park

605 Outdoor Wonders: McKennan Park

By Anna Stritecky McKennan Park is up next on the list of outdoor destinations in South Dakota. This park was not always one of Sioux Falls’ most pristine pieces of land, but instead a prairie that stretched over a good …

Bookmarks and Big Screens: “Dances with Wolves”

Bookmarks and Big Screens: “Dances with Wolves”

By Ellie Trebilcock Is the book or the movie better? It’s the most controversial topic between bookworms and movie-buffs. To resolve the long battle between these two passionate types of media consumers, I will compare and evaluate the quality of the book …

Locally Grown: Addison Avery

Locally Grown: Addison Avery

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg.  Addison Avery is an activist with an appetite. From starting his high school’s GSA Alliance, to devoting his life to changing the agricultural pyramid of the Midwest, …

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 1997

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 1997

By Sean Calhoun They can’t all be winners – even in the world of #1 albums – and this year’s first album is proof. It was #1 in the US for exactly one week and has been largely forgotten. Let’s see …

Dining In and Out: Ode to Food and Drinks

Dining In and Out: Ode to Food and Drinks

By Kaylyn Deiter One young foodie explores the local restaurant scene, bringing quality cuisine into your kitchen, sans doggie bag. Dining Out Ode to Food & Drinks is a diamond in the rough of Sioux Falls’ downtown restaurant scene. Situated …

Eat Right on the Road

Eat Right on the Road

Getting behind the wheel doesn’t have to mean eating greasy, salty and fatty. With a little bit of planning, you can snack on fresh, high-energy foods and feel better for it! Caprese Skewers Ingredients: Mozzarella pearls or cubed soft cheese …

Get Involved: The Outdoor Campus

Get Involved: The Outdoor Campus

By Denise DePaolo Nature is never far when you’re in South Dakota, at the edges of our communities and neatly planted fields are state parks, grasslands, lakes, and rivers that allow us to take a beat and recharge. For those …

Active on the Road: Stretch it Out

Active on the Road: Stretch it Out

By Kaylyn Deiter Cramped from sitting in the car for hours on end? Try out these yoga poses to stay limber while you ride. Crescent Moon Pose Inhale, bringing your hands above your head and grabbing your right wrist. Exhale …

2016 605 Summer Classic: A Comprehensive Recap

2016 605 Summer Classic: A Comprehensive Recap

The 7th annual 605 Summer Classic was two-day celebration of regional music, local beer, and all around good times. Sandwiched between two nights of live music was 605’s second annual all-South Dakota beer tasting. Photographer Bill Tetrault was there through all …

I’m Proud to Be an American…Beer Lover

I’m Proud to Be an American…Beer Lover

By Kara Sweet Mount Rushmore, the Shrine of Democracy, is a very popular place to spend the birth of our country every Fourth of July. It is well known for representing four very important presidents of the United States: George Washington for …