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11th Annual Nemo 500

11th Annual Nemo 500

Submitted photos. This is one circumstance where you will be excited to see an outhouse. On February 25, contestants will bring their creativity and speed to the table by creating a transportable outhouse to race at the 11th Annual Nemo …

Taste of Sarcasm: Lotus Up Espresso & Deli

Taste of Sarcasm: Lotus Up Espresso & Deli

We stopped by Lotus Up Espresso & Deli on a chilly Monday for an early lunch. Like many buildings in Lead, this cafe’s new home is tall and built into a hill. Several cars were in the drive-thru and a …

Real Deal: Altman Studeny

Real Deal: Altman Studeny

Photography by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Sitting down with South Dakota artist Altman Studeny at Exposure Gallery & Studios is refreshing for so many different reasons. His insatiable passion for art, history, and the state is constantly growing each week as …

At Home With Michael & Sydney Leonard

At Home With Michael & Sydney Leonard

Photography by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Michael and Sydney Leonard knew their 1930s central Sioux Falls home would be a project. The carpet was old, the colors were dated, and the rooms felt claustrophobic. But for the couple, who both work …

Real Love

Real Love

By Denise DePaolo // Photography by Elizabeth Lucille Photography  In the movies, the wedding is often the end of the story. The couple overcomes arbitrary obstacles to get to the altar and pledge their eternal love to one another, and that’s …

Young Leaders of 2017: Elizabeth Mayrose

Young Leaders of 2017: Elizabeth Mayrose

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography It’s time to recognize those who stand out and show great promise for the year ahead. Each year, 605 selects a group of young leaders from a pile of nominations – all …

At Home with Dustin and Laura Floyd at the 1899 Inn

At Home with Dustin and Laura Floyd at the 1899 Inn

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Seven years ago, Dustin and Laura Floyd were living a disconnected suburban existence. They didn’t know their neighbors. Their commute was 45 minutes each way. It soon became painfully obvious it wasn’t the …

Taste of Sarcasm: Downtown Sushi

Taste of Sarcasm: Downtown Sushi

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography I’ll admit it. Watertown is not where I expected to find a quality sushi place. As my mom’s hometown, I spent a lot of time here as a kid, and grew used …

Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography It’s inexplicable, yet undeniable. People are drawn to fire. Whether it’s the primal need for warmth or a desire for kinship on a weekend night, we feel inherently comforted by flames. And …

Young Leaders of 2017: Nick Wendell

Young Leaders of 2017: Nick Wendell

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography It’s time to recognize those who stand out and show great promise for the year ahead. Each year, 605 selects a group of young leaders from a pile of nominations – all …