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Celebrating Equality

Celebrating Equality

By Natalie Slieter Dakotas’ Equality Summit is not just for the LGBT community; it’s also for allies. Leslie Jordan is the featured speaker for the Sioux Falls event that will be held September 9-10 at the downtown Holiday Inn. He’s …

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 …

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 …

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 …

At Home with R.F. Pettigrew

At Home with R.F. Pettigrew

By Denise DePaolo Images by Liz Painter In South Dakota, we are big on history. Especially if it has to do with rough-and-tumble elements like the Wild West and the lives of rural farm families of the mid-to-late 1800’s. It …