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Summer Winery Fun in the South Dakota Sun

Summer Winery Fun in the South Dakota Sun

By Kara Sweet Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy South Dakota wine. Events abound in all corners of the state. A summer celebration is only a winery event away. Belle Joli (Sturgis) Start your summer winery celebrations at Belle Joli’s …

605 Summer Classic

605 Summer Classic

By Denise DePaolo Submitted Images When Brother Ali last took the 605 Summer Classic stage in 2013, things didn’t go as planned. A huge crowd clamored to see the Minneapolis-based hip hop artist, and he was ready to give it …

At Home with Andrew Jandt

At Home with Andrew Jandt

Located on a quiet street in southwest Rapid City, Andrew Jandt’s home is one where old meets new, and seemingly divergent styles can mingle happily. Jandt, who works full-time as a senior supply chain analyst for an energy firm and …

Little Parent on the Prairie: Power of Example

Little Parent on the Prairie: Power of Example

By Tracy Kirby Image by Crista Ballard Photography Learning to walk is kind of hard work. You’re using muscles you have never used before. Often times, you crash and burn. Injuries can ensue. And if you’re my son, your extra …

Taste of Sarcasm: Food Truck Friday

Taste of Sarcasm: Food Truck Friday

By Denise DePaolo Images by Liz Painter Sioux Falls’ love affair with the food truck may have flickered and sputtered at times, but if the popularity of Food Truck Friday is any indication, the fires are burning brightly once more. …

Get Involved: Keeping It Green

Get Involved: Keeping It Green

Submitted Images If you’ve attended a major outdoor event in Sioux Falls, you’ve seen them. Men and women in fluorescent green, milling amongst the crowd, picking up discarded items and sticking around to clean up. They’re the Ecomaniacs and they’re …

The Real Deal: Nikko McFadden

The Real Deal: Nikko McFadden

By Leah Vanden Bosch Images by Anthony Williams Nikko McFadden is making a name for himself, and this time around, it’s for all the right reasons. After spending time selling drugs, living on the streets, and behind prison bars, McFadden …

Wine and the Outdoors

Wine and the Outdoors

By Kara Sweet Summer is almost officially here. Not just the day of the year when the solstice begins, but the season when the weather actually denotes it is time to be in the sun…to be in the outdoors, to …

Real Deal: Rebecca Swift

Real Deal: Rebecca Swift

By Natalie Slieter Submitted Images Rebecca Swift has had a love for makeup ever since she was a little girl. This love has now become her career. When she isn’t doing bridal and prom makeup, she maintains the social media …

Breaking Into Coffee

Breaking Into Coffee

By Leah Vanden Bosch Images by Wes Eisenhauer Photography Many of us are dependent on a flavorful, satisfying cup of coffee to start our day, but not all realize that a lot of work goes into the morning ritual. Corey …