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Immersed in the Hills (#605RoadTrip)

Immersed in the Hills (#605RoadTrip)

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography When we find ourselves waxing nostalgic, one trope that inevitably comes to mind is summertime. Many of us think about the sense of possibility on the last day of school, playing outside …

Summer Time Travel

Summer Time Travel

By Leah Vanden Bosch Submitted Images Summers are best spent traveling, and with its eclectic collection of galleries, artifacts, and exhibits, the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center will allow visitors to travel through time. Tucked into a bluff just north …

Lost Cabin Beer Company

Lost Cabin Beer Company

By Denise DePaolo Named for some of the Black Hills’ best hiking trails, Lost Cabin Beer Company founders Tom Silbernagel and Jesse Scheitler say the moniker evokes the local vibe they want for their venture. “We wanted to pick a …

Taste of Sarcasm: Crave

Taste of Sarcasm: Crave

By Denise DePaolo When I told friends I’d never been to Crave before, I was met with a mixture of amusement and horror. Apparently, it’s a thing, and as a lover of delicious foods and a frequent visitor to the …

The Real Deal: Toni Gerlach

The Real Deal: Toni Gerlach

By Kinsey Gustafson Toni Gerlach first discovered her love and passion for glass as a young girl in Las Vegas. Now nestled in the heart of Deadwood, Gerlach runs a glassblowing studio connected to The Pump House, a coffee shop …

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 …