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South Dakota in the Trees

South Dakota in the Trees

When you first approach Rushmore Tramway Adventures in Keystone, the Aerial Adventures Park suspended from the soaring pine trees is reminiscent of Swiss Family Robinson and the Lost Boys village in Hook. “People do compare us to [things like] that …

At Home With: Dr. Rachel MK Headley

At Home With: Dr. Rachel MK Headley

“My dad thought I should throw a match through the window, to be honest,” said Dr. Rachel MK Headley. Headley, a scientist, author, speaker, and project leadership specialist had her (experienced) hands full. The entrepreneur, who owns Cobblestone Science, The …

605 Outdoor Wonders: Good Earth State Park

605 Outdoor Wonders: Good Earth State Park

By Anna Strictecky Images courtesy of South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks As far as natural beauty goes, Good Earth State Park stays true to its name with some of the most luscious greenery and landscapes that South Dakota has …

Field Notes & Fixations: Horseplay

Field Notes & Fixations: Horseplay

By Thomas Hentges Over the course of countless teenage summer nights, lifelong friends Jack Winders and Jayden Howie didn’t envision their hobby of strumming guitars and singing songs as much more than killing time on the banks of the Minnesota River. The two …

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2005

By Sean Calhoun Last time around, I promised you more pop-punk. Well, this entry’s first album is one of the most successful albums in the genre’s history, by one of its most successful acts. It’s time to talk about… American …

Dining In and Out: Grille 26

Dining In and Out: Grille 26

One young foodie explores the local restaurant scene, bringing quality cuisine into your kitchen, sans doggie bag. By Kaylyn Deiter Dining Out Though its name speaks to its location on 26th and Western, Grille 26 is more than just a …

Locally Grown: Dennis (DJ) Smith

Locally Grown: Dennis (DJ) Smith

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg. Images submitted Growing up in a three generation home, playing football and soccer, and being avidly devoted to Boy Scouts, Dennis (DJ) Smith had a full schedule …

Listen to the newest podcast episode of the “605 Show.”

Listen to the newest podcast episode of the “605 Show.”

Listen to the newest podcast episode of the 605 Show, sponsored by CorTrust Bank. This episode features guests Jeff Zueger of White Wall Sessions chatting about filming the fifth season, and Liz Nissen talks about Total Drag and Record Store …

At Home with: John + Jasmine Johnson

At Home with: John + Jasmine Johnson

After being transferred from Oklahoma City, Okla. as the running back coach for South Dakota State University’s football team, John Johnson and his wife, Jasmine, were on a time crunch. “Pretty soon fall was about to be here, and practice …

Happy 100

Happy 100

It’s hard to be believe this is the 605’s 100th issue. From having cows relieve themselves on us during a photo shoot to having a couple massage a staff member for a story, it has definitely been a wild ride. Since meeting creative, compassionate, …