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Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg. Images submitted Flashback to freshman year of college, the first weekend in a strange dorm, in an even stranger town. This is when I first met Rebecca …

8th Annual 605 Summer Classic

8th Annual 605 Summer Classic

Mod Sun headlines Saturday, June 24.  605 had the chance to chat with 605 Summer Classic headliners Caroline Smith (Friday, June 23) and Mod Sun (Saturday, June 24) about their careers, their latest albums, and what to expect at this …

At Home With Ryan + Mel Kickland

At Home With Ryan + Mel Kickland

In celebration of our summer festival issue, we visited Americana musician Ryan Kickland in his west Rapid City home. The avid collector gave us a tour of his ranch home that he shares with wife, Mel, and his children Alia, …

Come Visit Canton

Come Visit Canton

Only 20 miles south of Sioux Falls is the Lincoln County town that is surrounded by Newton Hills State Park, the Big Sioux River, and the “rolling hills of the Sioux Valley.” Whether it’s a day trip or a weekend …

Dining In and Out: Pappy’s the Original

Dining In and Out: Pappy’s the Original

One young foodie explores the local restaurant scene, bringing quality cuisine into your kitchen, sans doggie bag. By Kaylyn Deiter Dining Out Housed alongside a bank in a modern brick building called The Plaza downtown, Pappy’s the Original is a …

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2006

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2006

By Sean Calhoun While I’ve covered a lot of different genres on this blog, one that I’ve avoided up to this point is country music (partly because I was interested in other bands, and partly because I’ve never been a …

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg. Images submitted Throughout my journey with 605, I’ve delved deep into the music scene of Sioux Falls. While I have met my fair share of bands, singer-songwriters …

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 …