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Field Notes & Fixations: Trap Kit

Field Notes & Fixations: Trap Kit

By Thomas Hentges // Image by Loni LaRive Andrew Jandt is a Huron born, Rapid City raised singer/songwriter who performs his take on indie-folk under the moniker, Trap Kit. After spending a handful of years living in Los Angeles, Andrew has returned to …

Locally Grown: Kyle Brunick

Locally Grown: Kyle Brunick

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg. Images submitted Recent graduate from the University of South Dakota, Kyle Brunick, was never shy when it came to talking with others, or talking at all. Known …

11th Annual Nemo 500

11th Annual Nemo 500

Submitted photos. This is one circumstance where you will be excited to see an outhouse. On February 25, contestants will bring their creativity and speed to the table by creating a transportable outhouse to race at the 11th Annual Nemo …

Taste of Sarcasm: Lotus Up Espresso & Deli

Taste of Sarcasm: Lotus Up Espresso & Deli

We stopped by Lotus Up Espresso & Deli on a chilly Monday for an early lunch. Like many buildings in Lead, this cafe’s new home is tall and built into a hill. Several cars were in the drive-thru and a …

Bookmarks and Big Screens: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Bookmarks and Big Screens: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

By Ellie Trebilcock Is the book or the movie better? It’s the most controversial topic between bookworms and movie-buffs. To resolve the long battle between these two passionate types of media consumers, I will compare and evaluate the quality of …

Real Deal: Altman Studeny

Real Deal: Altman Studeny

Photography by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Sitting down with South Dakota artist Altman Studeny at Exposure Gallery & Studios is refreshing for so many different reasons. His insatiable passion for art, history, and the state is constantly growing each week as …

At Home With Michael & Sydney Leonard

At Home With Michael & Sydney Leonard

Photography by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Michael and Sydney Leonard knew their 1930s central Sioux Falls home would be a project. The carpet was old, the colors were dated, and the rooms felt claustrophobic. But for the couple, who both work …

Real Love

Real Love

By Denise DePaolo // Photography by Elizabeth Lucille Photography  In the movies, the wedding is often the end of the story. The couple overcomes arbitrary obstacles to get to the altar and pledge their eternal love to one another, and that’s …

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2002

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2002

For my first album of 2002, I’ll be covering one of the biggest albums from one of rap’s most polarizing superstars. Guess who’s back, back again, it’s… The Eminem Show – Eminem Marshall Mathers is an angry man. He’s angry …

Dining In and Out: Crawford’s Bar & Grill

Dining In and Out: Crawford’s Bar & Grill

One young foodie explores the local restaurant scene, bringing quality cuisine into your kitchen, sans doggie bag. By Kaylyn Dieter Images courtesy of facebook.com/pg/crawfordssf Dining Out Originally the site of a butcher shop in 19th century Sioux Falls, Crawford’s Bar and …