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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 …

Locally Grown: Mari Ibis

Locally Grown: Mari Ibis

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg. Images submitted When most of us graduate from high school, we have a dream or a goal, to be apart of something bigger than our academic career. …

Bookmarks and Big Screens: The Choice

Bookmarks and Big Screens: The Choice

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 …

Young Leaders of 2017: Elizabeth Mayrose

Young Leaders of 2017: Elizabeth Mayrose

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography It’s time to recognize those who stand out and show great promise for the year ahead. Each year, 605 selects a group of young leaders from a pile of nominations – all …

At Home with Dustin and Laura Floyd at the 1899 Inn

At Home with Dustin and Laura Floyd at the 1899 Inn

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Seven years ago, Dustin and Laura Floyd were living a disconnected suburban existence. They didn’t know their neighbors. Their commute was 45 minutes each way. It soon became painfully obvious it wasn’t the …

Taste of Sarcasm: Downtown Sushi

Taste of Sarcasm: Downtown Sushi

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography I’ll admit it. Watertown is not where I expected to find a quality sushi place. As my mom’s hometown, I spent a lot of time here as a kid, and grew used …