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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 …

Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography It’s inexplicable, yet undeniable. People are drawn to fire. Whether it’s the primal need for warmth or a desire for kinship on a weekend night, we feel inherently comforted by flames. And …

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 …

Young Leaders of 2017: Nick Wendell

Young Leaders of 2017: Nick Wendell

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 …

Young Leaders of 2017: Whitney Rencountre

Young Leaders of 2017: Whitney Rencountre

By Denise DePaolo Images by Emily Swan 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 …

Young Leaders of 2017: Libby Skarin

Young Leaders of 2017: Libby Skarin

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 …

Field Notes & Fixations: Favorites of 2016

Field Notes & Fixations: Favorites of 2016

By Thomas Hentges 2016 will likely be remembered for it’s more tumultuous leanings. However, to each yin there is almost always a yang. The disturbing tone and rhetoric of the 2016 electoral season was juxtaposed with the seeming miracle of a Chicago Cubs victory on that the …