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605 Outdoor Wonders: The Outdoor Campus

605 Outdoor Wonders: The Outdoor Campus

By Anna Stritecky Images courtesty of The Outdoor Campus The Outdoor Campus is an establishment in itself when comparing the location to other South Dakota gems. Even though The Outdoor Campus is beautiful, they also have a tremendous educational aspect …

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2000

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2000

By Sean Calhoun Last time, I covered one of the biggest boy bands of all time when I reviewed the Backstreet Boys’ Millennium. In this edition of The (Music) Yearbook, I’ll start with the best-selling album from their most well-known …

To Be a Fly on Our Wall

To Be a Fly on Our Wall

By Tracy Kirby Image by Crista Ballard Photography  I’ve always thought it quite odd whenever I have heard someone say “If only I could be a fly on the wall …” This particular turn of phrase usually means the speaker …

Shopping without Walls

Shopping without Walls

Submitted Images Marketing agency Fresh Produce is inviting the public to shop small – really small – this holiday season. For the fifth year, the business is hosting Kiosk Thursday in its downtown Sioux Falls office. Fresh Produce’s Ted Heeren …

Taste of Sarcasm: Ass’ociates

Taste of Sarcasm: Ass’ociates

By Denise DePaolo As a former east-sider, I was a regular at The Attic Bar and Grill when it first opened. Since moving to west Sioux Falls, I have definitely missed the spinach dip, burgers, and homemade barbecue sauce. So …

The Spirit(s) of South Dakota

The Spirit(s) of South Dakota

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Many of us enjoy a nice stiff drink from time to time. We all have our favorites – Jameson, Stolichnaya, or maybe a top shelf Scotch like Lagavulin or a good Glenfiddich. …

At Home with Sandi Vojta and Matt Keck

At Home with Sandi Vojta and Matt Keck

By Denise DePaolo Images by Emily Swan Photography Matt Keck and Sandi Vojta like to keep things simple. They like quality, craftsmanship, and clean lines. That’s why they are so happy in their new home on Rapid City’s West Boulevard. …

The Real Deal: Kirsten Gjesdal

The Real Deal: Kirsten Gjesdal

By Natalie Slieter Kirsten Gjesdal has always loved food. As owner of The Carrot Seed Kitchen Co., she’s able to share that passion through her inventory, cooking classes, and everyday conversations with customers.  First, what is The Carrot Seed Kitchen …

Locally Grown: Ben Gertner

Locally Grown: Ben Gertner

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg.  Images Submitted Whether it be a small downtown bakery, or the local Bagel Boy, Ben Gertner has always found a sense of belonging in front of a …

Bookmarks and Big Screens: The Da Vinci Code

Bookmarks and Big Screens: The Da Vinci Code

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 …