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A Sonic Summit

A Sonic Summit

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Sidney Bazemore believes we’re all born with music. He also hates to be pigeonholed. This might explain the structure of Man on a Mountain Productions. The company, which started as a tiny …

Making Merry: Oh Geez! Design

Making Merry: Oh Geez! Design

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photograpy The Black Hills are Becky Tomac’s muse. The deep green forests, towering peaks, and vast scenic canyons help the Sturgis-based graphic designer and owner of Oh Geez! Design clear her head and …

Taste of Sarcasm: The Sled Haus

Taste of Sarcasm: The Sled Haus

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography The Sled Haus has been on my radar for several months, and I finally got there on the day that the season’s first snowflakes drifted from the sky. The Lead eatery’s façade …

At Home with Robb and Mary Schlimgen

At Home with Robb and Mary Schlimgen

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography The moment Sioux Falls natives Robb and Mary Schlimgen laid eyes on the 1930s Cape Cod in the iconic McKennan Park neighborhood, they knew it was for them. “We put an offer …

605 Outdoor Wonders: Pactola Lake

605 Outdoor Wonders: Pactola Lake

By Anna Stritecky Some of South Dakota’s most beautiful destinations are the most simple spots that the state has to offer. Next on our journey throughout South Dakota is Pactola Lake, right outside of Hill City. Although Pactola is just a …

Dining In and Out: CRAVE American Kitchen and Sushi Bar

Dining In and Out: CRAVE American Kitchen and Sushi Bar

One young foodie explores the local restaurant scene, bringing quality cuisine into your kitchen, sans doggie bag. By Kaylyn Deiter Dining Out If you crave an urban vibe, gorgeous outdoor views and great food to boot for your next dining …

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 …