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605 Outdoor Wonders: Palisades State Park

605 Outdoor Wonders: Palisades State Park

By Anna Stritecky South Dakota’s own rose quartz beauty is just a half hour drive from Sioux Falls, right on the outskirts of Garretson. The Palisades are a 605 wonder, scaling up quartz rocks that overlook a surrounding river and …

What’s In a Maze?

What’s In a Maze?

By Jordan Smith Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Fall means pumpkin picking, sweater weather, apple cider, and corn mazes. Many people know what a corn maze is or may have raced through one, but don’t understand what goes into making …

At Home with Thomas Christiansen and Adam Jorgensen

At Home with Thomas Christiansen and Adam Jorgensen

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Like many houses of its era, the Sioux Falls home Thomas Christiansen shares with partner Adam Jorgensen is larger than it appears from the outside. The 1928 craftsman is a tidy shuttered …

Connecting to the Past: Face to Face with the Founders

Connecting to the Past: Face to Face with the Founders

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography They say death is just a part of life, and as long as we’re remembered, we can live on. That is the idea behind Sioux Heritage Museums’ Voices from the Past: Woodlawn …

The Real Deal: Brandon Callenius

The Real Deal: Brandon Callenius

By Leah Vanden Bosch Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Tis the season for spooks and scares, and Jaycees’ Haunted House is serving the Sioux Falls community  enough horror and fright to terrify even the most courageous participant. The attraction has …

Locally Grown: Mato Jacob Standing Soldier

Locally Grown: Mato Jacob Standing Soldier

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg.  Mato Jacob Standing Soldier, stage name: Mato Wayuhi, is taking his motivation, culture and heart and taking the Sioux Falls music scene by storm. A recent graduate …

Bookmarks and Big Screens: Austenland

Bookmarks and Big Screens: Austenland

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 …

Dining In and Out: Fiero Pizza

Dining In and Out: Fiero Pizza

One young foodie explores the local restaurant scene, bringing quality cuisine into your kitchen, sans doggie bag. By Kaylyn Deiter Dining Out Downtown’s Fiero Pizza is a pizza lover’s paradise. With virtually unlimited topping, sauce, and crust options, Fiero takes …

Field Notes and Fixations: Guilty Pleasure Music

Field Notes and Fixations: Guilty Pleasure Music

By Thomas Hentges It’s early spring and you’re giddy just to lower your car windows down and let the fresh air run through your hair.  After seemingly scanning stations for the last five minutes you land on something a little …

Warm Drinks for Cool Evenings

Warm Drinks for Cool Evenings

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler. Warm up with one of these delicious drinks, perfect for sipping while stargazing on the deck or serving to friends by the fire pit. The Ultimate Pumpkin Spice  (Makes …