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605: Up Next

With so many events taking place in South Dakota, we understand how it can be overwhelming to remember them all. We've decided to highlight...

Wing & Brew Festival 2018

Whether you’re willing to accept it or not, summer is slowly coming to an end. With that, block parties, yard games, and fun in...

Join the Team: Multimedia Designer

605 is currently looking for a full-time multimedia designer. Please check out the information below on how to apply. MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER Applications are open until August...

605: Up Next

With so many events taking place in South Dakota, we understand how it can be overwhelming to remember them all. We've decided to highlight...

6 Adventure Must-Haves: Great Outdoor Store

The Great Outdoor Store is a one-stop-shop to get everything you need for your next outdoor adventure. Locally owned and operated in Sioux Falls,...

Brewers’ Row | August 2018

WOODGRAIN BREWING CO. 101 S. Phillips Ave. #100, Sioux Falls // woodgrainbrew.com Beer: Mt. Tromen Brown Ale      Style: American Brown Ale    ...

Meet the Artist: Ashley Flynn

In the summer of 2016, Ashley Flynn says she was going through “serious mom guilt" about working full time and sending daughter Nina to...

Live in Color

No matter the occasion, activity, or event, everyone has a go-to color. Let these South Dakota retailers style your favorite color and take your...

Summer Checklist | August

The 605 team knows how important summer plans are, from spending time with family to spontaneous adventures, so we compiled an August checklist of...

At Home: Jon & Jenny Mammenga

When Jon and Jenny Mammenga found their south McKennan Park home in 2013, it was their first home together. Built in 1938, 2018 marks...

Working Underground: A Look at the Sanford Underground Research Facility

“You don’t know what you don’t know.” The Homestake Mine in Lead delved deep underground for gold until its closure in 2002, which made...

Make It: Carpenter Bar

Enjoy thoughtfully crafted cocktails, domestic and local brews, and a vast wine selection at Carpenter Bar in downtown Sioux Falls. It’s hard to choose...

Irish Twins Soap Company

Erin Nelson was just looking for a job that would allow her to spend more time with her young sons. So she searched “soap...

Come Visit: Custer

Greeting guests for more than 125 years, the oldest city in the Black Hills is full of great eateries, local brews, gift shops, outdoor...

Hang Out With Rana DeBoer

Rana DeBoer is a work well manager for the City of Sioux Falls full time, and also serves as founder and president for her...

Ask the Johns: Vol. 10 No. 8

I have a road trip coming up, and one of my friends is difficult to travel with. How do I prepare to ensure it’s...

REDwater Kitchen

The last time the 605 staff was in Spearfish, I wanted to kick myself. “You’re just missing the opening of a new farm-to-table restaurant next...

All of the Native American Culture in One Day

The Black Hills and Badlands region of South Dakota is rich in history, especially Native American culture. American Indian tribes have lived on this...

New Meadery Introduces Honey Wine to South Dakota

The first time Logan Bordewyk recalls being aware of mead was before he was of legal drinking age. Don’t worry, nothing illegal going on...

Urban Indianz Podcast

It’s been more than a year since the launch of the Urban Indianz Podcast through thesiouxempire.com, Robert Mehling’s podcast empire. Mehling produces six podcasts,...

It’s Still Me

There is a moment in every parent’s life when a terrifying realization hits them. That realization being: I am the parent of these kids....

Life in Drive: Erika Ristau

Born and raised in Black Hawk, Erika Ristau spent the majority of her childhood traveling the winding roads of the Black Hills in her...

605: Up Next

With so many events taking place in South Dakota, we understand how it can be overwhelming to remember them all. We've decided to highlight...

What to Expect at the SD Chislic Festival

Every state has its own bird, flower, flag, and so on. In February 2018, South Dakota passed Senate Bill 96 to make it the...

605: Up Next

With so many events taking place in South Dakota, we understand how it can be overwhelming to remember them all. We've decided to highlight...

605: Up Next

With so many events taking place in South Dakota, we understand how it can be overwhelming to remember them all. We've decided to highlight...

CultureCon 2018

The culture in workplace determines how employees work together, the success of the business, and so much more. In fact, 70 percent of the...

605: Up Next

With so many events taking place in South Dakota, we understand how it can be overwhelming to remember them all. We’ve decided to highlight...

605: Up Next

With so many events taking place in South Dakota, we understand how it can be overwhelming to remember them all. We’ve decided to highlight...

Great Plains Paradise: The Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum

Spanning across 145 acres on the east outskirts of Sioux Falls, the Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum offers an escape into serene, historic nature. Executive...