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,...

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