By Denise DePaolo Images by Bonny Fleming of Asio Studio Time is short for poverty on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. That is, if Nick Tilsen has his way. Tilsen is a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. He grew up on...
By Natalie Slieter Submitted Images Rebecca Swift has had a love for makeup ever since she was a little girl. This love has now become her career. When she isn’t doing bridal and prom makeup, she maintains the social media...
By Denise DePaolo Images by Jeff Sampson Photography There are a lot of good hearts in this state. When 605 put out the call in November, asking readers to nominate young leaders to recognize in this issue, we were inundated with...
By Kelsey Bewick Whether you prefer a party or something little more low-key, there are plenty of happenings around South Dakota in 2014’s final hours. Fun-Filled End to the Year Where: Children’s Museum of South Dakota, Brookings When: Dec. 31 | 5 p.m....
By Leah Vanden Bosch Eagle's Ride Photos by Bonny Fleming of Asio Studio Double HP Photos by 605 Staff Horses and their graceful presence are commonly associated with sport and riding, but now, more and more people are paying attention to their...
By Leah Vanden Bosch Submitted Images Summers are best spent traveling, and with its eclectic collection of galleries, artifacts, and exhibits, the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center will allow visitors to travel through time. Tucked into a bluff just north of...
When Girl Scouts are mentioned, the first thought is generally cookies. Whether your vice is a box of Samoas or a sleeve of Thin Mints, most people don't think past the bite-size pleasantries and into the backbone of the...
By Denise DePaolo Photos by Dan Thorson “I’ve lived other places and I just get tired of being in a city and I get tired of being in mountains. For some reason, I prefer life here. I prefer flat land. I...
Courtesy Image of Setback. Word on the street is that the joy derived from making music in cooperation with others is difficult to rival. That and the truckloads of cash are just part of why being a rock star is...
“I love ghost stories, ghost movies, ghost hunting TV shows, and the concept of ghosts,” he continued, “but what I don’t like is how it makes my research and people’s experiences seem easily debunkable, or even hokey. There is...

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