Graffiti artist and About The Life, Inc. Co-Founder, Derek "Focus" Smith, has combined his culture and his love of art to make a difference where it matters. One of his most recent works is a 20-foot-by-20-foot mural in Art...

Yoga For The Sol

Yoga has been the popular go-to for mindfulness and exercise for years, but has recently taken a turn for the unconventional. For Karen Buxcel, owner of Sōl Yoga Collective, this change was the next logical step in her practice; a practice...
The reopening of the Dakota Territorial Museum has been Crystal Nelson's baby for the past decade. Since 2008, the executive director and curator of the historic children's museum has worked alongside the Mead Building Committee and the Yankton County Historical Society - planning,...
On a chilly, Friday afternoon, I hopped onto the interstate into Moody County to Flandreau. Known for Royal River Casino, which is currently undergoing a giant renovation, the town of around 2,300 is full of "how are you doing"...
First known as Hillyo, Hill City was the second town in the Black Hills in conjunction with the 1876 discovery of placer gold deposits in Spring creek. The town that bustles during tourist season only slows down a bit as...
Known as a Sioux Falls staple for everything entertainment, Last Stop is here this holiday season to offer something for everyone on your shopping list. This two-location store buys and sells everything from VHS tapes to 45's. So, whether you have...

Come Visit: Garretson

Just 20 minutes northeast of Sioux Falls is the town of Garretson. When you’re not exploring The Palisades, Devil’s Gulch, or Split Rock Park, here are just a handful of things to do when visiting the town full of...
“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...
Domico Rodriguez has never seen a ghost. And for someone in his position, that’s actually surprising. “It’s just not really my thing,” said Rodriguez, who serves as the general manager of the historic—and supposedly haunted—Hotel Alex Johnson in downtown Rapid City. It...

Come Visit: Brandon

Just under 15 miles away from Sioux Falls is the charming town of Brandon. With cornfields, wineries, pumpkin patches, unique shopping, and dining options, the area is constantly growing, and 605 checked it out. BRANDON EST. 1878 FOR SHOPPING BEAUTIQUE 513 N. Splitrock...

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