Meet Sugar! This six-year-old domestic shorthair is looking for a loving home. She’s been at the Heartland Humane Society in Yankton since July. Sugar has some allergies and asthma, but her special needs have not impacted her gentle personality. She loves...
By Denise DePaolo Alverson Farm images by Michael Liedtke Photography It’s hard to throw a rock in South Dakota without hitting a piece of land dedicated to growth. Fields of corn and soybeans, pastures dotted with cattle, barns, silos, and combines...
Image by Choke Cherry Photography & Design This one-year-old neutered dilute grey tabby is a snuggler! He is a sweet and friendly guy who loves affection. His friends at the Brookings Humane Society say he’s usually found cuddling with his...
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...
Rufus is a little puppy who’s had a tough life. He arrived at the Oglala Pet Project with severe mange and a skin infection. But after a lot of TLC from his Sioux Falls foster family, he’s ready to...
Photos by B. Photography Hair and Makeup by Belle Touche Salon & Spa Clothing by L Couture Boutique  Every year, 605 Magazine asks readers to nominate someone they believe is deserving of a day of pampering. Keep reading to learn about the two...
This eight-year-old Labrador/Retriever mix is ready to meet his new best friends. He’s great with kids and knows basic commands. Beamer is neutered, housetrained, and will do best in a family without cats. His adoption fee is $85. The Humane...
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....
Meet Georgia! This three year-old kitty is ready to meet her forever family. She came to the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society because her previous owner had too many pets. Georgia is a little shy and needs a quiet home with...

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