The Black Hills are stacked high with mountains of history and tales of the "Wild West," but the deepest traces of history can be found underground.  The Black Hills Caverns are one of several caves in the area where adventurous...
If you’ve traveled across the state, you’re likely familiar with Wall Drug, Mount Rushmore, and Crazy Horse. But if you’re looking for another attraction to add to your South Dakota vacation this summer, look no further than 1880 Town,...
THE 605 TEAM PACKED UP THE CAR (TO THE BRIM) AND HEADED NORTH FROM SIOUX FALLS TO ABERDEEN. KNOWN FOR STORYBOOK LAND AND OUTDOOR RECREATION, WE WERE EXCITED TO CHECK OUT THE LOCAL FOOD AND ART SCENE. FIRST STOP: DEMPSEY'S...
Known for “antiques, vintage, and curiosities,” Urban Archaeology not only has unique finds, but it’s all in a well-designed, impeccable space in downtown Sioux Falls.  Curator and co-owner of Urban Archaeology Dustin DeBoer has had the business with wife, Rachel,...
While pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from South Dakota State University, Elkton native, Emilie Nettinga, remembers being told that the only career path for someone with her degree was education. After graduation however, she went on to work at several...
You can pan for gold in the heart of Keystone. Now attraction is taking new steps to makes one of their own treasures shine. Big Thunder Bar and Grill used to be known as a simple eatery with a select menu,...
After 10 years and hundreds of stories, the 605 staff has many photo shoots under their belts. What some might not see is what's happening behind the lens. To celebrate the occasion, a couple past and present team members give a...
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,...
“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...

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