‘Tis the season for interactive fountains and (many) events at Main Street Square in downtown Rapid City, including Frühlingsfest & Spring Market on May 4. Executive director of Main Street Square Elizabeth Smith knows all of the things going on...
Known for his “mountain modern” flair, John Koch of John Koch Construction knew he wanted to bring his home-building skills to the Black Hills area. Koch, his brother, and their friends decided to buy property in Lead, and when...
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...
Sara Jamison of Sioux Falls dreamt of starting a business a few years ago, but it wasn't until August of 2018 that she took the leap to begin working towards opening her very own store. “I actually really love the...
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,...
What started as a simple craving for fresh-ground peanut butter has grown into a new business for Rapid City resident Erika Peterson.  Nerdy Nuts is a small-batch peanut butter company headquartered in Peterson’s kitchen, specializing in mouthwatering flavors, such as...
Hester and Joe Prouty moved into their small-batch production studio in the former Landstrom building in Rapid City almost a year ago, using clay from South Dakota for their popular mugs, bowls, and more. The business, dubbed Prouty Pottery,...
Around a few nondescript corners in Emmanuel Baptist Church, sit rows of brown paper bags, piles of white bread, and trays of deli meat waiting to be assembled. This is the headquarters for Lunch is Served, a Sioux Falls nonprofit that...
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...
Spring is here, which means it's time to refresh and revamp your style. 605 picked our favorite local trends that are sure to starts your season off with a fresh start. GREAT OUTDOOR STORE // COTOPAXI TASRA 16L BACKPACK // $80.00 THE DIAMOND ROOM...

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