“Shop local” is more than just a mantra. It’s a commitment to our families and our neighbors and our communities. It’s a statement that we would rather put our money toward quality, craftsmanship, and the growth of our own...
They say death is just a part of life, and as long as we’re remembered, we can live on. That is the idea behind Siouxland Heritage Museums’ Voices from the Past: Woodlawn by Lantern tours. "I think it’s just very...
There’s an old adage that goes, “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” As adults, it’s easy to forget the wonders of childhood. Between work and countless other responsibilities, the idea...
Imagine waking up unaided by an alarm clock, rolling out of bed, and beginning your workday while lounging, hair askew. Working from home takes many shapes. The pajama-clad putterer is almost never the reality. Instead, working remotely is an...
When we find ourselves waxing nostalgic, one trope that inevitably comes to mind is summertime. Many of us think about the sense of possibility on the last day of school, playing outside until our laughter mingled with the fireflies,...
By Denise DePaolo Submitted Images When Brother Ali last took the 605 Summer Classic stage in 2013, things didn’t go as planned. A huge crowd clamored to see the Minneapolis-based hip hop artist, and he was ready to give it his...
When Brother Ali last took the 605 Summer Classic stage in 2013, things didn’t go as planned. A huge crowd clamored to see the Minneapolis-based hip hop artist, and he was ready to give it his all, but Mother...
By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography There is no more productive form of muscle-powered travel than cycling. A 2012 article on popularmechanics.com cites the example of a cyclist versus a pedestrian, pointing out that if the two use the...
By Denise DePaolo Images: Elizabeth Lucille Photography and Emily Swan Photography South Dakotans love beer. Really, they do. According to a 2014 study from Beer Marketer’s Insights published in USA Today, we consume the fourth-most beer per capita (after North Dakota,...
By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography South Dakota’s largest city is constantly making it onto lists of best places to live, best places to do business, and best places to retire - but is it one of the best...

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