REDwater Kitchen

The last time the 605 staff was in Spearfish, I wanted to kick myself. “You’re just missing the opening of a new farm-to-table restaurant next week,” said several people.] Legit by days we missed REDwater Kitchen. Fast forward to when we...

Fuji San

One of the (many) awesome parts of our jobs is that people from all over the state tell us what’s new or what’s coming up in the future. My teammates were at the South Dakota Governor’s Conference on Tourism...
Performing Folk and Bluegrass music since the age of 13, Lynn has been in the South Dakota and national scene for almost half of her life. Her past album, Fall is a Good time to Die, was named as...
Eponymous Brewing Company on Main Street in Brookings was alive with activity, laughter, and friends. Patrons called to each other from opposite sides of the dark wood trimmed bar. It was Friday, March 9, and the grand opening was...
Whether it’s hiking, snowshoeing, rock climbing, or biking, Spearfish is quickly becoming the place for the adventurous year-round, or for those who simply want to take in nature. The home to Black Hills State University also has a bustling...
They're there for us during some of our biggest celebrations, fondest memories, longest nights, and toughest mornings. From two-fer specials to specialty cocktails, bartenders across South Dakota continue to hold down the fort on slow Monday nights, Thirsty Thursdays,...
Every summer, 605 buckles up into the almighty Jeep Wrangler, (lightly) arguing over whether to play EDM music or the Tron: Legacy soundtrack, and heads somewhere in our great state to explore. Realizing the majority of us had never...
“My dad thought I should throw a match through the window, to be honest,” said Dr. Rachel MK Headley. Headley, a scientist, author, speaker, and project leadership specialist had her (experienced) hands full. The entrepreneur, who owns Cobblestone Science, The...

Happy 100

It's hard to believe this is 605's 100th issue. From having cows relieve themselves on us during a photo shoot to having a couple massage a staff member for a story, it has definitely been a wild ride. Since...
The exterior of Jeffrey and Janci Herr’s two-story Spearfish home is tidy and contemporary. It appears to be the type of front-porched suburban dream found anywhere, until one notices Crow Peak looming behind – and steps inside and loses...

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