What’s In a Maze?

By Jordan Smith Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Fall means pumpkin picking, sweater weather, apple cider, and corn mazes. Many people know what a corn maze...

At Home with Thomas Christiansen and Adam Jorgensen

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Like many houses of its era, the Sioux Falls home Thomas Christiansen shares with partner Adam Jorgensen is...

Connecting to the Past: Face to Face with the Founders

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography They say death is just a part of life, and as long as we’re remembered, we can live...

The Real Deal: Brandon Callenius

By Leah Vanden Bosch Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Tis the season for spooks and scares, and Jaycees' Haunted House is serving the Sioux Falls community...

A Basement Full of Memories

For many, it’s the sound of childhood. The repetitive, upbeat melodies of arcade games on auto, layered one upon another in a siren song...

Taste of Sarcasm: Marlin’s Family Restaurant

By Denise DePaolo Marlin’s in the kind of place I remember going with my grandparents. A display case full of baked goods greets you, and...

Little Parent on the Prairie: Stay United

By Tracy Kirby Image by Crista Ballard Photography My husband and I recently celebrated our seven-year wedding anniversary. To commemorate, we simply ate an embarrassingly high-calorie...

At Home with Jeffrey and Janci Herr

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...

The Real Deal: Marc Wagner

You might not know Marc Wagner, but you’ve probably seen his work. The Sioux Falls artist is co-creator of Skullmore, a zine named for...

Forever Young: Finding Joy in Nostalgia

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography There’s an old adage that goes, “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because...

Celebrating Equality

By Natalie Slieter Dakotas’ Equality Summit is not just for the LGBT community; it’s also for allies. Leslie Jordan is the featured speaker for the Sioux...

Taste of Sarcasm: 1429 Roadhouse

The area near Brookings’ Exit 132 seems to be in a constant state of change. Even frequent visitors, like myself, aren’t surprised to see...

Homework: Living on the Job

By Denise DePaolo Images by Bonny Fleming at Bonzeye Studio and Elizabeth Lucille Photography Imagine waking up unaided by an alarm clock, rolling out of bed,...

At Home with Matt and Megan Krivarchka

Megan Krivarchka describes her style as “contemporary, but family-friendly.” When Megan, a NICU nurse and husband Matt, a dentist, built their house on the...

Biking Through The Black Hills

By Leah Vanden Bosch The George S. Mickelson Trail weaves through the Black Hills National Forest, and the views are breathtaking. Wanting to share her...

Why Mommy Stress Eats

By Tracy Kirby Image by Crista Ballard Photography At the very moment of this writing, I could be the poster child for stress eating. Are you familiar...

The Real Deal: Baron Wolfgang

Baron Wolfgang has worked with interiors in Sioux Falls for more than a decade. Known for an artistic sensibility, a penchant for joy, and...

Get Involved: The Outdoor Campus

By Denise DePaolo Nature is never far when you’re in South Dakota, at the edges of our communities and neatly planted fields are state parks,...

I’m Proud to Be an American…Beer Lover

By Kara Sweet Mount Rushmore, the Shrine of Democracy, is a very popular place to spend the birth of our country every Fourth of July. It...

At Home with R.F. Pettigrew

By Denise DePaolo Images by Liz Painter In South Dakota, we are big on history. Especially if it has to do with rough-and-tumble elements like the...