Immersed in the Hills (#605RoadTrip)

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography When we find ourselves waxing nostalgic, one trope that inevitably comes to mind is summertime. Many of us...

Summer Time Travel

By Leah Vanden Bosch Submitted Images Summers are best spent traveling, and with its eclectic collection of galleries, artifacts, and exhibits, the South Dakota Cultural Heritage...

Lost Cabin Beer Company

By Denise DePaolo Named for some of the Black Hills’ best hiking trails, Lost Cabin Beer Company founders Tom Silbernagel and Jesse Scheitler say the...

Taste of Sarcasm: Crave

By Denise DePaolo When I told friends I’d never been to Crave before, I was met with a mixture of amusement and horror. Apparently, it’s...

The Real Deal: Toni Gerlach

By Kinsey Gustafson Toni Gerlach first discovered her love and passion for glass as a young girl in Las Vegas. Now nestled in the heart...

Little Parent on the Prairie: The “Inconvenience” Of Children

By Tracy Kirby Image by Crista Ballard Photography It started off like a perfect day. We were visiting the pacific northwest for a family wedding and...

Summer Winery Fun in the South Dakota Sun

By Kara Sweet Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy South Dakota wine. Events abound in all corners of the state. A summer celebration is only...

605 Summer Classic

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...

At Home with Andrew Jandt

Located on a quiet street in southwest Rapid City, Andrew Jandt’s home is one where old meets new, and seemingly divergent styles can mingle...

Little Parent on the Prairie: Power of Example

By Tracy Kirby Image by Crista Ballard Photography Learning to walk is kind of hard work. You’re using muscles you have never used before. Often times,...

Taste of Sarcasm: Food Truck Friday

By Denise DePaolo Images by Liz Painter Sioux Falls' love affair with the food truck may have flickered and sputtered at times, but if the popularity...

Get Involved: Keeping It Green

Submitted Images If you’ve attended a major outdoor event in Sioux Falls, you’ve seen them. Men and women in fluorescent green, milling amongst the crowd,...

The Real Deal: Nikko McFadden

By Leah Vanden Bosch Images by Anthony Williams Nikko McFadden is making a name for himself, and this time around, it's for all the right reasons....

Wine and the Outdoors

By Kara Sweet Summer is almost officially here. Not just the day of the year when the solstice begins, but the season when the weather...

Real Deal: Rebecca Swift

By Natalie Slieter Submitted Images Rebecca Swift has had a love for makeup ever since she was a little girl. This love has now become...

Breaking Into Coffee

By Leah Vanden Bosch Images by Wes Eisenhauer Photography Many of us are dependent on a flavorful, satisfying cup of coffee to start our day, but...

At Home with Dave and Lori Dykstra

There is always a lot of action at the Dykstra’s home in the country. The second we walked into their brand new open ranch, owner...

Life on Two Wheels

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...

Web Extra: Ode’s Dirty Arnold

In the May issue, Ode to Food and Drinks shares recipes for its sweet and tart Roarin' Ruby-Tini and brunchy favorite the San Francisco Special....

Taste of Sarcasm: Jim’s Burgers

By Denise DePaolo Sioux City-based Jim’s Burgers recently opened its first location in Sioux Falls. The restaurant, which is the chain’s sixth, can be found...