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Dining In and Out: Pappy’s the Original

Dining In and Out: Pappy’s the Original

One young foodie explores the local restaurant scene, bringing quality cuisine into your kitchen, sans doggie bag. By Kaylyn Deiter Dining Out Housed alongside a bank in a modern brick building called The Plaza downtown, Pappy’s the Original is a …

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2006

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2006

By Sean Calhoun While I’ve covered a lot of different genres on this blog, one that I’ve avoided up to this point is country music (partly because I was interested in other bands, and partly because I’ve never been a …

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg. Images submitted Throughout my journey with 605, I’ve delved deep into the music scene of Sioux Falls. While I have met my fair share of bands, singer-songwriters …

South Dakota in the Trees

South Dakota in the Trees

When you first approach Rushmore Tramway Adventures in Keystone, the Aerial Adventures Park suspended from the soaring pine trees is reminiscent of Swiss Family Robinson and the Lost Boys village in Hook. “People do compare us to [things like] that …

At Home With: Dr. Rachel MK Headley

At Home With: Dr. Rachel MK Headley

“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 …

605 Outdoor Wonders: Good Earth State Park

605 Outdoor Wonders: Good Earth State Park

By Anna Strictecky Images courtesy of South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks As far as natural beauty goes, Good Earth State Park stays true to its name with some of the most luscious greenery and landscapes that South Dakota has …

Field Notes & Fixations: Horseplay

Field Notes & Fixations: Horseplay

By Thomas Hentges Over the course of countless teenage summer nights, lifelong friends Jack Winders and Jayden Howie didn’t envision their hobby of strumming guitars and singing songs as much more than killing time on the banks of the Minnesota River. The two …

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2005

By Sean Calhoun Last time around, I promised you more pop-punk. Well, this entry’s first album is one of the most successful albums in the genre’s history, by one of its most successful acts. It’s time to talk about… American …

Dining In and Out: Grille 26

Dining In and Out: Grille 26

One young foodie explores the local restaurant scene, bringing quality cuisine into your kitchen, sans doggie bag. By Kaylyn Deiter Dining Out Though its name speaks to its location on 26th and Western, Grille 26 is more than just a …

Locally Grown: Dennis (DJ) Smith

Locally Grown: Dennis (DJ) Smith

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg. Images submitted Growing up in a three generation home, playing football and soccer, and being avidly devoted to Boy Scouts, Dennis (DJ) Smith had a full schedule …