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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 …

Listen to the newest podcast episode of the “605 Show.”

Listen to the newest podcast episode of the “605 Show.”

Listen to the newest podcast episode of the 605 Show, sponsored by CorTrust Bank. This episode features guests Jeff Zueger of White Wall Sessions chatting about filming the fifth season, and Liz Nissen talks about Total Drag and Record Store …

At Home with: John + Jasmine Johnson

At Home with: John + Jasmine Johnson

After being transferred from Oklahoma City, Okla. as the running back coach for South Dakota State University’s football team, John Johnson and his wife, Jasmine, were on a time crunch. “Pretty soon fall was about to be here, and practice …

Happy 100

Happy 100

It’s hard to be believe this is the 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 meeting creative, compassionate, …

Field Notes & Fixations: Woman is the Earth

Field Notes & Fixations: Woman is the Earth

Black Hills based metal band, Woman is the Earth, has been carving out their own distinct take on a sub-genre that has seen a recent rise of interest. The band’s 2007 origins found the group as a more thrash leaning outfit in it’s infancy. With …

605 Outdoor Wonders: Falls Park

605 Outdoor Wonders: Falls Park

By Anna Stritecky Images courtesy of Siouxfalls.org The next outdoor gem to be explored is Sioux Falls’ own Falls Park. This park’s central feature is not only what gave Sioux Falls its name, but what has kept tourists coming to …

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2004

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 2004

By Sean Calhoun Outside of Blink-182, I haven’t covered a lot of pop-punk yet on The Music Yearbook. That’s about to change in a big way, starting with this year’s first entry… Under My Skin – Avril Lavigne As popular …