Some farmers were willing to try anything to break out of severe drought, including a system of funnels designed by William F. Wright. Smoke particles blown into the atmosphere through the funnels were said to produce rain.

Making It Rain

It’s not as easy as one huckster led Dakotans to believe. [read more]

The Long Road Home

Bonny Fleming shared these photos from the back roads east of Rapid City. [read more]

Cowboy boots provide outdoor decor near Faith.

Boots, Caps and Taxes

Here’s why South Dakota is different than anywhere else on Earth. [read more]

Ham and asparagus lasagna combines the flavors of a traditional Easter meal with hearty pasta and a creamy cheese sauce.

New Traditions Are Rising

Swap your baked Easter ham for a rich ham and asparagus lasagna. [read more]

Blooming lilac and crab apple trees provide a splash of color to the state capitol grounds in Pierre. Photos by Scott Howard/S.D. Tourism.

A Capitol Spring

Spring’s vibrant colors bring out the best in our granite capitol. Photos by Scott Howard/S.D. Tourism. [read more]

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