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Rebecca Johnson

Travel & Outdoors Columnist

Rebecca is our only staffer who has ascended to the summit of Crow Peak, but that's not why she works here. She is multi-talented — helping with writing, editing, photography and production. In their spare time, she and her husband Jeremy enjoy running and other outdoor opportunities in South Dakota.

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Parker's New Bakery

December 22, 2015
Family-owned bakery specializes in gluten-free goods.

This 1967 photo shows University of South Dakota Students watching for the Dakota Days Parade in front of the old Co-Ed Theater (now Coyote Twin).

On with the Shows

August 13, 2015
A new non-profit organization gives Vermillion Theaters new life.

Fishing for Funds

October 6, 2014
John Alvarez's non-profit fishing pond needs help with repairs.

Fine Fermenting

May 22, 2014
A Sioux Falls business supplies products and education for a cultured lifestyle.

Photo by Bernie Hunhoff.

Dream Boat?

April 24, 2014
A refreshing paddle in our new canoe.

Peace for Wounded Warriors

March 27, 2014
Happenstance inspires a vacation cabin for injured veterans.

Irish Twins Soap

March 13, 2014
Erin Nelson, Beresford, crafts soaps that are good for you and good for the environment.

Photos provided by Dallas Dietrich.

Meeting the Need

February 27, 2014
A family tragedy inspires a resort for people with disabilities.

Photo by Rebecca Johnson.

Feeding Feathered Friends

February 13, 2014
Help birds survive the winter with this easy birdseed ornament recipe.

Our Hub City

January 29, 2014
A fun weekend exploring Aberdeen's downtown.

Bob Uecker, Sioux Falls, is guided by Nick Nolen, Rapid City, at Black Hills Ski for Light 2013.

Black Hills Ski for Light

January 20, 2014
Black Hills Regional Ski for Light helps the visually impaired and wheelchair bound enjoy the snow.

A traveling exhibit at the Washington Pavilion features a replica of Sue the T. rex.

Sue's Back in South Dakota!

October 28, 2013
A replica of the largest, most complete and most controversial Tyrannosaurus rex fossil ever unearthed is on display in Sioux Falls.

Co-op Natural Foods Day

August 15, 2013
August 17 is Co-op Natural Foods Day in South Dakota.

 I was determined to know beans.  Photos by Rebecca Johnson.

Trial and Error at the Community Garden

July 17, 2013
A few things I’ve learned while digging in the dirt.

Muddy Fun Run

May 13, 2013
The first annual Lewis & Clark Adventure Race was held west of Yankton this past Saturday.

Dayton O. Hyde in a scene from Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde. Click to enlarge pictures.

Running Wild Premieres in South Dakota

April 18, 2013
Documentary chronicles unique story of Dayton O. Hyde and the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary.

Faces to the Falls

March 28, 2013
New bicycle ride across the state of South Dakota set for June.

Photo by Billy Mawhiney.

Get Fresh!

February 14, 2013
Mitchell business provides a healthy alternative to fast food.

Sean Gallup from The Dharma Room teaches advanced yoga at the 2012 Sioux Falls Yoga Day.

Get Your Yoga On!

January 17, 2013
Sioux Falls Yoga Day shares yoga's benefits with the community.

The Mickelson Trail, one of the sites participating in the First Day Hikes program, hosts several snowshoe hikes throughout the winter. Photo by South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks.

First Day Hikes

December 26, 2012
Start off 2013 with fresh air, winter scenery and fun activities at one of South Dakota's state parks.

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