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Our managing editor, web editor and history columnist is John Andrews, a Lake Norden native who attended SDSU, wrote for the Brookings Register and earned a master's degree in history at USD before joining our staff. John writes features, edits our many departments and oversees the day to day writing of the magazine.
October 20, 2015
Maybe higher powers are guiding life in Grant County.
October 6, 2015
I-90 travelers know about Al’s at Oacoma, but why not take a break in Brule County?
September 22, 2015
Beautiful country and Lakota culture abound in Todd County.
September 8, 2015
They’re both part of life in Spink County.
August 25, 2015
Life in Campbell County has often revolved around the mighty Missouri River.
August 11, 2015
Lakes, rivers, shrines and the inspiring story of two martyrs offer opportunities for quiet reflection.
July 28, 2015
Haakon County was named for a Norwegian, home to a famous Scotsman and could hold Mexican buried treasure.
July 14, 2015
Visiting an ancient boulder is just the start of a tour through Moody County.
June 30, 2015
Whether it’s rodeo, cards or even social justice, people have won in Sully County.
June 16, 2015
History and geography have challenged the folks of Oglala Lakota County, but the future is solidly in their hands. Photo by Carl Johnson.
June 2, 2015
You’ll find both in Marshall County. Photo by John Front.
May 19, 2015
A creative streak runs though Perkins County.
May 5, 2015
You might think 66 is over the top, but there are interesting stories and places in every county. Today we begin a statewide exploration to find them, beginning in Bon Homme County.
April 15, 2015
A tiny exhibit in an old granary pays tribute to a man who died aboard the unsinkable ship.
March 25, 2015
Honoring the patron saint in Lake Norden.
March 10, 2015
It’s an exciting time to be a college basketball fan in South Dakota.
January 28, 2015
Our Jan/Feb cover is causing quite the conversation in Spearfish.
December 30, 2014
The real cost of William Walter Taylor’s 1895 default.
November 18, 2014
And why did South Dakotans kick his name off their county?
November 4, 2014
Celebrations for South Dakota’s 125th range from traditional to quirky.