The work is hot and sweaty, dirty and dusty. But farmers and ranchers know it’s the best way to turn grass into food.
Bobby Penn became one of America’s leading Native artists. Photo by Don Doll.
Here’s why South Dakota is different than anywhere else on Earth.
Treasured memories of milking time from an eastern South Dakota farm girl.
Mildred Ramynke of Peever could do rope tricks and fly planes, but she shone in the courtroom.
August 8, 2013
What would you call a movie about a brand new cowboy making his first bull ride?
When questioned by the law, one Beadle County barn mover saw red.
April 9, 2013
Badger Clark's humorous take on life in South Dakota.
January 29, 2013
History hides in the Brule County hills.
Franz Brown's white whiskers and jolly smile are distinctively Christmassy all year round.
We cheer for unique South Dakota sports team names, past and present.
September 25, 2012
Sioux author Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve highlights the best aspects of her culture in her books.
The Clay County musicians in the Poker Alice Band can't explain their name, but the reasons for their popularity are obvious.
Agricultural history lovers salute the hard, hot labor of the South Dakota thresherman at bees and jamborees.
Every Father's Day weekend, one Bon Homme County town bounces to a polka beat fueled by kolaches and cultural pride.
Fifty years ago, the Black Hills drew the biggest names in music.
Schmeckfest, a festival of German food, has been a Hutchinson County tradition for over 50 years.
Move over, Mount Rushmore. Outdoor art is flourishing in communities all over South Dakota.
The promise of security lured Katharina Redlin to Grant County. Love kept her there.
Wall’s cowboy artist Galen Wallum paints a vanishing breed.