March 16, 2012
Why was the Chicago Tribune so mad when pollsters declared South Dakota just behind Hawaii, Colorado and Tennessee as the best-liked state?
March 7, 2012
Black Hills photographer Paul Horsted retraced Custer's trail and captured many of the same scenes that the Expedition's photographer took 138 years ago.
February 22, 2012
We have a winner! Shirley Langdeau Dick (along with 12 others) identified this church as the Holy Name Episcopal Church located southeast of Fort Pierre along Hwy 1806.
February 20, 2012
Ethanol led the way for bio-fuels, but it's about to be upstaged in Redfield by a new kid in the cornfield.
February 2, 2012
Randy Halverson's time-lapse video shot near his Kennebec farm will remind you what February in South Dakota is supposed to look like.
January 24, 2012
Our legislature adopted a state flag in 1909, but it has been lost. A new design by the great artist Dick Termes pays homage to the old, and yet provides a design for the future.
January 16, 2012
Courthouses are among the most important buildings in 66 South Dakota cities so it's painful when they burn.
January 11, 2012
Losing your town's last restaurant is always sorrowful, but the Thills — and their customers in Ethan — deserve better than this. Maybe we can do something about it.
January 10, 2012
Prairie Pages Bookseller of Pierre overcame the harrowing flood of 2011 to become South Dakota Retailer of the Year.
January 6, 2012
Ice? What ice? South Dakotans are getting wet and it's January.
December 28, 2011
Fort Pierre citizens are forking over real money to bring their train depot to town.
December 27, 2011
How our strong Norwegian influence helps to guide us through a warm December.
December 22, 2011
Twenty-seven Christmases ago, we struggled to find 200 subscribers so we could qualify for a mailing permit. What's changed?
December 19, 2011
Most longtime South Dakotan have a few black sheep in their family histories. What's the statute of limitations on being embarrassed by great-granddad?
December 15, 2011
Enjoy a cool brew in one of South Dakota's oldest commercial buildings, the Excelsior Mill on the river in Yankton.
December 14, 2011
We're making a list of all the great and small questions about life in South Dakota's great outdoors. Got any?
December 12, 2011
Watson Parker, co-author of the cult/hiker classic "Black Hills Ghost Towns" and one of our state's premier historians, remembers the night in Palmers Gulch when he became inspired to seek a career in academia.
December 8, 2011
Readers make the magazine, so we still get excited every time we find a new one. Especially when the new reader intentionally overpays and he helps us reach a milestone.
December 7, 2011
A man who embodies the wisdom of the prairie.
December 1, 2011
The Corps of Engineers came to Yankton and demonstrated why government is floundering in the 21st century.