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Fill the Cup: Local Black Hills Coffee Shops

If you’re like 83 percent of Americans, the best part of waking up is … well, coffee. So, when you’re on vacation in the Black Hills, knowing where to get

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SD Undiscovered: Lake Mitchell

South Dakota, unlike its neighbor to the east, is not known as a land of abundant lakes. In the northeast corner of South Dakota, there are so many lakes you’d

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Two South Dakota locations to be featured on popular TV shows

It was reported recently that two unique South Dakota locations will be featured on popular television shows: Pioneer Auto Show in Murdo will be on The History Channel’s “American Pickers,”

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Slingshot ride at South Dakota State Fair: Not for faint of heart

Just watching this ride from the ground almost made me sick to my stomach. It’s called the Slingshot, and it’s one of the many thrills available at this year’s South

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Politicians to show cattle at South Dakota State Fair

How many other states bring their legislators to their State Fair to show cattle? Not many besides South Dakota, I would venture to say. Check out the following news release

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Thousands preparing for annual trek to LifeLight Festival in Sioux Falls

There’s no experience quite like the LifeLight outdoor Christian music festival near Sioux Falls. I was there in 2006 with my wife. The daylight hours weren’t all that great, because

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Films selected for 2011 South Dakota Film Festival in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN — After reviewing over 180 film submissions from around the world, the South Dakota Film Festival selection committee announced recently that 51 films have been chosen as “official selections.”

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State Historical Society acquires 1930s lantern slide collection

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota State Historical Society recently acquired a collection of glass lantern slides dating back to the 1930s. The Rev. H. J. Loemker (LOME-ker) Collection consists

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Romantic weekend getaway in Sioux Falls

Without a doubt, the weekend getaway of choice for my wife and I is downtown Sioux Falls. City leaders have focused on the downtown area in recent years and have

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Black Hills hike: Labrador Creek Road

I recently stayed in a rental cabin with some members of my family in the Black Hills. The cabin was in the Terry Peak area in the Northern Hills, just