2020: A Time to Reflect

It goes without saying that the year 2020 will be one that we will not forget. Headlined by social movements trying to bring about change,… Read more »

5 Famous Presidents who Visited Aberdeen, SD

It’s unlikely that either major presidential candidate will visit Aberdeen on his campaign this fall, but it would not be the first visit by either… Read more »

55+ Housing Development Breaks Ground

Refuge Retreats broke ground just south of Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory in late September. The upcoming 55+ housing development will include 56 two-bedroom or… Read more »

A Storybook Land Christmas

Find Storybook Land’s yellow brick road and sunny playgrounds fading from memory around the holidays? Well, the inspiration for our local Storybook Land’s theme, The… Read more »

Aberdeen Area Chaplain Corps – A Ministry of Presence

It’s been said, “80 percent of life is just showing up.” Jay Rossman, pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church and member of the Aberdeen Area… Read more »

All Hail the South Dakota Snow Queens

Hours of preparation go into this moment. Teen girls from across the state travel to Aberdeen for their chance to win a crown that even… Read more »

Apparel For Last Chance Friends

Business partners Gene Krueger and Dennis Schaffer owned the Last Chance Bar at 1023 S. Main from 1983- 2001. Along the way, they made a… Read more »

Christmas Shopping Locally

It’s uncertain what Black Friday will look like in 2020, but Winterfest is set to continue for its 42nd consecutive year. On the weekend before… Read more »

Deck the Halls of this Rolling Hills Home

For Kristen Kwasniewski, moving from Chicago, Illinois, to Aberdeen, South Dakota, was an easy choice to be with her fiancé, Eric Myers, and his two… Read more »

Greetings from Aberdeen

New Downtown mural attracts dozens of contest entries. Greetings From Aberdeen originates from a time when America’s travel culture started to boom. Businesses sold illustrated… Read more »

Her Vote. Her Voice.

Just 100 years ago, the course of the nation changed with the passing of the 19th Amendment. It allowed the right for white women to… Read more »

Intentional Kindness

Consciously choosing to be happier may sound easier than it is. Nicole J. Phillips, motivational speaker and author of The Negativity Remedy, believes that it’s… Read more »

Johnson Honors Vietnam Vets

The importance of honoring the sacrifice Vietnam veterans have made for us is something Representative Dusty Johnson wants to make sure is done right. In… Read more »

Ken’s Bottle Shop Remodels

In August, Ken’s SuperFair Foods celebrated the grand reopening of their newly remodeled liquor store and beer cave. CEO Kevin Fiedler said their reopening week… Read more »

Making Spirits Bright

North Pole Nog Ingredients 6 oz prepared eggnog 1 oz spiced rum 2 oz bourbon Ground cinnamon for garnish 1 cinnamon stick for garnish Instructions… Read more »

Mural Brightens Sixth Avenue

Local artists Nick and Nicole Fischer have undertaken their largest outdoor mural yet to keep a piece of summer year-round in Aberdeen. The painting is… Read more »

Pheasant Hunting in Aberdeen: 2020 Ringneck Rush

Opening weekend for pheasant hunting in Aberdeen is behind us, but the traditional pheasant hunting season continues through January 31. Whether you’re a guest or… Read more »

Some Mo’s Cakes, Please!

Have a sweet tooth and looking to try something different? Mo’s Cakes opened in September, and owner Madyson Ogdahl has cakes, cookies, and cupcakes to… Read more »

Sun And Self-Care

Sun City Tanning Studio is open at 2220 Sixth Avenue Southeast. They have five sunbeds, including one stand-up bed, and a variety of skincare products… Read more »

The Best Shows on Hulu Right Now

Thanks to the pandemic (maybe you’ve heard of it?), I’ve started to watch more and more on Hulu this year. Luckily, it seems like the… Read more »

The NSU Band Played On

There may not be a parade or football game this year for Northern’s homecoming, but that hasn’t stopped NSU’s Marching Wolves from playing on and… Read more »

Times Gone By

When it comes to local art, one rarely thinks of Facebook as the place to display it. For Kevin Kendall, the Facebook group “You Know… Read more »