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Reptile Gardens’ Bewitched Village and Bird Brain

Sunday, May 30th, 2021

From 1965 to 2005 Reptile Gardens in Rapid City, South Dakota, was a showplace for performing animals.

Palace On A Budget: No Bread For Corn

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Tourists who visit South Dakota’s Mitchell Corn Palace in 2017 may notice something familiar: the same outdoor Corn Palace murals that decorated the building in 2016.

St. Patty Effect: The Unfortunate Mr. Bendo

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

The tailpipe-hoisting icon of Buck’s Muffler Shop in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, fell to a minivan on St. Patrick’s Day.

A Knitting Tribute

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Handmade scarves began appearing around the necks of Rapid City, South Dakota’s downtown display of life-size bronze presidential statues. This cowl play was perpetrated by a mother/daughter duo of renegade knitters who elected to strike the “City of Presidents” with a form of cheerful transitory graffiti known as “yarn bombing.”

More and More Rushmore

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

On Fourth of July weekend, All-American vacationers from coast-to-coast proudly cut out of work early so they can flock to our nation’s most treasured patriotic sights.

Roadside News: June 22, 2009

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Amos Come Home – PA | Giant Head, Pot Head – SD | Air Runs Out for Moon Walker – OH | Middle 1800s American Idol – KY

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