Hotel and Parking Ramp Plan is Good for Downtown [OPINION]
The announcement on Wednesday of a public/private partnership to develop a downtown block is an exciting and positive step for Sioux Falls. There will be plenty of discussion surrounding the finances of the deal -- valued at $50 million -- including the parking ramp, hotel and retail space. Notably,…
It’s Cranksgiving Time — Ride Your Bike and Help Feed the Hungry
It's an odd name, to begin with. But once you figure out that Cranksgiving is a bike event to collect food to feed people, it all comes into focus. This Saturday (Nov. 11) is Cranksgiving in Sioux Falls. Registration starts at noon. Riders leave at 1 p.m. and it ends at 3 p.m. There is a team e…
Tending the Fire at Trail Race is Arduous Duty — Seriously, it is
Last weekend (Oct. 28) I was the Newton Hills Ultra Trail Race, a 50k, 30k and 20k trek through the state park near Canton. Running trails at Newton Hills is tough because there are some long climbs that require walking, or a kind of exaggerated power hike. Much of it is also just beautiful, winding…