2006 was the year I became a South Dakotan. That January my wife and I came to Sioux Falls from Nebraska. Before Sioux Falls we lived in Kearney, NE in the south-central part of the state. Before that, I grew up in the southern Nebraska Panhandle.

Nebraska and South Dakota are similar in many ways.

  • Both have a large agricultural element to their economies.
  • Both have an Old West legacy.
  • Both have large urban centers in the east and lots of rural space everywhere else.
  • Both states feel the same way about Iowa.
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I’m very glad I moved here and really like living in Sioux Falls, but there are some things that as a Nebraska transplant I’m still not used to.

4 Things This Nebraska Transplant Is Still Not Used to About South Dakota

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ben Kuhns is just some guy on the internet. He is a wannabe writer, and his wife thinks he's funny. He writes for Results-Townsquare Media in Sioux Falls South Dakota.

What Should Replace the Eastside Denny's? And Why It Should It Be Runza

Hey, did you know the Denny's on E 10th street closed recently? Yep, another victim of the fast-changing landscape of food service.

It is sad, this was "my" Denny's. When my family first moved to Sioux Falls back in the day this was our go-to night-out restaurant. Kids ate free and we could drink all the coffee we could soak up. Plus it was 24 hours, which fit into our chaotic schedules at the time.

Gallery Credit: Ben Kuhns

Road Trip-Worthy Restaurants Within 90 Minutes of Sioux Falls

Veer off the beaten path. Take a road trip and try some favorite small-town eateries. Just by driving a few miles, you could find some delicious hidden gems.

From steaks to seafood, chislic to chicken, these are out-of-the-way unexpected finds that will make your taste buds tingle.

Here's a list of 14 Road Trip-Worthy Restaurants within 90 minutes of Sioux Falls.

Gallery Credit: Karla Brown

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