Sioux Falls

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    Will Johnson of Centro-matic: "I Didn't Think Centro-Matic Would Be Around That Long"

    Seventeen years into its time as a fully-fleshed unit, the Denton-born indie-rock band Centro-matic seems to have the formula for creating one well-crafted album after another down to a science. Though lead singer and songwriter Will Johnson has lived in Austin for some time now, the band's spiritua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Starbucks Politely Asks Gun Owners Not to Bring Guns into its Cafes

    Earlier this year, we told you about Starbucks' stance on gun laws. The company allows customers to carry firearms in stores and cafes where local laws allow. But the stance has, in a way, backfired. Gun-ownership advocates now descend on Starbucks on regular "appreciation days," locked and loaded ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Gun Advocates Have Started Descending on Starbucks En Masse for Some Reason

    There's an interesting showdown that involves a volatile combination: gun advocates, upset moms and caffeine. This past weekend the Sioux Falls Business Journal reported on a South Dakota Open Carry march that meandered along some quiet city streets before taking a break at a Starbucks, which was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    Dallas Has Country's 34th Worst Drivers, Which is Ridiculous. We Drive Much Worse Than That.

    Every year, Allstate crunches its claims data from the country's 200 largest municipalities, does a little arithmetic, then releases a ranked list showing which cities have the best drivers and, by extension, which have the worse. The insurance company just released its report for 2012, and the answ ... More >>

  • News

    May 17, 2012

    A Missing Teenager's Texas Getaway

    When a teenage girl from small-town Minnesota disappeared with a man 12 years older, everyone knew where they went. So why didn't anyone look?

  • News

    October 27, 2011

    Let It Bleed

    Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch.

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    Let's Be Careful Out There

    Yesterday, Allstate released its 4th Annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Reportâ„¢," which manages to get pretty specific -- not only are cities ranked according to traffic safety, but also by such categories as "Males" vs. "Women," "Pre Baby Boomers" vs. "Baby Boomers" and "Generation X" vs. "G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2006

    Mourning News

    We are not the only ones who get a little sick at the thought of a Dallas Morning News without Ed Bark in it. On Friday, all those who have taken The Dallas Morning News' buyout offer will be ushered out the door. I have no doubt it'll be the subject of much discussion here over the coming week. It' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2006

    Who Hoak?

    Ever heard of Hoak Media? No? Me neither. Not till this morning, anyway. It's a Dallas-based broadcasting company that, according to its Web site, acquires and operates TV and radio stations in "small and medium-sized markets...that rank 75 to 200," as ranked by the A.C. Nielsen Company. Hoak Media, ... More >>

  • News

    October 7, 2004

    From Horror to Heroes

    For these Sudanese refugees, just surviving makes them real comic-book supermen