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A recreation destination — SC provides access to outdoors, gear

A recreation destination — SC provides access to outdoors, gear

Sheridan College is a community college. The emphasis, at least for Julie Davidson, the school’s director of recreation and outdoor education, is on the community part. When Sheridan College purchased Spear-O-Wigwam in 2011, it kick started what both Davidson and the school hoped would be a wide array of outdoor opportunities. Spear-O was the catalyst.… Continue Reading

A history of exploration

A history of exploration

Sheridan, Dayton and Clearmont are certainly not large cities or towns. But they are big enough that each day is still filled with jobs, people, hustle, noise and bustle. They are big enough that a flower by the sidewalk often goes unnoticed and the song of a bird gets swallowed up in the sound of… Continue Reading

Room to grow

Room to grow

Once a week, a garden grows downtown. The asphalt of Grinnell Street bustles — packed with residents looking for the freshest produce they can get their hands on. Farmers, both professional and novice, set up shop offering nearly every food that can be pulled out of the ground. It’s a part of the Sheridan Farmers… Continue Reading

Kendrick Pool

Kendrick Pool

When the Kendrick Park pool celebrates its 80th birthday in 2017, it will be in dire need of a makeover. When Associated Pool Builders (North Dakota) inspected the pool in 2012, they gave the pool another five years of life expectancy. Now, as doomsday quickly approaches, the city of Sheridan finds itself in a bind.… Continue Reading

Tasty roots

Tasty roots

Many roots run deep in Sheridan County, from early settling families who remain to longstanding businesses that helped shape the past and present economy and landscape of the area. While people and companies come, go and change, the imprint they left on Sheridan will always remain. Some businesses, like the Sheridan Brewing Company, only remain… Continue Reading

History alive and well

History alive and well

Though it may seem like a forgotten place with solemn headstones and occasional flower bouquets left by loved ones, the cemetery in Sheridan is full of thousands of vibrant stories about thousands of real people that reflect not only the city’s history but what it is today. “Progress wasn’t of a monetary value,” Sheridan High… Continue Reading

Out with the old… in with the new?

Out with the old… in with the new?

For a split-second, it almost looks like a bar scene in an old Western. Set in a haze of smoke, walls covered in taxidermied animals and cowboy memorabilia rise to high ceilings. At the bar, a couple older ranch hands sip what looks like well-earned whiskey. In that moment, you could almost mistake this for… Continue Reading

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