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  • Small town ingenuity has taken another form in downtown Redfield. Leo’s Good Food is a former bank building that has been repurposed into a restaurant, with the salad bar in the vault. And next door, a large retail space that stood empty for a while is now “Wild Roots”. Home to many small businesses not large enough for their own storefront.
  • Cyclone Flour was one of the brands distributed from the Redfield mill. A sack with the Cyclone design hangs from the balcony of the Spink County Mercantile. It’s just one of the seed and grain bags retired dentist and entrepreneur Clay Yeoman rescued. His collection marks an era when many small towns had their own local seed sellers and there was a golden age of Ag Country seed bags.
  • If you’ve seen Dances with Wolves, you may be able to spot Redfield's Stan Schultz. Stan and his son Nick have a passion for working with horses, which has landed them roles on the big and small screens. Their ranch near Redfield is where the father and son duo train their horses for Hollywood.
  • A third of the Carnegie Libraries built have been lost or repurposed. Not so in Redfield. This one is the oldest one in continuous use, as a library, in the state of South Dakota.
  • The South Dakota Developmental Center in Redfield is struggling with staff shortages. The state funded facility provides 24 hour care for developmentally…
  • Officials with the U.S. Department of Energy want to know if some types of nuclear waste can be stored deep underground. First they have to find out if…
  • As part of SDPB's Landscapes of South Dakota series, Thursday's Dakota Midday broadcast live from the historic Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Depot in…
  • Chinese ring-necked pheasants were first successfully introduced in South Dakota in 1908 in Spink County. That was also where the state’s first pheasant…