No one knows exactly how many times it's happened in the past 166 years, but safe to say the number has several zeroes on the end of it.

Ever since Sioux City (founded in 1854) and Sioux Falls (chartered in 1856) appeared on a map together people have been mixing up the exact locations of the two towns, which both sit along the Big Sioux River, 87 miles apart.

The latest screw-up comes in the headline of an essay about the history of one of Sioux Falls' most iconic music venues, the Pomp Room.

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The website Literary Hub, which by the way is based in New York City, pulled one of the more than 45 essays from a new book, City of Hustle: A Sioux Falls Anthology, which was edited by Jon K. Lauck and Patrick Hicks.

This particular essay was penned by Sioux Falls native Patrick Lalley, formerly of the Argus Leader, and for a short time, a co-worker of mine here at Results/Townsquare Media.

Trust me when I tell you, Patrick knows Sioux Falls is located in South Dakota.

The editors at Literary Hub on the other hand...

Sioux Falls, Iowa Headline
Literary Hub

This happens so often that I suppose we're immune to it now.

Do me a favor - ignore the headline and read the essay. It's a great piece by a talented writer.

Maybe someday the rest of the world will figure out exactly where Sioux Falls and Sioux City are found on the map.

But I'm not holding my breath...

UPDATE (10:44 AM): The headline has now been corrected 

Standing Where South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota Meet

Wanna stand in three states at once? You can do just that at the Tri-State Iron Monument just outside the city of Valley Springs, South Dakota.

It's a simple monument, but it's neat to know so much history lies in the area. You just have to know where to look.

Have You Ever Explored the 'War Eagle Monument' on the South Dakota/Iowa Border?

Originally being from the Sioux City area, I grew up knowing about the War Eagle Monument perched on a bluff along I-29. There was at least one field trip for every kid in the area to the monument.

However, speaking with folks from Sioux Falls, they didn't seem to know what I was talking about. All they know about I-29 in Sioux City was that it was usually under construction.

When crossing into Iowa from South Dakota on I-29, look up!

A Survival Guide For Your First Winter in South Dakota

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and the rest of the Sioux Empire (AKA southeastern South Dakota) are welcoming thousands of new residents every year.

Many of you new folks will be experiencing your first eastern South Dakota winter. While it doesn't usually get as bad as our Dakota friends up north, I speak from experience when I say it can get a little rough.

So, to help ease you into winter in Sioux Falls and South Dakota here are some winter survival tips:

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