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After five long years, Adele finally made her return to the music industry with the release of her album “30” on Nov. 19.

Adele makes her return with “30”

Mara Tiede, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

After taking a long hiatus away from the music industry, Adele has finally made her comeback with the release of her fourth studio album, “30.” Fans are going crazy to finally be able to hear her angelic...

Southwicks dogs, Agnes and Franco, were both adopted from the Northern Plains Boxer Rescue.

Save a life, gain a friend

Emma Southwick, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately 200 million stray dogs worldwide. With the cold winter season approaching, especially in places like the midwest where temperatures drop...

Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak debut their R&B duo, Silk Sonic, with the album An Evening with Silk Sonic.

Silk sonic: smooth and soulful

Caleb Hiatt, Sports Editor November 28, 2021

11-time Grammy award winner, Bruno Mars and seven-time Grammy-nominated, Anderson .Paak started the R&B duo, Silk Sonic, releasing a couple of singles that would appear on their first album, “An...

The LHS Volleyball team visiting Mount Rushmore before an exciting match vs HHS.

State Volleyball 2021: behind the scenes

Baily Plourde, Entertainment Editor November 23, 2021

Day 1 It’s 4:30 a.m. and my eyes begin to blink open as the sound of my alarm rings through my room. Trying to gather my thoughts and understand where I am and what I am doing awake so early, I remember...

On Nov. 15, 2021, Wallen announced his plans for his 46 stop tour.

‘The Dangerous Tour:’ Morgan Wallen goes on tour

Claire Brown, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

It is time to grab some cowboy boots and hats as Morgan Wallen will be performing in Sioux Falls in 2022. On Nov. 15, 2021, Wallen announced to his fans that he would be going on tour. This will be...

The Mandela effect got its name from Fiona Broome, a “paranormal consultant”, who told her recollection of former South African President Nelson Mandela dying in the 1980s in prison (who actually passed away in 2013).

Theories behind the Mandela Effect

Anna Anderson, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

According to Medical News today, “The Mandela effect describes a situation in which a person or group of people have a false memory of an event.” The name of this strange phenomenon began in the 2010s,...

Taylor Swift adds RED to her list of re-recorded albums.

Why is Taylor re-recording her songs?

Margaret Ann Mickelberg, Perspectives Editor November 20, 2021

The world has been ablaze this past week with Taylor Swift’s release of “RED (Taylor’s Version)” on Nov. 12. With this “new” album being the second re-recorded of Swift’s, the public could...

This is a look of what her podcast looks like and this particular episode is about quality over quantity. She talks about how she used to buy a whole bunch of really thin and cheap, easily rippable clothes. But now she buys second hand good quality clothes to help combat the amount of clothes that end up in landfills.

‘Anything Goes’

Lydia Nelson, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Boredom. Boredom is the most annoying feeling, that feeling of not knowing what to do, and resorting to laying in bed after school for hours on end scrolling through social media. Emma Chamberlain's podcast...

Shawn Mendes is one of the many pop artists set to tour in 2022.

The upcoming restoration of pop concerts

Kate McCartney, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2021

COVID-19 stripped away many normalcies from our society, including the well-anticipated event of a concert. As we are starting to see life progressively return to normal, many artists are releasing new...

Singer and songwriter Taylor Swift switches things up in her directing of “All Too Well: The Short Film.”

Romance that did not end ‘All Too Well’

Delaney Gramlick, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

Supposedly inspired by her barely 3-month long relationship with Jake Gyllenhaal, Taylor Swift’s short film recounts their brief and destructive relationship. Released on Nov. 12, 2021, the highly-anticipated...

A group of seniors in the real life elevator that goes down into a real mine shaft and drops 20 degrees.

Senior madness

Lydia Nelson, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

Are you a senior? Yes? Then you are in luck because the senior party this year is going to be an out of this world experience. This year's party is at Sioux Falls' new building, Air Madness."One may think...

The Friday following Thanksgiving has become synonymous for the best sales and doorbuster deals, attracting over 60 million shoppers each year.

How to have a successful Black Friday

Rachel Blackman, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

As we enter the Thanksgiving season, the countdown to the biggest day for shopping begins. Extreme sales lead to passionate shoppers, all with different traditions, from waking up at 2 a.m. and avoiding...

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