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Bob Saget, stand-up comedian, actor and TVB host was found dead in his Orlando hotel room on Jan. 9, 2022.

Beloved actor and comedian found dead

Gabie McConnell, Staff Writer January 13, 2022

Robert (Bob) Saget, best known for his role in “Full House,” was found dead in his Orlando Hotel room on Jan. 9, 2022. Saget was 65. Because his death seems sudden, many are questioning the cause of...

Nautical Bowls will join Crumbl, Buff City Soap, The Good Feet and Glamour Nails in the Empire Place strip mall in summer 2022.

Sioux Falls’ restaurant expansion plans for 2022

Taylor Schmitz, Entertainment Editor January 11, 2022

After a record-setting year for new construction and developments, the city of Sioux Falls has no plan to slow down progress in 2022. In fact, there is a strong possibility that the city will actually...

The Opioid Crisis surges as fentanyl continues to break records and leaves devastation in its wake.

The Opioid Overdose Epidemic continues to surge

Gabie McConnell, Staff Writer January 6, 2022

Fentanyl overdoses in the U.S. have become the No. 1 cause of death between 18-45-year-olds. Data compiled from the CDC by Families Against Fentanyl (FAF) shows the “opioid crisis” is very real and...

People all around the US face these irritating problems while traveling by airplane.

Constant cancellations

Lydia Nelson, Staff Writer January 5, 2022

Travelers all around the world have been experiencing delayed flights and more prominently canceled flights. This is a new reality for many people due to the long-lasting pandemic. While travel increased...

Ten teachers crawl on the ground scavenging for $1 bills, proving the ongoing educational funding issue.

“Dash for Cash” emphasizes the issue of educational funding

Sarah Bomhoff, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

Educational funding and teacher salary in South Dakota is ranked second to last in the nation. The Stampede, unintentionally, but prominently, was the gasoline in the already burning fire by creating the...

All the victims of the tornadoes need to be honored and remembered.

Remembering the victims of the deadly tornadoes

Mara Tiede, Staff Writer December 22, 2021

On Friday, Dec. 10, tornadoes hit the ground in many southern U.S. states, destroying everything in their path and showing no forgiveness. There were still reports of tornadoes early into the morning of...

Storm and tornadoes on Dec. 10, 2021, resulted in the destruction and loss of at least 74 residents in Kentucky.

Deadly tornadoes left several Kentucky towns in shambles

Gabie McConnell, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

On Dec. 10 a swarm of tornadoes ripped through over 200 miles of the U.S., some reaching wind speeds of up to 158-206 mph. Those speeds would put it between an EF3 and EF5 on the Enhanced Fujita scale. The...

Students gather to mourn the loss of fellow classmates at a prayer vigil after the Oxford School shooting.

Oxford High School shooting: A tragedy too well known

Anna Anderson, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

A 15-year-old sophomore at Oxford High School in Michigan, identified as Ethan Crumbley, opened fire on students and faculty on Nov. 30, 2021. The suspect was armed with a semi-automatic handgun, bought...

Omicron; the variant

Henry Haft, Satire Editor December 1, 2021

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant named Omicron in South Africa quickly triggered global alarm this week. Canada, Britain, India, Iran, Japan, Israel, Turkey, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates...

The Amazon fulfillment center will be a great addition to the Sioux Falls community, creating jobs and strengthening the economy.

Amazon fulfillment center

Taylor Schmitz, Entertainment Editor November 22, 2021

In late 2020, it was announced that online retail giant Amazon had plans to build a fulfillment center on the northwest edge of Sioux Falls. Fast forward to the present and the project is set to open on...

Islam spoke to LHS students about her campaign at Young Progressives Club on Nov. 3rd, 2021

Taneeza Islam’s run for Mayor

Anna Anderson, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

As the first first-generation Muslim American woman to run for public office in South Dakota, Taneeza Islam announced the start of her mayoral campaign just outside Meldrum Park in Sioux Falls this past...

Lifescape is a non-profit organization that strives to provide resources to better the lives of the children and adults they serve.

Adopt a Child through Lifescape

Ariahna Wells, Staff Writer November 15, 2021

Having the expectation of gifts under the Christmas tree and an abundance of treats and decorations is not a reality for everyone. With the holiday season approaching, LHS WIN times and Lifescape have...

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