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COVID-19 vaccines are now available to everyone 16 years and older in SD and are available at most pharmacies across the state.

The racial inequity behind the COVID-19 vaccine

Emma Forster, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

After a long year of conversations centering around COVID-19 and a possible vaccine, many people jumped at the opportunity to receive the vaccine and take a step towards ending the pandemic. But not everyone...

The 2021 graduation will be held in person this year at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

No cap, there is in-person graduation this year

Claire Brown, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

With the school year coming to the end, that means graduation is right around the corner and this year’s graduation may look different than last year’s. Last May, the school year came to the end...

The famous chain that dates back to 1946 will likely open by fall 2021.

Where the cluck is Chick-Fil-A?

Taylor Schmitz, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

After what has seemed like an eternity of waiting, there is finally new information about the developments of arguably one of the most famous and anticipated restaurants. Can you guess what beloved chain...

Buying stocks is a dice roll because of the constant change in stock values.

Today’s crazy stock market

Jorgen Sorum, Staff Writer April 12, 2021

If you invested in stocks and think they’re doing well, better check again. Stocks in 2021 have been extremely unpredictable. Investors across the U.S. are asking the same question. What is causing the...

King Soopers parking lot in Boulder, CO where the shooting took place.

10 people are killed in a Boulder shooting directly after gun restriction was banned

Baily Plourde, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

On Mar. 22, 2021 another 10 people were lost to the violence of guns in America. Last weekend, a gunman stormed a crowded supermarket, King Soopers, in Boulder, Colorado, killing 10 citizens ranging ages...

When using SD's text-to-9-1-1 program, make sure to include the type of emergency and the location.

SD will implement a text-to-9-1-1 option

Alexis Miller, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

South Dakotans will soon have the option to text 911 in cases where a 911 call is unable to be made. The South Dakota Department of Safety announced the text-to-9-1-1 opportunity on Mar. 22, stating that...

The weightroom for the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, held in San Antonio, TX, had little more than the rack of dumbbells found in the LHS yoga room.

NCAA ‘drops the ball’ with March Madness women’s athletic facilities

Madeleine Kemper, Online Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2021

With the NCAA March Madness tournament well underway, the remaining teams prepare to battle it out in the Sweet 16. At the start of the tournament, however, quite a bit of attention was drawn away from...

Dr. Seuss books canceled

Dr. Seuss books canceled

Jorgen Sorum, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

In 1936, Theodore Seuss Geisel was on a cruise from Europe to New York when a vicious storm passed through. To keep himself busy during the storm, he wrote rhymes in his journal. These rhymes sparked his...

The intersection of Highway 11 and 41st Street has become a main concern for the parents of soon-to-be middle school students.

Construction of a new Sioux Falls school raises concern for parents

Alexis Miller, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

The construction of an additional middle school, Sioux Falls’ Ben Reifel, has led to concern amongst parents of the prospective students. When a traffic dilemma was brought to attention, the city was...

The state of South Dakota ranks third by percentage of population vaccinated behind Alaska and New Mexico.

A breakdown of the COVID-19 vaccines

Taylor Schmitz, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the infamous nationwide shutdown, we can look at the progress we have made regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. One monumental step that has been achieved is the...

President Joe Biden hopes to end COVID-19, in part by giving a vaccination opportunity to all American adults by May 1, 2021.

‘All American adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccine by May 1’

Kate McCartney, Feature Editor March 18, 2021

Since the start of President Joe Biden’s campaign to “build American back better,” he has continually expressed a strong aspiration for putting an end to COVID-19. In his address to the nation on...

Sean Baker is an accomplished local filmmaker who is also a student at LHS.

LHS student makes history with C-SPAN StudentCam competition

Molly Wetsch, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2021

Not many people can say they made an award-winning documentary before graduating highschool. LHS sophomore Sean Baker has done just that with this year’s C-SPAN StudentCam competition.  The task?...

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