Lincoln High School Statesman

Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19 after top aide tests positive

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive in Cleveland ahead of the first presidential debate, Sept. 29.

Abbie DeKramer, News Editor

October 4, 2020

On Thursday Trump stated that he and first lady Melania Trump will begin their quarantine while awaiting their COVID-19 test results after one of Trump’s top aids tests positive for COVID-19.  Following this, on Friday morning, Trump tweeted shortly before 1 am, "Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested posi...

House committee kills bill striking vaccine requirements for schools

LHS Nurse's Office

Slater Dixon, Perspectives Editor

February 26, 2020

On Tuesday, the South Dakota House Health and Human Services committee heard a bill that would have struck mandates requiring immunizations for all students. A motion to move the bill to the 41st day passed 10-2, effectively killing it (there are only 40 days in the South Dakota legislative session). 

The danger of chapsticks

Chapstick is an essential part of the lives of many high schoolers.

Abbie DeKramer, Staff writer

October 18, 2019

As we head into winter, almost all of us start resorting to using some kind of chapstick to cure our dry lips. But are our lips getting any better? It’s time to start questioning why they aren’t healing like brands say they should be.  I have always used Carmex lip balm. It started when my dad han...

Is it time to break up with gluten?

Bread is a frequently consumed item containing gluten.

Caroline Sudbeck, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

I love gluten, but gluten does not love me back. Unfortunately, I’m not the only person experiencing this issue. Many lovers of bread and other “glutenous” foods are being forced to give them up, but why? The culprit to this issue lies within the bread itself. Celiac disease is an autoimmu...