Lincoln High School Statesman

Noem’s big move

Governor Kristi Noem

Slater Dixon, Perspectives Editor

May 15, 2020

In early April, national anxieties about the COVID-19 outbreak reached a new high. The Surgeon General made headlines on Fox News Sunday with his claim that “This is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment, our 9/11 moment, only it’s not going to be localized.” At least 13,883 people lost their lives tha...

Trump uses executive privilege over the Mueller report

The release of the full Mueller report has caused a controversy between House Democrats and President Trump that may end in an extended legal battle.

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

May 9, 2019

Yesterday, President Trump used his executive privilege to block the House Judiciary Committee from obtaining the full, unredacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. In response to President Trump’s use of the principle of executive priv...

Government shutdown continues

Due to the government shutdown, federal properties are closed.

Cathleen Weng, News Editor

January 10, 2019

Wednesday, Jan. 9 - President Donald Trump walks out of a White House meeting as the partial government shutdown nears its fourth week. Already deep into the second longest government shutdown in history (although, at 19 days long, it is quickly catching up in length to the 21 day shutdown in 19...

Patriot Views: Presidential Alert

LHS junior Sophie Halsing was not concerned about the Presidential Alert on Wednesday.

Timothy Stolp, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2018

This Wednesday, over 200 million U.S. mobile phones received an alert that read “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.” Following the mass notification, millions of Americans, some who did and others who did not receive the message, took to the I...

Dear Journal: Trumpy had fun

Getting ready for my visit to Sioux Falls (Photo taken by Barron <3)

Yairis Alvarado, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Dear Journal, Hey, it’s Daddy Trump. I apologize for being gone for so long. Kellyanne took you after I left it in the golf cart when I went to go play golf with Kanye. Now I am back and ready to tell you about my trip to go help my favorite vassal. I flew in the big airplane, which, BTW, I...

Trump’s visit to Sioux Falls proves beneficial for all parties

President Donald Trump gives a speech at a rally.

Genna Sheriff, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

When news hit Sioux Falls that President Donald Trump was coming to town, people on both sides of the political spectrum were not afraid to share their reactions. Some were ecstatic and longed for an invite to the event, while others were less than thrilled. Despite the different beliefs, just the mer...