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The show must go on; how theatre addresses tragedy

The show must go on; how theatre addresses tragedy

Olivia Bystrom, Field Reporter

March 26, 2020

A great performance takes time to prepare. With daily rehearsals and a practically nonstop schedule for the last month, the theatre department was working tirelessly to put together the final show of the year, "Beauty and the Beast". Through this process many theatre students learn that things do not always...

The day the music died

The day the music died

Olivia Bystrom, Field Reporter

March 26, 2020

Amidst a worldwide health crisis and a quarantined nation, a lot is lost to self isolation. With schools closed and distance learning in place, the arts and music departments are at a standstill. At their core, the music and theatre departments revolve around in-person learning, collaboration and eve...

Technology impacting education in tragic time

Technology impacting education in tragic time

Ella Gag, Social Media Editor

March 26, 2020

In this time of tragedy and despair technology will impact it all. Coronavirus has rapidly spread throughout the world as a pandemic. Measures have been taken to prevent the virus from growing. One being cancelling schools until a further notice. "We know that with viruses that children certainly...

Community comes together to fight Coronavirus amid social distancing

Community comes together to fight Coronavirus amid social distancing

John Franklin, Copy Editor-in-chief

March 26, 2020

According to the World Health Organization, People should stay one meter (3 feet) away from each other during this pandemic.  In the St. Croix Valley, the community has found many ways to come together as one. In Bayport, outside of the wine bar called Manger, which is only in its sophomore year of existe...

The Trump Administration’s steps to a corona-less nation

The Trump Administration’s steps to a corona-less nation

Elaina Mankowski, Layout Editor

March 25, 2020

The coronavirus has shocked the world in its quick and destructive expansion. Just months after the virus originated in China, the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared coronavirus a global pandemic. With the threat reaching America, and much of the country moving into quarantines and lockdow...

Coronavirus impacts on local education

Coronavirus impacts on local education

Alex Steil, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2020

The coronavirus was on everyone’s radar. Most knew about it and that it would impact economic markets. No one, however, knew it would disrupt the world economy to this extent. More importantly though, no one knew how impactful it would be on local education. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed Emergency...

Local government plans to stop the spread of coronavirus

Local government plans to stop the spread of coronavirus

Elaina Mankowski, Layout Editor

March 25, 2020

The coronavirus has swept the world and the nation and has made its way to Minnesota. The states are following regulations set by President Donald Trump, but with certain aspects, each state is handling it differently. Governor Tim Walz has been working closely with the Minnesota Department of Hea...

What is Covid-19, how to deal with it

What is Covid-19, how to deal with it

Stella Bertsch, Field Reporter

March 25, 2020

The Coronavirus disease is an outbreak of a virus that causes flu-like symptoms. The first case traces back to late December 2019.  The outbreak started in Wuhan, China, then spread leading almost every country to have a case. The pandemic caused many schools, restaurants and stores to close, leaving th...

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