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‘Animal Farm’ cast soon will take one act competition by storm

‘Animal Farm’ cast soon will take one act competition by storm

Taylor Lee, Distrubution Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts, Local Arts, Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

Last year’s One Act team performed “Scenes from Metamorphoses” and, for the first time in history, went to the Minnesota State High School League [MSHSL] State One Act competition. However, they did not Star at the competition, which is similar to receiving a trophy in sport competitions. The team ...

‘Gone Girl’ movie mirrors novel

‘Gone Girl’ movie mirrors novel

Samantha Flipp, Field Broadcast Reporter

October 23, 2014


Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

Gone Girl scored $38 million opening weekend. The theater was packed and for good reason. This movie has a thrilling plot with unexpected twists. The only way someone would be able to know what to expect would be those who read the book. The film Gone Girl is based off of the 2010 bestselling novel written by Gillian F...

‘Weathering the Storm’ a story by Marybeth Misgen

Emily Ness

April 14, 2014


Filed under In-Depth

Weathering The Storm, a book written by Lakeland mom and teacher, Marybeth Misgen, was recently published. The book showcases her son, Nick, who was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at only 3 years old. Duchernne muscular dystrophy is an inherited disorder that involves muscle weakness t...

Local author, Logan, hits the big screen

Local author, Logan, hits the big screen

Katie Beedle

January 9, 2014


Filed under Arts, Book Reviews, In-Depth, Local Arts

  Chuck Logan, a Vietnam war veteran, is now a well known Minnesotan author. He is best known for his book, Homefront, that was published May 30, 2006, and is now a big  screen film. The film was released to theaters Nov. 27, 2013. Logan has published nine novels including Homefront, alon...

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ goes to the big screen

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ goes to the big screen

Cora Sutherland

November 8, 2013


Filed under Arts, Book Reviews, TV & Film Reviews

andIt has recently been announced that John Greene’s popular novel The Fault in Our Stars is being made into a movie.  The novel is relatable, interesting and emotional, and readers have high expectations for the film to be the same way. Greene’s books are becoming increasingly popular across t...