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The First Thanksgiving And Its Controversy

The First Thanksgiving And Its Controversy

Sadie Grau, AuthorPOSTED November 18, 2022

Taking place on the third Thursday of every November, Thanksgiving Day is a substantial holiday in the United States. Many Americans celebrate by getting together with family and friends to share a nice...

The History of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The History of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sadie Grau, AuthorPOSTED October 25, 2022

As most of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month is known for celebrating those who have survived breast cancer and remembering those who didn’t. People also spend this month...

The Legacy of Queen Elizabeth II

The Legacy of Queen Elizabeth II

Sadie Grau, Author, EditorPOSTED October 12, 2022

September 8, 2022, was a day of great sorrow for the United Kingdom (UK).  After her 70 years monarchy, Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96. She had the longest reign over the UK ever, spanning 15...

The infamous John Dillinger

The infamous John Dillinger

Samantha Jones, AuthorPOSTED September 28, 2022

When many crime buffs think of 1920’s and 30’s gangsters, they think of New York but the Midwest has had its share of notorious gangsters. One of the most infamous was John Herbert Dillinger, a...

Underpaid and Overcharged

Underpaid and Overcharged

Sophia Pritchard, WriterPOSTED April 14, 2022

Women’s Pay Mankind has searched for equality since the dawn of time. Womenkind is still fighting this fight. In the past, women were often expected to be submissive housewives. It was not common...

Russia vs. Ukraine: How did we get here?

Russia vs. Ukraine: How did we get here?

Sadie Grau, AuthorPOSTED March 2, 2022

  *This is a simplified version of what has happened up until late February 2022* The definition of communism is the economic system where property is owned by everybody and people work and...

Unforgettable day in SD history

Unforgettable day in SD history

Matthew Buckmaster POSTED October 27, 2021

  28 years ago on April 19, 1993 a plane crashed, killing the eight  on board and breaking the hearts of South Dakota and the Nation.  On board were Governor George S Mickelson, Roland Dolly,...

This Week in Theatre History: April 19-24

This Week in Theatre History: April 19-24

Tiffany Kruse, WriterPOSTED April 20, 2021

After a brief hiatus, this week in history is back with events galore. From April 19 to 24, there will be the supposed birthdate of the Bard, the opening of a wonderfully sweet musical, and the birth of...

History of Women

History of Women

Jorgia Lowe, WriterPOSTED April 14, 2021

March is Women’s History Month, an annual celebration of women’s contributions to history, society, and culture. It first began as International Women’s Day celebrated on March 8th and then became...

This Week in Theatre History: March 1-6

This Week in Theatre History: March 1-6

Tiffany Kruse, WriterPOSTED April 2, 2021

Regarding this last week in theatre history there were the birthdays of two theater stars, the opening of a musical based on an 80s film, and the 1,000th performance of a well-loved jukebox musical. First...

This Week in Theatre History: March 1-6

This Week in Theatre History: March 1-6

Tiffany Kruse, WriterPOSTED March 9, 2021

Regarding this last week in theatre history there were the birthdays of two theater stars, the opening of a musical based on an 80s film, and the 1,000th performance of a well-loved jukebox musical. First...

This Week Theatre History: February 22-27

This Week Theatre History: February 22-27

Tiffany Kruse, WriterPOSTED February 24, 2021

For this starring week in theatre history from February 22 to February 27 includes events such as a London revival of a beloved dark comedy, the opening of a famous Broadway flop, and the birthday of an...

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