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Wildfires Spreading in California

Arianna Perfetto

October 11, 2019

At least three wildfires have erupted around Southern California due to dry air and strong winds on Thursday.  The fires spread quickly and caused evacuation of 100,000 people around Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted out...

Greta Thunberg’s United Nations Speech

Lexi Kincaid

October 7, 2019

On September 23, 2019 the United Nations Climate Summit was held in New York City. This momentous occasion was marked with a very young and passionate speaker, Greta Thunberg. Thunberg, only 16 years old, attacked politicians...

Banned E-Cigarettes

October 7, 2019

On September 4, 2019, one of Michigan’s government officials, Gretchen Whitmer, was the first from Michigan to ban electric cigarettes that also come with different flavors for them which caused teens (and even adults) to vap...

So How Did The Area 51 Raid Turn Out?

Melina Hicks

September 27, 2019

So What Happened at the Area 51 Raid?    Approximately 2 million clicked the “going” button on a Facebook page that was set up by a man from California named Matty Roberts who created the event titled, “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop Us All...

The Earthquake in Puerto Rico

Sara Esleawa

September 24, 2019

Puerto Rico is a Caribbean Island and incorporated U.S. territory with a great landscape. Something very terrifying happened in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico was hit by an earthquake by late Monday. It measured a magnitude of 6.0 and...

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

September 13, 2019

Man Arrested For Involvement In Mac Miller’s Death

Isabella Delmotte

September 13, 2019

Last Wednesday, two days before the one year anniversary of Mac Miller’s death, drug dealer Cameron James Pettit was arrested for selling fentanyl laced percocet. Days after Malcolm James McCormick was found unresponsive, Petti...

The ban of flavored vape

Connor Moran

September 13, 2019

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that Michigan will be the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. They are banning them in stores and online sales to stop teens vaping. It will be a six month ban, and can be renewed...

Dakota Marching Band – The Start of a New Season

Katie Kraemer

September 13, 2019

The Dakota High School marching band performed their show “Remix” on Friday at the football game. The show is made of a remixed version of Beethoven’s 5th symphony. The band will perform their show during halftime at every hom...

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