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Luminary Loppet illuminates city

This ice castle luminary was located in the Icecropolis display on Lake of the Isles. The Luminary Loppet was hosted as a part of the 2020 City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival Feb. 1.

Sofia Seewald

February 4, 2020

Lake of the Isles was an illuminated scene Feb. 1. Fire throwers, giant glowing penguins and polar bear figures, bustling hot chocolate stands and an ice band were all featured at the 2020 Luminary Loppet.  The Luminary Loppet is part of the City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival run by The Loppet ...

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its way to St. Louis Park for the third year in a row 6 p.m. Dec. 12. The train stopped right outside of STEP, south of Lake Street, so people could bring in money and food donations while enjoying music at the event.

Sofia Seewald

December 12, 2019

While the Dec. 11 temperature dropped below zero, hundreds of people in the St. Louis Park community still gathered for an evening of free hot chocolate, music and holiday lights at the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, according to senior Sam McGurgan.  “Even though it was really cold, everyone ...

Theater renovations to update lights, stage, dressing rooms

Seniors Ruby Stillman and Sam Sietsema rehearse their roles for

Marta Hill

December 9, 2019

Looking forward to the Auditorium renovations that will start in June, sophomore stage manager Jacob Khabie said many theater participants are nervous because of the lack of information they have received. “Honestly not a lot is known, and that scares a lot of people in theater right now,” Kha...

Junior enjoys working behind-the-scenes

Junior Jake Henry cues lights for the spring play rehearsal on April 25. The spring play, Sense and Sensibility, plays on April 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. It shows April 30 at 2 p.m.

Eleanor Kline-Olson

April 25, 2017

While skeptical at first, junior Jake Henry now appreciates his experience working with the theater light crew. Henry said his interest in joining the lights crew became relevant after not being cast as a character in a show his freshman year. “I (joined the light crew) because I wasn’t cast...

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