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Piece by Piece - Weezer (Blue Album)

Piece by Piece – Weezer (Blue Album)

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer January 17, 2024

Weezer's "Blue Album" is a staple of 90s Alt-Rock. The album was released on May 10, 1994. The album was produced by The Cars' former lead singer Ric Ocasek. The album has always received high ratings,...

Piece by Piece - 52nd Street

Piece by Piece – 52nd Street

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer December 19, 2023

"52nd Street," released October 11, 1978, is Billy Joel's 6th album. Billy Joel wanted to go for a more jazzy sound with this album, hiring multiple jazz artists. The album only has 9 songs, but does consist...

Smells Like Teen Spirit & Teenage Dirtbag: Young Adult Rock Anthems, or Just Songs?

Smells Like Teen Spirit & Teenage Dirtbag: Young Adult Rock Anthems, or Just Songs?

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

"Smell Like Teen Spirit" is a song from Nirvana's 1994 Album "Nevermind," which I covered a few weeks back. The song is considered some sort of anthem for the teenagers during that time, capturing the...

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Solberg Welding/Ironside – An Inside Look

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

In celebration of Small Business Saturday, I interviewed one of Harmony's older businesses, Solberg Welding and Ironside, both of which are owned by Dennis Solberg. Solberg Welding was founded on September...

Piece by Piece - Three Days Grace

Piece by Piece – Three Days Grace

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

Three Days Grace, originally named "Groundswell," started in 1992. They later regrouped and went under their current name Three Days Grace in 1997. The band started in Norwood, Ontario with the original...

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LFC Cross Country Section and State Highlights

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

As the LFC cross country season comes to an end, I would like to highlight LFC's Section and State stats. The LFC girls cross country team placed fifth at the Section 1A meet. Autumn Rakosnik...

Piecing Apart - Buddy Holly

Piecing Apart – Buddy Holly

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

Way back in 2016, at a family campout near Clear Lake, Iowa, I was introduced to Don McLean's song "American Pie." My great aunt told me the story which related to the tragic death of Buddy Holly. At the...

Who Did it Better?

Who Did it Better?

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer October 13, 2023

"The Man Who Sold The World" I personally love the Nirvana version, and I find it to be more thought provoking. Kurt Cobain's vocals make it sound like HE is the man who sold the world, whereas David...

Piece by Piece - Ten

Piece by Piece – Ten

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer October 13, 2023

Released on August 27, 1991, Pearl Jam's "Ten" would set a new standard in the rock industry. The album is disputed as being contemporary grunge, but it features more classic or hard rock instrumentals...

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Staff Spotlight: Mr. Holten

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer October 4, 2023

This week’s Staff Spotlight features Mr. Holten. I had the opportunity to interview him, and I’m happy to share his thoughts, memories, and wisdom. Mr. Holten told me that back during college, he...

Piece by Piece - Nevermind

Piece by Piece – Nevermind

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

"Nevermind" is the second album released by Nirvana and was the first to release from a major label. Dave Grohl, now popular drummer, guitarist, and songwriter, would have this album be the first major...

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Piecing Apart – Kurt Cobain

Micah Steffens, Staff Writer September 28, 2023

Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – c. April 5, 1994) was the cofounder of Nirvana, serving as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter. His angsty songwriting would define an entire...

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