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‘Baby It’s Cold Outisde’ is not a song about rape

By Lisa Lillianstrom | December 17, 2018

“Baby It’s Cold Outside,” the 1944 holiday classic by Frank Loesser, never seemed to be a problem for listeners until recently when radio stations started banning the song because it was deemed controversial even though the song, which has since...

Graduating editors say goodbye to the Star

By Michael Urbanec & Tom Burton | December 9, 2018

Always be willing to learnMichael Urbanec | Sports EditorI wasn’t well prepared when Madison Kacer hired me as a news reporter for the Northern Star in fall 2017. I came in with the same story many of our writers have: We were all told we were good...