Fabric Store- Abby McCubbin's costumet for 'you cant take it with you' musical  is made made of fabric from the new craft store downtown

Fabric store to open in Orange City

Closet knitters and seamstresses will rejoice together at the end of April when Orange City’s newest quilting and craft store, Stitch Studio, opens. Orange City’s Chamber of Commerce is very excited about bringing in the new business, which is located in Hands Across the World’s old location on Central Avenue. “I think it will bring more »

Play 'You Cant Take it With You'

‘You Can’t Take it With You’

The Northwestern theater department is about to open a spring show that will give audiences a much needed laugh. Friday, April 17 is opening night for “You Can’t Take it With You,” a comedic story of romance and family loyalty. “This show revolves around the Sycamore family. They are a very quirky group,” said theatre more »

Carboard Battle1 (Miles)

Hospers presents feats of bravery

Hear ye! Hear ye! Ladies and gentlemen of Northwestern, it is time once again to experience one of the greatest events this campus has to offer. At 6:30 p.m. on the eve of Sunday, April 26, the Green will fill with armor and weapons smashing together with the great “whumping” noise of discarded cardboard and more »

SUBMITTED FROM WWW.PGA.COM Michael Greller, who graduated from NW in 2000, advises Jordan Spieth during the 2015 Masters Tournament, April 9-12, in Augusta, Georgia.

NW alumn becomes caddie at Masters

In the world of professional golf, the stage does not get much bigger than The Masters. An unlikely actor become one of the stars of the show at the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, held April 9-12. This was none other than MOC-FV and Northwestern alumni Michael Greller. For over the last more »

PHOTO BY CLARISSA OEHLER Competitors race in the men’s 1500m, including NW students Logan Hovland and Skyler Giddings.

Red Raider Open a success

Northwestern College hosted the annual Red Raider Open this past weekend, April 10 and 11, in De Valois Stadium. The Raiders made the most of their home field advantage, and the meet ran smoothly. Although no overall winner is declared, the NW runners picked up 41 top-five finishes and won eight events. Among the NW more »

The Visiting

World Premiere is ‘Visiting’ NW

This weekend’s World Premiere Festival will open a new show called “Visitng,” written and directed by student Jacob Christiansen. “Visiting” tells the story of a teenage boy who runs away to live with his sister at college. As the two become entangled in one another’s lives again, they unveil an unknown family history. The play’s more »

Arts & Culture

Deep Song reading Feb. 9

Tim Bascom will perform a Deep Song reading at 7 pm Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Te Paske Art Gallery. Bascom, the director of creative writing at Waldorf College, will be reading a portion of his newest book, “Running to the Fire,” which was published in April 2015. According to the University of Iowa Press, more »


Recent adoptions expand local families

Three local families have recently welcomed new children into their lives through the process of adoption. For the Craig, Karnish and Sas families, the journey has been long, but well worth the challenges. Orange City community members Jonny and Kayla Craig have recently adopted their third child, Eliza. This is the Craig’s second adoption; they more »


Caucusing captivates Iowans

Lately the Iowa Snapchat story has been flooded with presidential candidates, and, on Monday Feb. 1, recently there was a featured Iowa Caucus story. The Iowa caucus has been the first major electoral event of the nominating process for the President of the United States since 1972. The caucus receives a striking amount of media more »


Immigrant hospitality

As a Republican, I can honestly say I am ashamed of our party’s general stance on immigration. I know this will offend some of you on the right side of the aisle, and I do not apologize because that is what political discourse is all about. We are enabled to engage in political discourse and more »


Cam Newton: MVP? Peyton Manning’s last game? SB50 preview

Thirty-two teams enter the NFL season each September with the same goal in mind: going to the Super Bowl and ultimately winning the Lombardi Trophy. Each team strives to display the culmination of their seasons in the Super Bowl but only one team emerges victorious. This year, the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos will more »