Articles by: Justin Miller

Lilly Hiatt shines on new album “Walking Proof”

Lilly Hiatt shines on new album “Walking Proof”

April 24, 2020 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

Last year Lilly Hiatt posted a picture on her Instagram capturing the reorganization of her beloved vinyl collection. A wide variety of albums by artists such as John Lennon, Loretta Lynn, Pearl Jam, and Kacey Musgraves filled the room with little carpet to show underneath. It is Hiatt’s ability toRead More

The Dueling Pianos of Andy Anderson and Mike Leeds backed up by Party Party at Ragbrai in 2018. (Photo by Justin Miller)

Local music scene adapts to pandemic

April 11, 2020 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

  Editor’s note: The author of this story, Justin Miller, toured with The Dueling Pianos as a stage manager for six years. During that time he traveled all over the Midwest setting up shows for a wide variety of musicians and bands.  The world is quickly becoming more like theRead More

When sports ended

When sports ended

March 31, 2020 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

It was unreal. I honestly didn’t know what to do with myself. Sports are my life. Then, a couple of days after covering the final DMACC Bears baseball game, it all came to a halt.  It was one thing after another. The men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments, the NBA suspended,Read More

DMACC splits home opener as season is put on hold

DMACC splits home opener as season is put on hold

March 14, 2020 at 9:17 pm 0 comments

  The Bears split their home opener versus Indian Hills on Friday, which will be their final game for the month due to the continuing spread of the Coronavirus. They intend to return to the field April 3.  The Bears improved their record to 5-11 and end the month onRead More

Hey, NCAA: Student athletes deserve pay

Hey, NCAA: Student athletes deserve pay

March 4, 2020 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

Imagine if the NCAA never revised their rules. Short-shorts would still be a thing, dunks would be banned, leather helmets would be worn, and so much more that we do not even think about. It is time for the NCAA to look at itself in the mirror and realize thatRead More

Photos from DMACC's first game of the season. Left fielder, Grant Bohling , from Lincoln, Neb.  The Bears loss 7-3 and went 1-3 in the series. Photo courtesy Michelle Ymker and DMACC baseball.

DMACC baseball season starts with new coach

March 4, 2020 at 11:49 am 0 comments

The future of DMACC baseball starts this season as first-year head coach Nic Mishler is set to take over for the Bears. David Pearson coached the Bears from 2016 to 2019 before resigning to become an assistant coach at North Dakota State. In those three seasons, Pearson had an overallRead More

World-renowned opera singer and DMACC visiting professor Simon Estes performs at the Sing, Ebenezer! concert in the Building 6 auditorium on Jan. 21. Photo provided by Dan Ivis.

Concert pays tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

February 5, 2020 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

On the night of Jan. 21, in a packed auditorium, DMACC hosted “Sing, Ebenezer! The songs and stories from Martin Luther King’s Neighborhood.” The DMACC choir was joined by three special guests: former assistant minister Albert Paul Brinson, soprano singer Sherry Dukes, Broadway performer Roosevelt Andre Credit, and world-renowned operaRead More