The Pony Express

By Christy Prust
Now hiring sign hangs near the side of the road, though the pay may not be perfect adolescents are getting desperate for jobs in the Stillwater area.

Dayton wages war on wages

Nick Wicker October 30, 2013

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has, in recent months, made it his goal to push for legislation increasing the state’s minimum wage to $9.50 per hour by 2015. There are currently two bills in consideration...

Navy Yard shooting raises tensions between pro-Second Amendment and anti-gun advocates

Ross Stickler October 22, 2013

The Navy Yard shooting was a horrific incident that has many people wanting stricter gun laws.  Liberals want to go as extreme as banning firearms all together, while pro Second Amendment advocate following...

Obamacare high cost to all citizens

Alex Magler October 21, 2013

The Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama would help the citizens in need of healthcare, but Americans should not have to use their own money to pay for other citizens' insurance plans. Obamacare...

Ted Cruz’s speech goes beyond necessary means

Anna Kaul October 16, 2013

Senator Ted Cruz from Texas stood before the Senate and spoke for 21 hours on the need to defund Obamacare on Sept. 24. With a potential government shutdown looming, his speech was unsympathetic to the...

Taxing sugary drinks could combat obesity

Taxing sugary drinks could combat obesity

July 20, 2013

Obesity has become more prevalent in America over the past few decades than ever before. Although the culprits are plentiful, ranging from lack of exercise to the multitudes of fast food consumed each...

Government must cut military spending

Government must cut military spending

July 20, 2013

With the United States in almost $17 trillion of debt, many people are looking at what is to blame. The most obvious choice is the U.S military, whose budget includes $526.6 billion for the Department...

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