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New school lunch app

New school lunch app

Joe Dewale

September 20, 2013

Schools in our area are changing the ways students find out what is for lunch. Stillwater Area High School has added an application called "School Lunch" by Nutrislice for smart phones including apple products and Android phones. Throughout the year, elementary school students to high schoolers make decisions on what they want for lunch. "It could sa...

New St. Croix Crossing Bridge brings community adjustments

New St. Croix Crossing Bridge brings community adjustments

September 20, 2013

The Stillwater/Oak Park Heights residents have been waiting over 15  years for the St. Croix crossing bridge between Minnesota and Wisconsin. This project has been well underway since the first demolition of some local housing. The new bridge foundation work continues leaving dramatic direction cha...

Noodles and Company to open in Stillwater

Noodles and Company to open in Stillwater

September 20, 2013

Every day, millions walk into one of the 348 restaurant locations across the country. The clanging of bowls and spoons and the sizzle of boiling noodles fill the amicable atmosphere. From healthy to indulgent and spicy to comforting, Noodles and Company has a bowl for everyone. The newest Twins Cites ...

November levy renewal will affect many

November levy renewal will affect many

Emily Landgreen

September 20, 2013

One could say she loves music. Junior Megan Ellison has been playing viola for eight years. She is a passionate member of the concert and chamber choir and orchestra. However, this fall’s levy could change it all. Stillwater area residents will vote on a levy that would renew the current economic pl...

ESPN’s focus shifts to Stillwater

ESPN’s focus shifts to Stillwater

September 19, 2013

On the Sept. 13 the Stillwater football team took on the Cretin-Derham Hall Raiders in a game featured by ESPN2.  The Ponies had lost to the Raiders for the past two years and were looking for revenge. Jashon Cornell, the #1 recruit for football in the class of 2015, was highlighted in the game, b...

Mathnasium provides tutoring opportunities

Mathnasium provides tutoring opportunities

September 18, 2013

There’s a new place in Stillwater for struggling students to get help. Mathnasium, specializing in math tutoring, is Stillwater’s newest tutor. With scheduled appointments, students can get help in any math subject they may be struggling in. Mathnasium offers help for students in kindergarten through 1...

Principal Laager leaves Stillwater Area High School

Principal Laager leaves Stillwater Area High School

July 20, 2013

Principal Ryan Laager’s office is nice. There is a large white board with notes scribbled into every corner, there’s a table that has a Stillwater pony inscribed on it with a few chairs for meetings, and a fairly clean desk with a MacBook Pro and three or four pages, all filled corner-to-corner with...

Hold or fold, wrestling team raises money

July 20, 2013

With many Stillwater teams having to raise additional money over the past several years, the Stillwater Area High School Wrestling booster club has decided to go beyond the usual Pony Cards or cookie dough tactics to cover the team’s cost this spring. Deciding to move forward with a unique idea,...

Bird sends disks soaring

Bird sends disks soaring

July 20, 2013

Through the sweltering heat of the sun and the tremendous amount of energy brought out through discus and shot put, senior Nate Bird has worked his way to becoming captain of the track and field team. From the young age of 11, Bird has been participating in his beloved sport of track and field. Bird...

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