The Pony Express


Through donations from the community, as well as athletic organizations, coaches were able to purchase new equipment and update the weight room.

Weight room now provides athletes current equipment and facility

October 15, 2013

The weight room has a different look these days. New bench press, leg press systems and many other pieces of equipment all to help out our athletes and other weight lifters. Paid for mostly by boosters...

The recent blood drive hosted by the National Honor society was a big success.

National Honor Society continues to provide community leadership

September 22, 2013

The blood drive took place Sept. 20 and Coffeehouse, a popular wintertime event, will take place this Dec. Spring will carry with it the popular food drive as well. New this year is a Toys for Tots effort...

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...

Although the construction for the St. Croix Crossing Bridge is currently causing disruption to the traffic flow, the new bridge is predicted to be suitable for all vehicle types while reducing congestion in downtown Stillwater.
Photo Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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...

Being one of the fastest growing chain businesses, the new Noodles and Company that will open later this year in Stillwater, could possibly raise a threat to neighboring businesses, Jimmy Johns and Chipotle.

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...

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...

 For the first time in history, the Stillwater Ponies played live on ESPN against Cretin-Derham Hall Raiders. Even though they were placed under the spotlight, the Ponies remained focused and triumphed to win 21-7 over Cretin.

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...

The Mathnasium building, within walking distance of Stillwater Area High School, is where students can go for help on their schoolwork.

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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