The Pony Express

Minnesota female athletes inspire future generations

Alternative Copy story by Emma Lowey

Logan Huber, Distribution Reporter

March 25, 2018

Many students have important people in their lives who they like to call role models. Whether it is in sports, academics, music or just in life in general, these are people others look up to and inspire them. Many students have been inspired and affected by the athletes of the United States in t...

New and improved Afton Alps

Afton Alps preps for new season with Vail by putting in two new tow ropes, a brand new terrain park, and Epic Mix. Senior Lucas Ingalls said, “I hear my friends talking all the time about how excited they are for the terrain parks. It seems like that’s all they talk about.”

Charlie Haumersen

November 24, 2013

Last year, Vail bought Afton Alps, which meant lots of changes have been made to the ski resort. Work was done last summer, so the riders will see the difference this year. All employees, skiers, snowboards and tourists will be going to the new, Afton Alps. Vail  is spending $10 million to improv...

Art in the Park celebrates its 35 year

Various paintings are on display in a tent located at Art in the Park in Afton.

Natalie Gjermo

October 23, 2013

Afton is usually a quiet town, with people driving in and out of it going to and from. On the weekend of Sept. 28 and 29 that all changes when Afton hosts their annual art fair. Tents and smells of the vendors fill the park downtown. Afton has been putting on Art in the Park for 35 years. This year...

New and improved lumberjack days

New and improved lumberjack days

July 20, 2013

Lumberjack Days has been around forever, it seems, but the summer of 2012 held no such event.  To many people’s dismay, Lumberjack Days was shut down due to complaints from vendors that have not been paid for 2010 or 2011 by the Lumberjack Days Festival Association.  The City Council ruled that Lumberjack...

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