The Pony Express

Community comes together to fight Coronavirus amid social distancing

The downtown Stillwater community has been bare bones lately. Most are staying home at the direction of Governor Walz and other government officials.

John Franklin, Copy Editor-in-chief

March 26, 2020

According to the World Health Organization, People should stay one meter (3 feet) away from each other during this pandemic.  In the St. Croix Valley, the community has found many ways to come together as one. In Bayport, outside of the wine bar called Manger, which is only in its sophomore year of existe...

Alumni, new Manger owners bring new flavor to Bayport

A wood-fire oven is used at Manger for a unique way of preparing their dishes. Owner Mike Willenbring is seen here cooking a cut of beef tenderloin on a skillet in the wood-fire oven.

Toby Weiss, Camera Editor

January 20, 2019

Two Stillwater alumni Mike and Nicole Willenbring have taken on the challenge of opening a restaurant. Manger will take over the space of the previous L'Etoile Du Nord, located in Bayport, mid-January. It will offer a variety of foods from oysters, to pizza cooked in a wood fire oven, along with a wine bar...

Police should use body cameras for safety and complaints

Graphic by Ryan Ekstrand

Cory Spawn, Broadcast Managing Editor

December 27, 2014

After the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown, police departments are looking into purchasing body cameras to capture video of what happens away from the dash cam in the car.  There is no reason other than money that should stop departments from buying these beneficial cameras to keep officers safe and...

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