The Pony Express

Plan for senior living facility near Liberty passed

Boutwells Landing senior living home is not enough for the town of Stillwater, as the city council passes a 60 million dollar project to build a new and improved senior living care facility.

Kathleen Billingsley, Copy Editor

May 12, 2016

Stillwater continues to innovate as they pass the plan for a senior living facility to be built near the township of Liberty in Stillwater, MN. As the baby boomer generation continues to reside in Stillwater, more space is needed for their care. Stillwater city council passed a $60 million bill to b...

Powderpuff brings out competitive spirits

Team captains meet at the middle of the field before the game to decide who will start with the ball. Coach Beau Labore oversees this.

Dylan Andres, Social Media Editor

October 4, 2015

A flag football game played between girls from senior and junior classes, known as Powderpuff, is kicking off for the third year under the lights at Pony Stadium. The seniors look to bounce back with a win after last year's loss to the class of 2015, but the juniors aren't going to make it easy for them. Each team looks to star-a...

Warm weather brings rompers

Warm weather brings rompers

Megan McGuire, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2015

  Traditional one-piece jumpsuits, featuring full tops and pants, have been around for decades. Rompers are similar to the jumpsuit, except they are typically shorter on the bottom and have shorter sleeves. The increase in popularity of rompers shows how cute and trendy this item of cloth...

Girls lacrosse in the swing of things

Staying active during the season is very important to both the coaches and players. “We practice every day except for Sunday. But our coaches stress the fact that it's also important to be practicing things you need to work on outside of practice. So we practice ourselves as well,” said midfielder Junior Maria Vitale. Even though the girls spend almost everyday together at practice, they still get together on the weekends. Sam Houle tells us, “Our team is constantly bonding whether it is on or off the field. I'd say the best team bonding is going to Remi's house for team sleepovers.”

Mathias Hoefferle, Distribution Reporter

April 30, 2015

  Springtime and warmer weather make for a perfect combination as the season kicks off for the Stillwater Area High School girls lacrosse team. This year the team looks to be one of the best in the state again, headed by a total of 12 seniors, not to mention an extraordinary amount of talent c...

Bath bombs explode into pop culture

Photo by Megan McGuire  The different colored mixtures of natural ingredients are hand packed together into patterned Bath Bombs. They have a chalky texture and can be up to the size of a baseball.

Madi Schoenecker, Social Media Editor

February 26, 2015

Bath bombs have become increasingly popular over the past few years.  Co-founder of LUSH Cosmetics Mo Constantine invented the Bath Bomb in 1989.  Bath bombs are hard-packed mixtures of chemicals and oils. LUSH Bath Bombs are completely organic.  LUSH first came to be in 1995 but the co-founders had...

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