The Pony Express

In response to the Ferguson ruling, racial tension increasing

Lexie Sherrick, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2014

The streets in Ferguson were outraged with dissatisfaction after the court decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown. The decision has larger meaning than the death of an 18-year-old boy or the officer being found not guilty, the decision and reaction are focused around...

Raising the Minnesota minimum wage is necessary for survival

Raising the Minnesota minimum wage is necessary for survival

Hannah Crawford

January 23, 2014

Currently Minnesota’s minimum wage is $7.25 an hour.  Many people argue that a family cannot survive off of minimum wage, it would be difficult for a family to survive in today’s society on the income of $7.25 an hour. According to an article by Jason Notte, “Even a worker with no children living in Hanson [County, South Dakota] would need to t...

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