The Pony Express

Trade War negatively effects consumers

Consumer Eugine Romano holds up almonds to show price increase. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the price of almonds has risen by $1.30 since June 2018.

Alex Steil, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2019

You are losing money. I’m losing money. Your parents are losing money. People are losing jobs. We have yet to see the full impact of what this will mean for us. President Donald J. Trump engulfed the United States into a full-on trade dispute with China in June 2018, and it hurt the average consume...

Additions possible for Minnesota Constitution

Government and history students spend time learning about our country's Constitution and the ways it has shaped and been shaped by America. The countries constitution is not the only one that influences our lives. New changes have been proposed to the Minnesota Constitution.

Elise Truman, Online Editor

March 5, 2019

The United States Constitution was established in 1789 and is the supreme law of the United States. However, each state has its own constitution, focused more on day-to-day operations, as ordained by the tenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Minnesota’s constitution was established in 1858 and has...

Trump’s negotiations during second summit – pointless

Trump and Kim Jong Un shake hands with smiling faces on Feb. 27. Both leaders had 10 days to prepare for their second meeting compared to their first with two months of preparation time.

Issy Boegel, Copy Editor

March 5, 2019

The first U.S. and North Korean summit left tensions between the U.S. and North Korea looking more positive than the country has ever seen, or so we thought. On Feb. 28, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un held a second summit in Hanoi, Vietnam. Trump met with Jong Un to discuss the disarmament...

President intends to build a wall, a wise move

Construction of the wall in progress along the border. Only in some areas along the US/Mexican border is there a wall so far.

Cady Solberg, SNO and Social Media Editor

February 16, 2019

President Donald Trump has been fighting for a border wall between the United States and Mexico since he became president back in 2016. He wants the wall to stop illegal immigration and drug trafficking in the United States. The president is trying to do what he believes is the best although as a citiz...

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...

Healthcare: right, not privilege

Healthcare: right, not privilege

Anna Koenning, Social Media Reporter

May 4, 2017

Healthcare is here to take care of the American people, that is, unless the people are old, sick, female, or of a low-income household. That is the way President Donald Trump recently unveiled his subsequently defeated healthcare bill he repeatedly promised on the campaign trail. Speaker of th...

New culture educates exchange student

Kamila, along with many others were chosen to be apart of the FLEX exchange program.

Emalyn Brandt, Copy Editor

May 10, 2016

Leaving with an abundant amount of 'See you soon's and 'Good luck's in her heart and mind, junior foreign exchange student Kamila begins a new chapter of her life in the United States.  After landing from the over 10 hour and 6,000 thousand mile plane ride, Kamila is ready to embark what awaits ...

US should not get involved in Saudi-Yemen conflict

US should not get involved in Saudi-Yemen conflict

Sam Buckrey, Online Editor

May 15, 2015

The Middle East is rampant with wars over Islam, ISIS in Iran and Houthis in Yemen. Saudi Arabia is warring against Houthis, a Shia group supported by Iran, to bring peace to Yemen and the Middle East. There is turmoil throughout the Middle East, strengthened by the tensions between the Sunnis and Shias. ...

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