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17 events that characterized 2017

17 events that characterized 2017

Malaina Fragnito, Student Playlist Reporter

December 28, 2017

2017 has been a year of change, devastation followed by hope and success. From events that impact the whole world to things that impact the community of Stillwater, many things have happened this year. This year has been filled with everything, from tragedies due to natural disasters, to controversy over the president to...

Two new Pony Center counselors added

Koenen smiles behind her desk, welcoming students to come and meet her.

Malaina Fragnito, Playlist Reporter

October 27, 2017

  With the addition of freshman and a school population bigger than ever before, two new counselors had to be added to the Pony Centers. The Red Pony Center has added Krista Koenen who has been in school counseling for seven years. The White Pony Center got a new counselor named Jeremy Baldwin who ...

Students, staff agree on favorite sports teams

Students, staff agree on favorite sports teams

Gabe Wagner, Distribution Reporter

February 14, 2017

Students and teachers usually have different opinions and interests outside of the classroom, but the one thing that mostly anyone can find common ground on is a favorite sports team. A stranger can be considered family just by what team colors they wear or what team they cheer for. A weekend can be eit...

Community prepares for Super Bowl

Although the super bowl is close to home this year, students say they’d rather watch the game from home than go to US Bank Stadium to watch.“I’d rather watch the game at home than at the stadium because I feel like you get a better view on TV” junior Jonathan Kraemer said.

Max Kennedy, Distribution Reporter

February 2, 2017

As the football season comes to an end, many Minnesotans become exited for Super Bowl LII. On Feb. 4, students and teachers will fill up the couches, restaurants and streets to watch the annual spectacle. The last Super Bowl to be played in Minnesota was on Jan. 26, 1992, at the Metrodome in Minn...

Staff Editorial: new stadium will keep Vikings in Minnesota

Photo by Katie Beedle
The Metrodome gets a make over as construction for the new Vikings stadium begins. Fans eagerly await the new stadium and the possibility to host 2018 Super Bowl, despite the $506 million state tax payers will have to put towards the $975 million price tag. Fans will not just pay in taxes, but ticket prices will increase to pay for nicer facilities. According to Nick Mosvick and Ilya Shapiro of The Huffington Post and the CATO Institute this is bad news for all non-Vikings fans, “because they lead to increased taxes and higher prices, squeezing the average fan for the benefit of owners and sponsors.”

Pony Express Staff

February 21, 2014

The Minnesota Vikings have been threatening to leave for years now. Well, not anymore. They are finally getting what they were looking for: a brand new stadium. The $975 million plan is projected to be completed by 2016 and is thought to be a good economic step for Minnesota. It will bring in a lot o...

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