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Many local venues offer entertaiment during winter

Many local venues offer entertaiment during winter

Maya Aflakpi, Photographer

December 5, 2016

There are so many unique outdoor activities to do and places to go in the winter. Minnesota always seems to have a long winter so students might as well do fun activities all winter long. Unique winter activities such as sledding, ice skating and looking at Christmas lights are all over Mi...

Seasonal Affective Disorder, more than winter blues

Seasonal Affective Disorder, more than winter blues

Dylan Foster, Field Reporter

February 10, 2016

Winter Blues The winter blues come and go for some, but are much more severe in others. Many people who live in the cold regions of the world can develop a condition in which too little sun can cause them to go into a depressive state. It often occurs during the winter months when people do not o...

Abundance of ways to stay warm in chilly Minnesota

Abundance of ways to stay warm in chilly Minnesota

Jonathan Rustad, Copy Editor

January 14, 2016

When it comes to staying warm in the winter, everyone knows the basics. But when it comes to personal preference, students have a range of opinions on brands and clothing options.  Some of the most popular brands are Marmot, American Eagle and Columbia.  These brands help keep consumers warm whet...

Washington County Historical Society hosts ice cream social

Washington County Historical Society hosts ice cream social

Andrew Weigel, Photographer

January 12, 2016

  On Jan. 16, the Washington County Historical Society will be hosting a winter ice cream social in the northern part of Lowell Park. Free ice cream and coffee will be provided by Leo's Grill and Malt Shop. If there is one thing that Minnesotans can all relate to, especially around Jan...

Annual winter concert brings chills, in a good way

Amelia Schneider, Copy Editor

January 14, 2015

The winter concert on Dec. 21 and 22 was Stillwater Area High School’s annual concert of holiday music and entertainment. Six ensembles performed. Three of the six are prestigious “Concert” groups (Orchestra, Band and Choir) and the remaining three are the music programs’ after school ensembles. "So...

Trending socks

Trending socks

Caitlin Rademacher, Photographer

November 19, 2014

Socks are not just socks anymore. This simple accessory has become a way to keep your feet warm and now is a way to be expressive for many young girls.

MN Zoo makes up for this year’s worst winter ever

MN Zoo makes up for this year’s worst winter ever

Kenz Hendrickson

April 18, 2014

With temperatures so cold this winter, Minnesotans had a hard time being active and going out to do things. Minnesota Zoo decided to have a seasonal special due to the “Worst Winter Ever”. From Feb. 26 to March 7 the zoo offered admission for only $10 compared to the usual $18 for adults. Visitors can escape the harsh cold and  treat themselves to...

An eternal winter in ‘Frozen’ still melts the hearts of the audience

An eternal winter in ‘Frozen’ still melts the hearts of the audience

Kate Price

January 13, 2014

Having the power to create an eternal winter would not come in handy here in Minnesota, but Elsa  lives in the kingdom of Arendelle and has icy powers that got a little out of control. She accidentally cast an eternal winter on her kingdom. The new Disney film, “Frozen,” captures the story of two sisters, one fearless and one living in fear, and t...

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