MINNETONKA — Following consecutive victories to start the season, the Stillwater girls’ hockey team dropped its third straight game with a 4-1 nonconference loss to highly regarded Minnetonka on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Pagel Hockey Center. The Ponies (0-1 SEC, 2-3) received a goal from Carlie Hart at 10:28 of the opening period, but Minnetonka […]

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BY JESSICA THOMAS PONY EXPRESS   Many teams often go unnoticed but are secretly very successful. The robotics team at Stillwater Area High School is no exception. Senior Joey Fedor is this year’s captain of the robotics team. The adult supervisors of the team, are science teacher Dennis Symalla and industrial tech teacher Todd Kapsner. […]

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The father of Jack Ariola Erenberg is asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision that barred part of his lawsuit in his son’s death. An appeals court ruled in October that the suit could continue against the city of Stillwater, but not against Washington County or the state. Jack Ariola Erenberg […]

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Norman Rockwell captured the ideal Thanksgiving dinner in his painting, “Freedom from Want,” as an extended family waits for their patriarch to carve the holiday turkey. Many living in the St. Croix Valley and throughout the metropolitan area will experience empty pantries this holiday season, and volunteers from the Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater are […]

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BY JEFF ZIGNEGO GUEST COLUMNIST Most Americans view auto insurance as necessary to protect against the costs of a car accident. Likewise, it’s common knowledge that homeowners insurance helps families rebuild their lives and homes when needed. An “umbrella” policy is not as well known, but anyone who owns a home or any assets should […]

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BY TOM PURCELL SYNDICATED COLUMNIST I admit it: I feel sorry for cigarette and cigar smokers these days. But changing fashions and the results of the recent election may offer them hope. Cigarette smoking used to be fashionable. Actors like Steve McQueen and Sean Connery made it look manly and cool in their many movies. […]

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