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Minnetonka eighth-grader scores perfect 36 on ACT college entrance exam

July 2, 2015 by Greenfield Daily Reporter

MINNETONKA, Minnesota — A Minnetonka teen has scored a perfect 36 on the ACT college entrance exam. And, he's not even in high school yet. Eighth-grader Frank Lu took the test last year and scored a 34. But Lu wasn't satisfied with that and took the ...

Dr. Marvin Petersen

June 28, 2015 by Mason City Globe Gazette

Mason City Globe GazetteBRITT | Dr. Marvin Hans Petersen, 89, formerly of Britt died Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at The Glenn Senior Community, in Minnetonka, Minnesota. A private family service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Britt at a later date with military rites by ...

Eagles is denied third-straight lacrosse title

June 16, 2015 by The Sun Current

The Sun CurrentEden Prairie senior attackman and captain Sean Patterson prepares to shoot and score against Blaine in a 14-1 state boys lacrosse tournament quarterfinal game June 9 at Minnetonka High School. (Photo by Rich Moll-richmollphotography.com).

Boys high school tennis parity puts the NFL to shame

June 9, 2015 by The Sun Current

The Sun CurrentMaybe they should have consulted Class AA high school boys tennis coaches in Minnesota, because those coaches seem to have discovered the secret. “Take the top 10-12 teams in the state, and most matches are going to end up 4-3,” said Minnetonka ...

5 Minnesota youngsters participated in Scripps National Spelling Bee

May 29, 2015 by The Tribune

Maxwell Meyer, a seventh-grader at Minnetonka Middle School East, spelled both of his words correctly but was eliminated Thursday after failing to earn enough points in the vocabulary testing portion. Christine Farnberg, an eighth-grader at Holy Spirit ...

Minnetonka girls' lacrosse develops holistic approach

May 19, 2015 by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneIn the world of women's lacrosse, Janet Holdsworth is a name held in high regard. She was one of the pioneers for lacrosse in Minnesota, coaching Hopkins a dozen or so years ago. She also started the Lakers Select, which she built into one of the state ...

West news briefs: Nonprofit leader gets lifetime award

May 12, 2015 by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneCandidates must be 18 or older, be a high school graduate or equivalent, hold a valid Minnesota driver's license and live within 10 minutes of the fire station. Applicants also must pass a thorough background check and the department's stress test ...

Report: Arizona Police Obtain Killer's DNA in Death of Minnesota Native

April 17, 2015 by KSTP.com

KSTP.comAllison Feldman was found dead Feb. 18 at her house near Old Town Scottsdale. Feldman grew up in Minnesota and attended Minnetonka High School. She graduated from the University of Arizona and worked in sales for a medical device company in ...

Punishment for dance protests? Bring It On!

April 9, 2015 by The Sun Current

The Sun CurrentThe Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors appears to have tabled the “sportsmanship issues” associated with state Class 3A High Kick Dance competition until its June meeting. Sherman-Q You remember what happened. Coaches from five ...

Don't brown bag it: Meals at 3 MN high schools rank top in nation

April 4, 2015 by Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNewsThe ranking assesses food of all public high schools in the 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico using data sets and surveys. Minnetonka High School leads Minnesota schools, coming in No. 7 nationally for best food. It also was ranked No.

Richfield native Clough wins Butch Nash Award

March 31, 2015 by The Sun Current

The Sun CurrentClough has been enamored with football ever since, and he has achieved his greatest success the last 13 years as defensive coordinator of the Minnetonka High School football team. Clough said he had the good fortune of playing for coaches like Dave ...

Tonka, EP lead All-Lake Conference swimming team

March 15, 2015 by The Sun Current

The Sun CurrentProminent swimmers leading this year's honor squad are Minnetonka sophomore Sam Schilling and Eden Prairie junior Griffin Back. Schilling won three gold medals and a silver medal in his four events during the State High School League Meet. Back's state ...

Eagle girls fall to Tonka in semifinals

March 11, 2015 by The Sun Current

The Sun CurrentEden Prairie reached the Class 4, Section 6 girls basketball semifinals before losing to Lake Conference rival Minnetonka March 7 at Minneapolis Roosevelt High School. Eden Prairie's Esabelle Levine stares down Minnetonka defender Hannah Hedstrom ...

Learning through practice

March 2, 2015 by Minnesota Daily

Minnesota DailyHis grandmother began crying in the camera-monitored room as she expressed her concern over his drug use, while a University of Minnesota social work graduate student looked on from across the room. The boy and his cousin are Minnetonka High School ...

MACAC College Fair is March 19

February 27, 2015 by SW News Media

SW News MediaChaska High School is hosting this year's annual Minnesota Association for College Admission Counseling (MACAC) College Fair on March 19. Chaska, Chanhassen and Eden Prairie high schools take turns hosting the event each year. According to Tara ...

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