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After Year Of Immense Tragedy, Unbeaten Minnetonka Boys Lacrosse Team Soldiers On  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnetonka boys lacrosse team is unbeaten and ranked number one in the state. “They got just a little bit of everything. They got ...

‘This Is Not Tolerated’: Jewish Community Leaders Speak Out Against Minnetonka Students In Nazi Salute Photo  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Some students at a Twin Cities high school say they don't feel safe going to class Friday after an anti-Semitic social media post.

Minnetonka High principal addresses Nazi-themed dance proposal photo  ECM Publishers

The principal of Minnetonka High School sent students and parents an email Thursday addressing a social media post that drew attention for its photo of two ...

Minnetonka students' Nazi-salute post seen nationwide | Lake Minnetonka News  SW News Media

A Jewish organization and Minnetonka school officials condemned a recent social media post with two students doing Nazi salutes and making related jokes.

Minnetonka High School students help tell nonprofit early learning center's story  ECM Publishers

Students in VANTAGE program produced video for Bloom Early Learning.

Student apologizes for anti-Semitic proposal to a dance  MPR News

The school's principal called the sign 'deeply offensive' but won't talk about any punishment for the students because of privacy concerns. It might not be a bad ...

Heart Week at Minnetonka High School raises money for those in need  ECM Publishers

Love was in the air last week at Minnetonka High School.

Minnetonka students apologize for Nazi post | News  SW News Media

In his Jan. 23 morning announcement, Minnetonka High School Principal Jeff Erickson said the students of a social media post doing Nazi salutes and making ...

Minnetonka High School is no stranger to the youth vaping epidemic  SW News Media

In Plymouth, a 21-year-old who gave her name as Ashlee Joy said she vapes to help wean off of smoking. She used to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day,

Minnetonka High students pitch business ideas in final round of 'Shark Tank' style event  ECM Publishers

After hearing business plans for a wide array of ideas – from a lake weed removal *service* to an application that connects musicians with students looking to ...

Minnetonka Public Schools announces Excellence Award winners | Lake Minnetonka Education  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Minnetonka Public Schools has announced the winners of the Excellence Award.

Minnetonka High School student dead after officer-involved shooting in Chanhassen  ECM Publishers

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating a July 13 officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Minnetonka High School student ...

Minnetonka High student earns international science fair award  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School student Gabriela Queiroz Miranda was one of four students who earned an Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Award.

Putting Lake Minnetonka on the sailor's map | Sports  SW News Media

Sixty-four teams in the region, none were better than the Minnetonka High School Sailing team. And that's something all involved, including Lake Minnetonka ...

Minnetonka school leaders promise more Holocaust education after anti-Semitic post

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnetonka school leaders continue to reassure the greater school community after an anti-Semitic post surfaced on social media Thursday ...

Construction completed on The Loft at Minnetonka High  ECM Publishers

Construction was recently completed construction on The Loft learning space, just in time for back to school Sept. 4 at Minnetonka High School.

Minnetonka HS wins state One Act competition | Education  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Minnetonka High School's production of “Pygmalion” won at the state's One Act competition on Friday, Feb. 8.

Minnetonka High School offers grief counseling as community mourns death of student  KMSP-TV

Though school is out for the summer, some students made their way back to Minnetonka High School on Monday to speak with counselors about the death of ...

Minnetonka High School has 26 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — The class of 2019 has a record-breaking number of high school seniors named semifinalists in the 64th National Merit Scholarship Program.

Meet Minnetonka’s High’s New Homecoming King!  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

A parade was held in downtown Excelsior to celebrate Lucas -- Minnetonka High School's new homecoming king on Friday, reports Jennifer Mayerle (0:37).

Grounds broken, students back at it: New features to Lake Minnetonka schools  SW News Media

What: The Loft. Where: At Minnetonka High School, near the west gym. Timeline: Construction began at the end of last March and was done and dusted by the ...

Looking back on a great year for Hopkins-Minnetonka area sports  ECM Publishers

It is hard to pick just one event as the biggest of the year in Sun Sailor area sports, but many would say that it was Minnetonka High's first-ever state.

Girls Hockey: Minnetonka back to state for first time since 2015  SW News Media

Kate Hoelscher said Head Coach Eric Johnson is always talking about the importance of the first and last minutes of period.

Minnetonka High School Class of 2018 senior spotlight | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

What is your favorite memory? My favorite memory from high school was being able to travel to India with my International Studies class. It was an incredible ...

Students Under Fire For Using Nazi Salute And Hitler-Themed Dance Proposal  Guacamoley

Two high school seniors posted a photo to Instagram depicting them using a Nazi-themed invitation to a popular school dance.

Hopkins basketball teams sweep at Minnetonka | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Great play from the Hopkins boys and girls basketball teams negated Minnetonka's home-court advantage in a Lake Conference doubleheader Jan.

Minnesota students face backlash for Nazi-themed high school dance invite | TheHill  The Hill

A pair of Minnesota high school students on Thursday were condemned by their school after an image surfaced of them doing Nazi salutes over a Hitler-themed ...

Twins surprise Minnetonka High School baseball team with free haircuts for a year  Bring Me The News

It's been one heckuva year for the Minnetonka High School baseball team, and on Wednesday it got even better thanks to a surprise from the Minnesota Twins.

Minnetonka High School graduates turn the tassel at U.S. Bank Stadium  ECM Publishers

Copyright © 2018 at Sun Newspapers. Digital dissemination of this *content* without prior written consent is a violation of federal law and may be subject to legal ...

'The Scarlet Pimpernel' hits the Minnetonka Theatre stage  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Minnetonka Theatre, from Minnetonka High School, is gearing up for their spring production of "The Scarlet Pimpernel." The musical is set in ...

Minnetonka High School Remembers Chanhassen Teen  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

The principal says 16-year-old Archer Amorosi, who was shot and killed by Carver County deputies on Friday, was “talented” and “will be deeply missed,” Mary ...

Minnetonka Wins AA Girls Soccer Title 1-0 Over Wayzata  KSTP

Minnetonka was the No. 5 seed to begin the Class AA tournament on Oct. 23 at Prior Lake High School. The Skippers outlasted No. 4 Maple Grove for a 2-1 ...

Report: Minnetonka hockey player suffered frostbite on Hockey Day Minnesota  Bring Me The News

Minnesota's hockey community embraces playing outdoors in the winter, but the bitter cold on Hockey Day last Saturday resulted in a Minnetonka player ...

The Unimaginable

We Need to Do More to Prevent Suicide - This is... - Minnetonka, MN - September is suicide prevention awareness month. Most likely you know someone ...

Minnetonka High pays tribute to local veterans  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School students and staff members honored local veterans Nov. 8. Veterans whose *service* spans over 75 years from World War II to the Iraq ...

Minnetonka Schools places on AP District Honor Roll  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Minnetonka Public Schools is among the 373 districts in the United States and Canada being honored with a placement on the 9th Annual AP ...

'The Matchmaker' coming to the Minnetonka Theatre stage  ECM Publishers

Play will run for six performances beginning Friday, Feb. 15. “The Matchmaker,” Thornton Wilder's uproarious romp about love and money, will soon hit the ...

Andrew Frosch named assistant principal at Minnetonka High School  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Andrew Frosch will begin as assistant principal of Minnetonka High School on July 1 when Amy Steiner leaves to become principal of Orono ...

Minnetonka Theatre will present romantic pop musical 'The Scarlet Pimpernel'  ECM Publishers

Seven-show run begins Saturday, April 27. Audiences are invited to experience the swashbuckling action and romance of Minnetonka Theatre's spring musical, ...

Edina, Tonka meet in state girls hockey semis  ECM Publishers

Edina and Minnetonka both won first-round games in the State Class AA Girls Hockey Tournament, setting up an All-Lake Conference semifinal game at 8 p.m. ...

Minnetonka graduate to star in 'Wicked' on Broadway  SW News Media

Minnetonka High School graduate Ryan McCartan will make his Broadway debut in “Wicked” starting Sept. 11 at the Gershwin Theatre, according to a press ...

Minnetonka High frontage road construction will boost pedestrian safety before next school year  ECM Publishers

The Minnetonka City Council awarded two construction bids at its June 4 meeting.

Minnetonka Skippers rally late for 5-3 win over Rogers  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Just four days after receiving nearly 10 inches of snow, Veterans Field at Minnetonka High School — thanks to its artificial surface — was one ...

Boys soccer: Perfect day for a Minnetonka senior  ECM Publishers

Nate Vogel, a senior defender for the Minnetonka High boys soccer team, had not scored a goal this season prior to the Skippers' game against Eden Prairie ...

Several hundred plan to walk out at Minnetonka High School  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — The West Metro Walkout planned to have several hundred students participating in the March 14 walkout at Minnetonka High School, said ...

Arrest Made In 2015 Murder Of Minnetonka High School Graduate

Arrest Made In Murder Of Minnetonka High Graduate - Minnetonka, MN - Allison Feldman​ moved from Minnesota to Arizona for school. Her boyfriend found her ...

Young singles foursome rises for Minnetonka tennis | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

With a young and talented group of singles players in starring roles, the Minnetonka High girls tennis team won the Elk River Invitational title Saturday, Aug. 25.

Basketball: Wild night ends with Lakers' win over Minnetonka boys  ECM Publishers

When Minnetonka High boys basketball coach Ryan Freeberg revamped the Skippers' style of play for the 2018-19 season, fans weren't sure what to expect.

The places you'll go: Lake Minnetonka graduates 2018  SW News Media

"Oh the places you'll go ..." Check out the gallery with images from Hopkins High School, Minnetonka High School, Mound Westonka High School and Wayzata ...

Minnetonka High School's Sommer Sanouri is breaking down cultural barriers between Muslim and non-Muslim students  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School graduate Sommer Sanour celebrated her graduation June 7, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. She will be continuing her dream of ...

Minnetonka Woman Dies Of Hypothermia, Alcohol Intoxication

Woman Dies Of Hypothermia, Alcohol Intoxication - Minnetonka, MN - The woman's death was ruled an accident by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

UPDATED: Protesters stood in front of 2 Minnetonka schools this morning  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Protesters stood in front of Minnetonka High School on the morning of Monday, Oct. 2, holding signs with biblical passages. They later left and ...

Hockey: Wayzata ties Minnetonka boys on goal by Matthews  ECM Publishers

Both teams had something to prove when the boys hockey squads from Wayzata and Minnetonka High Schools faced off in the first Lake Conference Jamboree ...

Carver County releases more information on fatal shooting of Chanhassen teen  ECM Publishers

Editor's note: This story originally contained information that was unrelated to the calls for emergency *service* regarding Archer Amorosi's welfare. Sharing that ...

Minnetonka: Back to state for girls tennis squad  SW News Media

Minnetonka, playing in its 12th consecutive Section 2AA girls tennis title match, earned its 10th championship in that stretch, a 6-1 win over Prior Lake Oct. 9 at ...

Get to know Susan Carter, Minnetonka's newest council member  ECM Publishers

Susan Carter is the newest at-large member on the Minnetonka City Council.

Two Minnetonka gymnasts going to state | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Senior Nicole Thompson and junior Emma Siefker will represent Minnetonka High in State Class AA Gymnastics Meet individual competition at 6 p.m. Saturday, ...

Tonka Mental Health Navigators calling for changes across district, community, state  ECM Publishers

After recent tragedies, Minnetonka School District mothers are banning together to advocate for mental health awareness, acceptance, research, recourses and ...

‘Hard Work And Talent Should Be The Decider’: Students React To College Admissions Scam  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Actress Lori Loughlin was in court Wednesday afternoon in connection with an alleged scheme in which wealthy parents paid bribes ...

Power Outage In Minnetonka Closes High School  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A widespread power outage in the west metro is sending some students home early. According to the Minnetonka Police Department ...

Military info session at high schools | News  SW News Media

The information session “Truths & Myths – Military 101" is 4-5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7 in the Minnetonka High School Forum; and 7-8 p.m. at Chanhassen High ...

State Tennis: Runner-up team finish for Minnetonka  SW News Media

Minnetonka lost a pair of 4-3 decisions in the 2017 Class AA State Girls Tennis Tournament. In 2018, six of the 10 state participants returning, team decisions ...

Meet the six candidates for Minnetonka City Council at-large seat  ECM Publishers

The Minnetonka City Council has selected six finalists to fill a vacant at-large seat left open by Patty Acomb's resignation. Acomb resigned after she was elected ...

Minnetonka senior Kelly Parnell overcomes disability to spread joy and love to others  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School senior Kelly Parnell, who will graduate Thursday, June 7, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, said that having a disability is not ...

Minnetonka School District Celebration of Excellence winners honored  ECM Publishers

Over 500 employees, students, friends, family and community members were at Minnetonka School District's Celebration of Excellence on May 10 to honor the ...

'Bright Star' will light up Minnetonka Theatre Nov. 3-18  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka Theatre's first production of the season, “Bright Star,” opens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 and will run until its last showing on Sunday, Nov. 18 at the ...

Minnetonka High Muslim students urge tolerance and understanding during Ramadan  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School students and staff members gathered May 1 at the school to learn about the Muslim observance of Ramadan, which starts Tuesday, ...

Chanhassen teen shot by deputies mourned at lacrosse game  MPR News

Friends, family and teammates remembered Archer Amorosi Wednesday, first at a funeral for the 16-year-old and then at a lacrosse game that night.

Minnetonka seniors will graduate Thursday, June 7 | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School Class of 2018 graduation will be 7 p.m., Thursday, June 7, at U.S. Bank Stadium, 401 Chicago Ave., Minneapolis, with an entrance at ...

Father of Chanhassen teen shot by police fights for mental health care

CHANHASSEN, Minn. - The father of a teenager shot and killed by police is asking why authorities didn't do more to answer his family's call for help just one day ...

Outrage Over Anti-Semitic Dance Proposal  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Christiane Cordero reports on the social media post from Minnetonka High School students that's prompted outrage and concern (1:26). WCCO This Morning ...

Boys basketball: Tonka sheds offensive struggle in win over Cadets  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka struggled offensively in an 80-51 Lake Conference boys basketball loss to Edina Feb. 7, but the woes subsided two days later, when the Skippers ...

Football: Eden Prairie continues winning ways over Minnetonka  SW News Media

Fourth down. Two yards to gain, an eight-point lead with 2:01 remaining in the fourth quarter.

Minnetonka girls hockey: Finally, it's back to state!  ECM Publishers

Although Minnetonka High has a great tradition in the State Class AA Girls Hockey Tournament with three straight titles (2012-14) none of the players on this ...

Minnetonka, Wayzata take it to The Bank | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

The State Class AA Girls Soccer Tournament finals will feature Lake Conference rivals Minnetonka (15-4-1) and Wayzata (17-3-0) at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov.

Minnetonka Alpine skiers ascend to state podium | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

It was packed on the podium at the State Alpine Skiing Meet Feb. 13 at Giant's Ridge in Biwabik, as the Minnetonka boys and girls teams both earned third ...

Team chemistry helps Minnetonka earn berth in state baseball tournament

Minnetonka's baseball team has earned the top seed in the state 4A tournament which begins on Thursday.

Minnetonka all-class reunion will be July 28 | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

The fifth Minnetonka All-School, All-Class Reunion will be 5-10 p.m., Saturday, July 28, in the Commons Park on Lake Street in Excelsior.

Boys hockey: Minnetonka throttles Grand Rapids | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Raising a state-championship banner would be a highlight for any boys hockey program in Minnesota, but it was really special Friday, Nov. 30, when ...

Second student hit by car at Wayzata H.S. this year

In the last month, two students, both runners with the cross country team, have been hit by cars outside Wayzata High School following dismissal.

Minnetonka Lacrosse Team Honors Teammate Shot, Killed By Police  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNETONKA, Minn. (WCCO) — The field at Minnetonka High School is a place where the community comes together in times of celebration, and also in times ...

Minnetonka School District names new leaders | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Gibbs named assistant principal at Minnetonka High School.

Minnetonka earns spot in tennis semifinals | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

A 6-1 victory over Orono on Oct. 4 gave the Minnetonka High girls tennis team a berth in the Section 2AA semifinals, in progress Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Nautical Bowls will bring acai bowls beyond Minnetonka with new food truck  ECM Publishers

The owners of Nautical Bowls are planning to expand beyond Minnetonka with a food truck and with two new locations.

Tonka boys basketball thrives with 7-2 record | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

In Ryan Freeberg's third season as head coach, the Minnetonka High boys basketball team rolled into the second week of January with an overall record of 7-2.

Minnetonka High graduate Aimi Dickel uses art for environmental education project at Scenic Heights Elementary  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School graduate Aimi Dickel used her love of art to create her senior project, an educational sign for the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed ...

Minnetonka Theatre heads to the convent with 'Sister Act'  SW News Media

Just in time for the holidays, Minnetonka Theatre presents "Sister Act."

Friends, family, students remember Archer Amorosi | Chaska News  SW News Media

School has started and Archer Amorosi is on everyone's minds.

BCA sends report on death of Archer Amorosi to Carver County Attorney  MPR News

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Monday turned over its report on the death of Archer Amorosi to the Carver County Attorney's Office. Sheriff's deputies ...

Minnetonka girls basketball team goes on hot streak  ECM Publishers

After a slow start to the 2018-19 season, the Minnetonka High girls basketball team regrouped and posted three straight wins last week.

Charlie Glockner -Tonka's all-time best goalie | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

It's easy to make a case that Charlie Glockner is the best boys hockey goalie in Minnetonka history.

Natalie Nelson closes out her prep golf career in style  ECM Publishers

Senior Natalie Nelson, a varsity golfer for Minnetonka High the last six years, finished her high school career in style with a birdie on her final hole at the State.

Ninety minutes, no goals for Tonka and Edina boys  ECM Publishers

Neither Edina coach Dave Jenson nor Minnetonka coach Mike Rogers had any reason to be disappointed when their boys soccer teams played to a 0-0 Lake ...

Skippers outshine Wayzata at Minnetonka Invitational swim meet  ECM Publishers

Although Wayzata High jumped to an early lead in the Minnetonka Swimming and Diving Invitational, Minnetonka soon took over and used its depth to win the ...

Teen fatally shot by police in Chanhassen

The teen fatally shot by deputies in Chanhassen Friday morning was identified on Twitter by his Minnetonka High School lacrosse team as 16-year-old Archer ...

The path that led Ryan McCartan to Broadway included a constellation of local talent  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — By the time he was in high school, Ryan McCartan already wielded a gravity in his performances that brought parents to school plays not only ...

To the stars: Minnetonka senior to compete internationally in science  SW News Media

He likes “Minecraft” just like any other kid, but at school he is pioneering the stars.

Boys Basketball: Cam Steele nets 45 points in Minnetonka win  SW News Media

Cameron Steele scored a career-high 45 points with 19 rebounds as Minnetonka improved to 2-0, a 105-77 win over Rochester Mayo in the Breakdown Tip-Off ...

Police: Minnetonka H.S. Student Arrested After Snapchat Threat  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 17-year-old Minnetonka High School student has been arrested after he allegedly made a threatening post on social media ...

Ceremony crowns 2 queens for Lake Minnetonka | Local  SW News Media

The 2018 Lake Minnetonka Area Ambassadors along with the Shakopee Ambassadors were crowned at the Shakopee VFW Post 4046 on July 20.

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