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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 helps her to wean off of smoking. She used to smoke a pack of cigarettes a.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Minnetonka Public Schools offers help, resources for those mourning death of junior student  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School officials are stressing that resources and counseling services are available to any teen impacted by the Thursday death of a female ...

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 High School Class of 2018 senior spotlight | Excelsior/South Lake  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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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: 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 ...

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

Gibbs named assistant principal at Minnetonka High School.

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

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

Minnetonka High School Drama Department recognized with starred performance  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — The Minnetonka High School Drama Department won a Starred Performance honor at the Minnesota State High School League's 2018 Play ...

Get a workout before your Thanksgiving feast at the Tonka Turkey Trot  SW News Media

Head to Minnetonka High School ahead of your Thanksgiving festivities for the Tonka Turkey Trot at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22. The event will feature the ...

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.

Minnetonka gets a D+ on students' climate change report card  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Students from Earth Clubs at Minnetonka High School and Hopkins High School awarded the city of Minnetonka a D+ in a youth climate report ...

Minnetonka assistant principal Robb Virgin named new principal for Eden Prairie High School  SW News Media

The Eden Prairie School District has chosen a new principal for Eden Prairie High School.

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 ...

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 ...

Minnetonka students take a stand against gun violence, vow 'never again'  ECM Publishers

Students across the Minnetonka district vowed March 14 that “enough is enough” and “never again” to gun violence by participating in a national school walkout ...

Orono Schools hire Minnetonka Assistant Principal Amy Steiner for high school principal position  SW News Media

LONG LAKE — Minnetonka High School Assistant Principal Amy Steiner will be taking on a new role next fall as principal at Orono High School, according to the ...

Alpine State title defended for Minnetonka High School  SW News Media

One-half of Minnetonka's boys Alpine ski team back to defend its title, it was those veteran leader from the 2017 state team that led the Skippers to a ...

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

Minnetonka/South Lake Minnetonka/Hopkins events calendar: Nov. 24 to Dec. 1  ECM Publishers

Saturday, Nov. 24. FREE COMMUNITY BREAKFAST. When: 9-10:30 a.m.. Where: Gethsemane Lutheran Church (715 Minnetonka Mills Rd., Hopkins).

Raheem Brown's two interceptions help Minnetonka hold off Rosemount  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnetonka's Raheem Brown might want to borrow teammate Garrett Smith's jersey again next week. Brown accidentally left his No. 25 white and blue top at ...

'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 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 ...

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.

Lake Conference says 'no' to STMA | Sports  SW News Media

Last spring, the St. Michael-Albertville school board met with St. Michael-Albertville athletic/activities coaches and advisers. The meeting confirmed what ...

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.

Meet Your Best of Lake Minnetonka 2018 Winners! | Lake Minnetonka  Lake Minnetonka Magazine

We celebrate the winners of our 2018 Best of Lake Minnetonka readers' choice survey, and celebrate how wonderful it is to share this neighborhood with you.

Minnetonka/Hopkins/Excelsior Events Calendar: Nov. 29-Dec. 8 | Free  ECM Publishers

Thursday, Nov. 29. TONKA BAY TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY. When: 6 p.m.. Where: Tonka Bay City Hall (4901 Manitou Rd.) Info: Saturday ...

Minnetonka Class of 2019 has 26 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists  ECM Publishers

Twenty six Minnetonka High School seniors have been named 2019 National Merit Semifinalists.

After living the dream, what do high school sports stars do for a senior year encore?  Star Tribune

They made plays you dream about, on the biggest stage, when it mattered most last year. Now what? The Star Tribune caught up with metro-area high school ...

Volleyball: Minnetonka claims Lake Conference title outright | Sports  SW News Media

Minnetonka clinched a share of the Lake Conference title with a win over Hopkins Oct. 4. On Tuesday, they claimed the championship outright.

Minnetonka girls keep the slate clean in early soccer games  ECM Publishers

Jeff Hopkins, head coach of the Minnetonka High girls soccer team, has a problem that most coaches would love to have.

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 School District community warned about the dangers of vaping  ECM Publishers

Tonka CARES hosted an information meeting April 17 for Minnetonka students, staff members and families on the dangers of vaping and e-cigarette use.

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.

Wayzata and Minnetonka set for Battle for the Bay Bell  SW News Media

The Minnetonka and Wayzata football teams will renew their rivalry this Friday, Sept. 7, as the two teams take part in the annual Battle for the Bay Bell.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Grant Altman excels in two sports for Minnetonka  ECM Publishers

Senior Grant Altman of Minnetonka is certainly not the first person to play soccer and football during the same fall season, but he just might be the best.

Minnetonka lacrosse game Wednesday in honor of Amorosi  ECM Publishers

The Minnetonka High School lacrosse team will play a previously scheduled game at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, against Lakeville North at Minnetonka High ...

Minnetonka skaters cruise with 5-0-0 season mark | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Every so often, a high school hockey team runs into a hot goalie.

It's showtime as Minnetonka running back returns | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

At the outset of the 2018 season, Minnetonka High football running back Tamar Hopkins has never felt stronger or better.

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.

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 girls soccer team seeking more goals | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

As the Minnetonka High girls soccer team moves into the second half of the Lake Conference season, head coach Jeff Hopkins is looking for more scoring ...

Minnetonka lacrosse team plays in honor of killed teen  KMSP-TV

Players and coaches are dedicating a Minnetonka lacrosse game to a teammate killed by Carver County Sheriff deputies nearly a week ago.

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 ...

World ranked father-daughter triathletes live and train in Chanhassen  KMSP-TV

A father-daughter duo from Chanhassen had the opportunity of a lifetime to compete together on team USA at the world triathlon championships in Australia.

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The Best School District In Minnesota - Minnetonka, MN - A new report from 24/7 Wall St. has ranked the best school district in every state. See if you agree.

Skippers will play for title Monday at Target Field  ECM Publishers

Steady rain early on Saturday, June 16, caused the State Class AAAA Baseball Tournament championship game between Minnetonka and Stillwater to be ...

Minnetonka volleyball team prepares for big night against Hopkins  ECM Publishers

Even though the Minnetonka High girls volleyball team is leading the Lake Conference right now, head coach Karl Katzenberger knows the race is far from over.

Football: Minnetonka edges Prior Lake 9-7; Homecoming is next  ECM Publishers

Following a hard-earned 9-7 victory over Prior Lake last Friday, the Minnetonka High football team is ready for its homecoming game against Lakeville South at ...

Minnetonka High School drama wins at state | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

The Minnetonka High School Drama Department received the highest honor of a starred performance Feb. 8 with the production of Terrence McNally's “Master ...

Minnetonka improves to 6-0-3 in boys soccer | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Although the heat index was 97 at game time, the Minnetonka High boys soccer team had enough stamina to defeat the Roseville Raiders 2-0 Saturday ...

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.

Skippers bring home third-place boys soccer trophy  ECM Publishers

One of the most successful seasons in Minnetonka High boys soccer history ended Friday, Nov. 2, at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Minnetonka hockey teams enjoy undefeated week | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High's girls and boys hockey teams combined to go undefeated in four hockey games last week.

Homecoming success for Minnetonka football team | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Lakeville South's strategy for spoiling Minnetonka's homecoming football party was clear from the start.

Lake Minnetonka-area alumni make big impacts at the college level  SW News Media

Alumni from Lake Minnetonka area high schools have been busy this fall making an impact for their college teams around the country. While not a complete list ...

Minnetonka tennis team returns top two players in section  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High's girls tennis team won the Section 2AA team title in a 4-3 upset over Prior Lake last season and also had a good deal of individual success ...

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 ...

Funeral Service to be Held Wednesday for Chanhassen Teen  KSTP

July 18, 2018 10:34 AM. Family and friends are preparing to say their final goodbyes to a Chanhassen teen as he is laid to rest Wednesday. Archer Amorosi, a ...

Minnetonka VANTAGE students become toy designers for class project  ECM Publishers

On April 13, Minnetonka High School VANTAGE students in the design and marketing program presented their final toy designs to a focus group of students from ...

Tonka Turkey Trot will kick off Thanksgiving | Free  ECM Publishers

The Minnetonka School District Tonka Turkey Trot will be 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, at Minnetonka High School, 18301 W. Hwy. 7, Minnetonka.

Minnetonka: Spring sports preview | Sports  SW News Media

A four-stroke lead into the final 18 holes, Minnetonka fell two shots short of a Class 3A State Boys Golf team title in 2017.

Tonka girls CC team thrives with young talent  ECM Publishers

Although the Minnetonka High girls cross country team has been slowed by injuries and illnesses this season, head coach Jane Reimer-Morgan sees great ...

Death of Minnetonka student sheds light on mental health, resources available  KMSP-TV

After a 16-year-old Chanhassen, Minnesota teen was shot and killed by police, many are wondering how the situation escalated so quickly.

Minnetonka senior Julia Luehr named U.S. Presidential Scholar  ECM Publishers

On May 8, Minnetonka High School senior Julia Luehr was named as one of the 161 U.S. Presidential Scholars.

Best Buy mentoring high school students

RICHFIELD, Minn. - Best Buy, one of Minnesota's most successful businesses, is teaching high school students to be ready for the professional world. "They're ...

Parkland survivor: Stand up to gun violence | Local  SW News Media

Aalayah Eastmond is a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. After she spoke, several attendees came up to hug and thank ...

Minnetonka artist is inspired by bold hues and a fascinating career | Lake Minnetonka  Lake Minnetonka Magazine

Entering artist Sandy Resig's mid-century Minnetonka home is like walking into a modern art gallery—but with warm sofas and a mug of coffee. Resig, 81, and ...

Minnetonka wins first lacrosse section title since 2009 | Sports  SW News Media

Games are won when the clock reads zero. In the case of the Section 2 boys lacrosse final June 6, though, it was the third quarter where Minnetonka put its.

Sergio Rivas' magic makes Minnetonka optimistic for soccer playoffs  ECM Publishers

Sergio Rivas, Minnetonka's fourth-year varsity midfielder, made it look easy during a 3-1 victory over Hopkins in the Lake Conference finale Oct. 4 at Hopkins ...

Volleyball: Minnetonka girls need the win, get the win | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High's girls volleyball team needed a win over Hopkins to maintain a share of the lead in the Lake Conference standings Sept. 20 at Minnetonka's ...

Not favored, still dangerous - That's Minnetonka boys CC  ECM Publishers

When Lake Conference runners line up for the start of the boys meet at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista, Minnetonka will not be ...

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 ...

Soccer: Wayzata girls find a way to win against Minnetonka  ECM Publishers

Coach Tony Peszneker knew it, and his players knew it, too.

Babysitter Tried To Catch Boy Before Fatal Collision: Police

MINNETONKA, MN — The 3-year-old boy who was killed on a road in the west metro last week has been identified. Police say on the morning of Thursday, Sept.

Third time's the charm for Minnetonka Skippers | Sports  SW News Media

Edina used three pitchers to get through two losers bracket games June 4. Minnetonka sat back, arms rested, waiting for the June 6 championship game in ...

Minnetonka High School community mourns the deaths of two students in one week  SW News Media

The Minnetonka High School community is in mourning the deaths of two classmates this week.

Minnetonka Boy, 12, Stabs Brother To Death: Police

MINNETONKA, MN — A teenager is dead after his 12-year-old brother stabbed him to death, authorities said. Just after 8 p.m. Saturday, Minnetonka police were ...

Tonka doubles partners are rising in the ranks  ECM Publishers

Doubles partners Libby Andraschko and Taylor Kamps are reaping the benefits of their hard work this season.

Sister says Minnetonka student killed in St. Paul was set up  Star Tribune

Samantha Burnette, 16, was gunned down around 7:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Sims Avenue. Her sister, Brittany Rock, was injured and taken to Regions ...

Tour de Tonka canceled for weather | Local  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — The 13th annual Tour de Tonka was canceled for anticipated rain and severe weather throughout the ride's 24 cities, organizer Tim Litfin said ...

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