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Laker Pioneer Community Calendar, Nov 24 | Community  ECM Publishers

NOV. 23-24. MINNESOTA CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE- Join Our Place's Old Fashioned Minnesota Christmas Open House this Friday, Nov. 23rd and Saturday ...



Laker Pioneer Community Calendar, Dec. 15 | Community  ECM Publishers

DEC. 14-17. COMMUNITY COLLECTION DRIVE- Mound Westonka High School Student Senate and DECA will be hosting a community-wide collection drive ...



Laker Pioneer Community Calendar, Dec. 1 | Community  ECM Publishers

NOV. 30. ORONO TREE LIGHTING- Come join us for the first annual tree lighting event on Friday, Nov. 30 from 5-7 p.m. Tree lighting at 6 p.m. at the Orono ...



Mound Westonka HS's new arts and athletic complex is complete  SW News Media

MINNETRISTA — The multimillion dollar performing arts center and athletic and recreational facility at Mound Westonka High School is complete.



MWHS Theatre presents 'The Addams Family' | Mound  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka High School Theater Department is proud to present “The Addams Family” as this year's fall musical Nov. 15 - 18. The shows start at 7:30 ...



Now open on Water Street: The Maker's Studio  ECM Publishers

The Maker's Studio, 400 Second St., Excelsior, will highlight Minnesota artisans this holiday season.



New buildings, new opportunities | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Two major projects are underway this summer at Mound Westonka High School. The school is spending $22.95 million on a Performing Arts Center and an ...



Westonka grads say goodbye to high school | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Mound Consolidated High School opened in September 1917 and graduated its first class in the spring of 1918. One hundred years later, the members of the ...



A look inside Mound Westonka's new performing arts center and activity center  SW News Media

MINNETRISTA — Thank you. That's the message people who run the new Performing Arts Center and Westonka Activity Center at Mound Westonka High ...



Westonka hosts literary expert for teacher workshop | Mound  ECM Publishers

Westonka Schools hosted a workshop on Oct. 18 featuring Donalyn Miller, an award-winning teacher, author and staff development leader, who is a national ...



AP scholars named for exceptional achievement on exams  ECM Publishers

A total of 32 Mound Westonka High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams last school ...



Mound Westonka alum nominated for Emmy for work on ABC's 'Once Upon A Time'  ECM Publishers

Michael D. Simon has been working with ABC's TV show “Once Upon a Time” since they beginning, and now he has been nominated for an Emmy in ...



White Hawks ready to hit the gridiron | Mound  ECM Publishers

The 2018 football season is officially underway at Mound Westonka High School. Last year, the White Hawks gridders ended a 30-year drought by winning their ...



Prom takes Westonka 'Around the World' | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Mound Westonka High School juniors and seniors will enjoy a trip “All Around the World” for prom night 2018. The fun begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, with.



MWHS senior graduates with pair of tassels | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

MWHS senior Erin Ross is a little ahead of the game. She graduated May 27 with the Centennial Class of 2018. But she was already a college graduate by that.



Westonka volleyball team wraps up exciting week | Mound Westonka  ECM Publishers

Mound Westonka Volleyball had a busy and exciting week. The team played six in conjunction with starting the first week of classes at the high school.



Minnetrista receives $2K grant for AEDs | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

Minnetrista continues to move forward in their efforts to improve their city. At their July 16 meeting, the Minnetrista City Council welcomed two guests who made ...



Holiday (shopping) season has arrived | Community  ECM Publishers

With Halloween come and gone the holiday season is officially upon us. Fortunately there are lots of local holiday shopping opportunities to find that perfect gift.



Hawks' girls tennis team ready, continues rebuilding | Mound Westonka  ECM Publishers

Last year was a successful year, but was also the beginning of rebuilding for the MW White Hawk Girls Tennis Team. The girls went 10-9 on the season, but ...



A Wayzata Public Schools teacher and a Westonka Public Schools teacher are among semifinalists for Teacher of the Year  SW News Media

ST. PAUL — Of the 43 semifinalists for the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor, two teach in the Lake Minnetonka area.



Runner competes at state | Mound Westonka  ECM Publishers

The Minnesota State High School League State Cross Country Meet was held Saturday, Nov. 3 at St. Olaf College in Northfield. It was a cold morning with ...



This Mound alum's 'Got Talent' | Mound  ECM Publishers

Andrea Kittelson, formerly Andrea Hansen, had her first voice lessons with retired teacher Andrea Schussler, sang in the choirs at Grandview Middle School and ...



Westonka lacrosse teams head to state championships | Sports  ECM Publishers

Both the 12U and 14U Westonka Boys Lacrosse teams had an amazing year. The 14U team came in second place in their division and the 12U team came in ...



MWHS theater department brings 'Egad' to stage | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The MWHS Theatre Department is proud to present “Egad, The Woman in White,” a melodrama by Tim Kelly, on March 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. and on March 11.



White Hawks crown Homecoming royals | Education  ECM Publishers

An enthusiastic Mound Westonka High School student body gathered for an assembly on Monday, Sept. 24, where seniors Grace Bowe and Navin Thakurdial ...



Poultry princess passes crown | Local News  ECM Publishers

Mound Westonka High School junior Mikayla Schlosser knows a lot more about poultry than the average teenager, a strength that helped her on her way to ...



Mound native's 1st book is a colorful tribute to Lake Minnetonka  SW News Media

Lake Minnetonka is a special place for Mound native Mikaela Casey, and she used her childhood memories to inspire her first book.



Powderpuff: Seniors claim victory | Mound Westonka  ECM Publishers

The annual Powderpuff of Seniors vs Juniors on the football field was held Sunday, Sept. 23 at Haddorf field at MWHS. Perfect weather and a great crowd as ...



Westonka D2 team wins championship | Community  ECM Publishers

The Westonka D2 Red Fastpitch team took home the 2018 league championship during the season ending tournament at Wayzata High School on July 14th.



New children's book takes readers on a Lake Minnetonka adventure  ECM Publishers

Mikaela Casey always knew that Lake Minnetonka was a special place, and her first book, “Lenny the Loon: An Adventure on Lake Minnetonka,” highlights its ...



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 ...



Hawks runners head to Lions Invite | Mound Westonka  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka boys and girls cross country team competed at the Lions Invitational Meet on Sept. 11 at Baylor Regional Park in Norwood Young America ...



Mr. Bulman goes to Washington | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Minnesota Teacher of the Year Corey Bulman heads to the nation's capital this Saturday. There he will utilize his platform to advocate for education when ...



A grand teachable moment: Tisland reflects on Teacher of the...  Republican Eagle

Although Sheena Tisland wasn't named Minnesota Teacher of the Year, it was an experience she won't soon forget. Tisland, a ninth-grade language arts ...



Swimmers, divers wrap up season | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Orono Mound Westonka Boys Swim and Dive Team (OMW), concluded their season at the State High School Class A meet at the University of Minnesota ...



Hackbarth headed to nationals in Seattle | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Sienna Hackbarth, a 2017 Mound Westonka High School graduate, has been selected to represent Special Olympics Team Minnesota (SOMN) at the 2018 USA ...



Orono, Westonka soccer clubs to combine this season  ECM Publishers

It's probably a little-known fact that soccer is the most played sport in Westonka,” says Colin Mather, a longtime Westonka Soccer Club board member.



Students take a trip back to the 60's with 'Sweet Charity'  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka High School Theater Department will present “Sweet Charity” as this year's fall musical on Nov. 16 - 19. The shows start at 7:30 p.m. on ...



Hilltop Operetta marks 4 decades of entertainment | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

In April 1978, Hilltop Primary School produced the Westonka School District's first operetta, “The Wizard of Oz.” Directed by teacher Kathy (Hoffmann) Ireland ...



Tisland named Teacher of the Year semifinalist  Republican Eagle

Sheena Tisland, a ninth-grade language arts teacher at Red Wing High School, has been named one of 43 semifinalists for this year's Minnesota Teacher of the ...



Laker Pioneer Community Calendar, Nov 10 | Community  ECM Publishers

NOV. 9-DEC.22. ARTS OF THE HOLIDAYS SHOW AND SALE-The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is hosting its holiday arts show and sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ...



MWHF divers take on, take down Waconia in pool  ECM Publishers

On Thursday, Sept. 27, the MW-HF faced the Wildcats from Waconia. Going into the meet Coach Ben Hanson told the girls this would be a close meet, everyone ...



White Hawks tennis finishes season 8-5 | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka Boys Tennis team finished off team play for the season. Regular season wrapped up with two final matches. First, the White Hawks faced ...



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 ...



Westonka lacrosse competes at tourney | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The Westonka Youth Boys Lacrosse teams played in the River Valley Rumble Tournament this past weekend on June 9-10. All three teams were competitive ...



Students becoming Future Problem Solvers | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Three Mound Westonka High School eighth-grade students will advance to internationals after competing in the Future Problem Solving state competition on ...



White Hawks send 2 wrestlers to state | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling team placed six wrestlers in the Section 5AAA Individual wrestling tournament on Friday and Saturday, Feb.



White Hawks compete at Thundering Royal Elk Invitational  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka cross country team competed in the Thundering Royal Elk Invitational on Oct. 4 at Fox Hollow Golf Course in St. Michael. This meet was ...



State's teacher of the year on students: 'They keep me young'  Star Tribune

It was Corey Bulman's high school English teacher who helped inspire him to pursue a career in teaching. "We read Shakespeare, we broke down Beatles lyrics, ...



Corey Bulman of Mound Westonka named Teacher of the Year  SW News Media

Mound Westonka High School English teacher Corey Bulman has been named the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.



Rotary honors school chapter | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka High School Rotary Interact Club was recently awarded the Presidential Citation Award from Rotary International for its work in performing ...



What you need to know about the national school walkout Wednesday  Minnesota Public Radio News

Students and teachers are expected walk out of their classes for 17 minutes to honor the victims of last month's school shooting in Florida and to call for tougher ...



DECA to send 22 students to Internationals | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

A total of 105 students from Mound Westonka High School participated in the annual Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference in Minneapolis, ...



Mound Westonka students disciplined for alleged racist behavior in dodgeball tourney  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Several Mound Westonka High School students are facing disciplinary action, including suspension, after participating in an annual dodgeball tournament while ...



Minnesota Has 58 Of Americas Best High Schools In 2018: US News  Southwest Minneapolis, MN Patch

MN Has 58 Of America's Best High Schools: US News - Southwest Minneapolis, MN - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in ...



Minnesota High School Dodgeball Team Wears KKK-Like Costumes  Huffington Post

Several students at a Minnesota high school are facing suspension for wearing costumes that some say looked too much like the hood and robes of the Ku Klux ...



Student artists take part in Visual Arts Festival  ECM Publishers

A total of 17 student artists from Mound Westonka High School participated in the 2018 Section 2AA Visual Arts Festival hosted by Chaska High School on April ...



Mound Westonka High Students Fix Their Own Laptops In Tech Repair Class  CBS Local

MINNETRISTA, Minn. (WCCO) — A Twin Cities high school is giving students a hands-on learning experience for the digital age. Mound Westonka High School ...



White Hawks remain undefeated | Local  SW News Media

PLYMOUTH — The Mound Westonka White Hawks improved to 5-0 this season with a 24-14 victory over Providence Academy on Friday, Sept. 29.



Students hear Carnegie calling | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

New York City's Carnegie Hall is known as the most prestigious concert stage in the United States. With its own artistic programming, development and ...



Local wrestlers receive end of season awards | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka wrestling squad held their end of the season banquet on Tuesday, March 13 at Mound Westonka High School, concluding an excellent ...



Girls basketball team celebrates graduating seniors | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The final home game of the season on Feb. 23 was a memorable one for the Mound Westonka Girls Basketball team. The band created a rousing atmosphere to ...



'Considering Matthew Shepard' performed at Wayzata High School  SW News Media

PLYMOUTH — Conspirare, a Grammy Award-winning choir based in Austin, Texas, and comprised of solo artists from across the United States, performed ...



Hawks sweep final conference games | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

On Feb. 27th, the White Hawks played spoiler as they traveled to Litchfield High School to take on the Dragons on their senior night. The game started close with ...



MWHS class of 2016 | Education  SW News Media

Mound Westonka High School kicked off the area's graduation season over Memorial Day weekend.



White Hawks boys hockey team wins on Senior Night  ECM Publishers

On a rare Monday game, Feb. 5, the Mound Westonka High School boys hockey team traveled to face off against conference rivals the New Prague Trojans.



White Hawks topple Rockets | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Mound Westonka girls basketball celebrated parent night at home against Rockford on Feb. 16. The White Hawks brought home a victory with a 65-59 win over ...



Boys hockey splits in conference games | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

On Tuesday, Jan. 30 our White Hawks traveled to face off against conference rival the Hutchinson Tigers. Similar to last week, the real question was if the White ...



Parent Still Furious After Westonka AD Resigns Over ‘Harlem Shake’ Flak  CBS Local

MOUND, Minn. (WCCO) — The activities director of Westonka Public Schools has resigned following the prolonged controversy over the suspension of a group ...



Nearly 100 MN School Districts Awarded Anti-Violence Grants: List  Mendota Heights, MN Patch

MN School Districts Awarded Anti-Violence Grants - Mendota Heights, MN - Projects included improvements to exterior entry security, such as access controls, ...



Now Minnesota's teacher of the year, Shakopee instructor wants to show 'every kid matters'  Star Tribune

Kelly D. Holstine learned at a young age what “every kid matters” really means. She has carried that motto — her motto — through every day of her teaching ...



Classroom Caucus Provides Preview To Super Tuesday In Minnesota  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota is among the few Super Tuesday states that will caucus for both parties. It's a much more involved process than the ...



Fleck Announces Changes To Staff - University of Minnesota Athletics  Gophersports.com

Jan. 17, 2018 University of Minnesota football coach P.J. Fleck announced changes and additions to his staff today.Fleck promoted Joe Rossi from quality ...



Teacher Of The Year Nominees  KNSI Radio

(KNSI) - Two local teachers are in the running for 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Jean Michael teaches math at Apollo High School in St. Cloud, and ...



High school seniors leave their legacy | Lakeshore Weekly  SW News Media

Editor's note: This is the last of a three-part series. As they are being passed their diploma, seniors at Wayzata, Minnetonka, Hopkins, Mound Westonka and ...



Nick David '07: Coaching Students to Win On and Off the Field | News  Gustavus Adolphus College News

Nick David '07 is the head coach of the Mound Westonka High School football team. Nick David '07 wasn't going to attend Gustavus Adolphus College.



Schools Investigate After Urine Found In Girls Locker Room  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two schools are investigating after urine was found inside a number of lockers in the girls locker room at Princeton High School, ...



College-going rate among MN high school graduates dips below 70 percent  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Minnesota's high school graduating classes have shrunk in recent years, and fewer of those graduates are entering college right away. The college-going rate ...



Eleven teachers named Teacher of the Year finalists  Star Tribune

The 53rd Minnesota Teacher of the Year program identifies 11 finalists.



Wrestlers hit mat in Litchfield | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The White Hawks wrestling squad traveled to Litchfield on Thursday, Dec. 21 and faced host Litchfield and New London-Spicer in a double dual. The White ...



Minnesota Teacher of the Year candidates down to 37  Star Tribune

Education Minnesota has narrowed down the list of 2017 teacher of the year semifinalists to 37. The teachers from around the state made the cut out of 132 ...



Wrestling: Minnetonka repeats as Section 6AAA champs | Sports  SW News Media

With only five wrestlers with winning records - among those with double-digit victories - Minnetonka, the defending Section 6AAA champion were the underdogs ...



Prior Lake-Savage teacher, artist Stephanie Frey shares her life in new exhibit  SW News Media

Playful” is how St. Paul artist Stephanie Frey describes her art.



MN Football Showcase All-Star North Roster  KARE

Minnesota Football Showcase North Roster for December 3rd's Big All-Star Game.



Good Question: How Are Minnesota County Lines Established?  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota has 87 counties, and there are parts of state where you can stand in one spot and be in two different counties. Sometimes ...



PHOTOS: Minnesota Student Walkout  KSTP.com

On March 14 students across Minnesota walked out to demand a stricter gun control due to recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida....



On anniversary of Columbine, schools are safer than ever  SW News Media

Eighteen years ago today, two troubled boys changed America forever. On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, went on a shooting spree at ...



9 Minnesota Schools Make Newsweek Magazine’s Top 500  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Newsweek Magazine published its list Monday of America's top schools for 2014, and nine Minnesota schools made the list of 500.



New Reality Show Focuses on Hockey Moms  Lake Minnetonka Magazine

If you haven't done so yet, we'll wait while you google Hockey Moms. Odds are, you probably did this months ago, when casting calls went out and the reality ...



Rowing squad takes home the hardware | Sports  SW News Media

The Long Lake Rowing Crew rowed away with 14 medals and a second-place overall finish at the 114th North West International Rowing Association Regatta at ...



Metro High School Stages Powerful Mock Car Crash  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With prom season upon us, high school students are hearing about the effects of drinking and driving. Mock crashes are common this ...



The Teacher of the Year candidate field slims to 34 semifinalists  Minneapolis Star Tribune

The race has grown tighter for Minnesota Teacher of the Year with the candidate pool whittled down to 34 from an initial group of 115 statewide, according to an ...



COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS: Success and Geffre go hand-in-hand  Crookston Daily Times

There are a number of words you could use to describe Crookston Pirate head boys' and girls' tennis coach Mike Geffre. Winner, motivator, legend, future CHS ...



The 1,000 Best Eighth-Grade Girls Coming Into 2018  MileSplit

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Waseca boys, girls soccer split with Faribault | Sports  Southernminn.com

Waseca Bluejays soccer split with Faribault on Thursday night as the boys dropped a 4-0 match to the Falcons at home while the girls scored five goals en route ...



Mound family sues over son's death in Japan  Minneapolis Star Tribune

After climbing Mount Fuji in June, 16-year-old Tyler Hill suffered altitude sickness and vomited blood. His parents say he pleaded for medical help with the ...



The 1,000 Best Eighth-Grade Boys Coming Into 2018  MileSplit

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Minn. student graduates with perfect attendance -- for 14 years  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sari Mailey graduates from Mound Westonka High School with a 14-year perfect attendance streak.



Weekend Roundup: Milaca Mega Meet a sweltering competition  SW News Media

Top Chaska sophomore runners Kate Perrill and Emma Snuggerud were among five Hawks competing in the 10th grade race at the Milaca Mega Meet Saturday ...



West metro police blotter, Dec. 3  Minneapolis Star Tribune

CHANHASSEN. OCT. 31. Drugs. A 19-year-old Excelsior woman was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia on the 6900 block of Hazeltine ...



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