Good Question: Do Kids Have More Homework Nowadays?A letter to parents by a second-grade teacher in Texas has gone viral after she wrote she wouldn't assign any formal homework this year.
Fmr. Minnetonka High Booster Club Head Pleads Guilty To Stealing FundsA 56-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing almost $7,000 from Minnetonka High School's Nordic Booster Club. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says Bruce Quentin Bailey, who was the president of the booster club from August 2013 until mid-January of 2014, stole $6,800 from the fund.
Hearty Souls Take Ice Dive Into Lake MinnetonkaWhen Mother Nature gives us the cold shoulder, some bundle up -- while others jump! "I wear my idiot hat every year just because. I mean, you're an idiot if you jump in every year [laughs]!" diver Megan Johnski said.
Minnetonka Athlete Playing With A Heavy Heart After Loss Of His MotherAmar Miller is a junior at Minnetonka High School. He's a good football player in the fall and a great basketball player in the winter.
Minnetonka Basketball Coach Suspended Pending InvestigationMinnetonka boys basketball head coach Chris Carr has been placed on administrative leave while the school investigates an alleged physical altercation with a male high school student. A source told WCCO the incident occurred Tuesday at school after Carr's high school-aged daughter told him she had been involved in a fight with the boy.
Lake Mtka. Community Grasps For Answers After Family Murder-SuicideIt has been a week since police discovered a gruesome scene in Greenwood -- five members of a family dead. South Lake Minnetonka Police say Brian Short shot and killed his wife and their three kids with a shotgun before killing himself last week.
Funeral For Family Of 5 Found Dead Set For SundayThe funeral for the family of five found dead in their Lake Minnetonka home will be held this Sunday in Eden Prairie.
Community Mourns Loss Of Greenwood Family Killed In Murder-Suicide Family and friends are mourning the loss of a Twin Cities father, mother, and their three teenage children after they were all found dead in their Lake Minnetonka home Thursday.
Good Question: How Much Should Parents Help With Homework?So, how much should parents help with homework? Good Question.
‘Tour De Tonka’ Bikers Rise Early To Enjoy The RideAt an early hour on a near perfect Saturday morning, it seems like the entire Minnesota biking community came together for the annual "Tour De 'Tonka" ride.
Fmr. Minnetonka Player Set To Hit The Court With Badgers In Final FourThe Dearrings from Minnetonka have deep family roots with the Badgers: the older brother is a backup guard, Dad is a basketball trainer, and the younger brother hopes to play basketball for Wisconsin one day as well.
Students, Staff Grieving After Sudden Death Of Rugby CoachStudents and staff at a Minnetonka school are grieving after the sudden death of a 21-year-old volunteer rugby coach, Kody Henslee. Henslee collapsed during practice Tuesday night at the Minnetonka High School gym.