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Minnesota Competitors Eliminated In Semis At Nat’l Spelling Bee

The semifinals of the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee are underway, with 49 of the nation’s top young spellers competing for more than $37,000 in cash and prizes.


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Edina Teen Eliminated At Nat’l Spelling Bee Semifinals

Ironically, an Edina teenager who made it all the way to the Scripps National Spelling Bee semifinals got tripped up by a word meaning “personification of the ultimate fate that gods must yield to.”


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5 Students Set To Represent MN In Nat’l Spelling Bee

There will be five champion students representing Minnesota in this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee. Twelve-year-old Mark Kivimaki, who goes to Valley View Middle School in Edina, just won the Seven-County Metro Area Regional Spelling Bee over the weekend at Augsburg College.


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Minnesotan Makes It To Semifinals In Nat’l Spelling Bee

One Minnesotan is among the 42 youngsters who have advanced to the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Eighth-grader Emma Greenlee, of Aurora, is among those hoping to advance to the championship finals on Thursday afternoon.


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Local Spelling Whiz Preps For The Big Time

A 13-year-old from Little Canada is heading to Washington, D.C. in May to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Now, Jacob Lahti has to learn 600,000 words in several languages.


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1 Wisconsin Student In National Spelling Bee

A 14-year-old Menomonee Falls student is Wisconsin’s lone entrant in the 85th National Spelling Bee.


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Six-Year-Old Spelling Success

Little Lori Anne Madison is knocking ’em dead at the Scripps Howard Spelling Bee.


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12-Year-Old To Represent Minnesota In Nat’l Spelling Bee

Twelve-year-old Elise Stahl from Greenfield, Minn., is studying hard, because she’ll be representing her state at the national spelling bee in Washington, D.C.


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Diverse Passions Among Contenders At Spelling Bee

All things being equal, Anna-Marie Sprenger would rather win a dance contest than a spelling bee.


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5 Minn. Students Competing In National Spelling Bee

Five Minnesota students are competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland.


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Spelling Bee Freakouts!!!

With the Spelling Bee upon us, what better way to celebrate our nations greatest spellers by showing you videos of them freaking out while spelling. Nerds….


Edina Speller Out Of Bee

13 year-old Anja Beth Swoap incorrectly spelled the word “icteritious” Friday morning.  This was Anja Beth’s second consecutive year at the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C., which began with 273 spellers. She’ll have another chance to compete next […]


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