Hopkins

Students tested well in reading, mathematics  Hopkins Public Schools released the results from its annual Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments at its Oct. 2 School Board Meeting. The test is taken statewide as an accountability measure mandated by the Minnesota Department of Education in order to meet No Child Left Behind requirements. “We’re very pleased with the [...]

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Friday, Oct. 24 LIVE MUSIC: CHRIS KELLY BAND When: 9:30 p.m. Where: Mainstreet Bar & Grill, 814 Mainstreet, Hopkins Info: mainstreetbar.com   Saturday, Oct. 25 HOPKINS FARMERS’  MARKET When: 7:30 a.m. to noon Where: The parking lot on 9th Avenue one-half block south of the Mainstreet clock tower, Hopkins Info: 952-583-1930 4TH SATURDAY CAFE: FREE [...]

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On the eve of the Section 6A football playoffs, West Section rivals Wayzata and Minnetonka are getting ready to play for the second week in a row. The kick-off is set for 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Minnetonka’s Einer Anderson Field. On that same turf last week, Minnetonka won the Lake Conference finale 17-6. [...]

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When Gene Cherney joined the Hopkins High football coaching staff in 1966, his mission was to install his 4-3 defense for head coach Bob Howells. To make the 4-3 work, Cherney needed a hard-hitting middle linebacker, and on the second day of practice he found one. Cherney pointed to junior Bill Light and said, “There’s [...]

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Following a 4-4 regular season, the Hopkins High football team is set to open the Class 6A playoffs against a familiar opponent, Edina, at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Hopkins High Stadium. Edina is 2-6 overall, but may have played the toughest schedule in the state this year. In addition to playing the other [...]

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The “Elevating the Everyday” exhibit by artists K. Daphnae Koop and Abby Lingle runs Thursday, Oct. 23 to Sunday, Nov. 30, at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet. A public opening reception for the exhibition is 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. In this show, common materials such as clay, wood and glass are [...]

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Part of county’s prevention, education plan Minnetonka and Hopkins residents showed their concern for the growing threat of heroin usage in the West Metro at an Oct. 15 town hall meeting at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. An estimated 200 residents attended the meeting, hosted by Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and the Hopkins and [...]

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