Hopkins

Tired of mud-slinging I was disappointed to see the Ryan Rutzick’s negative direct mail campaign which was directed at Jon Applebaum’s DWI that occurred around seven years ago. I hope we can all agree that our district faces serious issues which require serious leadership. That’s what the race should be about. It’s hard to even [...]

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There’s no secret to the chemistry between Blake School doubles partners Jane Fraley and Libby Rickeman. “We’re best friends,” said Rickeman after they won the Class AA doubles title at the State Tennis Tournament Oct. 24. “That’s why we made the decision to play doubles for the tournaments,” Fraley added. The Blake duo breezed through [...]

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The Hopkins High School Orchestra performs its annual “Young People’s Concert” 5:45-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the mall area of the high school, 2400 Lindbergh Drive, Minnetonka. Director Alison Swiggum will lead the orchestra as it performs classic children’s songs including selections from “The Sound of Music,” Disney’s “Frozen,” “Lion King” and “Beauty and [...]

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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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