Wayzata-based TV producer, writer and actor Bo Kaprall shares his show biz success story, from "Laverne & Shirley" to "Saturday Night Live" and more.
In our August 2014 issue, we featured the story of Minnetonka High School graduate Holly Henry, who found success in a national singing competition. Since then, Henry’s star has kept rising.
Almost a year ago, Tiffany Winter, the Mound-based author of Lake Minnetonka Eats, submitted her book to be considered for an Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY).
Ask a 10- or 11-year-old to recap their summer, and you might expect to hear about a trip to the beach or maybe a favorite summer book. Ask Maria and Miller Williams, and they’ll mention paleontology camp or the Midwest Museum Convention. And they’ll say it like it’s no big deal.
Truth be told, Kyle Rudolph’s day job isn’t focused on the finer points of congeniality or hospitality.
Long before he started competing in spelling bees, Carey Meyer knew her son Max had an affinity for language. “In second grade he kept a notebook with interesting words he’d write down, especially foreign words and their origins,” says Carey Meyer. “At the time, I didn’t think much of it.”
Not long ago, I was sitting in Sweeney’s Saloon with my literary crew, debating which author had written the best boxing book.
When 18-year-old Fue Xiong’s English teacher Anthony Jacobs assigned his class to write and submit essays to Chipotle’s “Cultivating Thought” student essay contest, Fue knew he wanted to keep his submission simple, showing how much a plate of rice and sardines can help a refugee family.
#learn more about Imogene: Member of National Honor Society. Intern at Urban Roots. Active in speech and robotics; two-time participant in state science fair.
The jocks, the geeks, the preppies and the teacher’s pets? Not so much. Today’s high school seniors are busting stereotypes with their diverse activities and achievements.