Elliot Dorow Hovland

Elliot is a sophomore staff writer and, along with Kenny Kiratli, the co-creator and co-host of the Minnehaha Talon Podcast. Elliot plays on the soccer, hockey, and golf teams and is interested in engineering and the environment.

Safety vs. School: how winter affects classes

While public school systems in the Twin Cities have a set of specific conditions which spur the decision to close schools, Minnehaha’s decision-making process is more complicated Last winter was one of the longest and coldest Minnesota has seen in years. The fact that the winter was so cold caused …

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Life on the prairie (at risk)

Minnesota’s natural resources help provide for us all; now it’s time to give back to nature On a hill leading down to a lake near Pelican Rapids, MN, a transformation is occurring. Regular lawn grass, the kind in many modern yards, is being replaced with prairie grasses and wildflowers native …

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David Elliott

Sacred Studies teacher reflects on 14 years at M.A. By Elliot Dorow Hovland.

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New media sources grow

News media consumers are slowly moving from print to mobile because of accessibility, study shows. By Elliot Dorow Hovland.

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Slideshow: Redhawks vs. Novas

Boys’ hockey team skates to victory Photos and slideshow by Elliot Dorow Hovland.

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Creative dance invitations

The unwritten rules surrounding dances at MA are a new obstacle for freshmen When freshman Grace Diersen woke up that morning in the week before the Sadie Hawkins dance, she knew she was going to ask freshman Justin Evenson to the dance; she just wasn’t sure how. She eventually came …

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Tech team works behind the scenes to aid in Stromberg’s design

Minnehaha’s tech team, which produces the chapels, assemblies, and ceremonies held in the Orville C. Hognander chapel, will also be producing the school play, running from Nov.14 through16. The crew plays a major role in the overall experience of the audience. “We have light designers, we have sound designers, we …

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