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Beck to the Future

Beck to the future How Latin teacher navigated twisting career path to upper school Some people have a calling to specific work early on and feel they have a calling in college. But most importantly it is how they view the job that they are called to. Some are called …

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Growing crystals in space

Minnehaha ISS team growing crystals to combat kidney stones The 2019-2020 Minnehaha Academy International Space Station experiment will explore the condition of kidney stones by growing calcium carbonate crystals in space. Developing kidney stones is a common painful condition that is found in over 200,000 Americans per year. This years’ …

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Holiday Baking

Local bakers share holiday insights You’re rushing in from the chilly weather outdoors and you catch a waft of sweet-smelling goodness coming from the kitchen. Follow the aroma and find yourself staring down a table filled with decadent desserts and goodies. You can make this fantasy a reality by taking …

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Hunt for four-peat

The Redhawks come back on the court with high expectaions, consider this headline by the StarTribune, “Is star-studded Minnehaha Academy the state’s all time best boys basketball team?” The Redhawks have become a basketball powerhouse in not only Minnesota but the country. With star players Jalen Suggs, Chet Holmgren, Prince …

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Explosion report released

NTSB releases report on Minnehaha gas explosion The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued its report Dec. 2 following an investigation of more than two years into the Aug. 2, 2017, gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy’s North Campus. The NTSB is primarily engaged in researching transportation-related accidents, but it also …

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Talon staff values

Our staff values It is a tradition for newspapers to publish a staff editorial every issue. A staff editorial is an opinion piece written by the entirety of the staff or an editorial board. The board forms one opinion about a topic and publishes an unsigned opinion piece.  Recently, The …

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Consequences of distracted driving

Driving distracted costs innocent lives “Witnessing a car crash was probably the most scary and traumatizing experience that I have seen and experienced, you don’t expect one day that a person could die,” said Matthew Kuehlwein, 17, a cadet in the St. Paul Civil Air Patrol. “And when they do, …

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