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Mayo High School graduation candidates | Education

Mayo High School's commencement will be 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Mayo Civic Center, 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester.

Marcia Ann Whynaucht -- Rochester

Ms. Whynaucht, 54, of Rochester, died Monday, June 3, 2019, peacefully in her home surrounded by family. Marcia was born April 7, 1965, in Rochester, ...

Top graduates: Sandhya Kumar - Mayo High School | Education

Sandhya Kumar isn't waiting to graduate college before getting involved in public policy. She didn't even wait until she was done with high school.

Rosemerry Pagenhart -- Rochester

Rosemerry A. Pagenhart, age 67, of Rochester, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester. Rosemerry Ann Pagenhart was ...

Mayo High School GOFA Fundraiser | Education

On December 4th, 2018 Mayo High School kicked off their GOFA fundraiser with an exciting pep fest. GOFA is a school-wide month-long fundraiser at Mayo ...

Mayo High School students showing generosity  KIMT 3

Mayo High School students showed a generous spirit by going door-to-door to collect non-perishable food items for their S.O.S. room.

Eid al Fitr Celebrated in Rochester on June 4

The holiday Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Islamic holy month Ramadan, will be celebrated in Rochester today.

Seen and Heard: Mayo High senior is driven to make a difference

A senior at Mayo High School, Sandhya Kumar was recently awarded the Benjamin B. Ferencz Young Fellowship in Human Rights and Law by World Without ...

How Mayo's chess team claimed state … again | Education

Mayo High School junior Henry Lange, 17, went undefeated at the Minnesota Scholastic Chess Championships on March 3 and was named individual ...

Week in Photos (5/17) | Photo Galleries

View the work of Post Bulletin photographers last week.

Mayo High School transformed into a traveler's dream  myfox47

ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47)- The Rochester International Association held their 44th annual world festival at Mayo Saturday. The event attracted over a ...

Boys Basketball | Hurt scores 43 as JM holds off Mayo

Matthew Hurt poured in 43 points as John Marshall closed its regular season with a 83-71 win over city rival Mayo on Friday night in Big Nine Conference boys ...

Jen's World: How a resource room can lift students

There's something pretty cool going down over at Mayo High School.

Timothy Lynch -- Madison, Wis.

Timothy Martin Lynch, age 56, died unexpectedly from an acute G.I. bleed on May 30, 2019.

Mayo high school students pledge to end the “R” word  myfox47

It's known as the "R" word and when used derogatorily, the word is offensive to people suffering intellectual disabilities. Wednesday, students at Mayo High ...

Teen event raises money for children in Yemen

What might be the first-ever glow-in-the-dark ice skating party in Rochester will be held Saturday night at the Recreation Center.

Daniel Parney -- Rochester

Daniel Ling Nam Parney, 16, was placed into the arms of his loving God on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.

Century, Mayo make 1-2 punch on ACTs | Local News

Thirteen southeastern Minnesota high schools scored above the state average, and 19 exceeded the national average score for the ACT college entrance exam, ...

Mayo HS graduation is 11 am Saturday | Education  Post-Bulletin

Mayo High School graduation ceremonies will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at Mayo Civic Center, 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester.

Wrestling | Mayo 56, Century 15 | Wrestling

Mayo 56, Century 15. 106 — Ben Timmerman (M) maj. dec. Nick Zetah 10-2. 113 — Riku Kobayashi (M) pinned Jaden Peterson 5:09. 120 — Ian Funk (M) dec.

World Festival a 'family gathering' for city's ethnic groups

On Saturday, an array of cultures were on colorful display during the Rochester International Association's 44th annual World Festival.

Students' learning about world affairs: 'really incredible' | Local News

When Mayo High School students Sandhya Kumar and Bella Dunbar approached their history teacher Chris Schmitz to help them start a global and current ...

Girls Track and Field: Rochester All-City Meet

ROCHESTER ALL-CITY MEET. • At Mayo H.S.. GIRLS. Team scores. Century 101.5, Mayo 71.5, Lourdes 56, John Marshall 41. Running events. 100 — 1.

Boys Lacrosse | Mayo 14, Century 4 | Lacrosse

Mayo 14, Century 4. Century#0#2#1#1#—#4. Mayo#5#5#2#2#—#14. Century: Goalie: Justin Kopp 22 saves. Mayo: Jaxon Mollert 3 goals, 2 assists, ...

Photos: Mayo, Lakeville North boys soccer Section 1AA championship

Mayo's Jibril Muse (10) heads the ball as Lakeville North's Mason Le (7) and Logan Senne (25) close in during the Section 1AA boys soccer championship ...

Photos: Mayo High School graduation 2018 | Photo Galleries  Post-Bulletin

The Mayo High School class of 2018 prepares for commencement Saturday June 9, 2018 at the Mayo Civic Center.

Rochester students call for aggressive efforts to address climate change

Scores of Rochester high school students skipped classes Friday to participate in worldwide demonstrations and demand that political leaders step up their ...

Track and Field: Century's Amusan puts on a show at All-City Meet

John Marshall's Kpeweh Smith, left, and Century's Sam Amusan compete side by side in the 100-meter dash during the All-City Track and Field Meet on ...

Spread the Word to End the Word  KAAL

In honor of National "Spread the Word to End the Word" day, students at Mayo high school pledged to remove the "R" word from their vocabulary.

Rochester man arrested for malicious punishment of a child

A Rochester man was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly whipping a 14-year-old girl with a belt.

Girls lacrosse | Mankato 13, Mayo 10 | Lacrosse

Mankato 13, Mayo 10. Mayo: Catey Ackerman 2 goals; Gwen King-Lunde 3 groundballs; Kadence Motley 5 groundballs; Liz Christofferson 2 goals; Makayla ...

Keith A. Kangas -- Rochester

Keith A. Kangas, 62, of Rochester, died Monday, March 11, 2019, at his residence. Keith Allan Kangas was born June 20, 1956, to Ronald and Anne (Jamnick) ...

Dick A. Darst -- Byron

Dick Alan Darst, of Byron, died on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family after courageously battling brain cancer since January ...

Academic Notebook | Education

Mayo High School Kiwanis Student of the Month. Jack Pacchetti, son of Sarah and John Pacchetti, has been selected as the Kiwanis Student of the Month for ...

2017 Mayo High School graduates | Education  Post-Bulletin

Samia Sadik Abdi, Maryan Mohamed Abdullahi, Najmo Abdinaim Abdullahi, Jens Michael Ackerman, Roberto Acuna, Jr., Brandon Scott Adams, Abdimajiid ...

Photos: Rochester Public Schools Drumline Showcase | Photo Galleries

Mayo students dance as the Mayo High School drumline performs during the Rochester Public Schools Drumline Showcase featuring the John Marshall, ...

College Signings: Mayo's Pahl headed to the big time

If Makayla Pahl had been told at age 9 that she'd eventually be signing a scholarship to play women's hockey for the University of Minnesota, she'd have been in ...

Photos: All-City Dance Meet at Mayo High School  Post-Bulletin

The Mayo Spirits, John Marshall Rockettes and Century Panther dance teams compete in an All-City meet.

Softball | Byron 4, Mayo 3 | Softball

Rochester Mayo rallied to take a lead late in a non-conference softball game Wednesday, but Byron answered right back and pulled out a 4-3 victory against the ...

Nichole 'Nikki' Rott -- Rochester

The funeral *service* for Nichole “Nikki” Rott will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Elgin, with Pastor Terrill Bramstedt officiating.

Boys basketball: Mayo surges past Century in second half

Despite sitting near the top of the Big Nine Conference standings in boys basketball, Mayo coach Luke Madsen said the Spartans are not playing at their peak.

RPS approves bond question, land purchase | Education

The Rochester School District will add land for a new trio of schools — an elementary, middle and high school — but only if voters approve. The school board on.

Jeffry Olson -- Rochester

Jeffry John Olson, 62, of Rochester, passed away unexpectedly on the evening of Saturday, April 20, 2019, after suffering a heart attack at his home.

Mayo High School Student Killed in Car Accident

According to the Rochester Public School District, Mayo High School student Cyrus Bellephant has passed away.

Mock Car Crash  KIMT 3

A staged accident is showing the dangers of drinking and driving and texting while driving.

Students to make Earth Day push for plastic tax at Capitol

More than 200 high school students from around the state plan to rally today at the Capitol in St. Paul for legislative action against climate change.

Mao Sao -- Rochester | Obituaries

Mao Sao, 57, of Rochester, died on May 8, 2019, at his residence.

Going down the flat Earth rabbit hole | Local News

On March 20, Mayo High School Planetarium Director Paul Larson will unveil the findings of a worldwide experiment he conducted last year.

Kyle Witucki -- Rochester

Kylie “Kyle” Steven Witucki, 44, of Rochester, passed away suddenly on Oct. 26, 2018, at Saint Marys Hospital. Kyle was born Oct. 25, 1974, in Rochester, ...

Photos: Mayo, Mahtomedi girls soccer | Photo Galleries

Mayo's Maya Basnyat (10) works to keep the ball from Mahtomedi's Grace Padelford (also 10) during a girls soccer match Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at Mayo High ...

John Marshall High School students stand together against hate  KIMT 3

John Marshall students talked about race after a photo posted to social media sparked some outrage in southern MN.

Mayo's "international liaison officer" dies | Education  Post-Bulletin

A Mayo High School "international liaison officer" died unexpectedly, according to an email Mayo High School staff sent on Wednesday afternoon. Mulugeta ...

Brian Sweeney -- Rochester

Brian Patrick Sweeney, age 44, died in Ogden, Utah on Saturday, March 16, from complications of diabetes and heart issues.

Football: No. 1 Owatonna rolls downhill at Mayo

Rochester Mayo held Owatonna's rock in place for 15 minutes.

Original Mayo High staff mark 50 years as 'young upstart'  Post-Bulletin

Dick Norman's outfit during Friday's homecoming parade looked suspiciously familiar.

Elizabeth A. McGeeney -- Rochester

Elizabeth Anne McGeeney, beloved child of God, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus after a long, courageous ...

Albert T. Dashow -- Rochester

Albert T. Dashow, 39, of Rochester, died Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Rochester.

Dorothy Hanson -- Rochester

Dorothy Hanson, 68, of Rochester passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Stewartville Care Center from congestive heart failure.

Mayo High School Holds 10th Annual 'Project Community Connect' Event

Hundreds of local community members were able to receive services on Friday they may have not otherwise been able to afford. More than 300 people made it ...

Michelle Wood-Jensen -- Mesa, Ariz.

Michelle R. Wood-Jensen, age 56, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Rochester, died on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Michelle Renee ...

Section 1AAAAA football: Lozoya steadies Mayo in playoff win against Austin

When in doubt, give it to Speedy. It's a strategy that has worked time and time again this season for Rochester Mayo. And it worked again Tuesday when the ...

Girls Lacrosse | Century 11, Mayo 6 | Lacrosse

Century 11, Mayo 6. Century#4#7#—#11. Mayo#4#2#—#6. Century: Allison Ajke 2 goals, 3 groundballs; Katia Schuler 2 groundballs; Hannah Cooper 1 goal, ...

Academic Notebook: UNICEF Club award for local H.S.

The UNICEF Club of Mayo High School recently received the New Club Award at the 2019 UNICEF USA Student Summit in Washington, D.C. The executive ...

Week in Photos (5/10) | Photo Galleries

View the work of Post Bulletin photographers last week.

Boys basketball: All-Area team | Basketball

FIRST TEAM. MATTHEW HURT. JOHN MARSHALL. 6-foot-9 • Senior • Forward. Season averages: 37.0 points, 12.3 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 1.9 steals, 1.8 blocks.

Photos: Joe Ahlquist's favorite photos of 2018 | Photo Galleries

View 97 of photographer Joe Ahlquist's favorite photos from 2018.

Director intends for 'Anne Frank' play to reflect today's world

Ella Frank, left, playing Anne Frank, rehearses with the cast for the Rochester Civic Theatre's “Diary of Anne Frank” on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Andrew Link ...

Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk | Fundraising And Non-profits

Registration now open for Join the Journey's 14th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk!

Rochester basketball phenom weighing offers from top programs  Minnesota Public Radio News

As he watches the Final Four this weekend, senior Matthew Hurt has a dazzling roster of 21 college basketball programs wooing him to join their ranks this fall.

Amateur Update: MYSA state tournament continues to grow

As the temperature continues to drop and the leaves start to fall, Rochester Sports is gearing up for this weekend's MYSA Fall State Soccer Championship.

Family Time: Find the instrument that's the right fit for your child

Held once a year, Rochester Symphony's 'Honk, Squeak, Scratch, Boom' is a free event designed to let kids in fourth through sixth grade explore orchestra ...

Signup for Rochester youth wrestling is coming | Wrestling

Signup for Rochester youth wrestling starts Tuesday for one local youth wrestling club.

Prep athletes sign National Letters of Intent  KIMT 3

Over a dozen local athletes will continue athletic careers at the next level.

How McCain and a cup of coffee changed Cameron's life

Sometimes a cup of coffee is just a cup of coffee, and sometimes it is so much more.

Brenda Ingham -- Kasson

Brenda Elaine Ingham, 50, of Kasson, passed away on April 23, 2019.

Answer Man: Only one school design in circular file?  Post-Bulletin

Dear Answer Man, Mayo High School is one of the most unusual school buildings I've ever seen. It's designed as a circle, or a wheel-and-spokes, as you know.

Mayo's first class is now 50 years past | Education  Post-Bulletin

About half of Rochester's class of 1967 went through a bit of an identity crisis when they were forced from the familiar, but overcrowded, halls of John Marshall ...

Former Mayo principal pleads guilty to child pornography  Post-Bulletin

CHANHASSEN, Minn. — The former principal of Rochester's Mayo High School has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges.

Mayo High School has new turf, but not from Metrodome  Post-Bulletin

It remains the biggest donation in Rochester Public School's history, officials say.

Local students will strike over climate change | Local News

Rochester students will join a global rally in defense of the climate. At noon Friday, students plan to walk out of school and gather at the Peace Plaza in ...

Mary E. Smith -- Rochester

Mary E. Smith, age 63, of Rochester, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at The Homestead in Rochester of congestive heart failure. Mary was born Feb.

Mark D. Schnell -- Rochester

Mark Daniel Schnell, 51, of Rochester, passed away peacefully of natural causes on Nov. 28, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys Campus. Mark was born ...

RPS School Board 03/19/19 | Education

Rochester Public Schools, School Board Meeting. Tuesday, March 19, 2019. 1.01 Call to Order. 1.02 Pledge of Allegiance. 2. Approval of Agenda. 2.01 Approval ...

Photos: Mayo, Byron softball | Photo Galleries

Byron's Leah Roble (10) throws a pitch during a softball game against Mayo Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Mayo High School in Rochester. Joe Ahlquist ...

Volleyball | Klees sets milestone in Mayo sweep

Mayo's Kelly Klees (16) sets the ball during a volleyball match against Albert Lea on Tuesday at Mayo High School. Klees collected the 1,000th set assist of her ...

Hall-of-Famer Decker calling it quits as Mayo coach  Post-Bulletin

Rochester Mayo girls basketball coach Rich Decker has for years been weighing whether he wanted to continue doing this.

Mayo High School top graduates | Local News  Post-Bulletin

Neehar Banerjee. Parents' Names: Dr. Debasish Banerjee and Silali Banerjee. Activities: Science Olympiad, Robotics, STEM Society, Key Club, Post-Bulletin ...

New Mayo High School planetarium director on Mars list  Post-Bulletin

Mayo High School's newest planetarium director, Paul Larson, said it's time to once again think boldly about space travel.

Civic's 'Anne Frank' is powerful, emotional production | Lifestyles

There's no need to present an extravagant production of “The Diary of Anne Frank,” with all the bells and whistles available in the modern theater. The diary itself ...

Hundreds of Rochester students walk out to protest gun violence  Post-Bulletin

Clutching a sign that read “It could have been us,” Mayo High School senior Benjamin Benyei joined fellow students who walked out of classes at noon ...

Top Graduates: Mayo '17 | Education  Post-Bulletin

Mayo High School graduation ceremonies will be 7 p.m. Saturday at the Mayo Civic Center, 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester.

Hockey: Johannson lived to give back to the game he loved

Former Mustang gave 'everything he knew' to hockey.

Century High School students frustrated at lack of school pool  KIMT 3

At the Rochester Public School Board meeting, students and faculty discussed their concerns about facilities and how they are maintaining equity and fairness in ...

Ronald Charles Kath -- Rochester

Ronald Charles Kath, 77, of Rochester, died suddenly on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at his home. Ron was born on July 6, 1941, to William and Mina (Hoppe) ...

No solution, but a start | Local News

Called together by Mayor Kim Norton, social workers, advocates, concerned citizens and others joined voices Wednesday to highlight community needs in ...

Inside The Lines Episode 4: Meet Calvin Dixon  myfox47

Meet Calvin Dixon, a multi-sport athlete from Mayo High school.

Dennis Allen Schmidt — Rochester

Dennis Allen Schmidt, age 56, passed away on Nov. 22, 2018, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester of natural causes.

2018 Year in Review: Stories that caught our attention

The Post Bulletin recounts the memorable stories that we told you in 2018.

Minnesota Mr. Basketball Matthew Hurt will join Tre Jones at Duke  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Rochester John Marshall senior Matthew Hurt announced his commitment to play for the Blue Devils at Duke, where he will join Apple Valley grad Tre Jones,

At Mayo High School, debate is cool | Local News  Post-Bulletin

Over the years, the Mayo High School debate team has become so popular that even its coach, Kevin Lund, struggles to explain it.

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