People

A girl ice skating on the Parkers Lake ice rink

This photo, taken by Plymouth resident Troy Brantner, took second place in the “People and Families”

Perfect scores are hard to come by when taking exams, but Allison Sholl, a senior at Wayzata High School, did just that on her Advanced Placement Macroeconomics Exam. In 2015, 2.5 million high school students took roughly 4.5 million AP Exams.

Derek Onserio // Providence Academy

Last October, Urias Jah was home at Plymouth Pond Apartments with a stomachache when he heard people yelling “Fire!” Initially, Jah thought the cries were a prank until he realized flames were growing on the building’s second floor.

Devon Worley has walked the line between two worlds since she was a child. In one world, she grew up in school with peers her own age. In the other, she grew up on stage, under the music industry’s spotlight alongside adult musicians who are also professional peers.

It’s 9 p.m. on a Monday at the Plymouth Summit Dance Shoppe. A group of guys sporting an assortment of sock lengths, athletic shorts, knee supports, tattoos, sideburns and goatees take their places in studio 1.

For more than 30 years, Plymouth Historical Society’s Old-fashioned Christmas event has brought holiday cheer to the present by revisiting the past. Each December, community members gather for s’mores, storytelling, live reindeer, Christmas carols and, of course, Santa and Mrs.

In an effort to streamline and enhance the services provided to Plymouth as it continues to grow, the city’s police and fire departments merged into one this past May. Plymouth’s new Public Safety Department is headed up by police chief and director of public safety Mike Goldstein.

After a career of handling multi-million dollar construction contracts and advancing to the position of officer and trustee at Egan Co., Plymouth resident Joe Egan decided to take his life in a different direction.

Receiving a bronze speaking trumpet from your co-workers might seem like a strange recognition, but in the firefighting world, it’s the ultimate honor and was presented to Plymouth fire chief Richard Kline this past spring at the department’s annual recognition event.

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