Arts & Culture

Annabelle plays soccer at the ballfields near Shirley Hills Primary School.

Put me in coach, I’m ready! placed second in the Activities and Events category of our annual Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

Lake Minnetonka residents Gerilyn Giel and Mary Perlich may not yet have found Mr. Right via online dating sites, but their experiences led to the hilarious greeting card line, Matchless Greetings.

Venture to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum for the Dirt-O-Rama exhibit and you’ll see Orono resident and fiber artist Wendy Johnson’s piece “Earthly Coat.” One o

For more than three decades, Greenwood resident Rob Evans has been windsurfing. A Minnetonka High School graduate, Evans has competed in hundreds of windsurfing regattas around the world, and August 23–26 Evans will compete in the 2012 Kona North American championships.

What do you like most about your district? The great people: students, teachers, support staff, administrators, school board members and parents.

On weekdays between the months of September and June, the Hoffman residence in Minnetonka could be considered a 21st-century version of the old one-room schoolhouse.

Even the loftiest achievements are built day by day, and these five exceptional high school students are living proof. They deserve recognition for their multiple awards and honors, as well as for their quotidian commitment to excellence.

Wakesurfing fanatic Chris Bank snapped this high-action photo of Wayzata resident Chad McShane on Lake Minnetonka last summer.

Olov Strole isn’t one to hesitate when it comes to asking for a deal—and his initial meeting with current business partner Chad Commers proves the point.

It’s no secret that, for most people, public speaking is excruciating. In fact, many fear getting up in front of a group to speak more than they do of dying.

Those who frequent Lakewinds in Minnetonka have most likely met employee Teri Lynn Schons. But what you may not know is Schons recently co-authored her first novel, My Secret Husband, under her pen name Angelina de Mourier along with John du Prey, also known as Wayne Olson.