Arts & Culture

Artisan wood carver Erik Wyckoff has never actually lived in the Lake Minnetonka area. He’s a native of Connecticut and now lives and maintains a woodworking shop in South Minneapolis.

Professional athletes are a source of inspiration. We watch in awe during the Olympics as they perform nearly impossible feats—flips, spins, goals and record-breaking times.

Bev Leckie and Pam Chenevert founded their business, Paint Paper Scissors, together in September of 2017.

At a newly opened school in Minnetonka, students ages 6 through 10 have the unique opportunity to spend time learning together.

Julia Ruelle, a junior at Minnetonka High School, had to endure a more difficult sophomore year than she expected. Last December, Julia was diagnosed with a tumor in the pineal region of her brain. While battling cancer, she found relief in the outdoors. “I love being outside.

A military family poses for a photo in their kitchen.

The Shipstads love the charm and location of their home near Lake Minnetonka that they’ve owned since 2003. After years of saving, Scott and Jenny Shipstad are finally making some dream updates.

Illustrated portraits of six authors.

For aspiring authors, getting their work published is a quest that can elicit as many goosebumps as reading a Stephen King novel.

The sun sets on the horizon over a lake.

Fifty years of shooting has given Mike Maki the ability to find interesting scenes anywhere.

After many years away, living in Los Angeles and traveling the world, Ruff returned to the Wayzata area last year.

Two people place garden trimmings into a paper bag.

Fall is the perfect time to start getting a garden ready for winter.

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