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Author and Lake Minnetonka historian combs through the records at the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society.

Scott McGinnis’ personal history with the Lake Minnetonka area began back in 1856, when his ancestors moved south of Excelsior.

A giant silkmoth rests on a leaf.

Our columnist Anne Marie Ruff Grewal reflects on this month’s “exuberance” of growth.

A businesswoman checks off items on her to-do list.

Practical advice for getting things done from local media maven Natalie Webster.

A person fills out their bingo card at the Bingo & Burgers by the Bay event.

Since the first Bingo & Burgers by the Bay event in 2013, the Lake Minnetonka Excelsior Rotary Club (LMERC) has raised over $120,000 to help fund the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce’s Fourth of July fireworks.

A kitchen in a room at The Waters of Excelsior, a senior living facility.

With the senior population skyrocketing in the years to come—and with seniors wanting more out of their later years—local organizations adjust in creative ways.

A senior citizen takes a fitness class at the Waters of Excelsior

The space was intentionally designed to serve three distinct generations.

Prom, Dance the Night Away, High School, Lake Minnetonka, Going Out

Prom season’s on the horizon—here’s everything you (and your teen) need to know.

Members of WeCAN, the Western Communities Action Network

WeCAN was founded in 1989 to address a lack of social service programs for low-income families in the area.

An old photograph of Boulder Bridge Farm, a gentleman's farm on Lake Minnetonka once owned by the Dayton family.

Boulder Bridge Farm, once owned by the Daytons, was at one point the largest of Lake Minnetonka's "gentleman farms."

2019 Best of Lake Minnetonka finalists

The votes are in! Here are the top 3 finalists in each category of this year's Best of Lake Minnetonka.

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Saturday, February 15
[Arts & Performance]
Conceived and choreographed by Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy, Written in Water explores the universal paradigm of a seeker on a journey to connect the human with the transcendent and reveal mysteries within the self.
Wednesday, April 8 to Sunday, April 19
[Arts & Performance]
Acclaimed musical The Last Ship, featuring original music and lyrics by multiple Grammy Award winner Sting, will be at the Ordway for a limited engagement beginning April 8, 2020 as part of 2019–2020 Broadway at the Ordway.