Local business helps young couples take the fight out of financial planning.
Shops & Business
When spring has sprung, fresh food does, too. We pack away our frozen vegetables for farmers-market fresh, trade in soups for salads and maybe even pop some peonies in a vase.
For Dan and Alex Cordell, business is truly a family affair. The husband-and-wife team are the creative minds behind Solid Manufacturing Co.—which produces artisan goods in leather and wood—and always seem to have new ideas up their sleeves.
On their website, entrepreneurs Harrison Blankenship and Garrett Faust sum up the origins of their artisan venture, Uptown Woodworks, as “the result of a search for a creative outlet and the need to decorate a
Sandvold Financial Group was founded in the fall of 1986. Its mission? “To help as many people [as possible] get to their next financial level,” CEO Terry Sandvold says.
It’s often said a sports team isn’t just a team—it’s a family. That’s certainly true of the Mound Westonka High School varsity girls’ volleyball team. Aside from perfecting spike hits and bump passes, the volleyball team has accomplished quite a lot outside the athletic sphere.
Access to great public parks is one of the many perks that come with living in the Lake Minnetonka area, and Gale Woods Farm, a part of the Three Rivers Park District, is among the best.
Minnetonka resident Wendy Hitch is one of six founding members of North Star Therapy Animals (NSTA).
February 14 is a day for romance—and a fragrant bouquet of flowers is a time-honored way of saying “I love you.” Red roses are popular, of course, but “Valentine’s Day is not just red roses,” says Mary Becker, wedding and event designer at Westdal
The creation of RuggedWrist was really a happy accident. Owner Tina Galle noticed her golden retriever, Hudson, had a collar that quickly began to rust and disintegrate after his romps in the great outdoors.
I seem to be perpetually searching for footwear that’s stylish, practical, comfortable and durable—is that really too much to ask? This winter, I might actually have found the elusive pair: the Inez boot, from Minnesota stalwart Red Wing Shoe Co. The Inez is western-inspired.