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Writer Bios


Nicolle Mackinnon, Lake Minnetonka Magazine editor, recently finished a stint in nonprofit marketing and communications and is happy to get back to her magazine writing and editing roots. She’s also been a freelance writer and beauty blogger since graduating from Bethel University with a B.A. in Journalism and still supports her alma mater as an Advisory Board Member for the Bethel Journalism Department. Nicolle spends her non-magazine-editing time doing freelance writing, social media marketing and communications consulting. When she’s not working, Nicolle enjoys puppy watching, perfecting her yoga poses and persuading her friends to read her newest YA fiction addiction.


The 2014 Big Island and Back paddle event brought paddlers of all ages out to the lake.
Memorial Day kicks off the opening season of a classic Minnesota drink.
Treat your mind and your body with a relaxing at-home spa experience.
In the season of giving back, we highlight lake-area organizations stepping up to help our community.
Decorate your holiday table with a vintage vibe.
Happy Halloween!
Lake Minnetonka Magazine writer Eric Dregni pens a book about the lake’s history.