Arts & Culture

On New Year’s Day, chilly and brave divers hopped into the frigid waters of Lake Minnetonka in Excelsior for ALARC’s 30th annual ice dive, which supports the Wounded Warrior Project and a couple of local organizations. 

Teens dance at the Wayzata Cotillion

In 1994, JDW Cotillions founded the Wayzata Cotillion program. Next month, they’ll celebrate 26 years of involvement in the community.

An under-the-stair playhouse.

Elevate kids’ spaces with these expert tips and tricks.

Jessica Kuennen's book of poetry, "If I Ever Loved You, I'll Always Love You"

"If I Ever Loved You, I’ll Always Love You" allowed Jessica Kuennen to reflect upon her life, including growth, love and loss.

A person sits at a table reading Lovely War.

Lovely War is an inventive and engaging read for young adults and adults alike.

In October, Tonkadale Greenhouse hosted its popular houseplant runway show, where visitors could “find the right plants for the right places, showcased down o

Two Swans in the water during winter at Gray's Bay.

Each month, we feature one of the winning photos from our 2019 Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

Love letters written by John Leslie and Jean Savage.

Martha Long couldn’t believe her eyes as she read the tender words from her stoic grandfather to her vivacious grandmother.

C. Ray Frigard

For decades, Mound resident C. Ray Frigard has made a living as a largely self-taught designer and inventor and, more recently, an author.

An illustration by Rich Stromwall shows a man standing on the porch of his cabin, which floats on a lake.

When it came to creating an anti-drug messaging campaign for Minnetonka Schools, designer Rich Stromwall and creative consultant Jonathan Bing found themselves working with an interesting theme—penguins.

An independent living quarters for an adult with special needs designed by Denali Custom Homes

How one Wayzata builder is customizing spaces for kids and families with special needs.

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