Arts & Culture

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.

At age 23, Excelsior’s Anna Jeter has shouldered a burden that most people her age could barely imagine: a serious illness and a heartbreaking prognosis. “When I was 4, I was diagnosed with a terminal heart-lung illness, pulmonary hypertension,” Jeter explains.

Standing Still/Still Standing was shown during the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival earlier this year.

Matthew Sanford, yoga teacher and founder of Mind Body Solutions—a studio in Minnetonka that adapts yoga for people with disabilities—is featured in a new documentary called Standing Still/Still Standing, whi

In the musical Newsies—now playing at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT)—Les Jacobs is an almost-10-year-old boy whose older brother, David, and another newsboy, Jack, are involved in a strike against a powerful new

Each year for our Prep Elite feature, we ask local high school faculty and administrators to nominate students who are exemplary in academics, sports, volunteerism, the arts, or other areas of their lives. We’re never disappointed.

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