Arts & Culture

outdoor miniature train display

Michael Gilbertson’s All Aboard placed second in the City Landmarks category of our annual Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

For more than 80 years, Minnesota Tile & Stone has been one of the few local purveyors of patio, driveway and fireplace products, and now Minnetonka is home to their latest showroom.

Jenifer Zimmer and family have spent many a summer night at the Minnetonka Drive In in Spring Park, but last year, she spotted a photo opportunity she couldn’t pass up.

This past spring, the Westonka School District unveiled its updated sports logo for the White Hawks. The new logo replaces the version in use since the late 1990s.

Lake Minnetonka residents Gerilyn Giel and Mary Perlich may not yet have found Mr. Right via online dating sites, but their experiences led to the hilarious greeting card line, Matchless Greetings.

Venture to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum for the Dirt-O-Rama exhibit and you’ll see Orono resident and fiber artist Wendy Johnson’s piece “Earthly Coat.” One o

For more than three decades, Greenwood resident Rob Evans has been windsurfing. A Minnetonka High School graduate, Evans has competed in hundreds of windsurfing regattas around the world, and August 23–26 Evans will compete in the 2012 Kona North American championships.

What do you like most about your district? The great people: students, teachers, support staff, administrators, school board members and parents.

On weekdays between the months of September and June, the Hoffman residence in Minnetonka could be considered a 21st-century version of the old one-room schoolhouse.

Even the loftiest achievements are built day by day, and these five exceptional high school students are living proof. They deserve recognition for their multiple awards and honors, as well as for their quotidian commitment to excellence.

Wakesurfing fanatic Chris Bank snapped this high-action photo of Wayzata resident Chad McShane on Lake Minnetonka last summer.