Arts & Culture

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

Olov Strole isn’t one to hesitate when it comes to asking for a deal—and his initial meeting with current business partner Chad Commers proves the point.

It’s no secret that, for most people, public speaking is excruciating. In fact, many fear getting up in front of a group to speak more than they do of dying.

Those who frequent Lakewinds in Minnetonka have most likely met employee Teri Lynn Schons. But what you may not know is Schons recently co-authored her first novel, My Secret Husband, under her pen name Angelina de Mourier along with John du Prey, also known as Wayne Olson.

Dr. David Stussy, executive director of Brain Balance Center of Lake Minnetonka and Woodbury, is committed to improving the quality of children's lives.

Instead of making an executive decision, the City of Wayzata has opted to ask its residents how they would like to see the some $100,000 spent to improve the city’s lakefront.

As if the fun and excitement of the Spirit of the Lakes festival wasn’t enough of a reason to celebrate life on the western shores of Lake Minnetonka, this year’s extended festival has the privilege of also ushering in Mound’s Centenni

Scholar: Duligur Ibeling

Hometown: Maple Grove

High School: Wayzata High School

High School GPA: 4.0 (un-weighted)

College: Harvard

Scholar: David Cook

Hometown: Independence

High School: Orono High School

College: Dartmouth (Hanover, New Hampshire)