Community

Our Savior Lutheran Church & School hosted its annual community Easter egg hunt in April at the Excelsior Commons. There were 16,000 candy-filled eggs, puppet shows, fire trucks from the Excelsior Fire District—and plenty of coffee for grown-ups.

~ The Mayor ~
Gabriel Jabbour

Located in the Mill District of downtown Minneapolis, Tiger Oak Media publishes more than 30 regional print magazines, with corresponding digital media, including digital editions, e-newsletters and sophisticated websites.

Some of the best photos involve candid moments featuring people who weren’t necessarily the intended subject.

One spring 2014 announcement turned into a whirlwind of opportunity for current sixth graders Victor Yang, Ayden Tiede and Aidan Barker. The boys, friends since kindergarten and all active in Boy Scout Troop 409 in Excelsior, embarked on a journey to build a wind energy system.

Sometimes local landmarks get overlooked. We see them so often that we begin to stop seeing them all together. The Minnetonka Beach water tower on Lafayette Bay is an example—many people boat by it every day without recognizing its historical significance and beauty.

Amber Rhodes and Matt Johnson, co-founders of HERO Dogs.

Many rely heavily on the companionship of their dogs, but don’t often stop to really honor them.

Trunk Bay, St. John's Virgin Island

Though the sun may be shining today, it's not quite beating the chill out of the air. We've been neck-deep in chilly temps, blustery winds and snowy storms for so long now, I can barely remember what it feels like to not wear long underwear under my jeans.

While most people dread the gray, slushy weather that this month brings, I’ve always loved February for a selfish reason: It’s my birthday month!

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Saturday, September 7
[Sports, Health & Wellness]
Certifed Half Marathon and 5K that starts and ends in Mound and meanders through beautiful bays of Lake Minnetonka.
Friday, August 16 to Sunday, August 18
[Benefits & Fundraisers]
Join the more than 500,000 people nationwide who have walked 60 miles over 3 days, raising funds to help end breast cancer. Walkers raise $2,300 each. It's a challenge, but it's not as hard as breast cancer.