In 1961, Sybil Lynch founded a nursery school at St. David’s Episcopal Church, and just four years later, St. David’s Center began serving children with additional needs.
Local therapist researches police response and mental health resources.
Much of what we know about early Lake Minnetonka history comes from the pages of Lydia Ferguson’s diaries. She recorded it all, from 1854 to 1886, in a clear-eyed chronicle that includes her own family’s tales of suffering, insanity, death, love and endurance.
Academy of Whole Learning opened its doors in Minnetonka in 2017, to welcome more students after moving from its St. Louis Park location, which originally opened in 2003. “We are celebrating our 15th anniversary,” head of school Wyayn Rasmussen says.
Voting for the 2019 Best of Lake Minnetonka survey is now closed. The results of our annual readers’ choice survey will be printed in July, in our special Best of edition of Lake Minnetonka Magazine, and we'll need your help to fill it with the best Lake Minnetonka has to offer.
Local organization offers enrichment like theater to adults with special needs.
Every year, Lake Minnetonka Magazine accepts photography submissions from the community for our annual Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest. The photos are submitted in five categories: Activities & Events; People & Families; Pets; Wildlife & Nature; and City Landmarks.
Minnesotans are known for their fierce love of the state and its culture, but few cities inspire as much loyalty and passion as the ones around our beautiful Lake Minnetonka.
This summer, local photographer Jim Douglas captured the spirit of Excelsior’s Firecracker Run, an annual Fourth of July tradition that’s been around for more than 40 years.
This purrfect black-and-white smile belongs to Moana of Motunui, a foster kitten from the Carver Scott Humane Society.
Officer Bill Mathews was tragically hit and killed by a distracted driver in September 2017.