Mother of two and Lake Minnetonka resident Anne Weatherhead always has a camera at the ready. Carefully stored in an accessible spot-- the dock-- her underwater Canon PowerShot D10 captures memories for her friends and family.
Lace up your sneakers! On October 5, Groveland Elementary School hosts its fourth annual Tonka Trot. The event features 10K and 5K races and a 1.5-mile fun run; every penny raised goes directly to benefit the kids and classrooms at Groveland.
This fall at Minnetonka High School (MHS), approximately 40 juniors and seniors will abandon the traditional classroom for three hours a day to participate in the school district’s innovative Vantage program.
Alex Larson first heard about myHealth—formerly known as the West Suburban Teen Clinic—when she was 15 years old. Now a senior at Oberlin College in Ohio, Larson is still involved with the teen clinic, volunteering there whenever she’s home on a school break.
After a life-changing mission trip to Haiti in March, Mound Westonka High School seniors Tori Anderson and Megan Bryan, who volunteered at Project Hope, a home and school for orphans and other children in need, are now hoping to inspire other teens to broaden their own horizons.The girls will ret
Tom Rob Smith's debut novel, Child 44, remains to this day one of the best thrillers I have ever read. Exciting, adventuresome, at times disturbing and extraordinarily original, Child 44 is one of those rare debuts that seems impossible to top.
To give kids another way to play and share stories, Tonka Bay resident Mike Heinrich created Symbolic Frolic magnetics. After being inspired by an Egyptian hieroglyphic exhibit, Henrich developed a new business, Symbolxys, which produces standard symbol expressive refrigerator magnets.
In 1979, the Upper Midwest Ronald McDonald House opened in Minneapolis, starting its mission to care for pediatric cancer patients and their families. To help keep patients and siblings together, the house opened a unique on-site school 15 years ago—and they needed a teacher.
It’s time to don your ’Tonka blue and white as Minnetonka High School (MHS) students are gearing up for the annual homecoming parade on September 20. “It’s so important to the community … because it’s such a tradition,” says student government president Jack Rotman.
Ten years ago, we’d have said, “What local craft beer movement?” State regulations hampered Minnesota from keeping up with the rest of the nation’s microbrew craze. Hurray! Things have changed. People are making all kinds of exciting new beer in our area, and it’s a unified front.
Once upon a time, burgers were made of grilled or fried ground beef and served on a fluffy white flour bun. There was never any impetus—or will—to make them differently, and for good reason: Why gild the lily?
They might be your neighbors, your co-workers or even your friends. For decades, a fluid group of friends and foodies has been meeting in various kitchens around Lake Minnetonka. By day, each of them lives and works as something other than a chef.