Shops & Business

Diana and Norm Hageboeck,  center, pose with Joe Neglia, M.D.,  left, and Children’s Cancer Research  Fund CEO Daniel Gumnit, right.

It all started with a wish—and led to the creation of the Katie Hageboeck Children’s Cancer Research Fund Clinic located at M Health Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis.

Becca Stein, owner of Lux by Minne Momma

Diversifying the jewelry industry and making high fashion brands more accessible is the mission of Minnetonka resident Becca Stein, owner of Lux by Minne Momma.

Julia Moss Designs travel cubes

Winter has gone weary in the minds of some eager travelers, who are ready for destination warm with opportunities to shed winter fashions in favor of sporty togs and snazzy resort wear.

senior using virtual reality

As the COVID-19 pandemic raged through the world, businesses closed, travel came to a near standstill and many doors were locked, including doors to some senior-care facilities.

sock puppet miniatures at GoBros’ office

Big socks. Tall socks. Funny socks. Fuzzy socks. Socks for hockey and hiking. Socks for tennis and running. Just about name it, and GoBros has a sock for it. With around 40 high-performance brands, the local online company has a comprehensive inventory.

living room

‘Tis the season for Snow Birds and winter travelers to chart their courses due south for extended stays or quick vacations.

Christmas gift basket

This time of year, surprises can come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, including by way of a custom gift box from the General Store of Minnetonka.

Ambitious Kids tee

“Ambitious Kids tees tend to be conversation starters,” says Kyle Hale, founder Ambitious Kids, a children’s T-shirt company.

Lake Minnetonka wool blanket

After opening a new retail store in downtown Excelsior’s historic Miller Block Building on Water Street in March, Faribault Woolen Mill Co. will greet its first winter holiday season with new product lines, which hit the shelves this autumn.

Kristi Piehl

Life’s turning points are rarely planned nor expected. Almost over the night, the pandemic served as a critical turning point that changed not only many lives, but the world as we knew it. Despite its hardships, some people flipped the script on their careers.

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