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.
Shops & Business
Connie Frederick is in her 20th year of owning and operating Ooh La La Boutique in Excelsior. A resident of the Lake Minnetonka area for 35 years, Frederick has always loved being a part of the Excelsior community.
The 100th year of St. Bartholomew Catholic Faith Community’s history in Wayzata is drawing to a close.
Gina and Scott Davis launched their family business, Dog Threads, in late 2014, and had their first retailer, Lucy & Co., even before their line had officially been released.
Ron remembers the time his basement flooded. A severe windstorm knocked down a tree in his yard and took out the power line. This caused a surge of electricity into his home along with excessive flooding.
It’s true of the friendship that blossomed between local entrepreneurs Nicole Lemmerman and Tara Thorn.
Annika Van Nest might be young—she’s a sophomore at Minnetonka High School—but she’s already working hard to change the world. Annika founded Jumbago Hope, a charitable organization that fights sex trafficking.
Walk into the Jewel of Minnetonka, and you’ll find lots of beautiful antique jewelry, as well as costume jewelry, engagement rings and wedding bands.
From October 2 through October 17, you can help provide coats to people in need.
Minnetonka resident Dean Leischow used his 26 years of experience in the solar and optimization industry to co-found Sunrise Energy Ventures with Richard Cathcart in 2009.