While Sara Swan has over two decades of experience in special education, she initially didn’t have plans to turn a one-off mentorship into a full-fledged organization.
Shops & Business
Wayzata’s Sussan Mahjouri launches a new line of handbags with a very specific marketing plan.
Joe Ryan’s worldview is simple: leave the world better than you found it.
As the CEO and owner of Oppidan Investment Company, a national property development firm based in Excelsior, Ryan knows he—and Oppidan—can make a real difference in the communities they serve.
Tim McKee, Thomas Boemer, Lenny Russo and Justin Sutherland wear aprons by BA Craftmade, just to name a few.
While Top Dog Country Club has earned the unofficial title of the “un-kennel,” boasting Club Med-style digs for dogs when their owners are away, behind the hotel lies a cause that’s close to the owner’s heart
To the untrained eye, arranging a floral bouquet might sound like an easy task.
Built in 1893 by “Minnetonka’s Boat Builder” Arthur Dyer for Hazen and Ward Burton, the boat was conceived with the idea that greater speed could be attained by sailing over the water, rather than through it.
The next time you plan a trip (even here in the states), think about how you might do some volunteering while you’re there.
Entrepreneurs who write a plan are 2.5 times more likely to launch a company.
Sitting in the heart of downtown Excelsior is boutique Down the Rabbit Hole, which opened last spring and offers a combination of new and gently used clothing for women.
Kenna Frees isn’t your average teenager. Though she enjoys typical teen activities like hanging out with friends and spending time with her pets, Kenna also runs her own fashion enterprise online.