In September, Minnetonka High School rolled out its annual homecoming parade to celebrate the MHS community. Photographer Jim Douglas says the parade drew the biggest crowd he can remember. “The crowd was nine deep along Water Street.”
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Teens make bath bombs, squishies, and more at the library’s makerspace.
Guy Mohs shares his journey as an immigrant and soccer star.
Fill your family’s summer calendar with camps that are full of sunshine.
In all, 50 artists participated in the trip.
Gretchen Fleener’s love of face painting started early. When she was 15, the Mound resident began face painting at Valleyfair during her summer vacations.
The word “maker” is one that gets tossed around a lot these days. It’s pretty trendy to say that you’re a maker, a word that allows for a vague definition of your job yet informs people that you’re creating something, whether it’s original music, organic eats or even Instagram stories.
In her first year at Orono High School, principal Amy Steiner says she’s enjoying the process of getting to know the students and staff. The kids “have all been really welcoming and really fun to work with,” Steiner says. “I’ve also noticed that they’re very inclusive.
Minnetonka resident and former Olympic figure skater Janet Gerhauser Carpenter hung up her figure skates about three years ago, but this 86-year-old still talks about the sport with a fierce love in her voice—recounting her years as an Olympic competitor, coach, judge and team leader.