Arts & Culture

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.”

At a newly opened school in Minnetonka, students ages 6 through 10 have the unique opportunity to spend time learning together.

Julia Ruelle, a junior at Minnetonka High School, had to endure a more difficult sophomore year than she expected. Last December, Julia was diagnosed with a tumor in the pineal region of her brain. While battling cancer, she found relief in the outdoors. “I love being outside.

A military family poses for a photo in their kitchen.

The Shipstads love the charm and location of their home near Lake Minnetonka that they’ve owned since 2003. After years of saving, Scott and Jenny Shipstad are finally making some dream updates.

Illustrated portraits of six authors.

For aspiring authors, getting their work published is a quest that can elicit as many goosebumps as reading a Stephen King novel.

The sun sets on the horizon over a lake.

Fifty years of shooting has given Mike Maki the ability to find interesting scenes anywhere.

After many years away, living in Los Angeles and traveling the world, Ruff returned to the Wayzata area last year.

Two people place garden trimmings into a paper bag.

Fall is the perfect time to start getting a garden ready for winter.

At age 23, Excelsior’s Anna Jeter has shouldered a burden that most people her age could barely imagine: a serious illness and a heartbreaking prognosis. “When I was 4, I was diagnosed with a terminal heart-lung illness, pulmonary hypertension,” Jeter explains.

Standing Still/Still Standing was shown during the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival earlier this year.

Matthew Sanford, yoga teacher and founder of Mind Body Solutions—a studio in Minnetonka that adapts yoga for people with disabilities—is featured in a new documentary called Standing Still/Still Standing, whi

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