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Ultimate Sustainability service for young adults with autism spectrum disorder

To say Kathryn Marshall and Stephanie Welter are filling a need with their new service for young adults with autism would be the ultimate understatement.

A 911 dispatched answers a mental health call.

Local therapist researches police response and mental health resources.

pioneer Lydia Ferguson

Much of what we know about early Lake Minnetonka history comes from the pages of Lydia Ferguson’s diaries. She recorded it all, from 1854 to 1886, in a clear-eyed chronicle that includes her own family’s tales of suffering, insanity, death, love and endurance.

Academy of Whole Learning students

Academy of Whole Learning opened its doors in Minnetonka in 2017, to welcome more students after moving from its St. Louis Park location, which originally opened in 2003. “We are celebrating our 15th anniversary,” head of school Wyayn Rasmussen says. 

Voting for the 2019 Best of Lake Minnetonka survey is now closed. The results of our annual readers’ choice survey will be printed in July, in our special Best of edition of Lake Minnetonka Magazine, and we'll need your help to fill it with the best Lake Minnetonka has to offer.

Adults with special needs rehearse for their musical, The Fairest of Them All.

Local organization offers enrichment like theater to adults with special needs.

Every year, Lake Minnetonka Magazine accepts photography submissions from the community for our annual Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest. The photos are submitted in five categories: Activities & Events; People & Families; Pets; Wildlife & Nature; and City Landmarks.

Minnesotans are known for their fierce love of the state and its culture, but few cities inspire as much loyalty and passion as the ones around our beautiful Lake Minnetonka.

This summer, local photographer Jim Douglas captured the spirit of Excelsior’s Firecracker Run, an annual Fourth of July tradition that’s been around for more than 40 years.

This purrfect black-and-white smile belongs to Moana of Motunui, a foster kitten from the Carver Scott Humane Society.

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Sunday, April 28
[Arts & Performance]
A choral concert of Broadway greats.
Saturday, May 11
[Benefits & Fundraisers]
Join us for the Annual Breanna's Star Fundraising Event on Saturday, May 11th, 2019, a night of Art, Celebration, and Giving.