August 2014

In the August issue of Lake Minnetonka Magazine, you'll meet a few lake-area alums succeeding in show biz, find your guide to map your own foodie staycation and learn from four of Minnetonka High School's best and brightest students - this year's Prep Elite. 

The best salads, right now.
In February, local women gathered at the Wayzata Chamber of Commerce for a luncheon with Marcia Ballinger, author of The 20 Minute Networking Meeting. Ballinger inspired listeners and encouraged members of Wayzata Women in Business to network, share exper
In May 2014, local kids, families and dedicated runners alike gathered for Minnesota’s original half marathon, the Lake Minnetonka Half Marathon.
Lisa Buck captures a look at the joys of childhood.
 Dachshund races are just one of the unique events happening at James J. Hill Days in Wayzata this fall.
James J. Hill Days brings locals and out-of-towners to Wayzata Bay.
Turn the potluck on its head with multiple-location dining.
Four of Minnetonka High School’s best and brightest students talk about their successes and share a few hidden talents.
Meet a few lake-area high school alums who are succeeding on stage and television.
 WHS teacher Tika Kude and former WHS student Annelies Odermann were nationally recognized for achievements in technology.
Lake Minnetonka area schools help students advance in computer science.
Three Excelsior women fill the restaurant gap by opening a unique sports bar.
Jason Johnson, left, and Pat Crosby, co-owners of Crossfit SISU in Excelsior, will whip you into shape.
Take a class at Crossfit SISU in Excelsior and you may just find yourself addicted to a new routine.
Three Boy Scouts go to a national competition with their own wind energy system.
A proposed scenic byway would guide guests and residents to the lake’s best views.
The monthly must-haves.
Lake-area residents cater to Minnesota’s growing surf culture.
Brightwater Clothing and Gear offers backpack recommendations for back-to-school.
Local models show of some of the Excelsior Bay Clothing Co. line.
High school seniors start lake-inspired clothing line as part of Minnetonka’s VANTAGE program
Students in Karen Olaussen’s art class don’t just learn techniques with paints and a brush.
Karen Olaussen helps Shirley Hills Elementary School students discover a passion for art.