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Minnetonka Business Helps Girl Scout Donate Dresses to Orphans in Haiti, Africa

A Minnetonka business partnered with a Plymouth Girl Scout to help orphaned girls in Haiti and Africa. According to the Sun Sailor, Minnetonka’s Creative Sewing Centers helped 15-year-old Wayzata High School student Lexi Fresh sew and ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on October 6, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka Woman’s Debut Art Show a Lifetime in the Making

A Minnetonka woman’s debut art show a “dream come true.” According to the Sun Sailor, artist and mother Ellen Sweetman of Minnetonka is hosting her first-ever gallery show at the Arts Center on 7. She finally took ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on September 14, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Swim Coach David Plummer Wins Olympic Bronze Medal in Rio

Minnetonka High School’s girls swim team assistant coach David Plummer won bronze medal at the Rio Olympics Monday night. According to the Star Tribune, Plummer finished third in the 100-meter backstroke Aug. 8. Fellow American swimmer ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Sports on August 11, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka Grad’s Dream to Go to Stanford Will Come True This Fall

After four year of hard work, recent Minnetonka High School graduate Nina Wagner will continue her journey to the school of her dreams: Stanford University. According to the Sun Sailor, Wagner said her diverse education at ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Education on July 21, 2016 by Community Expert Team

11-Year-Old ‘Brat Whisperer’ Created a Minnetonka Co-Op’s Biggest Summer Hit

“Cal’s Apple and Jalapeño” brat has been a revelation for Minnetonka’s Lakewinds Food Co-op, and it was created by an 11-year-old boy. According to the Sun Sailor, Cal Lonnquist, an 11-year-old who loves the Food Network, ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Community News on July 8, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Local Author Wins Award for Food Book ‘Lake Minnetonka Eats’

A local author has earned a prestigious award for her local food book “Lake Minnetonka Eats.” According to the Sun Sailor, Tiffany Winter, who is a local, first-time author, was awarded the 2016 Independent Publisher Book ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 30, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka High School Seniors Who Enlisted in Armed Forces Honored

Three Minnetonka High School seniors were among those recognized earlier this month for enlisting in the one of the five branches of the United States’ armed forces. According to the Sun Sailor, the Chanhassen American Legion, together ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Education on June 23, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka’s UnitedHealth Group Ranks No. 6 on Fortune 500 List

Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group is one of the largest companies in the United States, ranking No. 6 on the 2016 Fortune 500 List. UnitedHealth Group, America’s largest health insurer, employs around 200,000 people and brought in $157.107 ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Community News on June 9, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka Middle Schoolers Raise Money to Build Well in Haiti

Sixth-grade students at Minnetonka Middle School East recently held their annual Haiti Water Walk to raise funds to build wells in the impoverished country. According to the Sun Sailor, 2016 marked the sixth year of the ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Education on June 2, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka Makes Washington Post’s Most Challenging High Schools List

Minnetonka High School is one of the most challenging high schools in the nation, according to Washington Post’s 2016 America’s Most Challenging High Schools list. The school ranked No. 3 in the state of Minnesota and ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Education on May 5, 2016 by Community Expert Team
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