Corey Medina is a Native American blues artist who plays, writes, and produces music full-time in northern Minnesota. He also travels with his band, Corey Medina & Brothers, spreading light to dark, and hope to the hopeless with their raw, soulful, intimate music and stage presence.
Andrew Zimmern is a four-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer, teacher, and culinary explorer. He is regarded as one of the most versatile and knowledgeable personalities in the food world having explored cultures in more than 170 countries.
Tanner Ott and his father, John, have made a career rehabbing historic buildings through Alley A Realty. Their work renovating and developing properties and then leasing them to entrepreneurs, restaurants, artists, and professionals help to create vibrant communities and bring life back to buildings with a history.
Jonathan Thunder is a painter and digital media artist with a focus on canvas painting and animation. Deeply connected and influenced by his Native heritage, his bold work inspires conversation around his themes of identity and internal dialogue.
Levi LaVallee is a snowmobile racer who holds the world record for snowmobile distance jump and is a seven-time gold medalist at the ESPN Winter X Games. He's known for his daredevil stunts in urban environments and for pushing the boundaries of what's been seen and done in the world of snow sports.
John Guenveur joined the WOODCHUCK USA team early on to provide his financial and operational expertise to the rapidly growing wood products company. He and Woodchuck founder, Ben, lead their team with a strong focus on their mission: putting nature back into people's lives.
Gavin Kaysen honed his culinary skills at some of the world's best restaurants, but has journeyed back home to Minnesota to open his own and begin training the next generation of young chefs.
Amy Zaroff is in the business of creating life's most memorable experiences. As founder and creative director at Amy Zaroff Events + Design, she draws on her 20+ years of experience in television production, marketing, hospitality, and event production to create experiential events for companies such as Target, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Major League Baseball, the Minnesota Vikings, and the James Beard Foundation.
Matt Kenevan used his entrepreneurial spirit to build a beer industry empire in Minnesota. Looking to introduce other beer lovers to new beer and to support the craft beer community, he started the Beer Dabbler, a premier craft beer festival that draws thousands of people per event.
Storytelling. That's truly our mission with Lake Time Magazine - to go beyond. To make the connection, expand the boundaries of our individualistic pursuit of happiness, and shift reality. The more we promote, applaud, and actively inspire well-intended efforts, the more others will be drawn to them.
In that spirit, we urge you to take a cue from those who are, and have been, making waves - the adventurers, the activists, the makers, the doers, the dreamers... they're all right here in the pages of Lake Time Magazine. And, amazingly, in our neck of the woods. We love the idea of the unknown, and we celebrate those bold enough to explore.