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This Monet-inspired photo, taken by Minnetonka’s Linda Harl, won second place in the Kids & Family category of our 2017 Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

Today’s headlines provide plenty of topics for the national discourse.

A photogenic caterpillar and a vibrant color scheme of green earned Mound’s Chris Grace second place in the Nature & Wildlife category of our 2017 Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

Readers, you voted for your favorite businesses in a bunch of fun categories this year, from restaurants to doggy daycares to fitness spots.

We all know the expanse of Lake Minnetonka (22.7 miles, if you needed a reminder). So when the masses of ice covering the lake start to break up under the warm sun, it’s clear that spring has truly arrived.

Tikkun olam is a Hebrew phrase usually translated as “repair of the world.” It speaks to the idea of human responsibility for correcting wrongs and healing wounds.

Lake Minnetonka

Minnesota winters are storied, partly because of the sheer cold and mountainous snow, but also for the beauty of it all. Think of the frosted trees, cool-toned sunsets and shining frozen lakes.

Tracie Bea Daum’s Excelsior photography business is focused on families and kids, and she has three perfect subjects right at home: her own children.

After hunting for senior living with his father—a frustrating process—designer and developer Daniel Anderson was determined to craft something better. “A condominium is just a glorified apartment,” Anderson says.

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Friday, August 16 to Sunday, August 18
[Benefits & Fundraisers]
Join the more than 500,000 people nationwide who have walked 60 miles over 3 days, raising funds to help end breast cancer. Walkers raise $2,300 each. It's a challenge, but it's not as hard as breast cancer.
Saturday, July 13
[Benefits & Fundraisers], [Education & Community], [Home & Garden]
2019 Hennepin County Master Gardener Learning Garden Tour When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 Where: 11 Gardens from Edina to Minnetonka