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We started a long good-bye to summer on August 6–10 at the Carver County Fair in Waconia.

Here's our handy guide to our Best of 2015 readers' choice surveys. Feel free to contact us with any further questions.

Why do I have to vote in so many categories?

Thanks to all who voted for the 2015 Best of the Southwest Metro! Tickets for our awards event go on sale December 10.

When the residents of Alton Senior Living in St. Paul first saw the new brown-and white-spotted visitor walk into their bedrooms, they weren’t quite sure what to make of him.

“Wow, that’s a big dog.”

Not quite.

“Is that a cow?”

No, but that’s a little closer.

Located in the Mill District of downtown Minneapolis, Tiger Oak Media publishes more than 30 regional print magazines, with corresponding digital media, including digital editions, e-newsletters and sophisticated websites.

Early last summer, Roman Merino Franco, fresh out of college and constantly looking for ways to build up his photography portfolio, was driving home from his “day job” and passed the

Don’t miss the fun when the rodeo, ribfest and Red Ribbon Ride hit Waconia on
July 18.

Save your pennies for Chanhassen’s 9th annual penny
carnival. Carnival-goers can explore a mini-midway outside the Chanhassen
Recreation Center. Each of the 13 carnival games costs anywhere from a penny to

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Tuesday, February 4 to Sunday, February 9
[Arts & Performance]
Winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love.
Tuesday, March 31 to Sunday, April 5
[Arts & Performance]
The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times).