The votes are in! Here are the top 3 finalists in each category of this year's Best of Southwest Metro.
First Place: The Thirsty Kitty by Kelley Regan
Second Place: Wintertime Fun! by Amy Housker
Reach for Resources, a nonprofit organization, offers support and services to individuals dealing with mental illness and disabilities and is assisting those in Chanhassen, Chaska and other communities.
Energetic and impassioned, Kateri Ruiz is founder and CEO of MAIA, an online directory that connects consumers with women-owned businesses.
This winning photograph was captured at the Flying Cloud Airport Soccer Fields on a foggy August morning by Christine Neff Kojetin prior to a soccer game of her daughter, Alexandra.
Kris Seeler of Eden Prairie developed her love for photography from a young age, emulating her dad, who often had a camera around his neck when she was growing up.
Today’s headlines provide plenty of topics for the national discourse. Since October 2017, when #MeToo, originally created by social activist Tarana Burke, gained steam through social media to shed light on the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, the topic has garnered more attention.
This adorable picture of a curious baby pig stirred mixed feelings in Kelley Regan when it was taken. During a vacation in Hawaii with her family, Regan was attracted to a little shop with exotic plants and baby pigs for petting.
Mark Weber, executive director of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation, believes that “having a healthy volunteer force is one sign of a healthy community,” he says.