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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.

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

Artist Deb Zeller remembers the moment fondly. “It is just an endearing photo,” she says. “My cat was in her favorite chair, which happens to be my favorite chair. I left my magazine there the night before because I was too tired to read.

Art connects us. Each brush stroke, color, shape. Every shadow in a photograph or line in a painting can offer us a look into places, people and cultures other than our own. And in those differences, maybe we come to realize we share more than we initially thought.

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Friday, December 20 to Sunday, December 22
[Arts & Performance]
The Nutcracker Ballet presented by Ashley Ballet Arts Academy
Saturday, October 5
[Arts & Performance], [Benefits & Fundraisers], [Education & Community], [For the Kids], [Sports, Health & Wellness]
Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event!