Community

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.

You Spoke, We Listened!

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.

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Sunday, November 17
[Arts & Performance]
Back at the Ordway after last year’s sell-out performance, comedian and Duluth native Maria Bamford stars in the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series "Lady Dynamite," one of 2016’s must-see shows by Variety and Rolling Stone.
Friday, November 29 to Sunday, January 5
[For the Kids]
Drive Along and Enjoy More Than 1,000,000 Lights Synchronized to Classic Holiday Tunes for An Unforgettable NEW Twin Cities Tradition