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During a special Veteran’s Day celebration, the St. Hubert’s School (SHS) community took time out of the academic day to reflect about and honor the efforts of this nation’s veterans.

It was in March of 2015 when Thor Hansen noticed a rafter, or group of turkeys, congregating in his backyard. It wasn’t the first time Hansen saw the turkeys, as they frequently visited his Eden Prairie home. “They were displaying their feathers especially that day,” Hansen says.

A lemonade stand appears each Sept. 11 at the end of Sue Donkersgoed’s driveway in the Olympic Hills neighborhood of Eden Prairie. Many of the faces of those selling the lemonade beside Donkersgoed have changed, but the promise made years ago to annually remember those affected by the Sept.

Every year, Southwest Metro Magazine accepts photography submissions from the community for the annual Southwest Metro photo contest. The photos are submitted in five categories: Activities & Events; People & Families; Pets; Wildlife & Nature; and City Landmarks.

It’s a tradition that every Halloween Christine Neff Kojetin takes pictures of her two children, Alexandra and Andrew, in their costumes. She organizes a photo shoot prior to Halloween night in order to guarantee good weather, among other reasons.

At Wings of the North, visitors encounter quite a few planes that have a story to tell, but even more people with their own narratives to share.

This month, thoughts turn to ghosts and goblins. Ghostly decorations appear in neighborhood trees and school windows, but ghost towns are among us all year.

Kelley Regan and her husband, Matthew Adam, traditionally take their two sons, Charlie, 18, and Chayce, 9, out on Red Rock Lake every Fourth of July to light Chinese lanterns.

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It's that time of year again: The Southwest Metro photo contest has returned for its 6th year of beautiful photos of our community.

Though Deb Zeller refers to herself as a hobbyist when it comes to photography, she has been passionate about photography since she was a little girl.

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Saturday, June 8
[Education & Community]
Bring up to five full boxes of papers, file folders, hanging files, notepads, envelopes and hard drives for shredding.
Monday, June 24
[Benefits & Fundraisers]
Southdale YMCA to host Cheers to the Y Event to benefit Community Programs June 24