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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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Self-taught photographer Nick Peters started four years ago after he and his wife bought a camera to capture images of their new baby daughter. “But then I didn’t use it to take pictures of her,” he jokes.

The day Prince died was cold and rainy, lending Minnesota the perfect air of sadness and grief over the loss of one of this country’s greatest modern musicians. First Avenue music venue held dance parties in the streets for days afterward in an act of celebration and mourning.

FOOD & RESTAURANTS

Best Patio Dining
Floyd's Bar
Lola’s Lakehouse
Redstone American Grill

Suzi Stephenson is a full-time Carver County library technology assistant, and she’s what library director Heidi Hoks calls “the keeper of knowledge.”

Eden Prairie art teacher Thor Hansen, who captured this shot in his backyard last winter, has been sharing his passion for photography with the students at Eden Lake Elementary for 27 years. He began taking photos when he was in third grade with his Kodak Instamatic.

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