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A girl ice skating on the Parkers Lake ice rink

This photo, taken by Plymouth resident Troy Brantner, took second place in the “People and Families”

Bernadette Able, host of the popular Minnesota doll show, “Dolls & Toys & Bears, Oh My!,” is gearing up for her ninth annual fall show and sale.

Pick up or click on a copy of the Washington Post and you’re likely to see the byline of Wayzata High School alum Samantha Schmidt. Schmidt graduated from Wayzata in 2012 and earned her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.

Wayzata High School English teacher Candice Ledman never thought of herself as a Holocaust educator, but  because of her work in teaching the history of the Holocaust and its lessons for today, she was recently honored with the Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award.

Plymouth resident Sonja Wieber is a self-proclaimed State Fair junkie. She visits several times each year, checking off everything on her to-do list and trying as much new fair food as possible.

When Kate St. Vincent Vogl was in first grade, she wanted to become the first female astronaut, and if that didn’t work out, she said she’d be a writer. “Sally Ride beat me to it,” Vogl says.

For many high school students, it can be a challenge to figure out their goals after graduation. But for best friends Xander H. and Tryston H.

When the Emlong family moved to Maple Grove from Denver in 2015, their to-do list started a lot like most families, except that right after getting settled in a new home, school and finding a doctor, there was another necessity on the list—joining a chapter of the

Team Thompson has come a long way. Husband and wife Dan and Kristi Thompson have been working together for the past 17 years guiding clients through the home buying process on two fronts.

Life has changed dramatically since Plymouth resident Bella Andrade received an assistance dog from Can Do Canines last fall.

In Natalie Tran’s world, being on stage is as routine as a day at school. At 5-years-old, Tran was cast, along with her sister, in her first role – one of the royal children in a performance of The King and I at Bloomington Civic Theatre.

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