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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”

After 38 years serving at the Plymouth Fire Department, assistant fire chief Rick Luth retired this past spring. It’s a well-deserved respite from years of climbing the ranks at the station—from paid on-call firefighter to station captain to his eventual position assisting fire chief Rick Kline.

The typical “computer whiz” stereotype is of a boy—face illuminated by the blue light of the screen—typing away intensely, pale and alone in his bedroom. But Ana Pooley defies that stereotype.

To realtor Kath Hammerseng, selling houses is about giving back. “I really, really love helping people with that piece [of buying their house].

Minnesota claims its share of homegrown entertainment stars, from Judy Garland to Bob Dylan and Prince. But one who often goes under the radar is the internationally renowned filmmaker and sole non-British member of the Monty Python comedy troupe, Terry Gilliam.

The employees at Nelson Lawn and Landscape aren’t your typical lawn guys, drifting around your yard in raggedy shorts and tees.

It's been 29 years since Cindi Scheffler won the Minnesota State Fair talent show that launched her singing career. Since then, her voice has been heard in some of the most upscale restaurants in the Twin Cities, including Yvette’s, Sophia’s, and the Dakota.

Maple Grove High School senior and Plymouth resident Rory Calabria’s journey to Washington, D.C., began when his chemistry teacher recommended that he apply for the American Legion Boys State, a program that introduces high school juniors to legislative proceedings.

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