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After giving birth to three children, experiencing the devastating loss of an infant and surviving late stage breast cancer, Amber Johnson found herself at a checkup, overweight and out of shape.

The 2016 contest is now closed.

Every time she's near Weaver Lake Park, Mindy Gallagher is reminded of how grateful she is to live nearby. “We take a personal tone with the lake, we feel like it’s ours,” she says. When looking at Maple Grove houses five years ago, the Gallaghers found their current home.

Levi caught a flash of movement ahead to his right, followed by hushed voices, and immediately crouched behind a tree. Alerted, the team knelt in dense brush. He peered slowly around the trunk to gauge the timing of a possible attack.

Sunny Arizona (pictured above)

Maple Grove Resident Adam Gallagher says he mainly focuses on documenting his life in photographs to reminisce down the road. Gallagher’s iPhone photo, Perfect Day to Fly a Kite, features his daughter Adelaene, now 9.

There are more than 250 species of bumblebees in the world. They are a welcome sight to gardeners because they pollinate plants and flowers while they forage for food. They are also used intentionally with some greenhouse crops. The bees don’t even have to land on the flowers.

A Neighbor's Story

We’ll call her D. She lives in Maple Grove. She is your neighbor. She is a mother with an elementary school-aged child. She works, but at an unlivable wage. She gets behind in her rent.

On a trip to Flam, Norway, and Reykjavik, Iceland, Rick Syhre stopped in the “city of literature” with his own bit of literature.

Mindy Gallagher has had a lifelong passion for taking photographs. “In high school, I took every photo class I could get my hands on,” she says.

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Wednesday, January 29
[Arts & Performance]
Local author Hanley will discuss her first book, "Matka" which is based on the true story of the author's grandmother during and after World War II.
Friday, March 6 to Saturday, March 14
[Arts & Performance]
Park Center presents the musical Urinetown.