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First Place: Sister Shadow Play by Mindy Gallagher
Second Place: True Happiness by Lisa Kirvan
Third Place: All the Fall Feels by Mindy Gallagher

Mindy Gallagher and her youngest daughter, Fiona, take “adventure walks” during which Fiona leads her mother to lakes and ponds, friends’ houses, the woods and beyond. The fall leaves were dancing in a gentle breeze one evening when the two stumbled upon a park.

Reach for Resources, a nonprofit organization, offers support and services to individuals dealing with mental illness and disabilities and is assisting those in Maple Grove and other communities.

Sometimes, it’s the perfect combination of environment and timing that creates a stunning photo. Gina Walseth recognized the beauty of the moment immediately upon spying this scene. She whipped out a substitute camera—her cell phone.

“To say it was a beautiful day would not begin to explain it. It was that day when the end of summer intersects perfectly with the start of fall,” says Ann Patchett in Truth and Beauty.

Asking for directions is an attempt to make a destination more of a reality. We asked our readers for directions of a sort. We asked them to point us to the “best” in our community by voting online.

Each October is designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  In 2017 the City of Maple Grove was approached by representatives from Domestic Violence Action and Awareness, a social justice program of St.

A photograph offers a unique opportunity to capture activities and places you want to remember but also people and things you want to make sure you never forget. Molly Starkey shares some insight about her winning image.
 

With the spirit of the Fourth of July,  many will proudly wave our nation’s flag. Commander Earl Buchan, of the Osseo/Maple Grove American Legion, led the Legion’s color guard for almost 20 years and is quite familiar with the unified standard of how to properly handle the American flag.

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Saturday, July 13
[Benefits & Fundraisers], [Education & Community], [Home & Garden]
Step Into 11 Gorgeous Gardens at the 2019 Hennepin County Master Gardener Learning Garden Tour Are you looking for garden inspiration? Are you a garden enthusiast looking for a great way to spend a beautiful summer day? Join us for the Hennepin County Master Gardeners’ annual Learning Garden Tour beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Thursday, July 11
[Benefits & Fundraisers]
Reach for Ralph is the signature fundraising event for Hammer Residences Inc. which supports adults with disabilities.

Event Galleries

Take a look at photos from events in your community.