Can a cake make a difference? Can a concoction of batter meets frosting cure what ails? At times, the answer is “yes.” The Hope House in Excelsior is a short-term emergency shelter for youth ages 14–19.
In late-’80s Chicago, a nun named Maureen Gallagher had an epiphany while vacuuming. Days before, she had gone to her prayer group, full of other Catholic women. Two sisters voiced frustration: The diocese had rejected their request for more funding to support their successful prison ministry.
Photographing birds helps Annie Huidekoper slow down. “Rarely do I use a tripod, so I must calm myself,” she says. At any moment, the great blue heron stepping across the shore of Como Lake could glide away.
Every lawn is different, but for a spring revival, Pat Murphy of Murphy’s Lawn
Maintenance and Landscaping offers three general tips.
When It Comes to winning awards in photography, this isn’t Bob Israel’s first rodeo.
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“There aren’t a lot of people I know that will stand outside when it’s 18 degrees below, waiting for the sun to rise on Lake Superior,” says photographer Jackie Scherer about herself.
“Henry, look over here!” Nelson Hill called out to his friend Dylan’s 1-year-old son Henry as he ran gleefully toward Lake Minnetonka.
Scarves, mittens and hats dotted the trees and benches of Rice Park just as the weather was turning colder--given by some anonymous community members.
Lake Minnetonka Magazine reader Bob Israel received an honorable mention in the Wildlife & Nature category of our 2016 Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest for his photo Winter’s Waning, which features a sunset over Lake Minnetonka. Israel captured the photo last March.