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Kenna Frees from Babble and Saddle

Kenna Frees isn’t your average teenager. Though she enjoys typical teen activities like hanging out with friends and spending time with her pets, Kenna also runs her own fashion enterprise online.

Hope for the City, the Minnetonka-based nonprofit dedicated to distributing corporate surplus to people in need, recently celebrated its tenth anniversary by naming Patti Dalen its new executive director.

ADOGO Pet Hotel is not your average boarder. This brand-new facility offers five-star services and state-of-the-art facilities to keep you and your dog happy, whether you’re gone for the day or the week.

Be smart when it comes to protecting your skin this spring. Sun protection can be found as a cream or lotion that absorbs or reflects the sun’s rays by a chemical reaction or block.

Ensure that no senior goes hungry by volunteering your time—and your car or truck—as a driver for the Western Communities Action Network’s (WeCAN) Meals on Wheels program.

The Hopkins Education Foundation writes oversized, lottery-style checks to grant recipients with the help of a locally-owned restaurant in Minnetonka.

Honor your mother, grandmother or any female figure you’re proud to call yours with some fun and unique Mother’s Day activities available in our area. From bowling and cooking classes to digging in the dirt, set aside some time this month to treat the special ladies in your life.

Kathryn Dumas paints a picture of the 1920s not as a decade of parties with flapper-dress-clad young ladies but as an idyllic scene.

All across the lake area, green thumbs are itching. When the first crocuses, daffodils and tulips peek through the soil, gardeners start imagining their soggy, springtime yard full of green grasses and the flowering beauties of summer.

Retiring at 50 years old, Walter Donald Douglas, along with his wife Mahala, built their 27-room estate on Lake Minnetonka where the elegant Hotel St. Louis once stood.

One of the reasons many Scandinavian immigrants left northern Europe for Minnesota was to escape the rampant drinking fueled by home stills back in the Old World.

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