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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.

Al Whitaker received an honorable mention for this photo, “Sunrise at Tommy’s Tonka Trolley,” in the City Landmarks category of our 2015 Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

In July, Dr. Pete L’Allier, Norb Cuellar and Dane Bogaard, of Mound, visited Spain with their wives, Jen, Sonya and Kim. They participated in the annual Running of the Bulls in Pamplona—red neckerchiefs and all—and brought a copy of Lake Minnetonka Magazine along for the fun.

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Rae Danneman, art director for Saint Paul Magazine, holds our inaugural issue while on a pre-baby vacation in Vancouver, B.C.

Deb Zeller’s cat Zoey is nothing if not photogenic. The feline, who’s been a member of Zeller’s family since last spring, loves to get “up close and in my face,” Zeller laughs. “Zoey loves my cameras.

Amy Kohler says her family “never goes on a road trip without our Lake Minnetonka Magazine.” Last July, Amy Kohler and Brent, Robert and Riley Teele visited Badlands National Park in South Dakota.

Thinking about a last-minute getaway to escape the cold? Andrea Wallace of Midwest Travel Service says there’s still time, but you have to act fast. “Be flexible,” Wallace says.

Shutterbugs, our 2015 Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest has come to a close. Thanks to our readers for their gorgeous photo submissions! A panel of judges chose a winner in each category (listed below).

Some people realize their career goals after many years of searching and indecision. Others grow up with a deep, lifelong passion for their chosen field. You could say that KARE 11’s newest meteorologist and Shorewood native Jeff Edmondson was born into weather.

Minnetonka resident Amy Mathews brought her hometown magazine along on a trip to Greece earlier this year. (Check out next month’s issue for a peek at Mathews’ craft: hand-dyed scarves.)

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