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For Goodness Cakes birthday cake

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.

Railroad magnate James J. Hill’s former home on Summit Avenue may be a well-known Saint Paul landmark, visited by residents, tourists and field-trip-bound school children, but there is another Hill-inspired venue in the city that is attracting a lot of traffic.

Miki Huntington has worked in the White House. She’s flown Black Hawk helicopters. She has lived overseas. She spent 25 years in the U.S. Army. She served as a member of President George W. Bush’s administration.

When Justin M. Anderson of Minnetonka, now 14, found a cat and her kittens in the park near his house last summer, he made a conscious decision to help. After rounding up the cats with the help of his mom, Rachel, they brought them to the Animal Humane Society.

WWII Memories (pictured above)

Chris and Monique Kleinhuizen brought LMM, featuring World War II veteran Herb Sueth, to Utah Beach in Normandy, France, site of the Allies’ D-Day invation.

La Tour Eiffel (pictured below)

Shutterbugs,
our 2015 Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest has come to a close, and we
thank our readers for their gorgeous photo submissions. 

We are excited to announce that the 2016 Best of Lake Minnetonka survey is here! Don't miss your chance to vote for your favorite shops, restaurants, people, hot spots and more.

Beachy Keen (pictured above)
Editor Nicolle Mackinnon took her copy of the April issue of Lake Minnetonka Magazine to the beautiful gulf shore during a Florida vacation.

The Excelsior Welcome Center lives up to its name in every imaginable way. Located in the heart of downtown Excelsior at 37 Water Street, the center is staffed by residents who live in, and love, the Excelsior area.

A Breezy Break

In March, Lake Minnetonka Magazine writer Michelle Westlund and her husband Jeff lounged on the beach in Fort Myers, Fla., while browsing our Pets and Garden issues. (Pictured above)

An Island City

Little Saint Paul resident Lena Legere proudly displays the June issue of Saint Paul Magazine which features her father, Scott Legere, from McNally Smith College of Music on the cover.

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