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The Australian national women's fastpitch softball team is spending a few months in Mankato as it makes a bid for the 2020 Olympics.
These photos taken at Lake Nokomis were shot nearly one year, and 68 degrees apart. Move the slider in the middle of the image to see the differences between these two scenes.
As this dry summer draws to a close, the prairie seems a monochromatic brown. But look closer and its secrets are revealed …
For the past 47 years, the musically challenged have been given their chance to shine.
If it's March, it's maple syrup time at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove.
Lots of emotion comes with a youngster's first trip to overnight camp: excitement, yes, but nerves and homesickness, too. "Summer Samplers" offer kids a chance to ease in for three nights, rather than a full week, at YMCA Camp Ihduhapi on Lake Independence.