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Rev. Jim Perkl takes the Ice Bucket Challenge for the ALS Association after Sunday mass at Mary, Mother of the Church (Burnsville MN)

Rev. Jim Perkl takes the Ice Bucket Challenge for the ALS Association after Sunday mass at Mary, Mother of the Church (Burnsville MN)

Pastel painting by Rita Beyer Corrigan

Pastel painting by Rita Beyer Corrigan

Pop superstar Katy Perry slow-danced Thursday night with an inflatable green alien — a gift from Skateville, the venerable Burnsville roller rink that hosted a birthday party for Kacey Musgraves, the opening act on Perry’s current concert tour. READ MORE

Pop superstar Katy Perry slow-danced Thursday night with an inflatable green alien — a gift from Skateville, the venerable Burnsville roller rink that hosted a birthday party for Kacey Musgraves, the opening act on Perry’s current concert tour. READ MORE

Photo by David Peterson

Photo by David Peterson

Lumberjack boom run at the Dakota County Fair (MN)

Lumberjack boom run at the Dakota County Fair (MN)

Bathtub races in Rosemount MN

Bathtub races in Rosemount MN

Facepainting booth employees show off their bubble-making skills at the Dakota County Fair (MN).

Facepainting booth employees show off their bubble-making skills at the Dakota County Fair (MN).

Vox Medusa’s “Labyrinth”

Vox Medusa’s “Labyrinth”

Flying Foot Forum

Flying Foot Forum

Backstage at “Shrek: The Musical” in Eagan MN

Backstage at “Shrek: The Musical” in Eagan MN

Riding into the sunset in Apple Valley MN

Riding into the sunset in Apple Valley MN

Singer-songwriter Michael Monroe performing in Apple Valley MN

Singer-songwriter Michael Monroe performing in Apple Valley MN

A photo from Andrew Miller’s “Pinball Forever” series: Pinball-machine design class for kids (Eagan MN/2008)

A photo from Andrew Miller’s “Pinball Forever” series: Pinball-machine design class for kids (Eagan MN/2008)

A photo from Andrew Miller’s “Pinball Forever” series: Pinball-machine design class for kids (Eagan MN/2008)

A photo from Andrew Miller’s “Pinball Forever” series: Pinball-machine design class for kids (Eagan MN/2008)