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The 2016 contest is now closed.

Christine Quirk, 22, has lived in Woodbury her entire life with one exception: She went away to New York for college, then moved back to town in May 2016. This fun photo was taken in her family’s pool last summer.

Spring means many things to eager Minnesotans, who can resume beloved outdoor activities unencumbered by down lining and flannel.

Anyone who lives in Minnesota knows the Midwest isn’t “flyover country.” Woodbury native and Minneapolis resident Annie D’Souza is challenging that false notion one blog post at a time.

Island Getaway
Cindy Ekern of Woodbury paused while hiking the Ancient Kings Trail on Hawaii’s Waikoloa Island to snap a photo with a copy of Woodbury Magazine.

When Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito’s husband, Bob, was deployed to Somalia in 1992, she had trouble finding many resources for military spouses like her.

Friends and neighbors since 1999, Linda Berg, Brooks Berg, Jim Ickstadt and Jean Ickstadt traveled together to the British Virgin islands, where they lived on a sailboat for a week. The photo was taken at Leverick Bay by beautiful bougainvillea bushes.

“Can you believe I used my old Samsung Galaxy S III cell phone to capture this photo?” says Cheryl Singer. “I saw this gorgeous rainbow and decided to stop and take a photo with my cell phone.

In May, there will be a special bonus with your copy of Woodbury Magazine: our Best of Woodbury 2016 special issue.

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