Community

A mural depicting George Floyd

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, community members across the Twin Cities are banding together to support each other, local businesses and displaced community members.

Sometimes, it’s the perfect combination of environment and timing that creates a stunning photo. Gina Walseth recognized the beauty of the moment immediately upon spying this scene. She whipped out a substitute camera—her cell phone.

“To say it was a beautiful day would not begin to explain it. It was that day when the end of summer intersects perfectly with the start of fall,” says Ann Patchett in Truth and Beauty.

Asking for directions is an attempt to make a destination more of a reality. We asked our readers for directions of a sort. We asked them to point us to the “best” in our community by voting online.

Each October is designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  In 2017 the City of Maple Grove was approached by representatives from Domestic Violence Action and Awareness, a social justice program of St.

A photograph offers a unique opportunity to capture activities and places you want to remember but also people and things you want to make sure you never forget. Molly Starkey shares some insight about her winning image.
 

With the spirit of the Fourth of July,  many will proudly wave our nation’s flag. Commander Earl Buchan, of the Osseo/Maple Grove American Legion, led the Legion’s color guard for almost 20 years and is quite familiar with the unified standard of how to properly handle the American flag.

Living in Maple Grove since 2008, Tracy Walsh captured this photograph when her husband, Ryan, and their son, Evan, were splashing water at each other on a hot summer day.

The labyrinth of Greek mythology was meant to confuse, built by Daedalus for the King of Crete, in an effort to hold the Minotaur. Luckily, the labyrinth in Maple Grove’s Central Park proves less hazardous.

While being an animal lover, Kelsey Kunkel has also discovered a growing love for photography. The combination of the two has paid off. She won second place in the Pets category of the 2017 Focus on Maple Grove photo contest with her photo entitled Deep Thoughts.

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Tuesday, September 15
[Arts & Performance]
The Ordway is excited to announce that the performance of Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 15 at 7:30pm.
Saturday, August 1 to Wednesday, August 12
[Benefits & Fundraisers], [Education & Community]
10th Annual Reading is Fun 5K