Health & Wellness

When choosing where to plant roots, Dr. Brad Griffore decided his hometown was the perfect place to raise a family and begin his business.

In this time of hyper-online-social networking it’s refreshing to actually make an important connection with a live human being. This informal event provides an opportunity to grow both professional and personal networks. Attendance runs from 50-85 or more at most events.

Treadmill desks in Maple Grove

It’s common knowledge that sitting at a desk all day is draining, but have you ever heard the maxim “Spend energy to get energy”? That’s the theory behind the treadmill desk study Maple Grove resident and Salo employee spearheaded in 2008.

The Maple Grove History Museum has been in the works since the Maple Grove Historical Preservation Society was founded in the 1980s, but without an appropriate space to accommodate historical displays the museum remained a dream.

Elaborate manicures are popping up all over Pinterest, but chevron printed nails aren’t as easy to do at home as those DIY tutorials make it sound. Our at-home results were rather…goopy, so we decided to enlist professional help.

Teenagers who are struggling can now receive help from the Calli Institute. This mental health care clinic in Maple Grove offers group and individual therapy sessions for adolescents struggling with issues like anxiety, depression, difficult relationships, suicide ideation, chemical use, etc.

Thanksgiving for Annie Waterman’s family was more than turkey, mashed potatoes, football and pumpkin pie. There also were heaping portions of Whirlyball.

Whether it’s grabbing a bite on the way to kid sports or eating between client meetings, good nutrition doesn’t have to be sacrificed during a hectic week.

You might’ve heard the recent buzz: Several Minnesota bumblebee species are in an unfortunate decline. If you’ve wondered how these bees live and what you can do to help, join Elaine Evans, a University of Minnesota entomologist, to learn more about bumblebee biology and conservation.

As Maple Grove’s self-appointed “ambassadors” to pickleball, Dan and Gail Hanka have been pleased with their stewardship in the last two years.

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