Arts & Culture

A woman lounges on an inflatable donut in a pool.

A candid moment captures first place in our Focus on Maple Grove photo contest.

The Maple Grove Writers Studio

Who doesn’t love a good group, especially when it’s creative, supportive and publishes its own book?

Two HVAC technicians work on a unit.

A college and career specialist at Maple Grove Senior High has come up with a unique way to recognize students opting out of the traditional four-year college route.

A thriller in a Thriller, Filler, Spiller container garden.

Let’s look at options for Thrillers, which are plants that provide height and a bit of thrilling interest.

A bundle of pink flowers.

This stunning guide features informative summaries, history, growing instructions and more.

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) Minnesota held its annual fundraising event in September in Elm Creek Park. PurpleRideStride was hosted by Camille Williams, former anchor at KARE 11.   

Loki the rescue cat poses in the sunlight

Loki is typically an indoor cat, but her owner wanted a nicer background for a photo, so out to the backyard they went.

Performers from the play Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood at Yellow Tree Theatre

Yellow Tree Theatre is ramping up a tried-and-true story with a fresh-take production of Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood.

Colleen Hazen, Maple Grove city gardener

Colleen Hazen manages and maintains three perennial gardens throughout the city in Central Park, near the Community Center and in the Town Green.

A pair of headphones on a computer

Written in second person, Imagined Life paints an intimate picture of the lives of well-known figures—inventors, writers, performers, popular icons—by placing you in their shoes.