During a year mostly spent at home, having a furry companion has become an even greater comfort for some pet owners. But in addition to time and care, dogs and cats can take up a lot of space. Looking for a smaller but no less companionable option?
Last January, the recently opened Central Park of Maple Grove gave residents the chance to enjoy the thrill of the holiday season outdoors. One popular wintertime activity is skating at Central Park’s ice-skating loop.
Doug and Patricia Birklands visited Denali National Park during the best of weather.
Maple Grove resident Sue Salo (on left) saw an entirely differnent side of Denali National Park with brother-in-law Steve and sister Dr. LeAnn Salo via bush plane.
Mindy Gallagher is the second-place winner of the 2016 Maple Grove Magazine photo contest in the Landmarks category.
Since May, Chuck Stifter has been the director of Maple Grove Parks and Recreation; a familiar face in a new role.
This is Lucas, the 6-year-old son of Maple Grove resident Christa Adamczyk. She captured this precious moment, making time stand still for just a little longer. Lucas and Natalie, age 3, have been the primary subjects for stay-at-home mother Adamczyk’s pictures.
After living in Vermont for 10 years, Rebecca Key, a member of our Editorial Advisory Board, travels back each June to attend the Vermont Quilt Festival. She has visited the festival with longtime quilting friends for 25 years.
Each year we are delighted to receive amazing images of Maple Grove during our photo contest. Here are our winners for 2016.
Something New for the Best of Maple Grove 2017!
Voting for our annual readers’ choice poll will take place January 1-31, 2017 here on the site and finalists will be posted online in March.
Look for the winners in the July 2017 issue of Maple Grove Magazine!