Health & Wellness

Sara Swan

While Sara Swan has over two decades of experience in special education, she initially didn’t have plans to turn a one-off mentorship into a full-fledged organization.

Do you like going to your office? If thinking about your office makes you depressed, consider changing your current office design. Your space could encourage creative solutions, increase productivity and give you a way to recharge your tired, computer-fried brain.

Substantial improvements to health care options in our community are on the horizon in 2015, with a 300 percent expansion of the Park Nicollet Clinic already well underway.

Catch the fun this year on January 24.

Friends of North Memorial and Maple Grove Hospitals gathered to show their support and glam it up for an evening, raising $450,000.

There’s only one job description that requires an appetite for unlimited cookies, the agility to slide down a chimney and a special knack for reindeer navigation. The candidate must look good in red, be free of obligations on December 24, and have an affinity for facial hair.

Tina Lawson gave birth to a beautiful 6-pound baby girl in April 2010. During her pregnancy, Lawson managed to gain 60 pounds and tipped the scale at 250 pounds. She attributed it to a combination of poor diet and lack of exercise.

A new dojo has opened in town. Training students as young as 3 years old, Dojo Karate staff stresses self-confidence, respect and discipline while teaching American karate, a westernized version of Korean taekwondo.

Amara’s Acts of Kindness hosted an evening of hope, love and light at their second annual event called “A Night to Shine Bright!”

So you think you can dance? The young women who competed at the Northwest Suburban Conference Dance Tournament in January 2014 showed they have some serious skills. The tournament was held at the Maple Grove High School.

For many years, Yellow Tree Theatre made us laugh during the holidays with its smash hit Miracle on Christmas Lake series.