Health & Wellness

As the city’s right of way technician, Kelly Matzke does a lot to help support the city on a daily basis.

The National American Miss pageant is an opportunity for young girls to showcase their talent, poise, community involvement and personality; locally, it offers these girls the chance to win the title of Miss Minnesota in their age groups.

Many people may know Ryan Stockhaus as the new football coach for the defending state champion football team at Osseo High School. What people may not know is that Stockhaus is also a special education teacher, husband and avid baseball fan.

Teams serve up the ball four nights a week at this local eatery.

Maple Grove held its first annual Chalkfest on Main Street, Arbor Lakes this summer with local, national and international chalk artists, along with future chalk artists from the area.

To many Minnesotans, the luxury of warm summer months means the occasional retreat to the backyard for a barbeque. With this in mind, a Maple Grove family has found a way to make the most of the outdoor season while planning a backyard makeover.

Cyber Advisors celebrated their new office space at Hwy. 169 and Elm Creek Blvd., with music from local artist Tim Mahoney, beer tasting with A Perfect Pint’s Michael Agnew, an office tour, bouncy house for the kids and food and beverages.

The Maple Grove Farmers Market dedicates the month of September to its loyal senior citizen shoppers. The month’s event includes gift basket drawings, prize giveaways and cooking demonstrations from the chefs at assisted living community Silvercreek on Main, a sponsor of the event.

Back in summer 2012, then-14-year-old Zach Tracy took a ride on the single track of Theo Wirth Park.

According to an online Mental Health Fact sheet published by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, (NAMI; 2.nami.org), one in five adults—approximately 43.8 million Americans—and at least 20 percent of youth ages 13 to 18 experience mental illness in a given year.

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