April 2014

The April issue of Maple Grove Magazine features all the info you need to partake in the first-ever Maple Grove Geocache Adventure, something editor Cyd Haynes has been excited about for a long time. You'll also find great Mother's Day gifts and take a look at some delicious Easter eats in our Restaurants section. Grab a copy today!

Everyone has their favorites. Perhaps you have a saying on your wall that expresses your view on life, or a window sticker on your car that reflects your take on an issue, or you wear a T-shirt that shows support for a favorite team.


Osseo competes and Maple Grove’s dance team defends their title at the conference
tournament (for the 11th time) January 11; Maple Grove varsity jazz,
varsity kick and junior varsity dancers took first place in the Northwest
Suburban Conference.


More than 100 students from Maple Grove Senior High choir and musical theatre programs had fun raising money for their program, signing autographs and taking pictures with young attendees who came for a pancake breakfast.


The month of April brings the notorious aspects of the spring season, such as
April Fool’s Day and rainy weather. But perhaps most important, it brings the
official start to baseball season. Baseball is truly America’s favorite pastime,


With The wrap up of The basketball Season comes finals and lots of friends
gathered around the television to watch their favorite team shoot and score
their way to victory. While planning what festive drinks to provide, leave the


For Maple Grove’s Jonathan Griebel, cycling is a fun way to stay in shape and
enjoy the great outdoors. But don’t be fooled—although this humble grandfather
calls himself a “recreational cyclist,” his bike resume is pretty impressive.


A diverse group of women are making things happen in Maple Grove. These
women, from varied economic, educational and professional backgrounds, and
representing many stages of life, dedicate their time and talents to making


When 16-year-old local teen Elle Gaudette applied to attend a week-long
aerial ski camp last summer, she had no idea that she was changing the course of
her life. Upon completion of the camp Gaudette was selected by the U.S.


A new store with the largest selection of prom gowns in the Midwest has joined the shopping scene in Maple Grove just in time for prom season.  Located in The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, GLITZ! sells not only prom dresses, but also homecoming and other special event gowns.


Sure, there’s peeps and chocolate bunny rabbits galore and then there’s home-cooked meals with a glazed ham and grandma’s cheesy potatoes. But what about another option this Easter?


Mom: a best friend, a shoulder to cry on and a sounding board all wrapped in
one. Whether she is a baker, a cook or an avid sampler, gift your mom’s taste
buds this go-around. Peruse what Maple Grove has to offer and pick up gifts and