Erika James, Tattered Timber, woodworking, female woodworkers, artisan gifts

Woodworker Erika Jarnes builds handmade home décor, such as tables, serving trays and signs, out of reclaimed or recycled wood through her business, Tattered Timber.

Kelly Eull, an attorney who concentrates her practice in family law, joined Maple Grove’s Henningson & Snoxell firm in December 2013.

While walking on a trail between Eagle Lake and Pike Lake last June, Evan Harlan found himself up close and personal with a winged friend. Harlan says he often brings his Canon T3i with him on walks around the trails in Maple Grove to take photos of anything that catches his eye.

With two much larger brothers growing up, I scampered away from fights. I never could get up on water skis. We have a pool in my backyard and a cabin up north where swimming is recreational and relaxing.

Last summer, Mick Wragg was sitting on his back patio enjoying the nice afternoon, when he noticed an abundance of chipmunks. He and his wife decided to throw a few nuts at them for entertainment.

Great achievements are often times marked by great victories. Three outstanding Maple Grove area young girl athletes added significant accomplishments to their resume last year. They prove that age is simply a number and that anything is possible.

When local families open their homes to international exchange students, everybody learns from the experience. Meet the Jones, Norby and Fjeldsted families as they share their unique experiences and what they enjoy most about hosting exchange students.

Kate Maguire, the Osseo School District’s Superintendent, has been named the 2014 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year, a prestigious honor sponsored by the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA).

At age 17, Jakob Fjeldsted has seen more of the world than most of us have at 30 or 40.

They wear crowns and beautiful dresses, but they aren’t pageant girls— they are your Maple Grove Ambassadors.

Birthdays ordinarily include friends, family, presents, lots of cake and a few cheers to another year. Nate Bruss’ 16th birthday was anything but ordinary. On August 16th, Nate rang in his big day by making it even bigger: he set the world record for solo-piloting 10 aircraft in one day.