We’re pleased to greet 2021 with a fresh round of photos from our annual Focus on Maple Grove photo contest, which was held in August. To start off, Rod Smoliak’s Eagle Lake Great Horned Owl, placed second in our Wildlife and Nature category.
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Since the opening of Maple Grove Hospital five years ago, the Knitting Grandmas have been crafting hats for each and every baby born there. Founded by Molly Sullivan and two other women, the group of about 50 knitters is now co-led by Jerry Enders and Kim Wood.
Dave McCarty, the current pastor of outreach and mission at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, took his first trip to the Dominican Republic in 2001 (during his tenure with a different church).
Looking for an amazing cigar experience? Open since 1996 (first under a different name), Tobacco Grove is one of only two tobacconists in Minnesota able to acquire some of the highest quality products the industry has to offer.
Originally founded in 2013, Surge Cycling opened its second Twin Cities location in Maple Grove in January. A duplicate version of the first studio in St.
uBreakiFix was founded in 2009 and prides itself on offering same-day repair service on all brands of computers, tablets, smartphones and game consoles. The company’s second location opened in Maple Grove last October.
As one of the first white settlers in Maple Grove, Pierre Bottineau (1817–1895) stands out as one of the most prominent figures in the history of the area. In fact, before claiming its current name, Maple Grove was referred to as Bottineau’s Prairie.
Maple Grove Hospital has served as the birthplace of many healthy babies since its opening in 2009. Four baby girls were recognized in a spring 2012 issue of Maple Grove Magazine. Since then, these stylish girls have grown up and started to flex their fashion muscles.
A few years ago, Osseo resident Elie Bengston and her husband where traveling in Door County, Wisconsin when she saw a mosaic that inspired her to start a similar project in her own community.
February 11 holds its place in history as the birthday of Thomas Edison.
This season, the accessories at Christopher & Banks feature an array of colors in the purple, blue and green families. They also carry a complement of coral-colored items.