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.
Shops & Business
As a finalist for Allstate’s Ray Lynch Community Service Award, Greg Sniezek received a $2,000 grant that he donated to CROSS, a local nonprofit, to further its efforts in providing for those in need.
Since being featured in our May 2014 issue, interior design non-profit Designing Dreams has been incorporated in four states.
Just in time for the holidays, treat your pup to a full or self-service wash or professional grooming at the newest Bubbly Paws location at The Shops at Arbor Lake in Maple Grove.
When it comes to having an effect on the world, some set their sights on the neighborhood. Others step out immediately to foreign countries and the unknown. Meet three young adults who have no problem setting the travel bar high.
Many men, women and children across the globe have shoes on their feet this year, thanks to the combined efforts of the Maple Grove Girl Scouts and the Soles 4 Souls organization. Every third week of June, the girls meet for fun at Lights and Lakes Day camp.
St. Vincent de Paul might not be the biggest parish in Minnesota, but they sure throw one massive Christmas bazaar. This year, the event will include more than 90 craft makers from across the Midwest who hope to showcase their work.
Todd Lambright has the look: Tattoos cover his arms and neck. His head is shaved bald. A long goatee falls from his chin. If you were to meet him on the street and he told you he’s a tattoo artist, you’d hardly be surprised.
Once again, October is designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means a time for heightened awareness about the importance of finding a cure.
With some of the finest oils and vinegars in the area already in their arsenal, owner Terri Chaffer and her team decided to spice things up.
For many, the task of de-cluttering, organizing, or packing for a big move is exhausting. But for Jerome LaRochelle and Colleen and Erick Osburn, it’s all in a day’s work.