Erin Hente had more in mind than building a successful business. “It’s not so much about just having businesses in the area, it’s about contributing to our community,” says Hente, owner of Maple Grove’s NTY Clothing Exchange and Children’s Orchard.
Maple Grove people
Washers and dryers can be pesky machines. Not only are they often large and
overbearing, they can be energy hogs. Maple Grove Senior High (MGSH) senior Jack
Egert noticed this and set out to find a sustainable solution. Enter: “Passive
Reclamation of Unexploited Energy,” a project aimed at recovering lost energy in
the process of cleaning clothes. Earlier this year, his invention received
recognition both on the state and international levels.
Kelly Eull, an attorney who concentrates her practice in family law, has
joined Maple Grove law firm Henningson & Snoxell. Eull was listed as a Super
Lawyers Rising Star in the 2010-2012 editions. “I was at a firm in St. Paul for
11 years, but I’ve lived in Maple Grove since 2005, and my kids (ages 3 and 5)
go to school there too,” Eull says. Henningson & Snoxell provided an option
to work where she lives. “I love Maple Grove, and not only is it great being by
family, it’s a great feeling being able to give back to a community that means
Maple Grove resident and Wayzata High School student Ananya Mishra was named
a national runner-up for the 2014 Aspirations for Women in Computing award.
Presented by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT),
this prestigious honor is based on interests, aspirations, accomplishments, and
community involvement in computing and technology.
If you’ve ever been to a Minnesota Lynx basketball game, there’s a good
chance you’ve seen one of them.
No, you won’t see the brother and sister combo of Brandon and Mackenzie Barta
make a three-point shot or slam any dunks, but their position could be argued to
be nearly as important: both have been a ball boy (or girl) for the Lynx for
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. We express our preferences in myriad ways and Maple Grove makes it exceedingly clear each year as to who gets their backing as the “best” in a number of categories during the Maple Grove Magazine Best of 2014 competition. The races are always a bit heated because the competition can be tough.