Writer Bios


Angela Johnson is a writer, reader, thinker and speaker with one daily goal: to live a useful life, content but never complacent. Her fiction has been published in online literary journals and she was a 2012 finalist in The Loft Literary Center’s Mentor Series for creative prose. As editor of Edina Magazine, Angela loves to develop informative stories about the many interesting and inspiring local personalities, artists, educators, entrepreneurs and volunteers. When Angela isn’t writing or reading, she loves to laugh with her friends, make memories with her children and hold hands with her husband. Email Angela your story ideas or feedback!


Maple Grove Women of Today serve community while building lasting friendships.
Founder of Maple Grove Crimson Tennis Association shares success stories born of collaboration and determination.
A basement remodel adds creative space for a crafty mom with a large family.
Local families highlight the benefits of hosting international exchange students.
Good Karma Animal Rescue collaborates with a network of volunteers to save dogs’ lives.
Stages Theatre Company presents its second collaborative production with Escalate Dance and Theatre Studio of Maple Grove.
A Maple Grove couple is dedicated to rescuing and re-homing Rottweilers and pit bulls.
The Woods Gifts owner, Dave Looney reflects on the shop’s beginnings and giving back to the community.