Meet the Best of Maple Grove 2022

Readers share their hometown favorites.

Maple Grove Moon Setting

With very limited opportunities to capture the full moon, photographer Rod Smoliak says it is important to plan your desired location down to the right minute or even second to get the perfect shot.

Dial Up

We wouldn’t toss car keys to a teenager without receiving appropriate instruction and earning a permit.

Whether it is pairing down the closet or tidying the playroom, home organizing is a “to-do” we all have. Depending on the amount of organizing needed,

Redemption Road Rescue

With hearts of gold and an endless love for cuddly creatures, Maple Grove residents Barb and Tim Swenson have dedicated their lives to caring for animals in need.

Best of 2021 winners

Maple Grove ... Serving Today, Shaping Tomorrow—The city’s motto is put into action each day by residents, business owners and officials.

Girl petting a bunny

During a year mostly spent at home, having a furry companion has become an even greater comfort for some pet owners. But in addition to time and care, dogs and cats can take up a lot of space. Looking for a smaller but no less companionable option?

storage trunk

Your college-age children have been away at college, and you’ve tidied up their rooms during their absence.

Earlier this year, our readers’ choice online survey sought your input regarding which restaurants, retailers and service providers you like best in Maple Grove. Your votes have been counted and the top three finalists in each category are listed here in alphabetical order.