Health & Wellness

Central Park in Maple Grove

We round up the five most popular Maple Grove public parks.

New Maple Grove pickleball courts

The city expands its facilities to accommodate the growing pickleball interest.

Picture-Perfect Picnics

In March 2021, local Courtney Smallbeck, like many of us, found herself with a fairly empty social calendar. The difference in Smallbeck’s case was she’s an event planner. “My friend Melissa called me up and said, ‘How do you feel about picnics?’” Smallbeck says.

Ride the Wave

Each summer, the Minnesota lakes fill up with a myriad of fishermen, water skiers, wakeboarders and more. As seasonal hobbies for many people, Maple Grove Senior High student Avery Ruegsegger sports wakeboarding year-round.

Travel is one of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves, and the benefits go well beyond taking a break from our lives. It opens us to new environments, cultures, cuisines and experiences.

Monarch Butterflies

In December 2020, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that the monarch butterfly became a candidate for the listing of the Endangered Species Act.

Did you know that lips are the thinnest skin on the human body? With up to three times fewer cellular layers than facial skin, lips also lack natural body oils to protect and maintain a smooth texture.

Ninjas United training

It began with a dare. Jen Sexton Voigt found Ninjas United while searching for an outlet for her two high-energy boys. “It transformed our lives,” Voigt says.

Milan Laser Hair Removal

Everyone with unwanted body hair has likely heard of at-home hair removal devices—and we’re not talking about waxing kits and razors!