Maple Grove

This retail, cultural and medical center of the northwest region of the Twin Cities has one of the area's largest shopping centers in The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes.

West Metro
March 11
Kuhu Singh with her husband Rajeev and their son Puru, 12, walked through their Eden Prairie neighborhood.

Indian families in Minnesota are on edge after U.S. attacks

About 200 residents last weekend held a peace vigil in Eden Prairie to remember two Indian computer engineers shot last month in a Kansas bar.
West Metro
February 7

Hennepin County looks to increase staff to prosecute, investigate sex trafficking

Funds sought to beef up county attorney's, sheriff's offices.
West Metro
January 31
Joachim Berndt baked bread Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at his bakery in northeast Minneapolis. Berndt immigrated to Minnesota from Germany 17 years ago and, unable to find German-style breads from his homeland, he started baking, selling loaves to farmers markets in Maple Grove, Osseo, Minnetonka and Hopkins.

From farmers markets to Surly Brewery, baker turns bread into dough

Joachim Berndt turned a hobby into a booming business in northeast Mpls.
West Metro
January 16

Hennepin sheriff's son arrested for suspected drunken driving

The son of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek was in jail Monday following a weekend arrest. The State Patrol arrested Ryan James Stanek, 24, of…
West Metro
January 7

West metro briefs: Hennepin County cities, schools receive $1.8M in sports grants

From new Minneapolis high school fitness centers to a new ice rink in St. Louis Park, schools and cities are benefiting from Hennepin County’s $1.8…
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December 31, 2016

Nation's largest Hindu temple has big plans for 60 acres in Maple Grove

Preliminary plans include senior housing, a community center, yoga retreat center and cottages, education center and outdoor recreation to be built next to the Hindu temple, considered the largest in the nation.
West Metro
December 26, 2016

Adogo Pet Hotels expands to new location in Richfield

A growing upscale dog boarding business is adding its fourth west metro location in just five years. In March, Adogo Pet Hotels will open…
West Metro
December 6, 2016

Aid available for victims of last September's rainstorms

Residents in 7 counties where record-setting rain fell in Sept. are eligible for loans or grants.
West Metro
November 24, 2016

Hennepin County expands new frost sensors in west metro suburbs

Hennepin County using devices to warn about problems in water pipes as weather cools.
South Metro
November 23, 2016

Three Rivers District shifts plan to bring parks to the people

The suburban park system is changing priorities from building up parks and amenities to bringing the massive system right to residents.
West Metro
October 19, 2016

First Wal-Mart Academy class in Minnesota graduates

Housed in the Maple Grove store, the training program trains lower-level managers about customer, employee skills.
West Metro
October 17, 2016

Hennepin County's teen birthrates continue to decrease

Birthrate for Hennepin County teens falling faster than state's.
West Metro
October 10, 2016

Hot presidential race spurs record voter registration in Henn. Cty.

More than 740,000 Hennepin County voters have preregistered, breaking 2008's mark of 720,000 preregistered voters.
West Metro
September 20, 2016

Taxpayers in Hennepin, Ramsey counties can brace for a rate hike next year

Leaders in the state's most populous counties get their first look at 2017 budgets.
West Metro
September 17, 2016

More senior housing in west metro sparks clashes with residents

New suburban buildings too big for some neighbors.
West Metro
October 16, 2015

Groundbreaking to be held for new garden at Hindu temple in Maple Grove

A groundbreaking event Saturday will honor the Hindu community's forgiveness after vandalism.
West Metro
August 14, 2015

Twin Cities police see catalytic converter thefts on the rise

West metro police departments caught two suspects last month who they say stole 200 catalytic converters across the metro.
West Metro
August 5, 2015

Missing-girl case in Maple Grove marks 26 years, no breakthroughs

Maple Grove police's fresh look at the Amy Sue Pagnac case yielded no breakthroughs.
West Metro
July 21, 2015

Maple Grove bar busted for selling Spotted Cow gets new liquor license

The Maple Grove bar that was busted for illegally selling a popular Wisconsin beer will start serving alcohol again after a short suspension of liquor…
West Metro
July 15, 2015

After overseeing growth to major suburb, Maple Grove's top city leader retiring

After overseeing the city's unprecedented explosion in development, first as the city's economic development director and then in the top spot as city administrator, Al Madsen is retiring this fall.
West Metro
July 8, 2015

After 30 years of planning, Maple Grove close to opening $16M city park

Parts of the new "urban park" will open at the end of August.
June 8, 2015

North Side park funding tiff prompts ethics complaint

Rep. McNamara accused of making threats over perceived payback.
West Metro
June 2, 2015
Council Member LeAnn Sargent chatted with fellow council members before a City Council meeting on Monday, August 4, 2014, in Maple Grove.

Former Maple Grove council member resentenced for exploiting dying father

Court says ex-Maple Grove council member deserved more time.
Maple Grove council
April 24, 2015

Maple Grove council member steps down after court ruling

LeAnn Sargent cited health, but she faced possible felony conviction.
West Metro
April 21, 2015

April 21: Maple Grove bar busted for selling Wisconsin beer

Undercover officers found that New Glarus Spotted Cow was being sold at the Maple Tavern.