Shops & Business

Take a more sentimental approach to showcase a favorite memory of your Valentine.

Nala, a dog adopted from Secondhand Hounds, stands near her owner.

Dogs get another chance to make a first impression at Second Hand Hounds.

A birthday party with a pink flamingo theme.

Gift store offers space to create art and memories.

Launch Ministry

Faith-based organization assists homeless and at-risk young adults.

James Rothstein woodworking

Furniture designer creates his own style of happiness.

“Trick or treat, give me something good to eat.” This simple rhyme is repeated by costumed children every Halloween as a method to receive a sugary treat.

Gina Moorhead has built her own house. Thread by thread. Pin by pin. The House of Gina Mariem, her fashion design company, features clothing lines for women and men.

This issue’s featured app is an anti-recommendation: Tinder. It’s an 18+ minimalistic dating service that’s incredibly popular among high schoolers despite the age restriction.

Most schoolhouses in the late 1800s and early 1900s had their own rules based on need and what was acceptable for the community. A crack on the knuckles with a ruler was acceptable, as was a student forced to wear a dunce cap.

schoolhouse rules:

Lake Waconia has attracted people to its shores for thousands of years.  The Dakota named the lake “Meday Wa Ko Ni Ya,” meaning “Lake of the Fountain” or “Lake of the Spring.” With the signing of the Travers de Sioux treaty in 1851, the area around the lake opened for settlers.  The immigrants ga

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