Shops & Business

With passion for geography and history, a love for his community and a work ethic that never quit, the late Otto Diedrich (O.D.) Sell was more than just a resident of Mayer; he was a pioneer.

Not sure where to start to get your dusty bike from the garage to the trail this spring? The first thing you can do is perform a quick and basic evaluation.

From Carver to Eden Prairie, and all points in between, residents love a little one-stop shopping, where they can find everything from diaper deals to a dose of daily drama.

Seven years ago, Sarajo Wentling was looking for a stained glass class when she stumbled across a beading class at The Bead Monkey in Minneapolis. Right away, she was hooked.

Jamie Tesch was browsing Pinterest for the perfect gift for her husband to mark their first wedding anniversary. When she found a picture of folded book art, she knew it would be a perfect memento for the “paper” anniversary.

More than 30 years ago, Nicole Hodo of Eden Prairie was perhaps the youngest “saleswoman” in the southwest metro.

Like many middle school students, Chanhassen’s Jackie Coulter loved crafting and making things. But five years ago, she decided to revisit that childhood passion and ended up with a business.

The kitchen bowl cradles so much more than the food it serves. The vessel holds memories of a grandmother’s warm German potato salad, sweet mounds of cookie dough or a family’s treasured holiday recipe.