Around Town

As summer simmers to a close and autumn is before us, the annual Medina Celebration Day is a great way to spend the last summer days.  This lively event includes a business expo for Medina businesses, a farmers market and local food vendors, as well as plenty of fun for the whole family, includin

Back in summer 2004, an upstart publishing company identified the Minneapolis suburb of Plymouth as the next community to get its very own magazine.

When Ruth and Jim Buezis moved to Minnesota from California in 1991, the engineer by training with a degree from California Polytechnic State University discovered she needed a toy box for her young daughters (now ages 17 through 23).

Gene Heezen carves from his home.

Retired longtime Plymouth resident Gene Heezen, 77, has been woodcarving for some 40 years. During this period, he has recreated more than 12 historic Plymouth buildings, including the Farmer’s Home Inn, Gilfillan Log Cabin and the Old Town Hall.

Plymouth was honored at a Key Community Partners award luncheon, hosted by Senior Community Services of Minnetonka.

The city of Plymouth opened its fire stations October 12 as part of fire prevention and awareness month. All photos by Henry Hendricks.

At first glance, fire and ice appear to be strongly opposing forces. Plymouth combines these elements each year to create the quintessential warmth that only a wintry Minnesota festival can provide.

When you’ve only been taking photos for about five years, you should feel a slight sense of accomplishment after being named a frequent award-winner in the Picture Plymouth photo contest.

I walk into Plymouth Lund’s with trepidation. I’m not here for groceries—I’m here for Laughter Yoga. I don’t know what that means exactly.

Whenever people travel more, the risk of a bedbug infestation increases.  “Bedbugs spread a lot during the holidays,” Adam’s Pest Control operations director Chris Garcia says.

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