Around Town

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.

While helping their four daughters choose the right colleges, John and Darsi Beasley identified a problem. “It’s hard to know what you want to do,” explains Darsi Beasley, “and colleges are so expensive that there isn’t much room for error” when choosing a major.

For most, the holidays are a time for family togetherness and making happy memories.  However, every year many hospice patients are isolated from their families, making what could be their last holiday season a lonely time. 

While you’re rushing to get your shopping done this season, don’t forget the animal in your family needs a gift, too. Each of the fun ideas on this list can be found right here in Plymouth, and are guaranteed to give your furry friend a very happy holiday.

The Foursome accepting a national Uptown Downtown award.

Seventy-eight years ago, four golfing teachers opened a modest general store in town.

Kristen Busch

The annual essay contest sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution yielded a young and talented winner in current Wayzata High School freshman Kristen Busch.

Punxsutawney Phil be darned—this winter lasted a whole lot longer than any person or creature could have anticipated. If you spent the extra weeks of shoveling wishing it would all melt away, you’re in good company.

LuAnn Weiss loves capturing her children’s lives in pictures. Her 7-year-old daughter Lydia plays summer soccer, which offers many opportunities for memory-laden photographs. Last year, Weiss was at one of Lydia’s games when it began to pour.

Each spring from April to May, students from local school districts gather at the Wayzata Country Club on Sunday afternoons and evenings to take etiquette classes through Wayzata’s cotillion program.  Now in its 19th season, the program annually instructs more than 300 children and teenagers from