With the increasing rate of intolerance for gluten—the protein commonly found in wheat and other whole grains—the number of diners requesting gluten-free foods is on the rise, and by all means, restaurants are paying attention.
It’s nearly impossible for Ron Mielke to leave his house and not run into someone he knows. Since he moved to Plymouth in 1985 and began umpiring for the men’s softball program, Mielke has gained dozens of friends.
Sometimes a traditional classroom just isn’t the right setting for all students to be successful. For those with neurological and physical disorders, this same-old same old can be exceptionally challenging.
The next time you’re perusing the pet aisles at Target, be sure to take a mental picture of the beagle featured on both Target brand and Boots & Barkley dog beds. When you’re strolling through your neighborhood, watch out for the Shetland sheepdogs practicing their agility skills.
As a former Minnesota Timberwolves dance team member and a graduate of University of St. Thomas, Plymouth-native Brittany Thelemann heard about the great experiences a close friend and her coach (Josan Hengen, who won in 1998) had in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant.