May 2011

Anthony Whelihan | Pets | Outdoor Activities

As a freelance graphic designer and developmental editor, Lu Ann Weiss has managed a photographer and directed photo shoots, but never attempted them herself.


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.


Take a deep breath.

Inhale: Hisssssssttt. Exhale: Phuuuuewwww.

Here comes Anthony Whelihan, and you must be prepared for his engaging energy. It’s fast, not furious, and always aided with flashes of his smile.


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.


Mark Twain famously called the game of golf “a good walk spoiled”—words that any golfer can relate to at those frustrating moments when the little white ball refuses to cooperate.


Vino de Milo mustards, jams and sauces


Butchers are a dying breed, but the customized expertise they offer is needed now perhaps more than ever. It’s a responsibility co-owners of the Von Hanson’s franchise don’t take lightly.


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.


Even as the sun sets later and the days grow warmer, Plymouth author Mary Bevis shares a bit about her latest title, Old Woman Winter.


Two trips into new territory provided an exciting change of pace for Wayzata High School students learning Mandarin Chinese.


With three decades of experience in the food industry and behind-the-scenes talents garnered at restaurants and retail operations, Stacy Klone knows that great things start in the kitchen.