Nikki Steele provides styling services

With inclusivity as the forefront of her business, stylist and blogger Nikki Steele has a unique business moto: Be like a pineapple. Stand tall. Wear a crown, and be sweet on the inside.

The employees at Nelson Lawn and Landscape aren’t your typical lawn guys, drifting around your yard in raggedy shorts and tees.

It's been 29 years since Cindi Scheffler won the Minnesota State Fair talent show that launched her singing career. Since then, her voice has been heard in some of the most upscale restaurants in the Twin Cities, including Yvette’s, Sophia’s, and the Dakota.

Maple Grove High School senior and Plymouth resident Rory Calabria’s journey to Washington, D.C., began when his chemistry teacher recommended that he apply for the American Legion Boys State, a program that introduces high school juniors to legislative proceedings.

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In high school, his primary focus might have been taking the Providence Academy football team to the state tournament, while music followed as a hobby.
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As a kid, at one point you were probably told to “reach for the stars,” or “stay away from fire,” or possibly even once heard the rhetorical question, “What are you, from Mars?”

The journey from the Bass Lake Playfield rink to University of Minnesota’s Mariucci Arena has been winding and, at times, grueling, but as recent NHL draft pick Taylor Cammarata says, “There is still a long way to go.”