Health & Wellness

As seasons change here in the heartland, so do the outdoor activities of active Minnesotans. Frozen-water sports like skating, skiing and ice fishing give way to running-water sports like canoeing.

As retired master gardener and long-time Mound resident Julie Weisenhorn recalls how she got her start in gardening, she laughs at the irony of her childhood—one spent indoors, watching her mother pulling weeds in the sweltering heat, wondering, “Why would anyone ever volunteer for that?”

Professional photorealistic painter David Holmes says he’s always doing things to inspire his children. That’s why he created a chalk drawing of the Mona Lisa on his driveway last summer.

For the fifth consecutive year, Tonkadale is partnering with ICA Food Shelf for the Grow and Give fundraiser.

For distance runners, there is no greater goal than qualifying for the Boston Marathon.

If you remember back to your nursery school days, Mary’s garden grows with silver bells, cockle shells and pretty maids all in a row. Certainly children’s imaginations grow with this Mother Goose rhyme, but it seems unlikely that any plants do.

Imagine perfectly appointed railway cars scooting swiftly on stainless steel tracks, traversing trestle bridges, meandering through tunnels and over rivers, and chugging by picturesque landscapes. Now imagine it all takes place in your backyard.

Last November, Steele Fitness opened its fifth location in the Mason Motors building in downtown Excelsior.

MyChelle Dermaceuticals recently launched Visia Complexion Analysis at Whole Foods stores across the country.

Your spring break plans are booked, so now’s the time to get swimsuit-ready.