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Thank you for visiting Maple Grove Voice!

Maple Grove Voice covers local, community news for Maple Grove, Minnesota from city government, Osseo School District 279, business, sports, police and fire, arts and culture, and more!

Published by Backyard Butterfly Media LLC, owner Wendy Erlien, has worked as a journalist for more ten years, including time as a senior local editor for AOL’s Patch.com. Not only did she grow up in Maple Grove, but has made it the home for her family for nearly 15 years. 

Her husband, Doug, is the Business Partnerships / Sports Director.  

You can contact Maple Grove Voice at maplegrovevoice@gmail.com or 612-819-3952 with story ideas, advertising questions, and more!



  • SONGS OF THE BEATLES SUNDAY

    09/24/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Jesus gave us the template for how to live peacefully within community amidst our flawed humanity...


  • OMNI Brewing Co. BEER RUN!

    09/24/2017
    11:00AM — 02:00PM

    Join us at OMNI Brewing at 11AM on Sunday, Sept. 24th for a 5k-sh fun run, job, or walk. Everyon...


  • Fire Building at Eastman Nature Center

    09/24/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Discover the science behind fire making and test your new skills. From 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 ...


  • Age-Friendly Maple Grove

    09/27/2017
    02:00PM

    Age-Friendly Maple Grove invites you to join their Assessment Finding Presentation. Here what the...


  • Girls on the Run Rice Lake Mentorship

    09/27/2017
    03:00PM — 05:00PM

    Join Rice Lake Elementary's Girls on the Run team as a volunteer coach during our upcoming fall s...


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