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2 Readers’ Choice – Thursday, January 23, 2014

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Thank You, Readers! You voted and we listened. Hundreds of our readers took time to vote for their favorite community businesses. Everything from the best teacher to the best travel agency, and everything in between. Today, the results are in. Check out all the winners inside or go online at www.mnsun.com

      

       

     

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Thursday, January 23, 2014– Readers’ Choice

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Readers’ Choice Award winners are selected during a six-week voting period by print and online readers

AUTOMOTIVE

Best Towing Company United Towing Service

Best Financial Planner Robert Halleen - Allstate

Best Public School Cooper High School

Best Gas Station Winnetka Shell

Best Accountant/CPA Scott Muehler - Kelly & Muehler

Best Montessori School Foundation Hill

BANKING & FINANCIAL

Best Accounting Firm Scott Muehler - Kelly & Muehler

Best Private School King of Grace Lutheran Church

Best Bank Associated Bank - New Hope

Best Tax Preparation Scott Muehler - Kelly & Muehler

Best College Normandale Community College

Best Investment Firm Joe Johnston Felt & Company

Best Credit Union West Financial Credit Union

Best University University of Wisconsin/Superior

Best Insurance Agent Kelli Rolstad RDM Insurance Agency Inc.

EDUCATION

FOOD & DRINK

Best Business School Carlson School of Management

Best Dinner Aji - Hopkins

Best Import Car Dealership Auto Haus Best Auto Body Shop Crystal Collision Center Best Auto Repair Shop Honest One Auto Repair Best Oil Change Jade Auto Service Best Used Car Dealer New Hope Motor Company Best Car Wash New Hope Shell

Best Insurance Company RDM Insurance Agency Inc.

    

            

       

    

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4 Readers’ Choice – Thursday, January 23, 2014

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Best Locally Owned Grocery Store Almsted’s Fresh Market Best Supermarket Almsted’s Fresh Market Best Hamburger Big Loui’s Best Cup Of Coffee Caribou Coffee Best Pizza Chanticlear Pizza Best Popcorn Cinema Grill Best Breakfast Country Kitchen

Best Family Dining Country Kitchen Best Lunch D W Diner

Best Bakery Wuollet Bakery

Best Italian La Cucina di Nonna Rosa’s Ristorante Italiano

HEALTH & BEAUTY

Best Liquor Store Liquor Barrel

Best Barbecue Dickey Barbecue

Best Buffet Mystic Lake Casino

Best Margarita El Loro

Best Beer/Bar Outtakes

Best Mexican El Loro

Best Sports Bar Outtakes

Best Deli Frankie’s Pizza

Best Happy Hour Sakana Sushi

Best Ethnic Gion

Best Hair Fantasia Salon Best Manicure/Pedicure Fantasia Salon Best Colorist Gretchen Bliese New Reflections Salon Best Stylist Gretchen Bliese New Reflections Salon

Best Candy Store Sindi’s Sweet Shoppe

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Thursday, January 23, 2014– Readers’ Choice

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HOME & GARDEN

Health & Beauty Continued

Best Massage Therapy Kimberly Fisher-Rubel New Reflections Salon Best Spa New Reflections Salon Maple Grove Best Laser Hair Removal Simply Smooth

Best Appliance Store A.C. Carlson Appliances Best Air Duct Cleaning A1 Handyman Services Best Electrician A1 Handyman Services Best Vacuum Store AAA Vacuum Sales

Best Fitness Center Snap Fitness Best Weight Control Center Snap Fitness

Best Paint Store Ace Hardware Best Concrete Company Affordable Concrete & Waterproofing Inc

Best Landscaping Services Cathy Waldhauser

Best House Cleaning Maid for a Day

Best Hardware Store Cherokee Ace Hardware

Best Landscaping & Garden Center Malmborg’s Garden Center & Greenhouse

Best Deck Company Dexperts LLC Best Interior Design iGreen Designs, Inc Best Lawn Care Service James Swanson’s Tree Service Best Handyman John A1 Handyman Services Best Window Company John A1 Handyman Services

Best Arts & Crafts Store Michaels Best Fence Company Midwest Fence Best Heating & Air Company Mike’s Custom Mechanical Best Plumbing Company Mike’s Custom Mechanical

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6 Readersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Choice â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Thursday, January 23, 2014

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MEDICAL

Home & Garden Continued

Best Roofing Company Probuilt Exteriors Best Siding Company Probuilt Exteriors Best Gutter Company Probuilt Exteriors

Best Cabinet/Countertop Company Scherer Brothers

Best Theatre/Play House Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

Best Hospital North Memorial

Best Book Store Half Price Books

Best Orthopedic Surgeon Park Nicollet Clinic

Best Childcare Lisa - Tender Time Learning Center

Best Urgent Care Clinic West Health - Plymouth

Best Toy/Hobby Store Michaels

OTHER SHOPPING/SERVICES

Best Hotel/Motel Minneapolis Marriot NW

Best Moving Company AAA Moving Company

Best Veterinary Clinic New Hope Animal Hospital

Best Employment Services Atlas Staffing

Best Lawyer/Attorney Nicole Concordia Law

Best Orthodontist Advances In Orthodontics Best Allergist Allergy and Asthma Care Best Hearing Center Beltone

Best Residential Painting Company Protect Painters Best Remodeling Company Saw Horse

Best Emergency Room North Memorial

Best OB/GYN Clinic Sofia Best Clinic Crystal Urgent Care Northwest Family Physicians Best Dentist Office Heritage Dental

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Best Real Estate Company Hawk Realty

Other Shopping/Services Continued

Best Pet Store PetSmart

Best New Home Builder James - Bezaleel Builders

Best Photographer Rebecca Hahn Photography

Best Real Estate Agent Michael Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brian Get You Moved Realty

Best Tattoo Parlor Vanilla Gorilla Best Funeral Home Washburn-McReavy Funeral & Cremation Services

REAL ESTATE Best Senior Apartments Chardon Court

 

Best Mortgage Lender Scott Miller - Wintrust Mortgage Best Retirement Community The Heathers Manor Best Title Company Tim Ornell - The Title Group Best Apartment Community Wincrest Apartments

Best Assisted Living Copperfield Hill

        

      

 

   



       

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8 Readers’ Choice – Thursday, January 23, 2014

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Award Winners List 2014 Quality

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Readers’ Choice Award winners are selected during a six-week voting period by print and online readers

RECREATION

Best Place To Gamble Mystic Lake Casino

Best Place For Children’s Party AirMaxx Trampoline Park & Fun Center

Best Place To Bowl New Hope Bowl

Best Hockey Equipment Store All Star Sports

Best Golf Course New Hope Golf Course

Best Sporting Goods Store All Star Sports

Best Gymnastics New Hope Parks and Rec

Best Rec Center Crystal Community Center

Best Recreational Vehicle Dealer Noble RV

Best Indoor Waterpark Crystal Cove

Best Martial Arts Tae Kwon Do

Best Outdoor Waterpark Crystal Cove

RELIGION

STYLE & FASHION

Best Religious Leader Pastor Ed DuBose - Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church

Best Shopping Center Crystal Shopping Center

Best Place Of Worship Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church - Golden Valley Best Worship Choir/Music Program Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church - Golden Valley Best Worship School/Program Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church - Golden Valley

Best Jewelry Store Johantgen Jewelers Best Women’s Clothing Store Opitz Best Dry Cleaners Pilgrim Cleaners Best Bridal Shop The Bridal Store Best Consignment Store Unique Thrift Store Best Shoe Store Unique Thrift Store

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