LAKE ELMO, Minn. (WCCO) — This week we’re shining a spotlight on our Twin Cities suburbs. First up is Mike Augustyniak.
Last week we all threw darts at a map of the metro and Augustyniak’s landed far to the east — in Washington County and Lake Elmo.READ MORE: Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha, Sen. Melisa Franzen Injured In Crash
Lake Elmo is home to a little more than 8,000 people. And it’s growing — they saw an 18 percent population growth since 2000.READ MORE: Parents Demand More Distance Learning Options As COVID Cases Rise Ahead Of School Year
It’s the home of one of the few drive-ins left in the state, the Vali-Hi. But it’s also a fairly rural town, which is why you told us to check out Hagberg’s Country Market — the meat place for more than 65 years.MORE NEWS: Drought To Have Lasting Impact On Minnesota's Christmas Tree Farms
Watch the video above to see Augustyniak’s tour through Lake Elmo.