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: With Natural Gas Prices Rising, What Are Efficient Ways To Keep Out The Cold?
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: Teen, 15, Shot Near Minneapolis Park While Sibling Played In Youth Football Game
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: FBI Report Details 'Alarming' Rise In Attacks On Law Enforcement
Watch the video above to see Augustyniak’s tour through Lake Elmo.