Fox 9 Meteorologist Ian Leonard joins hundreds in Maple Grove 'Polar Plunge' to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota

FOX 9 Chief Meteorologist Ian Leonard joined 650 people who took the "Polar Plunge" Saturday morning into Fish Lake in Maple Grove, raising a $175,000 for the athletes of Special Olympics Minnesota. "All we ever want to do is create a community of inclusion, create a movement of inclusion so that everywhere we go.. everybody looks around and says, 'Hey, we're all exactly the same." Leonard said to the crowd during his opening remarks.

Maple Grove historic Village Hall fire investigated as arson

Detectives are asking residents to check any footage recorded by their home security systems between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m Tuesday for any vehicle matching the following description: a white Chevrolet Equinox with dark-colored rims and a black antenna on the roof.

Volunteers help at Lynde Greenhouse after massive fire: Drone

Good Samaritans joined forces to help a Maple Grove nursery that was severely damaged in a fire over the weekend. Lynde Greenhouse volunteers helped relocate the poinsettia crop from Maple Grove to an offsite greenhouse so the plants will be available this holiday season.

Fire rips through community-favorite greenhouse in Maple Grove

Fire crews were called out around 3:30 a.m. for the blaze at Lynde's Greenhouse and Nursery off 93rd Avenue North, east of Elm Creek Boulevard. As they arrived, firefighters saw large flames and a large pillar of smoke billowing out of the greenhouse, according to the department's Twitter feed.