Primrose - Offering daycare, early preschool and preschool, pre-kindergarten, after-school care and more. Primrose tries to help children grow socially, emotionally, physically, creatively, and cognitively. They have programs in music, art, gardening, life skills and even foreign language.
Harriet Bishop Elementary - Kindergarten through 5th grade. Fun fact: Harriet Bishop was the first person to establish a public school in the Minnesota territory (and the first Sunday school).
Montesorri - An alternative, secular school. There is a tuition, but everyone is eligible to apply. The Children's House Classroom is for kids ages 2 years 10 months to 6 years old. Then there is the elementary school for 1st through 6th grade and the middle school for 7th and 8th graders.
John Adams is the middle school, and John Marshall is the senior high.
There are tons of lakes in the area from Manorwoods, Cascade, and Interlachen. Spanning 20 acres, the Kalmar Reservoir is a great fishing spot! The reservoir is stocked with bluegill and black crappie, yellow perch and largemouth bass.
Shopping & Restaurants
Highway 14, 2nd Street and West Circle Drive will take you to all the places you need to go. If you're a member, Costco Wholesale is right up the road. There's also the Trade Mart Furniture Center to furnish your home on a discount. Getting hungry? Five West is a great place for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Crooked Pint, Roosters Barn & Grill, Beetles,Osaka Sushi, and more are all nearby as well.
There's plenty to do around the Manorwoods West neighborhood. The Cinemagic Hollywood 12 Theatres are just outside of the neighborhood. Prairie Walls Climbing Gym and Bounce World are close for kids and adults to get some exercise while playing!
Dan graduated from Zumbrota-Mazeppa High school in 1999. He enlisted in the Army National Guard in 1998, the summer before his senior year of high school. Dan Graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing. Upon College Graduation Dan Commissioned through U. S. Army ROTC as an Infantry Officer. He Lead an Infantry Platoon during Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2005-2007. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star w/V, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Ranger Tab, Basic Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge. Since 2008 Dan is a co-team leader with the Realty Edge Team at Counselor Realty of Rochester, MN. He shares his life with his son, daughter and wife Julee who works at Elgin Family Dentistry in Elgin, Minnesota.