Steve Wolgamot

Passion, resilience, creativity: this is the spirit of White Bear Lake.

Mahtomedi Area Green Initiative

Area sustainability group works toward a safer, eco-friendly future.

An Evening Paddle

For over 25 years, Debbie Hartmann has pursued her passion for wildlife and nature through photography.

Polar Plunge

Across the state, there are over 8,100 Special Olympics athletes, who put in hard work every year to better themselves and demonstrate their capabilities to their fellow Minnesotans. So what can we do to help support them?

Calvary Church

Historically, in times of crisis, people often turn to a church for help or support, whether it be for basics like food and shelter or for counsel and care.

stumbling blocks into stepping stones

Sara Swan has over two decades of experience in special education. Swan found schools were very system-centered, emphasizing a collegiate-focused model that might not be right for everyone.

dad and son talking about aging

Adult children between the ages of 30 and 50 can find it daunting to navigate the conversation minefield that is end-of-life care with their parents. So, we asked Dr. Jae-Woo Kim M.D.

Best of 2021 winners

Ahoy, mateys! It’s time to celebrate. Once again, we asked, and you weighed in on your favorite restaurants, shops, doctors, salons, designers, builders and much more in our annual Readers’ Choice Best of White Bear Lake contest.

Earlier this year, our readers’ choice online survey sought your input regarding which restaurants, retailers and service providers you like best in the White Bear Lake area. Your votes have been counted and the top three finalists in each category are listed here in alphabetical order.