Arts & Culture

Nancy Schumacher is always in search of a happy ending. Turns out, that’s exactly what appeals to the White Bear Lake romance novelist most about her genre. “I have difficulty reading books that don’t have them,” she says.

Virginia Mancini knew she wanted to be an English teacher by her senior year in high school, and that passion for teaching has only grown since.

This month, shanties will be set up all over White Bear Lake—but not for ice fishing.

Rather than putting their game on ice for the winter, golfers can take it to the ice at the White Bear Lake BEAR’ly Open, an official event of the St. Paul Winter Carnival that celebrates the sport with a few fun winter twists.

It wouldn’t be a Minnesota winter without plenty of ice skating, and the annual Mahtomedi Winter Skating Party is a great way for the entire family to celebrate the cold-weather season.

Jackie Baker loves to share idyllic New England scenery with Minnesota.

While the Twin Cities is widely recognized as a premier scene for the performing arts, White Bear Lake-area residents have one of its gems in their backyard.

What’s it like to have dinner with Santa Claus? Does he wear a bib over his red suit? Do the reindeer hog the mashed potatoes?

In Anna Dewdney’s Llama Llama Holiday Drama, holiday tasks and activities test the patience of one little llama waiting for that special day, until he finally has a meltdown. Fortunately, Mama Llama remembers what is really important about the holiday season.