In the March issue we revisit favorite hearty dishes from lake-area eateries, meet a North Oaks native who competes on Bear Grylls' The Island, and learn about the maple syrup process with Tamarack Nature Center.

In the February issue meet a local musician who is living her dream and just realeased her second record, find out how Be Kind Salon and Spa can help you go organic and learn how a group of hockey-plaing moms share ice and friendship.

In the January issue find out how Johnny Kass keeps vinyl alive at his local record shop, get snuggly with soothing comfort food from Lake area eateries and meet a teacher who still makes the grade after 50 years.

In the December issue check out our WBL-themed ideas for everyone on your holiday gift list, meet some philanthropic kids who traveled to Africa to lend a helping hand and drool over the tasty treats and folksy charm of Mahtomedi's Coffee Cottage.

In the November issue check out luxury lakeside living at Boatworks Commons, give thanks with some scrumptious seasonal dishes and find out about a dynamic duo with a rich musical legacy.

In the October issue find out which local mayor pens award-winning books, get the inside scoop on Valhalla Nordic Smoke & Ale House and see how an area artist uses his craft to preserve Native American Heritage.