Outdoors

Mike Kratochwill, owner of Lakawa, kiteboards on White Bear Lake.

Whether it’s in the ocean, on land or snow-covered mountains, kiteboarding is an activity that can be enjoyed in any climate, anywhere in the world. Just ask local expert, Mike Kratochwill, owner of Lakawa, a kiteboarding equipment stop and kiteboarding school in White Bear Lake.

Prairie Restorations, Minnesota native plants, Minnesota invasive species

Over the past few decades, Prairie Restorations has restored more than 25,000 acres of prairies, wetlands and woodlands.

Feeling the sunshine on your skin, the breeze in your hair and the sound of water splashing against a boat is something every Minnesotan treasures during the short summer season. White Bear Lake wanted to give this experience to seniors, as well.

The sound of bicycle wheels on the hard ground followed Hannah Scott Field, Alex Benjamin, Katie Ledermann and Ariana Amini as they trekked across different terrains throughout the U.S.

Whether you’re a first-timer or an experienced angler, White Bear Lake caters to all levels of fishing experience. With the fishing opener this month, we asked East Metro Area Fisheries supervisor T.J. DeBates to provide some insight to make your day on the lake a breeze to plan.

Winter in Minnesota can mean many things. For some, it’s a time to cozy up by the fire and read a good book. For others, it’s a chance to go ice fishing, ice-skating, skiing, snowboarding and sledding. But for most, it’s the time of year that can only mean one thing: hockey!

Support those who defend our country at the annual Holes 4 Heroes event. Featuring ice, fishing and fun—this event is a memorable one for the entire family.

On September 9th, four young women from Minnesota embarked on a 3.5-month coast-to-coast bicycle ride across the United States to educate and raise awareness on the importance of American public lands and the threats they face. Katie, Hannah, Alex and Ariana call themselves “Women On Wheels For W

One of the fastest-growing clubs at White Bear Lake Area High School-North Campus started—as many things do these days—with a Google search.

Residents at Cerenity Senior Care had the pleasure of watching caterpillars turn into butterflies in their own monarch garden. “We planted [milkweed] early July, and in August, we had caterpillars.

“Dragon boat” isn’t a term that is used often in daily conversation—unless you’re Lisa Banning Enders or Karen Anderson, who started the Off the Edge Dragon Boat racing team five years ago.

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