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White Bear Lake resident Jill Hazel stumbled upon papermaking about 20 years ago, when she saw a mold in a craft store. She took it home and started working with it, and soon her dad made her papermaking equipment—a larger, custom mold and deckle.

Beach School was originally formed in the spring of 1883 as Ramsey County Rural School District 26 and was located on the Brachvogel family farm; it remained at that site for 15 years before being relocated to Portland Avenue.

“Less Judge Smails, more Happy Gilmore.” That's the marketing slogan/mission statement of Swannies Inc., a new lifestyle brand for young and casual golfers that was launched two years ago by White Bear Lake natives Matt Stang and Sam Swanson, a

Chuck & Don’s is making pet care easier with their new delivery service. “What we wanted to do was to be able to offer our shoppers the same service that they could get online,” says president and CEO Bob Hartzell.

Lake Area Bank is holding its second annual backpack drive this August.

Giving Gardens is the link between people in need and people who want to make a difference in their community.

Union Cemetery, located just south of Highway 96 West, began humbly as a few family graves on the William W. Webber farm in the 1860s. By 1877, it was apparent that the community needed a non-denominational option, and Webber incorporated the cemetery.

A collection of letters and handwriting samples Carolyn Porter has collected over the years. It was Marcel’s handwriting that first attracted her to his letters.

White Bear Mitsubishi puts out commercials every two to three months—but the outtakes on one of their commercials are what is catching people’s attention lately.

In the 1870s, White Bear had no regular opportunity for area Catholics to attend Mass without traveling to surrounding communities.

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