The White Bear Lake Rotary Club is collecting computers (PC and Mac), laptops, flat-screen monitors, tablets (Android, Microsoft Surface, Chromebooks) and accessories, such as mice and keyboards, cables, SD cards and laptop batteries.
Shops & Business
New neighbors are quite literally poppin’ up in Mahtomedi. Henke Foods is building out a 20,000-square-foot production facility—formerly the Kowalski’s central bakery—for its growing line of specialty food items.
As an entrepreneur looking to sell leisure products to hockey fans and hockey players, Landon Johnson has a major advantage: He knows how fans and players think because he has been both of those things for most of his 30 years.
Accompanied by a pianist and an accordion player, the Silver Harmony Singers, which includes 17 men and 34 women, put on a great show. With the singers from age 60 to their 90s, the tunes of yesteryear are a must.
The Olive Branch Oil & Spice Co. in downtown White Bear Lake, offers a treasure trove of oils, spices and seasonings perfect for any dish.
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.