Shops & Business

Locally grown food may seem like a new trend, but there’s a family farm that’s been providing that service to the area for more than 100 years.

The railroad played a significant role in the development of White Bear and the surrounding area. When the Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad opened its line through White Bear in September 1868, access to the lake area was greatly enhanced.

Kjersten Merila and her husband, Steve, have two big passions: giving back and the booze business.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf. Since 1977, the organization has been a cornerstone of the community and a critical resource for individuals and families in need.

Since 1990, Chuck & Don’s Pet Food & Supplies has been a perfect one-stop shop for pet products.

Grocery stores have evolved over the decades from small, very local shops to supermarkets offering products and services of all kinds. The White Bear area has had many stores come and go over the years.

Some artists know their passion from an early age. Jessica Kooiman, a White Bear Lake designer, has been involved in the craft since she was 7 years old, helping in her grandma’s fabric store.

A time-out for a latte, a moment of peace, and a chance to sit down with a good friend and catch up are what busy moms dream of.

If you’re looking to gift something out of the ordinary for Valentine’s Day, Uptown Girl Cupcakes and Dessert has you covered.

Elishia Robson, owner of Lakeside Floral, shares her most popular picks for Valentine’s Day, and the special meaning behind each flower.

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