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If you make a trip to the grocery store on April 29 or 30, it’s likely you will receive a free Tootsie Roll as you walk out. That’s because the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic-based fraternal organization with an active council in White Bear Lake, hosts their yearly Tootsie Roll drive.

The morning after a rainfall, Julie Orloske was at her home in White Bear Lake, gazing out the window. It was an ordinary scene, but something about it caught her eye.

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Rudy’s Redeye Grill
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The church, in addition to opening their bread oven to the community each month, conducts classes on several types of bread from challah to whole wheat with currants and walnuts.

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, one of the world’s foremost addiction treatment providers, began in Center City, Minn., and is still headquartered there.

The White Bear Lake area is rich with history and numerous historic places that connect us to the past. Here are four true treasures on the NRHP list.

Cyrus B. Cobb House
2199 First St., White Bear Lake
Built: 1885

Although it’s undoubtedly a sports photo, Neal Burke’s NHL Prospect isn’t your typical action shot. Featuring a young hockey player partially shrouded in shadow, Burke’s stunning play of shadow and light made this close-up portrait especially memorable.

Longtime host of Northeast Journal , Joe Cullen, and his wife, Tahni, remember feeling overwhelmed when their son Josiah was diagnosed with nonverbal autism. Their challenge, they say, was best summed up in a single phrase: “No known cause, no known cure, lifelong.“

In Firefighting Matt Taking a Break, Ron Hawkins, photographer extraordinaire, captured a shot of a White Bear Lake fireman taking in the scene on a cold winter’s day.

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