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Something New for the Best of White Bear Lake 2017!

Voting for our annual readers’ choice poll will take place January 1-31, 2017 here on the site and finalists will be posted online in March.

Look for the winners in the July 2017 issue of White Bear Lake Magazine!

During a lunch hour at Jethro’s Char-House & Pub in Mahtomedi, you might find a group of ladies chatting over their Reuben sandwiches, pausing their game of bridge for a chance to laugh and reminisce.

Bob and Citty Scherman having fun in the British Virgin Islands.

Gary Schafer has worked both as a teacher and in the computer industry, but he’s been passionate about photography since the 1970s. It wasn’t until he retired in 2003 from Mounds View Public Schools that Schafer bought a digital camera and got serious about taking photos.

The popular family beach along Lake Avenue between Tenth and Eleventh streets was once nothing more than overgrown lakeshore. In 1946, a committee of representatives from many of the community’s organizations came together to make the swimming beach a reality.

Summer in the land of 10,000 lakes wouldn’t be complete without spending the nicest days fishing off the end of the dock.

The 2016 contest is now closed.

Summertime in White Bear Lake means the races begin at the White Bear Lake Yacht Club. It was on a Monday evening last June that Jay Rendall captured this shot of an A-scow crew “hiking”—balancing the boat against the push of the wind.

California Dreamin'

Mary Kay Wyland and Gerry Wyland pose with White Bear Lake magazine in front of the Morey Mansion, an 1890 Victorian home in Redlands, California. The White Bear residents visited Joe Wyland on a recent trip to California.

White Bear Lake resident Jim Vincent has been taking pictures since his high school days. His favorite photo subject is wildlife, including this award-winning shot, Gold-N-Wing, of a brave dragonfly, seemingly posing for its close-up.

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