Around Town

“We believe the Internet can change people’s lives … if done right.” This is the philosophy driving Happy Dog Web Productions, a business created by owner and founder Ryan Boog six years ago.

There’s no doubt that reading is a perfect way to engage children and create strong bonds in families, even between long-distance relatives.

White Bear Smiles has been in business and has called downtown White Bear Lake home for 24 years.

The Hippodrome, the ice arena built in 1926 and owned by the White Bear Lake school district, recently underwent updates altering the building’s flooring foundation. The school district went to Kyle Gillespie, co-owner of Rink-Tec International Inc., to do the work on the project.

Rick Dott has a passion for his main hobby—photography—and it translates to his photos, including “Dedicated Bookworms,” which won second place in the City Landmarks category. Every winter, locals dress up the “children” in the statue located a few steps outside the White Bear Lake library.

You’ve heard of Santa on his sleigh, but what about Santa on skates?

Tracey Gobran Lund founded Summit Pilates after many years of instructing Pilates and barre in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area; she started practicing Pilates herself about 15 years ago.

Scott Sims, once a pre-architecture major at the University of Minnesota, has always had an interest in the aesthetics and functionality of buildings, and is now putting those skills to the test by creating construction plans for tiny spaces.

For the sixth year, Women in Business, a networking group within the White Bear Area Chamber of Commerce, is holding a purse drive to benefit Solid Ground, a nonprofit organiza

Pets are as much a part of the family as anyone else. St.