Arts & Culture

If you’re looking to do some reading this summer, but don’t always have the ambition, Bookawocky could be a great place to start.

The first time Lynn Hennings opened a business, she was 9 years old. Growing up in a big farmhouse in small-town Wisconsin, her family’s basement became the command post for homemade crafts.

In the garage of their Mahtomedi home, Dorian and Margie Grilley have more than 15 bikes.

It’s not every day you can say you’ve met a famous rock icon, let alone more than one.

Easter egg hunts are a hallmark of spring fun. The City of Vadnais Heights has hosted its own each year for decades, and 2017 will be no exception, as the annual event returns April 8.

Bob Fletcher is no stranger to public office. His career in civil service began in the early 1980s when he was elected to the St. Paul City Council, followed by 16 years as a Ramsey County sheriff.

Anastasia Eldredge has what some may consider a difficult task—making teenagers love math. But the Mahtomedi High School teacher not only does it, but does it really, really well. “I was born to be a teacher,” Eldredge says.

It’s not a coincidence that six women leaders in White Bear Lake share many of the same traits. They’ve found success and fulfillment not by accident, but rather by seeking out and following their dreams, passions and goals.

Even though Olympic athletes are considered amateurs, training for any Olympic sport has become a year-round job. No one knows that better than Tony Benshoof, a White Bear Lake native, who spends much of his year readying U.S. athletes to compete in international luge competition.

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