“If you had told me 10 years ago that I would become a chicken lady with a 3,000-square-foot garden, I would have told you [that] you were crazy,” Emily Bretzel says. “When we bought our house, we were simply looking for a beautiful outdoor space.
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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.
For the last 40 years, Northeast Youth and Family Services (NYFS) has been dedicated to making communities stronger.
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.
For parents seeking the learning environment that’s best for their child, the White Bear Lake Preschool Expo is the one-stop shop to learn about preschools in the area.
It’s that time of year when the top of many New Year’s resolution lists reads: Get Organized . . . For real this time. And DeeDee Welles, owner of Details Organizing It All, is just the gal to help you do it.
In White Bear, we have choices when it comes to our children’s education, and we don’t need to worry about walking down the street alone.
When four White Bear Lake residents met to discuss a new gardening project in the fall of 2015, their chat led to a new addition to the community: a seed library.