Arts & Culture

Day at the Beach (Memorial Beach in Winter)

On a sunny winter day, Lauren Meyer, who placed first in our 2020 Lens on the Lake Photo Contest, snapped her winning photo. We spoke with Meyer about Day at the Beach (Memorial Beach in Winter), to find out what inspired her to get this shot.  

Gifts wrapped in eco friendly wrapping paper

Think outside the bow with these green alternatives to typical wrapping paper.

Healthy houseplants

Caring for houseplants is easier than you think.

A painting by Leslie Barlow on display at the White Bear Lake Center for the Arts.

This fall, in both their Ford Family Gallery and online, the White Bear Center for the Arts (WBCA) will highlight emerging artists of color.

A painting of a girl talking to a carrier pigeon.

For Jessica Person, her love for art is ongoing.

The tassel of a Class of 2020 graduation cap.

White Bear Lake Area High School grad Joshua Powell lives by the Golden Rule.

Mahtomedi High School grads and brothers Christian and Aidan Golish

Mahtomedi High School grads Christian and Aidan Golish will both attend the University of Minnesota - but they're not rooming together.

Liberty Classical Academy valedictorian Landon Smith

Liberty Classical Academy grad Landon Smith hopes to one day join the Air Force and work for Nike or Adidas.

White Bear Lake Area High School grad Monte Collins

White Bear Lake Area High School grad Monte Collins is headed to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Homespun Mercies by Debbie Johnson-Hill

Poet Debbie Johnson-Hill pursued her passion, found her voice and lets her 'heart beat wildly.'

A red heart coming out of a white envelope

"Yes, No? Perhaps, Maybe!" will hit the stage next year.