Arts & Culture

One reason to look forward to the cooler temperatures is Brian Mielke’s semi-annual pottery sale, which is determined by the weather and colors of the trees; this fall’s sale is set for early October.

What’s a great way to get to know a person—to find out what makes them tick, what inspires and motivates them, makes them happy or sad? Why, asking questions, of course. With that in mind, we chatted with our area’s prep elite about just those things and many more.

Rayme Nyembwe has enjoyed “learning how to collaborate with people who don’t speak my language.” Linnea Brown got a kick out of seeing a Skype view of an open-air, rooftop classroom in Port Au Prince, Haiti.

Gustavus Adolphus is an undergraduate institution that employs liberal arts as a way of thinking, which is one of the many reasons Becky Bergman, who lives in North Oaks, is shining as its new—and first woman—president.

Vadnais Heights Heritage Days is returning for its 41st year to brighten your summer and add to the outdoor fun.

As an accomplished athlete, Alex loves spending free time working on his superb basketball and baseball skills. But when he’s not on the court or on the field, he’s involved in leadership by way of the student council.

Say you discover an old pair of wooden water skis at an estate sale marked with that iconic friendly polar bear. Maybe there’s a set hidden in your grandpa’s attic. For 25 years, from 1947 to 1972, White Bear Water Ski Co.

As we age, so do our loved ones, which can bring serious health problems into our everyday lives. There are an estimated 5.3 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, and White Bear Lake has its share.

With the release of his third studio album, Crooked Lines, White Bear Lake musician Tim Cheesebrow is taking his sound in a bit of a new direction.

Take a 5k vacation by registering for the Color Run, coming to the Twin Cities on July 10!

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