Arts & Culture

You might recycle your cans and bottles or install energy-efficient LED bulbs, but have you taken extra steps to ensure that your home’s landscape is doing all it can to help the environment?

When Amy Woodford Honmyhr and Allyssa Woodford Hughes look through their camera lens, they look for more than flattering angles and forgiving light.

It seems the defining question of young adulthood is “What do you want to be when you grow up?” While this question might seem daunting, there is a program for those considering a career in fire service or first response: the Fire Explorers program through the White Bear Lake Fire Department.

The earliest labyrinths, dating back 4,000 years or more, were symbols in rock carvings. Unlike mazes with multiple paths and dead ends, labyrinths consist of one path from beginning to end.

As an intensive care nurse at one of the area’s busiest hospitals for decades, Glenda Cartney spent her days tending to the sickest patients, those souls who often teetered precariously between life and death.

The average child does a lot of doodling and drawing in elementary school. But not every child grows up to continue drawing, let alone drawing murals 30 feet long. Tom Stewart, however, did just that.

The Early Childhood Learning Center at Tamarack Nature Center isn’t your ordinary preschool. In fact, from the moment you step onto the 320-acre property, it’s easy to see the unique center has much to offer its young learners.

This year marks the 30th year for the annual garage sale put on by the White Bear Lake Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) PTA.

Inspiration Performing Arts Center is celebrating its 10th season this year. Offering an uplifting space for students to be inspired by the arts, its focus is as creative as it is encouraging.

Maple syrup. It tastes great on pancakes, waffles and bacon, not to mention it is a delicious ingredient in many recipes.

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