Arts & Culture

After nearly 27 years, Joey Halbach is saying goodbye to the Washington County library system. Retiring from her position as the public relations librarian, she looks back fondly on her time spent helping the patrons of our local libraries.

Mitchell LeGrand faced two options that would ultimately change his life: He would attend college in the fall of 2014 or backpack his way through Europe.

’Tis the season for twinkle lights!

It’s that time of year again, and both Winterfest and the tree lighting at Triangle Park are back with all the classic Christmas delights that are sure to be fun for the whole family.

It’s said that necessity is the mother of invention. So when Todd Kendall realized both he and his four-legged friend became thirsty while on walks, he designed a water container that’s dog friendly, hygienic and convenient.

The movement to establish a library in White Bear Lake began with a series of reading rooms operating out of private homes in the 1880s.

Sometimes the passion for art is evident very early in life, and sometimes it takes a while to show itself.

Need new books for fall? Here’s a book sale that’s cheap and easy, and you may just find a gem. Since 1991, Wildwood Branch Library has been hosting an annual book sale offering nonfiction, popular fiction, classics, DVDs and CDs that have been donated or withdrawn from the library collection.

High school students have been dancing, singing and pretending to be other people onstage for months in rehearsal. This month, young actors from White Bear Lake and Mahtomedi High School are gearing up to perform their fall musicals.

Lakeshore Players Theatre has been rehearsing and performing in the former Swedish Lutheran Church in downtown White Bear Lake since 1971, and they’re long overdue for an upgrade, to say the least.