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.  

Ember Island

Four White Bear Lake Area high school students joined together to form Ember Island, a folk/classic rock band.

A room staged by Sorted Affairs Home Staging

Robin LeVine of Sorted Affairs Home Staging gives tips on beautifying for selling or staying.

Georgia Reding and Dan Prather in costume for The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee Musical at Century College

Century College’s theater department was founded 51 years ago and has since thrived as a vibrant part of the college experience for many students.

Ice boats on White Bear Lake

White Bear Lake resident Bill Eaves’ photo Ice Boats took first place in the Activities and Events category of our 2019 Lens on the Lake photo contest.

Music, rides, classic cars, food and more were all part of the Marketfest festivities this past June and July in downtown White Bear Lake.

A shot of an auto race by White Bear Lake Area High School teacher Shawn Gritzmacher

White Bear Lake Area High School teacher Shawn Gritzmacher talks about his work as a professional auto-racing photographer.

"Summer of '69" by Elin Hilderbrand and "This Tender Land" by William Kent Krueger

Faith Bastien of Lake Country Booksellers helps us revisit sunny days with these two book recommendations.

A student speaks with a support specialist at the Century College Resource and Support Center

In 2013, Century College opened a food shelf to help students who were experiencing food insecurity.

Amsterdam, a painting by White Bear Lake Area High School student Cole Kephart

White Bear Lake Area High School student Cole Kephart created "Amsterdam" in art class.

This year’s “Raise the Curtain” gala held on May 23 exceeded its goal by raising $65,000. Entertainment included Don Eidel on guitar and singers Quinn Shadko and Austin Lewis with Blake Brauer on piano.

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