The VHEDC Awards Banquet at Jimmy’s Event Center featured Liwanag Ojala, CEO of CaringBridge, as the keynote speaker. The dinner celebrates the Northeast Metro’s economic vitality and commitment to the community, says executive director Ling Becker.
Arts & Culture
Two local authors have recently published books, and we talked to each of them about their inspirations and process. Sarah Ahiers’ first book, Assassin’s Heart, came out last year and was a 2017 Minnesota Book Award finalist. The sequel, Thief’s Cunning, was released in June.
Getting a fresh start can mean a variety of things: moving to a new place, getting all the house chores done before the start of a new week, getting a fresh haircut before starting a new job, or redecorating the house.
Erin White’s passion for art began when she was 15 years old. “I think that a lot of it was my teachers in junior high,” White says. “They thought that I was pretty good at it, so they were always teaching me techniques and using my work as an example, and that really inspired me.”
St. Paul native F. Scott Fitzgerald is famous for many novels, perhaps none more so than The Great Gatsby. If you’re a fan of his books and short stories, you’re in luck. The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society will be holding the 14th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference in St.
This June marks the end of Dr. Michael Lovett’s nine years as superintendent of White Bear Lake Area Schools.
Looking back at nearly three decades as a part-time party entertainer-for-hire, clown/magician Roger Rust realized he has been fulfilling a prophecy of sorts. The prophet was Sister Adolpha, his third-grade teacher at Ascension grade school in north Minneapolis.
If you’re looking to do some reading this summer, but don’t always have the ambition, Bookawocky could be a great place to start.
The first time Lynn Hennings opened a business, she was 9 years old. Growing up in a big farmhouse in small-town Wisconsin, her family’s basement became the command post for homemade crafts.
In the garage of their Mahtomedi home, Dorian and Margie Grilley have more than 15 bikes.
It’s not every day you can say you’ve met a famous rock icon, let alone more than one.