Planes flying over the lake at sunset

White Bear Lake Magazine enjoys showcasing the lake community in a number of ways, and that includes sharing readers’ points of view through what they see, appreciate and capture with their cameras.

As a published poet, Kathy Blegen-Huntley has plenty of experience writing verses for loved ones. Here, she shares some tips for writing a romantic Valentine’s Day poem like a pro:

Nancy Schumacher is always in search of a happy ending. Turns out, that’s exactly what appeals to the White Bear Lake romance novelist most about her genre. “I have difficulty reading books that don’t have them,” she says.

This month, shanties will be set up all over White Bear Lake—but not for ice fishing.

Jackie Baker loves to share idyllic New England scenery with Minnesota.

While the Twin Cities is widely recognized as a premier scene for the performing arts, White Bear Lake-area residents have one of its gems in their backyard.

In Anna Dewdney’s Llama Llama Holiday Drama, holiday tasks and activities test the patience of one little llama waiting for that special day, until he finally has a meltdown. Fortunately, Mama Llama remembers what is really important about the holiday season.

A chill is in the air, and so are the sounds of high school theaters getting ready for their fall productions. Check out Mahtomedi High School’s production of the female version of The Odd Couple, and follow mismatched divorcees Olive and Florence and their crazy antics.