An Evening Paddle

For over 25 years, Debbie Hartmann has pursued her passion for wildlife and nature through photography.

A graphic announcing the White Bear Lake Magazine Best of White Bear Lake 2020.

We reveal your top picks for the people, places and things that make the White Bear Lake area such a great place to live, work and visit.

An out of focus shot of plants.

Environmentalists say local advocacy is key to combating climate change.

Two White Bear Lake police officers sit with a lost dog.

White Bear Lake police help lost dogs find their way home.

Meet the Best of White Bear Lake 2020 finalists

The votes are in! Here are the top three finalists in each category of this year's Best of White Bear Lake.

Sgt. John Vetter of the White Bear Lake Police Department

The citizens academy gives participants an inside view of the White Bear Lake Police Department.

A graphic announcing voting for the 2020 Best of White Bear Lake Magazine readers' choice survey

Voting is now closed. Finalists will be announced in March!

White Bear Lake Magazine Top 10 Stories of 2019

As we look back on 2019, we're reflecting on the stories you—our readers—loved most.

Members of the White Bear Lake Social Meetup enjoy drinks at happy hour.

Need a push to get out of your house and enjoy our community? White Bear Lake Social meetup may be just what you’re looking for.

Mahtomedi's Zephyr wind turbine

Mahtomedi’s Zephyr wind turbine has been generating power for eight years.

The sun sets over White Bear Lake

Meet the winners of the 2019 Lens on the Lake photo contest!