An Evening Paddle

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

Mahtomedi couple Becky and Craig Markovitz, who are fundraising to build Aaron's Playground in honor of their late son.

Mahtomedi couple creates Aaron's Playground in memory of their son.

A graphic advertising voting for the 2019 Lens on the Lake photo contest

Voting is now closed. Stay tuned for the winners!

Craig and Becky Markovitz hold their son, Aaron, who died at seven weeks old of chronic lung disease.

Aaron's Playground, a space where kids of all ages can experience joy, will be located in Mahtomedi's Southwest Park.

Several people sit inside of a shuttle bus.

Transportation can be a barrier to participating in the life of a community, and nonprofit Newtrax seeks to remove that barrier.

Two people participate in the Rotary Club of White Bear Lake's Strive scholarship run.

The Rotary Club of White Bear Lake is entering its 39th year of serving the community with over 90 members.

A graphic that reads "Meet Your Winners, White Bear Lake Magazine Best of '19 Readers' Choice"

Presenting your picks for the best restaurants, shops, salons and more in White Bear Lake.

A man strums a ukulele.

The White Bear Area Senior Program has a music program for elders starring the unique instrument that originated in Hawaii—the ukulele.

The sun shines on the Hill Farm Historical Society granary.

In this photo, Ken Klein captures the beauty of the Hill Farm Historical Society granary.

2019 Best of White Bear Lake finalists

The votes are in! Here are the top 3 finalists in each category of this year's Best of White Bear Lake.

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Writer and disability activist Tiffiny Carlson is the creator of the blog Beauty Ability and the podcast True Wheelchair Life: SCI (Spinal Cord Injury) Life Uncovered.