The votes are in! Here are the top 3 finalists in each category of this year's Best of White Bear Lake.
During a lunch hour at Jethro’s Char-House & Pub in Mahtomedi, you might find a group of ladies chatting over their Reuben sandwiches, pausing their game of bridge for a chance to laugh and reminisce.
Bob and Citty Scherman having fun in the British Virgin Islands.
Gary Schafer has worked both as a teacher and in the computer industry, but he’s been passionate about photography since the 1970s. It wasn’t until he retired in 2003 from Mounds View Public Schools that Schafer bought a digital camera and got serious about taking photos.
The popular family beach along Lake Avenue between Tenth and Eleventh streets was once nothing more than overgrown lakeshore. In 1946, a committee of representatives from many of the community’s organizations came together to make the swimming beach a reality.
Summer in the land of 10,000 lakes wouldn’t be complete without spending the nicest days fishing off the end of the dock.
Summertime in White Bear Lake means the races begin at the White Bear Lake Yacht Club. It was on a Monday evening last June that Jay Rendall captured this shot of an A-scow crew “hiking”—balancing the boat against the push of the wind.
Mary Kay Wyland and Gerry Wyland pose with White Bear Lake magazine in front of the Morey Mansion, an 1890 Victorian home in Redlands, California. The White Bear residents visited Joe Wyland on a recent trip to California.
White Bear Lake resident Jim Vincent has been taking pictures since his high school days. His favorite photo subject is wildlife, including this award-winning shot, Gold-N-Wing, of a brave dragonfly, seemingly posing for its close-up.
A Great Gatsby-inspired nod to the Best of White Bear Lake 2016.