It's that time of year again: The Lens on the Lake photo contest has returned for its 7th year of beautiful photos of our community.
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.
Katherine Abbott Park is situated on more than 70 acres of land in the city of Mahtomedi, a mix of hardwood forest, prairie and wetlands. Through the property once ran the Twin City Rapid Transit Co.
Garnering an honorable mention in the City Landmarks category, Dale Grambush’s photo, Nearing Ice Out, caught White Bear Lake in seasonal transition.