Putting down roots is second nature to Dave Massey, or Farmer Dave, as folks in these parts have been known to call him. Funny thing is, it wasn’t always that way.

Crafters everywhere know that it’s easy to let those once-inspired projects sit in the closet and gather dust. Set aside a day with your crafting friends at the quarterly Scrapbooking Crop, hosted by the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society.

As Valentine’s Day nears, thoughts turn to treats and sweets for our loved ones. Nearly a century ago, local cupids may have sought some of those items at the Park Sweet Shop.

Just in time for its 125th anniversary, the White Bear Yacht Club has won the Platinum Club of America award for the second time.

Frost can seem almost enchanting in the way it transforms our world overnight. This magic was what Karen Dahl was searching for one overcast morning when she grabbed her Nikon D80 and set out for the bridge to Manitou Island.

Local television creates a way for the community to share ideas, connect with neighbors and grow together.

When amateur photographer Katrina Hase peered out her window early one winter morning, she saw something out of the ordinary in her oak tree. “To my absolute delight, I discovered it was an owl, sleeping soundly after what I supposed was a long night of hunting,” Hase recalls.

Voting has come and gone for the 2015 Best of White Bear Lake.

Shutterbugs, our 2014 Lens on The Lake photo contest has come to a close, and we thank our faithful readers for their gorgeous photo submissions and their online votes for the readers’ choice award.

The contest includes two different awards:


Sunday, November 3
[Sports, Health & Wellness]
This race course starts at Boatworks Commons and circles beautiful White Bear Lake.
Sunday, September 15
[Arts & Performance], [Benefits & Fundraisers], [Education & Community], [Food & Drink], [For the Kids], [Sports, Health & Wellness]
Family Fun Festival benefiting Aaron's Playground

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