In the January issue find out how Johnny Kass keeps vinyl alive at his local record shop, get snuggly with soothing comfort food from Lake area eateries and meet a teacher who still makes the grade after 50 years.

In the December issue check out our WBL-themed ideas for everyone on your holiday gift list, meet some philanthropic kids who traveled to Africa to lend a helping hand and drool over the tasty treats and folksy charm of Mahtomedi's Coffee Cottage.

In the November issue check out luxury lakeside living at Boatworks Commons, give thanks with some scrumptious seasonal dishes and find out about a dynamic duo with a rich musical legacy.

In the October issue find out which local mayor pens award-winning books, get the inside scoop on Valhalla Nordic Smoke & Ale House and see how an area artist uses his craft to preserve Native American Heritage.

In the September issue get the latest on fall trends from two local shops, meet a group of neighborhood friends who stay close through baseball and learn about former Kare 11 anchor Tim McNiff's new career.

In the August issue gain insights from this year's prep elite, get to know the evocative music of percussionist Peter O'Gorman and fall in love with a little boy who summons superhero strench to fight Evans syndrome.