White Bear Lake resident Bob Peterson started collecting outboard motors when he was just a child. “I was 8 years old,” Peterson says. “That was when I got my first one.” The passion continued when he started picking up antique motors.
Advance Therapy, the pediatric occupational, physical and speech therapy clinic that opened in White Bear Lake last fall, helps children and their families with a wide variety of challenges, using a number of evidence-based techniques.
Graduation season is officially upon us, and nothing says celebrating the closing of a chapter of life like lots (and lots) of parties. But these parties aren’t just the typical finger foods, meat and cheese tray and some punch.
When Jassmin Anderson’s partially blind standard poodle, Roe, went missing on a cold December day, Anderson, who lives in White Bear Lake, was frantic. She left Roe’s crate, blanket, food and water out, in hopes the peripatetic pooch would find her way back home. But no luck.
Marie Smith created the Bullenbees skin care line because she had been struggling with skin issues. “My entire life I’ve had reactions to everything,” Smith says. “I get rashes from everything, and everything makes me break out.”
Nick Blanco moved to Alaska for a different type of life. “It’s really satisfying to live off the land,” Blanco says. “You’re responsible for doing a lot of what you need on a daily basis, and I really enjoy that.”
“Peaceful” and “dreamy” are some of the words Alli Neuhaus uses to describe the moment she captured her photo, Early Morning Canoe on the Lake. “It almost didn’t feel like reality,” Neuhaus says. “It feels like a whole different world; you’re away from everyone.”