September 2012

Prep Elite | Historic Homes

From the first classes being taught on the second floor of the building that still stands at the southeast corner of Banning Avenue and Third Street to the halls of South Campus on McKnight Road, approximately 39,000 students have graduated from White Bear High School in its 150-plus-year history


Along with flying footballs and falling leaves, one sure sign of autumn in White Bear Lake is customers coming into the Cup & Cone shop on Fourth Street to stock up on quarts of their favorite flavors—to last them through those winter months.


Purses made out of books, aprons fashioned from men’s dress shirts and tote bags crafted from patterned pillow shams—these are all things you’ll find on the shelves of White Bear Lake’s Truly.


Today’s modern woman is so busy taking care of others, she often neglects to take proper care of herself. Nurse practitioner, wellness coach and clinical manager for maternity care at St.


Parents know the impact they can have in helping children avoid illness and injury. Here are five health tips from Brian Lund, D.C., of the Carlson Chiropractic Clinic of White Bear Lake, including age-old (and still essential) advice as well as more contemporary tips.


With the deer population in Ramsey County estimated at more than 1,200—more than twice the number the land area should naturally support—controlling the deer population has become an important issue for area suburbs.


On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson

By William Souder  (Crown Publishing, September 2012) 


In the three and a half years it’s been open at 86 Mahtomedi Ave. in Mahtomedi, Lila and Claudine’s Yarn & Gifts has evolved into the kind of informal meeting place that helps make a town worth living in.


White Bear Lake Area High School’s senior defenseman Lance Carney loves everything about hockey—even the practices.


How do we love burgers? Let us count the ways! The fact is this favorite American fare is so well-loved it’s sometimes taken for granted. They’ve charmed us with versatility and ubiquity, so we assume that burgers always will be there for a lip-smacking meal.


Surrounded by friends at a lunch table at Mahtomedi High School, Mark Oldani has breezed through pop quizzes.


White Bear Lake was once home to American Indians, housed a summer camp for Jewish women and served as an idyllic resort vacation for those hard-working city slickers of 19th century to Prohibition-era St. Paul.


High school seniors have an uncanny knack of showing us how hard work, passion, determination and intellect are mere starting points to their wonderfully successful lives. This year we track the progress of just five standouts from the class of 2013.