September 2013

In this issue of White Bear Lake Magazine, explore Big Woods Brewery's newest addition and find out what dentistry and fine art have in common. Plus, check out delicious recipes for cheeses from the Kowalski's cheesemonger and take a look inside the White Bear Center for the Arts's new home.

If you haven’t yet heard, the White Bear Center for the Arts (WBCA) is movin’ on up, and is now housed in a shiny 10,000-square-foot facility.


September 17, 1948, was a day filled with community pride in White Bear. Thousands were in attendance as the newly lighted Price Field was dedicated by Gov. Luther Youngdahl.


A healthy eating initiative at White Bear Lake Area Schools is getting kids excited about eating more fruits and vegetables.


Sometimes the real world is the best classroom. Business and technology education instructor Tim McGraw has introduced his students to innovative, hands-on experiences in fundraising, microfinance and real-world economics.


Don’t miss this year’s White Bear Lake Township Day on September 14 at Polar Lakes Park. Festivities will start at 2 p.m.


In case you find yourself in a medical emergency, make sure you have the Urgency Room on speed dial. Opening in Vadnais Heights last month, the Urgency Room provides emergency medical care from board-certified emergency physicians, outside of a hospital environment.


Math can be challenging for many of us. But the Mathnasium learning center in White Bear Lake is helping kids see math in a whole new way.


Dust off your running shoes for the 13th annual Bear Water Run on September 14.


When local White Bear Lake Area High School students Zach Halverson and Chad Olson hosted their first live broadcast of a high school lacrosse game in May 2012, they had no idea that their radio station, the Halverson Olson Radio Network (the Horn), would become such a success among students and


With football season in full swing, it’s time to bring out the plethora of tasty snacks that go along with rooting for your favorite team. And lucky for us, White Bear Lake has plenty of great places to watch the game or grab snacks for a crowd of hungry football fans.


Walk into the offices at 4717 Highway 61 in White Bear Lake and you’ll encounter a riot of paintings, with female forms rendered in expressive black strokes, richly layered jewel tones and kaleidoscopic patterns.


It was about one o’clock on a Wednesday afternoon when the head brewer asked me, “Is it too early to drink?”

“Naw,” I replied. “That’s why I’m here.”