Outdoors

Winter in Minnesota can mean many things. For some, it’s a time to cozy up by the fire and read a good book. For others, it’s a chance to go ice fishing, ice-skating, skiing, snowboarding and sledding. But for most, it’s the time of year that can only mean one thing: hockey!

Support those who defend our country at the annual Holes 4 Heroes event. Featuring ice, fishing and fun—this event is a memorable one for the entire family.

On September 9th, four young women from Minnesota embarked on a 3.5-month coast-to-coast bicycle ride across the United States to educate and raise awareness on the importance of American public lands and the threats they face. Katie, Hannah, Alex and Ariana call themselves “Women On Wheels For W

One of the fastest-growing clubs at White Bear Lake Area High School-North Campus started—as many things do these days—with a Google search.

Residents at Cerenity Senior Care had the pleasure of watching caterpillars turn into butterflies in their own monarch garden. “We planted [milkweed] early July, and in August, we had caterpillars.

“Dragon boat” isn’t a term that is used often in daily conversation—unless you’re Lisa Banning Enders or Karen Anderson, who started the Off the Edge Dragon Boat racing team five years ago.

When Jess Miehe found out her 3-year-old daughter was too young for the soccer leagues in her area, she decided to start one of her own.

Anyone who has dined at the much-loved Four Seasons restaurant in Mahtomedi has seen classic black-and-white photos of an earlier time, when area residents enjoyed the Wildwood Amusement Park.

White Bear Lake spends the winter frozen, but when the ice cracks, you know spring can’t be too far away. Predicting the lake’s ice-out is a time-honored tradition, but with past years’ thaws happening anywhere from the end of March to the start of May, it’s anyone’s guess.

Writers always seem to do their best work when they have inspiring subjects.

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