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Dr Anne Frisch in White Bear Lake Magazine

For many, retirement means slowing down the pace of life, but for Dr. Ann Frisch, it meant starting a new career as an international peacekeeper, serving as an unarmed neutral in some of the most conflict-ridden areas of the world.

A photograph can hold a thousand words and can capture images that we might not normally see. Photos can bring us to tears or brighten our darkest moments. They can change our moods and inspire us to be better. The photography of Alyssa Boldischar does all this and more.

Duchess Harris, J.D., Ph.D. was named for her grandmother.

When he lists his favorite singers, White Bear Lake-based vocalist and entertainment entrepreneur Gary LaRue always puts Las Vegas icon Wayne Newton at the top.

The White Bear Lake area is full of beautiful landscapes and businesses we have all come to love. Tally’s Dockside, Lila & Claudine’s and Cup and Cone play a large part in our lives, and Nino Nardecchia works tirelessly to capture those aspects of White Bear Lake on his notecards.

Pursuing a lifelong, “hereditary” interest in art, Birchwood Village entrepreneur Devon Quick has developed a thriving business crafting handmade furniture, jewelry and more from wood, metals and other materials.

Most people don’t think about the hard work that goes into each individual piece of furniture you sit at, sit on, eat at or admire.

Having a baby can be overwhelming and scary sometimes, but certified doula Kim Williams has the experience and passion to help women through these tough but wonderful times. And if you haven’t heard the term, no worries.

As the current president of the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL), Angela Beranek Brandt helps women in the legal profession overcome challenges she has experienced.

Jo Emerson, the mayor of White Bear Lake, was elected president of the League of Minnesota Cities for 2017–2018. The election took place on June 15th at the League’s Annual Conference in Rochester.

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