While writing at his kitchen table in his previous home in Woodbury, Allan Evans heard a slooooow creak of a cabinet door behind him. Leary, but undaunted, he continued to type away.
In the garage of their Mahtomedi home, Dorian and Margie Grilley have more than 15 bikes.
Bob Fletcher is no stranger to public office. His career in civil service began in the early 1980s when he was elected to the St. Paul City Council, followed by 16 years as a Ramsey County sheriff.
Anastasia Eldredge has what some may consider a difficult task—making teenagers love math. But the Mahtomedi High School teacher not only does it, but does it really, really well. “I was born to be a teacher,” Eldredge says.
It’s not a coincidence that six women leaders in White Bear Lake share many of the same traits. They’ve found success and fulfillment not by accident, but rather by seeking out and following their dreams, passions and goals.
Even though Olympic athletes are considered amateurs, training for any Olympic sport has become a year-round job. No one knows that better than Tony Benshoof, a White Bear Lake native, who spends much of his year readying U.S. athletes to compete in international luge competition.
In White Bear, we have choices when it comes to our children’s education, and we don’t need to worry about walking down the street alone.
On any given day, three chickens (Jazzy, Keiko and Peanut) bob, coo, squawk and cluck their way around Janice Cole’s White Bear-area backyard.
What’s a great way to get to know a person—to find out what makes them tick, what inspires and motivates them, makes them happy or sad? Why, asking questions, of course. With that in mind, we chatted with our area’s prep elite about just those things and many more.
Gustavus Adolphus is an undergraduate institution that employs liberal arts as a way of thinking, which is one of the many reasons Becky Bergman, who lives in North Oaks, is shining as its new—and first woman—president.