Shops & Business

“It’s always been in the family.”—This is probably true for many more people than just Rick Johnstone, owner of the local favorite Cup and Cone.

Music has long been an important part of the social culture in the White Bear area.

Summer is just around the corner, and it can be a hard time for kids who depend on getting their lunch from school.

Magnolias, a unique and creative boutique, moved into town last summer, and this summer local fiber artist and owner Paulette Wentzlaff is here to add a splash of color to your wardrobe.

In January 2017, Chris Harms founded Giving Gardens, a nonprofit organization helping White Bear Lake-area residents grow produce for donation to local food shelves.

Mother’s Day is coming. If you are still looking for a gift, here is a good thing to know: Goodthings has unique and creative gifts for every superwoman in your life.

Sharing Smiles—Team Meagan was born three years ago when Cari Rickman wanted to give back after losing her daughter who was awaiting a third heart transplant.

In 1946, local contractor Archie LeMire purchased the former White Bear House property at the southeast corner of Fourth and Washington Avenue. The White Bear House had been one of the earliest hotels constructed when the railroad came through in the 1860s.

The year is 1946, the place, France. World War II has only recently ended, and the people of Europe struggle. Poverty runs high, and many in the community lost loved ones in the war.

Ray Strobel’s interest in cooking began when he started helping his mom, Angie, in the kitchen of their White Bear Lake home.

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