For the 115th year of their 155 years serving the White Bear area, First Presbyterian Church in White Bear Lake will be holding a spring rummage sale.
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Like many kids, Tim Amacher dreamed of fighting like legendary martial artist and film star Bruce Lee. He would watch the hero in action and think, "I want to be able to do that." This fascination with martial arts nagged at the 11-year-old, even as he struggled to cope with his father’s death.
For a time during the 1940s and 1950s, downtown White Bear had its own theater district. The Avalon Theatre was the manifestation of the dreams of Mrs. Jesse Jensen, who had come to town in 1920 with her two children and operated the Auditorium Theatre on Fourth Street.
Sometimes great opportunity doesn’t come in the form of a new idea or invention, but rather in the perfection of a practical idea that can facilitate others. Mold Craft, the custom injection-mold making company located in Willernie, has qui
With schoolwork, family obligations, jobs, friends and other activities, yes, high school can be a busy and trying time for students. And when you add in the importance of a good grade-point average (GPA) to get into college, it’s little wonder that some students feel stressed.
For a century and a half, sailors have skimmed the water of White Bear and surrounding lakes. The earliest known “fleet” of boats belonged to William Markoe who, along with his five sons, had a collection of six sailboats they raced off their dock on Lake Avenue at the foot of Shady Lane.
Chuck & Don’s, the pet store mecca that welcomes four-legged creatures as much as the two-legged variety, didn’t, as it turns out, start as a store idea at all.
Joe Burton has always been looking for new horizons to explore. “I have seven degrees,” he laughs, and quickly runs through a list of his varied career paths—engineer, business manager, missions pastor, innkeeper, military chaplain, youth minister.
For many women, it is not only important to feel good about themselves, but it is also crucial to look good as well. Sherry Walker and Lisa Swan have devoted their lives to this, making sure women feel beautiful inside and out.