Shops & Business

First Presbyterian Church rummage sale

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.

 Folks enjoying the warm weather and great music at Tally’s Dockside.

Nothing says summer quite like a scoop or two of rocky road, musicians playing against the backdrop of a setting sun and an old-fashioned barbecue.

Dads are typically the hardest to buy gifts for because they insist that they don’t want anything. So, instead of giving Dad another tie to add to his collection, wrap up these interesting books by two White Bear Lake authors.

Enjoy the sunshine with these summer-ready shades for guys and gals.

With the bright days of summer approaching, we all will need a little extra protection for our eyes—and a little bit of style. “This season is all about being bold and fun,” says Priscilla Priebe, an optician at Birch Lake Eye Clinic.

Visitors arriving at Wildwood Park via streetcar, ca 1910.

Wildwood Amusement Park originally opened in the 1880s on the southern shore of White Bear Lake. In those early years, it was little more than a picnic ground with lake access. By the 1893 summer season, amusements, such as a water toboggan slide and shooting gallery, were added.

Scott Mueller is the second-generation owner of Mueller Memorial.

A defunct funeral home might not be the ideal place to start life as a married couple, but for Al and Connie Mueller, this was the beginning of their story together.

 Charlie Igo applies a layer of clear coat to a fresh batch of lacrosse sticks.

When you think of sports in Minnesota, hockey, football and baseball may come to mind. With its increase in popularity over the last decade, lacrosse should definitely be added to that list.

White Bear is known to be the place to find your new car, and Highway 61 has been dubbed the “White Bear auto strip.” Long before Highway 61 even existed in White Bear, Clark Avenue was the place to visit to find your next ride.

During the 19th and early 20th centuries, probate judges across Minnesota routinely committed children and young adults suffering from severe mental and physical impairments to the Minnesota Hospital for the Insane in St. Peter. The edict more than likely meant a lifetime sentence.

Spring is upon us and with it come occasions that call for gifting. We turned to White Bear Jewelers and Joel B. Sherburne Jewelers for sparkling and shimmering suggestions to wow every mom, dad and grad. After all, it don’t mean a thing if you ain’t got that bling.

Looking to give your wardrobe a little zip? Check out downtown White Bear Lake’s new and very stylish additions.

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