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Nostalgia-inducing Father’s Day gift ideas from The Minnesotan. 

Honoring those memorable moments and time-honored traditions are the backbone of The Minnesotan. And this Father’s Day you can get dad a gift that really hits home.

Since 1990, Chuck & Don’s Pet Food & Supplies has been a perfect one-stop shop for pet products.

Grocery stores have evolved over the decades from small, very local shops to supermarkets offering products and services of all kinds. The White Bear area has had many stores come and go over the years.

Some artists know their passion from an early age. Jessica Kooiman, a White Bear Lake designer, has been involved in the craft since she was 7 years old, helping in her grandma’s fabric store.

A time-out for a latte, a moment of peace, and a chance to sit down with a good friend and catch up are what busy moms dream of.

If you’re looking to gift something out of the ordinary for Valentine’s Day, Uptown Girl Cupcakes and Dessert has you covered.

Elishia Robson, owner of Lakeside Floral, shares her most popular picks for Valentine’s Day, and the special meaning behind each flower.

On her 23rd birthday, April 26, 2015, Colleen Wood, a newly minted Peace Corps volunteer and 2010 graduate of White Bear Lake Area High School, stepped off an airplane in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, after 30 hours of travel.

What is today North Oaks began as a vision belonging to James J. Hill, “The Empire Builder,” who was born in Ontario, Canada and arrived in St. Paul in 1856.

It’s that time of year again—the decorations are up, the air is cheery and holiday shopping has commenced. So why not do something a little different this year and give loved ones a gift they can experience first-hand? Here are a few suggestions:

Since 2014, with the passing of the Paint Care Act, a small fee has been added to paint purchases, which allows folks to have their old paint recycled for free.