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“I saw an ad in the [local newspaper] on September 11, 2001, that they were starting up a wood carving club over at the senior center, so I decided to check it out,” says Larry Carlson, member of the 9/11 Wood Carvers club, as he reminisces about how the 13-year-old organization got its start.

Here’s a sweet expansion that’s bound to delight.

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.

Lakes are natural works of art. Poets have written about them, singers have sung about them and many people, especially around this neck of the woods, have fond memories of days spent in their crystalline waters and along their shores.

Quilting is one of those magical crafts: a perfect blend of practical—keeping your bed toasty during those long Minnesota winters—and beautiful.

It’s not often that stores are filled with items that are not just unusual but unique, and Catherine Wimmer, owner of the Ruby Slipper in the White Bear Mall, thinks that’s a shame.

Sweet Home may be a new addition to downtown White Bear Lake, specifically the White Bear Mall, but the shop fits in just fine. That’s due in no small part to hands-on owner Charity McClung.

Johnny Kass of Go Johnny Go Records has a serious love for vinyl. The passion that started after seeing his cousins’ collections in the mid-1960s has been growing ever since. How does he explain it?

Frugal fashionistas in the White Bear Lake area can rejoice. This summer, Michele Henry Gudmundson and Wesley Uthus opened Primp in White Bear Lake—the third store this dynamic duo has opened since September 2010.

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