Whether it’s in the ocean, on land or snow-covered mountains, kiteboarding is an activity that can be enjoyed in any climate, anywhere in the world. Just ask local expert, Mike Kratochwill, owner of Lakawa, a kiteboarding equipment stop and kiteboarding school in White Bear Lake.
“It's not age or gender-specific, and it can be done on land, water and snow. It's a year-round activity. You can jump on a plane and do it anywhere,” says Kratochwill. Read more about Learn the Joy of Kiteboarding at Lakawa
The Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization (VLAWMO) works to protect and improve the quality of the water within our watershed area. Read more about Meet an Organization Keeping Local Water Clean
The White Bear Yacht Club has been sailing for 125 years, says Gene Altstatt, a member of the club and an admirer of the A Scow sailboat. Read more about White Bear Lake Yacht Club Breaks Down the History of the A Scow
Over the past few decades, Prairie Restorations has restored more than 25,000 acres of prairies, wetlands and woodlands. Read more about Prairie Restorations Preserves the Beauty of Minnesota's Native Plants