A child eats a meal provided by the White Bear Area Food Shelf

Providing food and support since 1977, the White Bear Area Food Shelf (WBAFS) strives to put an end to food insecurity.

One hand hands another a black paper heart.

These are only a few of the many heartfelt ways you showed just how remarkably thoughtful and kind the people of our area truly are — you are all the best!

A mural depicting George Floyd

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, community members across the Twin Cities are banding together to support each other, local businesses and displaced community members.

A graphic announcing the White Bear Lake Magazine Best of White Bear Lake 2020.

We reveal your top picks for the people, places and things that make the White Bear Lake area such a great place to live, work and visit.

An out of focus shot of plants.

Environmentalists say local advocacy is key to combating climate change.

Two White Bear Lake police officers sit with a lost dog.

White Bear Lake police help lost dogs find their way home.

Meet the Best of White Bear Lake 2020 finalists

The votes are in! Here are the top three finalists in each category of this year's Best of White Bear Lake.

Sgt. John Vetter of the White Bear Lake Police Department

The citizens academy gives participants an inside view of the White Bear Lake Police Department.

A graphic announcing voting for the 2020 Best of White Bear Lake Magazine readers' choice survey

Voting is now closed. Finalists will be announced in March!

White Bear Lake Magazine Top 10 Stories of 2019

As we look back on 2019, we're reflecting on the stories you—our readers—loved most.

Members of the White Bear Lake Social Meetup enjoy drinks at happy hour.

Need a push to get out of your house and enjoy our community? White Bear Lake Social meetup may be just what you’re looking for.