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The Hill Legacy Award committee is seeking 2018 nominations of outstanding volunteers who have spent years giving of themselves to benefit the White Bear Lake/Mahtomedi area. Committee members representing the Century College Foundation, the Mahtomedi Area Educational Foundation and the Whit…

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WHITE BEAR TOWNSHIP — Through the many places he’s lived and visited, horses were always a constant in Robert Cuerden’s life. He was born in England, where his father was an equestrian in the English military. As a young man, he spent time living and working on a horse farm, where he gained …

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VADNAIS HEIGHTS — A student at WELS North School was put on probation after being convicted of race-related terroristic threats last month. 

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WHITE BEAR LAKE — After Sting the Greyhound spent a lonely night at the library and made a Facebook post to find more reading pals, he's received requests for reading dates from across the country and the world — from as far away as California and even New Zealand.

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Seventy years ago, a Willernie woman with a penchant for charity work learned a young mother of three had cancer and needed child care. After rounding up a few friends to help babysit, Julia Fiske had an idea. She would start the Good Neighbor Club of Mahtomedi and Willernie. 

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WHITE BEAR LAKE — When she embarked on a mission to discover what happened to Marcel Heuzé, the man whose beautiful handwritten letters inspired an award-winning font she designed, graphic designer Carolyn Porter had no idea where the journey would lead.

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Matthew Weinberger recently earned the highest achievement offered by the Boy Scouts of America: the rank of Eagle Scout. The White Bear Township teen is a member of Boy Scout Troop 212, chartered by the Vadnais Heights Lions.

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The No. 7 ranked Centennial girls turned back Elk River 65-50 on Friday evening, with Sara Stapleton sinking 17 points, and Sydney Stapleton and Taylor McAulay 12 apiece. The Cougars are 21-3 overall and 10-1 in the conference. Elk River (10-14), an unbeaten state champion last year, graduat…

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The Mahtomedi Zephyrs bounced back from a rare loss by defeating Simley 57-44 on Tuesday evening. Emma Grothaus tallied 18 points and Annka Sougstad and Josie Underwood 11 each with Eva Farrell adding eight. Sydney Runsewe hit 20 for Simley (12-11). The Zephyrs (20-2) had a 13-game win strea…