WHITE BEAR LAKE — Three dogs were rescued from a house fire on Grand Avenue just north of County Road E the afternoon of May 18.
The marquee on the city’s new performing arts center includes the surname Hanifl, after the Chicago-based foundation that bestowed $2.75 million to the theater’s capital campaign, thus securing naming rights. So who are the Hanifls?
ST. PAUL — It was not a question of if, but when, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) would file an appeal over the lake level lawsuit. That action came late Friday afternoon.
RAMSEY COUNTY — After months of studying traffic volume and trail options and hosting public meetings, the preliminary design development study for incorporating a multiuse trail along South Shore Boulevard is complete. Well, sort of complete.
ST. PAUL — Good news on the Lake Links front: The Senate bonding bill appropriates $4.4 million for construction of the multiuse trail around White Bear Lake.
WHITE BEAR LAKE — Interest was so high in the 4 Square Flats apartment project that two back-to-back meetings were held May 7 at nearby Northeast Residence. The room wasn’t big enough.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House of Representatives passed legislation May 8 delaying for one year a court-ordered enforcement of groundwater permit restrictions. Eleven municipal water suppliers within 5 miles of White Bear Lake were affected by the court order in the lake level lawsuit decid…
WHITE BEAR LAKE — Calling them “superheroes who keep our city safe,” Police Chief Julie Swanson paid tribute to several employees who lost their jobs as city dispatchers when the county 911 center took over emergency calls.
Louann Rockwell Lindbeck, class of 1957, is joining an elite group of alumni as the 28th member of the White Bear Lake Area High School Wall of Fame. She was recognized at an induction ceremony May 16 at South Campus.
When the story about the John O. Johnson cruiser, re-dubbed the Queen Mary, appeared in the White Bear Press last month, Jason Brown’s phone lit up. Brown owns White Bear Boat Works. His stepdad is Skip Johnson, John O. Johnson’s grandson.
VADNAIS HEIGHTS — The White Bear Lake Area Hockey Association (WBLAHA) will not be able to expand to any more charitable gambling sites located within Vadnais Heights.
Everyone knows it’s a small world. One more example of that oft-stated observation came via email from Paul Ackerman, a Navy veteran who moved to White Bear Lake in 1960.
WHITE BEAR LAKE — Ever notice the line of cars parked along the shoulder of Long Avenue when there's an event at White Bear Center for the Arts? A plan is in the works to alleviate that problem.
Mahtomedi has nailed down the Metro East Conference baseball championship, mainly by being awfully hard to score runs against.
White Bear Lake boys track placed 10th among 12 teams at the state true-team meet Friday in Stillwater. Wayzata was champion. The Bears, section runners-up, were one of four wild card qualifiers joining eight section champions at state.
White Bear Lake girls track placed eighth at the state true-team meet Friday in Stillwater. Wayzata was champion of the 12-team event that included eight section champions (including the Bears) and four wild cards.
White Bear Lake tennis, after finishing fourth in the Suburban East Conference, won their first sectional match Friday, over Roseville Area 4-3.
Mahtomedi girls lacrosse has won its first eight games, most recently a 19-0 rout of North St. Paul non Wednesday evening in St. Paul.
Mahtomedi boys lacrosse cruised to back-to-back victories over White Bear Lake 18-5 on Monday and Hastings 18-9 on Tuesday. The No. 5 ranked Zephyrs are 8-3, losing to the top three ranked teams.
What Bear Lake almost toppled conference leader Cretin-Derham Hall on Tuesday, falling to the host Raiders 5-4. CDH (11-1) outhit the Bears 10-6. Theo Bartolomeo was 2-for-4 and Connor McMurtry and Trent Schoeberl had RBIs for the Bears (4-8). McMurtry pitched six innings, allowing four runs…
Mahtomedi captured three first-places as the Zephyr girls placed sixth and boys seventh among nine schools in the Section 5AAA true-team track meet Wednesday in White Bear Lake.
White Bear Lake edged Forest Lake for the Section 5AAA true-team track championship at home Wednesday, earning a trip to next weekend’s state meet.
White Bear Lake was runner-up to Cambridge-Isanti in the Section 5AAA true-team track meet at home Wednesday, and will be hoping to qualify as a wild-card team for the state meet.
White Bear Lake native Jack JaunIch is a member of the Shreveport Mudbugs hockey team that will play in Blaine this weekend after advancing to the North American Hockey League semifinals.
The brain disease known as CTE was not discussed by the late Jeff Parker, at least not with his family.