When Fletcher Driscoll was 12, his life flashed before his eyes as he headed for an ice heave on White Bear Lake. He was piloting an 18-foot Skeeter, a Formula One race car on blades.
- Baseball: Mustangs beat Eden Prairie, Hopkins, finish season with consolation trophy at state
- WBYC’s high school sailing teams cap successful spring season
- Baseball: Mustangs lost to East Ridge at state, 9-5, on 6-run 7th by Raptors
- Lacrosse: Mahtomedi ousts Centennial 15-10 in state consolation
- Golf: Zephyrs' Simon placed 15th at state meet
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WHITE BEAR LAKE — Disappointed that bills related to the chemical trichloroethylene (TCE) failed this session, the five women who lobbied the Legislature to ban the carcinogen refuse to give up.
ST. PAUL — Thanks to a few local moms-turned-lobbyists and area legislators, historic legislation to help dyslexic and other struggling readers was included in the 2019 Education Omnibus bill.
For the first time, astronauts have used CRISPR/Cas9 technology to edit DNA in space — and Mounds View High School students were part of it.
A flag was first carried into battle on Sept. 11, 1777, in the Battle of the Brandywine. The American flag was first saluted by foreign naval vessels on Feb. 14, 1778, when the Ranger, bearing the Stars and Stripes and under the command of Captain Paul Jones, arrived in a French port. The fl…
Four people have died in Washington County of suspected overdoses within the last two weeks.
After putting in hard work preparing for future careers, seven students will graduate from the Mahtomedi Public Schools Passages Transition Program June 5.
A group of northern Minnesota print and digital news publications are now part of neighboring Northstar Media, Inc., a company owned by Gene and Carter Johnson.
WHITE BEAR LAKE — One of two robbers of an auto parts store was sentenced to 20 years in prison on six counts of interfering with commerce by robbery in federal court May 29.
As the 2019 fishing and boating season gets underway, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is continuing and expanding a multi-faceted approach to combating the spread of starry stonewort, an aquatic invasive species.
BAYPORT—Xcel Energy announced on Monday, May 20 that it will retire the Allen S. King coal plant in Bayport by 2028, more than a decade ahead of schedule.
In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-day, we are running a column by Ernie Pyle, considered one of history’s greatest war correspondents. His column, written six days after the Normandy invasion, and photographs of Pyle, have been made available by the National Newspaper Association…
The Centennial Cougars took a 15-game win streak into the state lacrosse tournament Tuesday and scored the first two goals of their state opener.
Mahtomedi took an 8-6 lead into the fourth quarter at the state lacrosse tournament Tuesday but could not hang on.
Josh Sampson closed his glittering track-and-field career at Mounds View with two gold medals in hurdles and a silver in a relay on Saturday.
After earning section titles two straight years, and four of the last five, the Mahtomedi Zephyrs were a bit miffed when they saw this year’s section seedings.
The Centennial Cougars advanced to the Section 7 boys lacrosse championship with a 13-7 win over Andover in the semifinals at home Monday evening. The Cougars (14-1), defending section champions, will host Blaine (12-3) starting 5 p.m. Blaine beat Duluth 14-6 in the other semifinal. Centenni…
The Mahtomedi girls track team captured the Metro East Conference championship, led by senior standout Kylie Krawczyk, on Tuesday and Thursday, May 22 and 24.
How was your weekend? Leif Sundberg, former Mahtomedi athlete, spent this past weekend competing on NBC’s “American Ninja” program, for the third time.
A seventh-inning rally by White Bear Lake fell just short and the Bears lost to Mounds View 3-2 Friday, despite two pitchers combining for a four-hitter, on the Mustangs field Friday.