It is no surprise that the holiday season is going to look very different this year.
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Karin Costa, co-owner of Costa Farm & Greenhouse in Grant, recently released a children’s book called, “Growing French Fries.” The White Bear Press set out to find more about Costa and her new book.
The Mahtomedi School Board at its emergency Nov. 16 meeting voted unanimously to accept the recommendation of its Regional Support Team (RST) and adopt the distance learning model for all of its buildings through at least the first half of December.
This year’s hunting season had more than a few unexpected variables, but among the most unusual was the weather conditions of the rifle season opener. Temperatures hovered in the 60s and 70s during the weekend of Nov. 7-9. Combined with high winds, hunters did not see many deer during openin…
A fiddler with White Bear roots put on a bow-shredding performance in a tribute to Charlie Daniels live at the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. His aggressive playing was a nod to the legendary fiddler, said Dan Hochhalter, a White Bear grad who started playing violin at age 3.
As the holidays approach each year, many people turn to volunteering as a means of sharing the spirit of the season. Though the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the cancellation of many annual outreach efforts, the need is still there, perhaps even more so than before.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announced it is distributing $170,000 in grants to help install up to 22 dual-port electric vehicle (EV) Level 2 charging stations in public and workplace locations.
WHITE BEAR LAKE — The gasoline tank lawsuit has been decided. Dockside Water Ski Company, doing business as Tally’s Dockside, owner of the tank, and the city, on whose land the tank sits, won the suit filed in district court last April.
The Mahtomedi School Board at its Nov. 12 meeting reviewed new weekly COVID-19 case data released Nov. 10 by Washington County Public Health and Environment officials.
Two area college students decided a “less touristy” study abroad experience in a remote village in India would be more meaningful to them than going to France, Spain, New Zealand or the United Kingdom.
One of Minnesota’s oldest WWII veterans still plays bridge, still does laundry and still participates in the family book club. She may not entertain like she used to, but Rose Bayuk still enjoys a good party.
The Mahtomedi volleyball team finished a challenging 2020 season with a 2-9 record, dealing with constant lineup changes and doing their best to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Five new members of the Mahtomedi Zephyrs Sports Hall of Fame have been announced by director Debbie Driscoll.
Mahtomedi’s second-stringers handled most of the duties as the Zephyrs closed the troubled 2020 season with a 20-14 win over North St. Paul at home Friday evening.
White Bear Lake’s abbreviated 2020 football season came to an end Tuesday night with a lopsided loss to the Champlin Park Rebels in Champlin.
Ten Mahtomedi seniors signed national letters of intent with college teams this past week.
White Bear Lake won its regular-season finale in overtime, edging Woodbury 27-24 in overtime as quarterback Branden Berwald leapt over the linemen from one yard out on the final play Wednesday evening.
With the alpine ski season coming up, area high school teams are utilizing The Alpine Factory (TAF) as one source to help them compete, especially during the pandemic.
White Bear Lake, playing its second game in five days, was overwhelmed by perennial power Lakeville North 49-14 at home Saturday afternoon.
Lauren Eckerle received the White Bear Lake girls soccer team’s top honor and was named to the coaches association all-state second team. She was one of five Bears named all-Suburban East Conference.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs had a last-minute change of opponents for Saturday’s game and wound up in Buffalo, where they pulled out a 20-19 win.
Savoring the chance to run against the top teams in the state, the White Bear Lake boys placed seventh of 20 invited teams in an unofficial state meet, the TCRC XC Challenge, on Friday.
In the rare occasion of a high school football game played on the day of a presidential election, the White Bear Lake Bears hosted the Roseville Raiders on Tuesday afternoon.