Friends, family and White Bear Lake Area Historical Society representatives were on hand to welcome Kim Ford and the water skiing bear sculpture she created with fellow artist Merrill Stringer when it was delivered to the armory last week. The sculpture is named “Sasha” in honor of Sasha Danisheuskaya, the 2021 Women’s Open World Water Skiing Champion. The rolling sculpture will be featured in the upcoming Manitou Days Grande Parade on Friday, June 17.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.