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BEST OF THE PRESS AS VOTED BY WHITE BEAR LAKE AND SURROUNDING AREA RESIDENTS

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THANK YOU FOR VOTING US! #1 for BEST AUTO REPAIR in White Bear Lake and Shoreview!

CELEBRAT CELEBRATING CELEBR 25 YEARS OF SERVICE IN THE WHITE BEAR AREA

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Ryan and Nicole Podewils

• Dealership level service with personal feel! • Full service Foreign & Domestic Auto Repair.

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Pod’s is your one stop shop for all your automotive needs. We offer full service auto repair, vehicle accessories and automotive detailing!

OPEN: Monday – Friday • 8am-6pm

Every vehicle receives a 21-point safety & maintenance inspection as well as a vacuum.

3634 Scheuneman Rd. • White Bear Lake, MN • (651) 426-4640

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The people have voted The 2020 Readers’ Choice Best of the Press is a first for us. We were amazed at the community’s engagement when we put the word out for our readers to nominate their favorites for eating and drinking, health and fitness, arts and entertainment, sports and recreation, shopping and other local services. We had more than 1,000 nominations. When we finalized the list, we asked for your votes on the Best of the Press, and more than 20,000 of you weighted in!

Contact your Press Publications multi-media representative for all your advertising needs today!

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Congratulations and thank you to all who participated in the Best of the Press, from the readers who took the time to submit nominations and later cast their votes for their favorites to the local businesses who were nominated and the finalists. We look forward to highlighting and recognizing you in the coming weeks.

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Carter Johnson, What I love about this is we are using a Publisher vendor that has catered to newspapers across the country. Through their experience, they have figured out the little quirks and tricks people try to use to manipulate these contests. We are pleased to be partnering with them to produce the results the readers have come to trust with our papers. In a few weeks, we will be releasing the Best of the Press to you in a special layout and format. We are thankful to have such strong community participation. It’s a privilege to live and work with these dedicated business owners.

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#1 for Best Appetizers Vadnais Heights

White Bear Lake Finalist for Best Pizza

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White Bear Lake & Vadnais Heights Finalist for Best Happy Hour!

Thank you Loyal customers & to Our Great Staff for Voting us “Best of” Finalist for Pizza & Ice Cream!

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BEST APPETIZER

BEST BAR

BEST BBQ RIBS

ACQUA RESTAURANT WHITE BEAR LAKE Rudy’s Redeye Grill Washington Square Bar & Grill

THE ALCHEMIST Washington Square Bar & Grill Rudy’s Redeye Grill

RUDY’S REDEYE GRILL Roma Restaurant & Brewery Brickhouse Food and Drink

BEST BLOODY MARY

BEST BREAKFAST

BEST CHICKEN

WASHINGTON SQUARE BAR & GRILL Forster’s Dugout Bar VFW Post 1782

KEYS CAFE & BAKERY Cobblestone Cafe Washington Square Bar & Grill

4 SEASONS Bear Town Bar and Grill Meet Market-White Bear Lake

BEST DELI

BEST FAST FOOD

BEST GROCERY STORE

BEST HAMBURGER

BEST CUP OF COFFEE

THE ANCHOR COFFEE HOUSE Caribou Cafe Cravings

BEST FRENCH FRIES CABIN 61 McDonald’s Washington Square Bar & Grill

KOWALSKI’S MARKET Eat at Banning and Fifth Flicker Meat Co

KOWALSKI’S MARKET Festival Foods Cub Foods

CUP AND CONE Meet Market-White Bear Lake Eat at Banning and Fifth

CABIN 61 Burger Bar WBL Lucy’s Burgers

BEST BEER SELECTION

BIG WOOD BREWERY Roma Restaurant & Brewery Washington Square Bar & Grill

BEST CHURCH DINNER

ST. MARY OF THE LAKE CHURCH South Shore Trinity St. Jude of the Lake

BEST FISH FRY

CABIN 61 VFW Post 1782 Rudy’s Red Eye Grill

BEST HAPPY HOUR

RUDY’S REDEYE GRILL Roma Restaurant & Brewery Carbone’s Pizzeria & Pub

Thank you for voting us WINNER for Best Fast Food, Ice Cream Cone & Sub Sandwich! BEST OF THE PRESS

BEST PLACE TO GET MARRIED

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Order all our winning products at CupandConeWBLTakeout.com

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BEST LUNCH

CUP AND CONE Pizza Man & The Corner Malt Shop Adult Ice Cream at Admiral D’s

BEST PIZZA

PIZZERIA PEZZO Pizza Man & The Corner Malt Shop Carbone’s Pizzeria & Pub

BEST RESTAURANT

BEST SALAD

BEST STIR FRY

BEST SUB/SANDWICH

BEST WALLEYE DINNER

BEST WINE SELECTION

ACQUA RESTAURANT-WHITE BEAR LAKE Rudy’s Redeye Grill Pizzeria Pezzo

ORCHID RESTAURANT Ban | Thai Restaurant Ha Long Bay Restaurant

CUP AND CONE Lumberjack BLT at Cabin 61 Meet Market-White Bear Lake

RUDY’S REDEYE GRILL Washington Square Bar & Grill Culver’s

BEST CHICKEN

Best Place to Work (Small Businsess) BEST OF THE PRESS

Coming soon! Visit our website and Facebook page for updates on new chicken flavors, as well as our DeepFried Taco specials!

BEST OF THE PRESS

114 Mahtomedi Ave, Mahtomedi MN | 651.429.2201 The4SeasonsRestaurant.com BEST OF THE PRESS

Best Bartender – Derek Malchow Best BBQ Ribs Best Beer Selection Best Wine Selection Best Happy Hour Best Beer Selection Best Wine Selection

Deli & Market

OPENING SOON!

Smokehouse meats, House made sausages, smoked fish, house-made Fresh deli salads. Full grocery with dairy, produce, and bakery goods

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BEST TACOS

BEST TACOS

CASA LUPITA 4 Seasons Red Luna Taco Factory

THANK YOU READERS FOR CHOOSING ROMA!

Looking for some food for the whole family? We offer our Broaster Chicken in multiple quantities and side options. We offer carry out, dine in service, and delivery through Grubhub and DoorDash! While supplies last. Our chicken is not prepared in a dusted seasoning, it’s the batter itself!

BEST OF THE PRESS

BEST SOUP

EAT AT BANNING AND FIFTH Washington Square Bar & Grill Manitou Grill & Event Center

ACQUA RESTAURANT WHITE BEAR LAKE Roma Restaurant & Brewery 7 Vines Vineyard

Thank You for Voting Us #1!

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BEST PIE PINE TREE APPLE ORCHARD Keys Cafe & Bakery Grandma’s Bakery

ACQUA RESTAURANT WHITE BEAR LAKE Cabin 61 Rudy’s Redeye Grill

ACQUA RESTAURANT WHITE BEAR LAKE Rudy’s Redeye Grill Brickhouse Food and Drink

BEST STEAK DINNER PORTERHOUSE STEAK & SEAFOOD RESTAURANT Gordy’s Steakhouse Rudy’s Redeye Grill

BEST OUTDOOR DINING

EAT AT BANNING AND FIFTH Washington Square Bar & Grill Meet Market-White Bear Lake

(651) 653-4733 • roman-market.com 310 Stillwater Rd, Willernie

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BEST FOOD, ICE CREAM CONE, SUB SANDWICH

BEST PLACE TO WORK, BARTENDER

CUP N CONE

ROMA RESTAURANT & BREWERY

Cup and Cone is celebrating its 40th anniversary this summer. It is a third-generation business started by Glen Johnstone and owned by Keith Johnstone for 35 years. In 2009, Rick Johnstone purchased the business from Keith and is the current owner. Rick works hard at making Cup and Cone a joyful and inexpensive experience for everyone in the community. His goal is for everyone (customers, employees and families) to walk away with a smile. 2126 4th St, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 426-1498 cupandconewbl.com

Thank you to our staff, both past and present, for their passion and dedication over the years! Congrats to bartender Derek Malchow, who brings his fun spirit, knowledge and talents to guests every shift. His positive attitude and kind heart are loved by staff and customers alike. Roma’s smokehouse has been kicking out ribs, chicken wings and brisket for the last two years and we’re excited for new smokehouse offerings with our deli expansion! 310 Stillwater Rd, Willernie, MN 55090 (651) 653-4733 roman-market.com

BEST TACOS

BEST CHICKEN

CASA LUPITA

4 SEASONS

Casa Lupita has been a White Bear Lake staple for over 20 years! Ever since it opened in 2001, The Castellanos Family has striven to provide the White Bear Lake area with the freshest and tastiest Mexican Food this side of the border! Authentic recipes from the Castellanos come enjoy our tacos, burritos, enchiladas, tamales, chimichangas, fajitas, chiles rellenos, and homemade flan! 1350 Hwy 96 E #19, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 348-7571

Our chicken has been famous in the Mahtomedi area for many years, as it is known for quality, flavor and juiciness. We offer our Broaster Chicken in many quantities, including family orders and side options. We will soon introduce new flavors as well. Thank you very much for voting us #1 for Best Chicken. If you haven’t tried our chicken yet, you won’t be disappointed! 114 Mahtomedi Ave, Mahtomedi, MN 55115 (651) 429-2201 the4seasonsrestaurant.com

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THANK YOU FOR VOTING US FINALIST FOR

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We would like to thank everyone who voted us as winner for best pie!

PINE TREE APPLE ORCHARD www.pinetreeappleorchard.com

1048 MEADOWLANDS DR H 651.426.7827 680871

651-429-7202

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White Bear Lake – Open Daily North of White Bear Lake off E. Hwy 96 on Apple Orchard Road


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Red luna taco factory & Casa lupita

BEST BAR ALCHEMIST

Whether you are seated on our rooftop deck, in our whimsical garden or in the main bar, the talented team at The Alchemist serves up world-class cocktails in a unique setting providing a one of a kind experience. Handmade steampunk elements are the backdrop to the amazing flavor combinations available on our seasonally changing menu or created specifically for you! 2222 4th St, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 429-9286 thealchemistwbl.com

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BEST DELI KOWALSKIS

Our markets were created out of our family’s love and passion for delicious, healthy foods and inspired by families looking for a place where they’d love to shop. The flow of our markets is easy and convenient, and the environment is relaxed and well-organized. Most importantly, it’s a place where you can shop at your own pace, mingle freely with staff and friends, and discover something new each time you visit. 4391 Lake Ave S, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 429-5913 kowalskis.com

Casa lupita BEST OF THE PRESS

BEST PIE

#1 Best Tacos in White Bear Lake and Shoreview

PINE TREE

Here at Pine Tree Apple Orchard, we're committed to growing and providing the highest quality fruit in a sustainable environment. If you're looking for fresh, locally-grown apples and strawberries, you've come to the right place! Strawberry season is mid-June to early July. Apple Season is mid-August to March. Check our website for current hours. Hundreds of individuals and families from the area make trips to Pine Tree Orchard a family tradition. Join them this year! 450 Apple Orchard Rd, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 429-7202 pinetreeappleorchard.com

red luna BEST OF THE PRESS

Finalist for Best Tacos in White Bear Lake

Red Luna Taco Factory 5960 hwy 61 north White bear lake, mn 651.788.7136 REDLUNATACOFACTORY.WIXSITE.COM/REDLUNATACOFACTORY

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BEST ASSISTED LIVING/ SENIOR CARE FACILITY

BEST CHIROPRACTOR

BEST CLINIC

BEST DENTIST

BEST DOCTOR

BEST EYE DOCTOR

BEST GYM

BEST HEALTHCARE FACILITY

CERENITY SENIOR CARE WHITE BEAR LAKE The Waters of White Bear Lake The Arbors

DR JOSEPH MORIARITY Jennifer Lake MD Joy M. Johnson, DDS

BEST MASSAGE THERAPIST AMANDA MARS Tony Kroll Mary jo Lohn

HEALTHMAX CHIROPRACTIC OF WHITE BEAR LAKE The Carlson Clinic of White Bear Lake Wildwood Chiropractic Center

ENTIRA HealthPartners Clinic White Bear Lake - Video Visits Only Stillwater Medical Center

SARAH BOO Dr. Paul Anderson at White Bear Smiles White Bear Lake Dental - Joy Johnson

FARRELL’S EXTREME BODYSHAPING - WHITE BEAR White Bear Area YMCA Life Time Fitness

WHITE BEAR EYE CLINIC Birch Lake Eye Clinic Associated Eye CarE Hugo

STILLWATER MEDICAL GROUP CLINIC Cerenity Senior Care White Bear Lake Synergy Family Physicians

BEST PHARMACIST MEDICINE CHEST Walgreens Pharmacy CVS

BEST DOCTOR WHITE BEAR LAKE DENTAL

Dr. Joy M. Johnson grew up in the Twin Cities area. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Drake University and her degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery from Marquette University. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, and the Seattle Study Club. When Dr. Johnson is not practicing dentistry, she spends most of her time with her husband, Joe, and their daughter, Jenny. 4100 Bellaire Ave, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 653-3802 whitebearlakedental.com

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Our sincere thanks for voting us WINNER for Best Assistant Living/Senior Care community!

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BEST EYE DOCTOR

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WHITE BEAR EYE CLINIC & OPTICAL

 SARAH BOO, DDS PA, FAMILY & COSMETIC DENTISTRY

Dr. Boo received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota 1989. She enhanced her business with continuing education and the practice of cosmetic dentistry. â&#x20AC;&#x153;My philosophy is to utilize the technology that research has provided over the course of my career. These advances allow a high standard of treatment to be delivered in a fast, pain free manner resulting in a very natural, bright smile.â&#x20AC;? - Dr. Boo 4916 US-61, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 426-2116 drsarahboo.com

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BEST CHIROPRACTOR HEALTHMAX CHIROPRACTIC OF WHITE BEAR LAKE

HealthMax Chiropractic is your local chiropractor for high-quality chiropractic care for you and your family. We'll help you find the source of the problem with a thorough consultation, examination and x-ray assessment. We'll perform a complete report of findings so you can understand what the problem is, if we can help you with it, how long it will take, and how much it will cost. We develop a personalized treatment plan just for you. 4801 Hwy 61 N #105, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 762-5433 healthmaxchiro.com 3:10 PM

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Voted BEST Dental Clinic by White Bear Lake Readers

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BEST CELEBRATION/ FESTIVAL MARKETFEST Manitou Days Taste of White Bear Lake

BEST LOCAL BAND/ MUSICIAN BILLY MCLAUGHLIN Gary LaRue Jake Nelson

BEST LOCAL SINGER/ VOCALIST CAPTAIN DANNY TRUDEAU Gary LaRue Jennifer Grimm

BEST OUTDOOR EVENT

MARKETFEST Farmer’s Market Birchwood 4th of July parade

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Celia Fuhrman, a 9th grader at White Bear Lake High School North Campus, was awarded $100 prize for her artwork, which will be featured on posters and T-shirts for Marketfest 2021. All of the artwork submissions will be on display at Eat! @ Banning and 5th throughout the summer.


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Proudly Representing Over 50 Insurance Companies

Best Insurance Agent We are very excited to receive this award from our community. Thank you to White Bear/ Mahtomedi and all of our clients, family and friends who voted for us!

If you are looking for a change in your current Auto, Home, Life or Business insurance situation, we would love to apply for the job as your new agent. Please use our contact information below for a zero pressure insurance review.

Thank you again for all of your support and I could not be more proud acknowledgment. Brian Roelofs of our agency and our team. Especially in the way that Jenny and All the best, Erin treat and take care of our clients daily. The Roelofs As an independent agency we are able to Insurance Agency shop over 50 insurance companies to find you the best value for your insurance dollars.

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We are proud to be part of your community!

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KEY: WINNER | Finalist

BEST HISTORICAL SPOT

BEST MARRIAGE VENUE

FILLEBROWN HOUSE ON LAVE AVE Manitou Island Armory

KELLERMAN’S EVENT CENTER 7 Vines Vineyard Dellwood Country Club

BEST SCENIC SPOT

BEST SWIMMING BEACH

7 VINES VINEYARD White Bear Lake Boardwalk The gazebo on White Bear Lake

BEST TEACHER MRS. SANDY REIBEL Wendy Suoja -White Bear Lake HS Jennifer craigan

BEST AUTO REPAIR

POD’S COMPLETE CAR CARE Auger Garage Knutsen Auto Services O’Leary’S Auto Body

BEST CHILDCARE

MEMORIAL BEACH WBL Mahtomedi Beach White Bear Beach

BEST WEBSITE (LOCAL)

WHITE BEAR SCHOOLS Cup and Cone Press Publications

CUP AND CONE Indulge salon and wellness spa Jessie Tomme Salon & Spa

BEST MARRIAGE VENUE KELLERMAN’S EVENT CENTER

Kellerman’s Event Center’s team prides itself on personal and individualized service! Owners Terry and Anne Kellerman have transformed the unique and historic venue providing character and charm that is unmatched. Event Managers Kristin Cranmer and Amy Peterson finetune every detail. They translate each couple’s and client’s vision into reality! We love celebrating with you! 2222 4th St, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Phone: (612) 308-8801 kellermanseventcenter.com

BEST BARTENDER

BEST CAR WASH

BEST CHURCH

BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE FROM LOCAL BUSINESS

BEST DOG GROOMER

LAKE AREA BANK Premier Bank White Bear Lake TCF Bank

LAKE AREA DISCOVERY CENTER - REDEEMER LUTHERAN SITE St. Andrew’s Raising Stars Childcare

BEST FINANCIAL PLANNER

BEST FUNERAL HOME

BEST HOME IMPROVEMENT COMPANY

ROMA RESTAURANT & BREWERY Kowalski’s Market 3M

BEST PLACE TO WORK, SMALL (<50 WORKERS)

BEST BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

ST. MARY’S OF THE LAKE CHURCH BALD EAGLE AVE South Shore Trinity Lutheran Church Eagle Brook Church - Lino Lakes Campus

WELLSPRING ADVISOR GROUP – THRIVENT Edward Jones - Dan Perry Craig Drake - Principal Financial

BEST PLACE TO WORK, LARGE ( >50 WORKERS)

MUELLER MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION WHITE BEAR LAKE Honsa Family Funeral Home Bradshaw

DEREK MALCHOW, ROMA Lisa Hill, Big Wood Brewery Rebecca at Ingredients Cafe

INDULGE SALON AND WELLNESS SPA Grandma’s Bakery Keys Cafe & Bakery

BEST HAIR STYLIST JESSE TOMME Kylie Bonngard Kaitlin Nolan

HOG WASH KWIK TRIP #454

GOLDWOOD KENNELS Chuck & Don’s Pet Food & Supplies Your Dirty Dogs

BEST HEATING/ AIR CONDITIONING COMPANY

FOUR SEASONS AIR SPECIALISTS, INC. AND REIBEL HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING White Bear Heating and Cooling

BEST INSURANCE AGENT

BEST LAWYER

BEST MECHANIC

SHEILA KELLY Dan Louismet Bill Flemming

STEVE VERMEERSCH White Bear Tire and Auto – Kevin Ken’s Auto Repair – Ken V.

BEST PAINT STORE

BEST REALTOR

ABBOTT PAINT & CARPET WHITE BEAR LAKE Frattallone’s Ace Hardware Hirshfields

THE MARK ASHBY GROUP EDINA REALTY Cathy Storey/Kim Koniar Coldwell Banker James Sanchez White Bear Realty

BEST RETIREMENT FACILITY/ INDEPENDENT LIVING

BEST SALON

BEST SPA

BEST TIRE SHOP

INDULGE SALON AND WELLNESS SPA Jessie Tomme Salon & Spa Revive Salon Sunbear Salon & Medical Spa

INDULGE SALON AND WELLNESS SPA Jessie Tomme Salon & Spa Sunbear Salon & Medical Spa

PODS COMPLETE CAR CARE AND ACCESSORIES Costco Wholesale GP Minnesota wholesale

RUST ARCHITECTS Preferred Kitchens Inc. Husnik Homes Inc

BEST OUTDOORS/ BOAT/MOTOR SPORTS STORE HI TEMPO SNOWSPORTS & WATERSPORTS Hallberg Marine Tousley Motorsports

BEST VETERINARIAN WHITE BEAR ANIMAL HOSPITAL Birch Lake Animal Hospital Lake Animal Hospital

ROELOFS INSURANCE AGENCY Dale Grambush Jerde insurance brokers

CERENITY SENIOR CARE WHITE BEAR LAKE The Waters of White Bear Lake The Arbors

BEST TITLE COMPANY/MORTGAGE PROVIDER ANCONA TITLE & ESCROW American Mortgage & Equity Consultants, Inc (AMEC) - Jamie Larkin # 285234 Bell Bank


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BEST HEATING/AIR CONDITIONING COMPANY REIBEL HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

Thank you for choosing Reibel Heating and Air Conditioning as the Best heating and air conditioning company in White Bear.  Our customer first philosophy has always been and always will be our focus. We will continue to satisfy our customers with our top of the line products and customer service. This year has been difficult for all of us here in Minneapolis;cvoss;Four Seasons Air White Bear, but we will stay strong and we will get through this together. Specialist;E08451;1.58x3-4c (20Fa) 1767 4th St, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 429-4444 reibelheatingac.com

BEST HEATING/AIR CONDITIONING COMPANY FOUR SEASONS AIR SPECIALISTS, INC. Four Seasons Air Specialists has been serving the community since 1974! Residential heating, air conditioning, ventilation, indoor air quality product and custom sheet metal fabrication. Service, repair or the replacement of your existing equipment. We are a Lennox Premier Dealer maintaining the highest standards of education and training. We offer free/no obligation estimates and promise you an education approach to our process without any pressure to buy. “Experts in Indoor Air Comfort Since 1974” 4457 White Bear Pkwy, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 426-5254 4seasonsairwbl.com

www.4seasonsairwbl.com (651) 426-5254 Heating & Air Condtioning, Service & Sales, Free Estimates. 4457 White Bear Pkwy. Ste, B Whiter Bear Lake, MN 55110 Serving Your Friends, Neighbors and Relatives for 46 Years!

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BEST AUTO REPAIR

BEST BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

PODS COMPLETE CAR CARE AND ACCESSORIES

LAKE AREA BANK

Pod’s Complete Car Care is celebrating 25 years of service. We’ve grown and built our business with the help of our amazing staff and customers. We build long-lasting relationships by providing services tailored to the needs of our customers and their families. Thanks to word-of-mouth, referrals, and 5-star reviews, we’ve grown from a one bay shop to a nine-bay facility capable of anything from tires to full-service repair. Thank you for your support and your business! 3634 Scheuneman Rd, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 426-4640 podstire.com

Lake Area Bank is a progressive community bank with five branches and a mortgage location, dedicated to providing a wide range of products and services to meet your changing financial needs. We strive to provide the highest standard of personal service and convenience. As a community bank, our dedication to building relationships and supporting our communities are the backbone of who we are and why we have been in business for over 100 years. 1400 Hwy 96 E, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 653-9619 lakeareabank.com

BEST REALTOR

BEST LAWYER

MARK ASHBY EDINA REALTY

SHEILA J. KELLY LAW FIRM, LLC

Thank you to our clients, friends and community members for voting us #1 in the “Best Realtor” category! We feel privileged to carry your support and have enjoyed being part of this community for many years. Every day we feel blessed to work with and meet countless kind people. It makes us truly love what we do. We look forward to continuing to serve all your real estate needs for the years to come. 321 Stillwater Rd, Willernie, MN 55090 (651) 287-4040 edinarealty.com/mark-ashby-realtor

Sheila received her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law and is licensed to practice law in Minnesota. Sheila has extensive experience in the business world and is also a Navy Veteran. Sheila is a member of several professional organizations including the Minnesota Bar Association, the Ramsey County Bar Association and Minnesota Women Lawyers. Sheila has long-standing connections to the community. She graduated from White Bear Lake High School and still lives here today. 4856 Banning Ave, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (612) 568-8758 sheilakellylaw.com

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S H E I L A J. K E L L Y ATTORNEY AT LAW

A heartfelt Thank You for voting for me! YOUR HOMETOWN ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY

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BEST LAWYER FREE INITIAL 1/2 HOUR OFFICE CONSULTATION ~ WILLS ~ TRUSTS ~ POWER OF ATTORNEY ~ HEALTHCARE DIRECTIVE ~ PROBATE ~ ELDER LAW

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Boiler • Furnace • A/C • Ductwork Installation & Repairs

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BEST SALON, SPA, CUSTOMER SERVICE INDULGE SALON AND SPA

Indulge… All are welcome here! Indulge is a full-service salon and day spa that also sells wigs and toppers. From the top of your head (curly, straight, short or long) to the tips of your tired toes, we have a service that will make you smile and feel empowered. We are compassionate about our profession, and our goal is to help you embrace your beautiful self. 2183 3rd St, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (651) 797-6440 indulgesalonwbl.com

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BEST INSURANCE AGENT ROELOFS INSURANCE AGENCY

Best Place to Work

Thank you to the community for voting us #1. We try to do our best to treat and take care of our clients, the way we would want to be treated. 313 Stillwater Rd, Willernie, MN 55090 (651) 888-4111 roelofsagency.com

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KEY: WINNER | Finalist

BEST BUTCHER FLICKER MEAT CO GRUNDHOFER’S OLD FASHION MEATS Angus Meat Market

BEST FLOORING/ CARPET STORE

ABBOTT PAINT & CARPET WHITE BEAR LAKE Suburban Floor Covering/Abbey Carpet Catalina Carpets

BEST GIFT SHOP GOODTHINGS The Minnesotan Kowalski’s Market

BEST CLOTHING STORE

MAINSTREAM BOUTIQUE Primp Chico’s

BEST BIKE TRAIL GATEWAY STATE TRAIL Brown’s Creek Trail Lake Ave

BEST FLORIST

BEST GOLF HOLE

WHITE BEAR FLORAL SHOP & GREENHOUSE Lakeside Floral Kowalski’s Market

GEM LAKE HILLS GOLF COURSE Dellwood Country Club Tanners Brook Golf Course

BEST LOCAL PARK

TAMARACK NATURE CENTER Matoska Park Polar Lakes Park

BEST GREENHOUSE/ NURSERY

COSTA PRODUCE FARM & GREENHOUSE White Bear Floral Shop & Greenhouse Niemczyk Gardens

BEST LIQUOR STORE

LIQUOR BARREL MAHTOMEDI Elevated Haskell’s White Bear Lake

BEST FLOORING/CARPET STORE ABBOTT PAINT & CARPET

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October 1stOur customers love our product knowledge and suggested tips. It keeps them coming back, year after year. Our staff will mix paint with October 5th the latest technology and a critical, experienced eye for exactness. Eric and Kelly’s Abbott Paint and Abbott’s trained interior consultants will listen to your decorating Carpet's Private destination and suggest paint colors, carpet or flooring, and window treatments in a coordinated fashion to reach your dream interior Sale is going within your budget. Abbott is the best. Beautifying homes for over 75 VIRTUAL for 2020! years. Visit us at www.abbottpaint.com/private-sale during the sale window and register! 2223 4th St, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Once registered you will be contacted by our designer with the exclusive pricing and can (651) 429-3316 begin your project! You will have 30 days to place your order.  abbottpaint.com

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BEST LIQUOR STORE LIQUOR BARREL MAHTOMEDI

The Mahtomedi Liquor Barrel has been locally owned by Eric and Kelly Hendrickson for the past 21 years. Our great staff sets us apart from other establishments. Helpful, friendly customer service every time you come in. Special requests and questions always answered with a smile. Delivery and curbside pick up available during these times. We offer great pricing for a local owned business and are always giving back to the community. 3124 Century Ave N, Mahtomedi, MN 55115 (651) 770-0692 mahtomediliquorbarrel.com

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