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Parker’s family sues NHL after judge rules head trauma issue can’t be class-action BY BRUCE STRAND SPORTS CONTRIBUTOR

Alleging that players like Jeff Parker need not have suffered from avoidable brain damage, the family of the late White Bear Lake hockey player has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the National Hockey League (NHL). Scott Parker, Jeff’s brother, filed the suit late August in California Superior Court for Los Angeles County, in the capacity as trustee of his brother's estate, also naming Jeff’s 5-year-old daughter as a plaintiff.

“My brother Jeff signed up for the concussion lawsuit, and we feel obligated to follow up on his wish to do this,” said Scott Parker, a high school teacher and hockey coach in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. “We were instructed by the judge that this is the way to go about it. “It wasn’t an easy decision for the family, but we kept going back to knowing that Jeff wanted to help younger players in the NHL, to let them know what is coming.” Jeff Parker was among 150-plus former players in a lawsuit originally

filed in 2013 alleging that the NHL promoted violence and fighting to make the league more popular and profitable, while downplaying health risks associated with concussions. That was JJeff ff Parker P k intended to be a class-action case, but a federal judge in St. Paul, Susan Nelson, rejected the class-action status

July 13, on the grounds that it would present “significant case management difficulties.” As a consequence of that ruling, ex-players (or their families) had to choose whether to go it alone against the league. The Parkers elected to sue. The 83-page lawsuit acknowledged that former players knew they might get injured playing in the league, but did not sign up for avoidable brain damage. A key passage reads: "The NHL was aware of the evidence and SEE FAMILY SUES, PAGE 8A

Hoffman Corner convenience store awaits council approval BY DEBRA NEUTKENS EDITOR

GEM LAKE — Three buildings and a shed will come down when the Hy-Vee Fast and Fresh Convenience Store goes up on Hoffman Corner. If it goes up. The deal is pending City Council approval now that the city of Vadnais Heights has relinquished a sliver of land, 0.07 acres, needed for the project. Hy-Vee would build on property owned by Don and Sheila Waldoch that consists of slightly more than 2 acres. That number appeared important to John Birkeland, who owns 80 percent of the land along Hoffman Road, the street Hy-Vee customers will use to access the store. Birkeland asked for clarification of the square footage at a public hearing Sept. 4 before the Planning Commission. A Hy-Vee representative confirmed the number was 2.027 acres, or 88,304 square feet. Birkeland is concerned that infrastructure required for the project will have a huge financial impact on his businesses, possibly costing up to $600,000 in assessments. The financial burden “will take us out,” said Birkeland's wife, Darlene. The family owns White Bear Floral, the Country Lounge, a car lot, several homes and the Cafe Cravings building on Hoffman Road. The 9 acres of land have been in Birkeland's family since 1932.


Rural reminiscing in Grant Participants in the 9th Annual Grant Heritage Days Tractor Parade roll down a hill near the Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter restaurant Saturday, Sept. 8. The parade, open to all non-walking entrants, including bikes, tractors, cars, equipment, firetrucks and giant plastic cow trailers, was followed by a judging ceremony and a free community picnic.



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Rare Bible on public display for one day


Cerenity Senior Care is sharing a rare volume of the Saint John’s Bible during a open house Sept. 14.

A volume of the acclaimed Saint John's Bible will be available for viewing during a community open house at Cerenity Senior Care in White Bear Lake. The care center will share part of the Heritage Edition at its senior living campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Guests coming to view the Bible should use the main entrance and parking lot located at 1900 Webber St. The “Gospel & Acts” volume of the Heritage Edition is on loan to the facility from the Benedictine Health System, manager and part owner of Cerenity. The Saint John’s Bible is the first handwritten and illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine monastery since the advent of the printing press more than 500 years ago. Saint John’s University in Collegeville commissioned world-renowned calligrapher Donald Jackson, senior scribe to Her Majesty the Queen’s Crown Office at the House of Lords in London, England, to lead a team of scribes and artists to create the masterpiece. The one-of-akind Heritage Edition is a full-size, fine art edition of the original manuscript created under the direction of Jackson. Only 299 sets of the Heritage Edition were created. The Bible's seven volumes are comprised of 1,150 pages of calfskin vellum; the script is written using hand-cut goose, turkey and swan quills, and the ink is handground lamp black from 19th century Chinese ink sticks. Egg tempera and gold leaf provide vivid color to the illuminations. This special opportunity for Cerenity was brought to life through a partnership between Benedictine Health System and the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth to honor the 125th anniversary of their sponsor, the Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery. The Bible will also be loaned to St. Mary’s Frassati school for one day during its stay and local clergy will be invited to a special luncheon viewing. More information on The Saint John’s Bible and the Heritage Edition can be found at www.saintjohnsbible. org. From press release

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Day tripping


road trip out west reawakened an appreciation for the vast canopy of sky and beautiful vistas that stretch out for miles into the distance. It felt like whatever angst and worries that were weighing heavily before the journey were gradually shed and symbolically cast off into the wind with the simple act of driving through the open landscape. After traveling across more than a thousand miles of arid and sometimes stark terrain, the return back home provided a fresh and enhanced appreciation for the lush, green, lake- and tree-filled landscape that we are surrounded by on a daily basis. The relative freedom of youth Angle of allowed me to respond to the strong feelings of wanderlust I experiView enced in my late teens and into my mid-twenties. Although I somePaul Dols times felt I was going against the grain of mainstream (and parental) expectations of what I should be doing with my life, I’ve never regretted pursuing and taking advantage of opportunities to travel. I’m still grateful for the experiences and people I met during visits to awe-inspiring places in the United States, Canada, Mexico and various countries overseas including Greece, Italy, Germany, France and the U.K. I believe that a combination of youthful energy, trust and timing were at play, but looking back I’m still amazed at how many of the people I met while traveling — in both in the United States and overseas — were open and willing to share information and even invite me into their lives. After an off-season December hiking trip down into the Grand Canyon, I experienced car trouble in Flagstaff, Arizona. While waiting at the shop for the repair prognosis, the phone rang and the man behind the counter said it was for me. I found this rather perplexing because in the pre-cellphone era, the odds of anyone knowing my location were infinitesimally small. To my surprise, a woman who I’d earlier had a brief conversation with when she stopped at the shop, was calling to offer assistance while I waited for my car to be repaired. As it turned out, the part needed to complete the repair was not immediately available, so I gratefully accepted her help; she and her friends and extended family offered me exceptionally kind and generous hospitality. A couple of years later, while traveling in northern Greece, the photographer in the village I was visiting graciously introduced me to local residents and also invited me along to learn and help him photograph a wedding. These are just two of the many examples of kindness and hospitality I experienced while traveling, that greatly outnumber any incidents of rudeness, hostility or conflict. While I genuinely appreciate the value and benefits of far-flung travel, lately my inclination is to look a little closer to home for travel opportunities. I firmly believe there are world-class attractions and opportunities right in our own backyard — if you’re willing to look with a fresh perspective. Working on the autumn edition of Savour magazine, a quarterly magazine produced by Press Publications, this perspective was reaffirmed. While helping to compile and produce pages dedicated to celebrating creativity and promoting local vineyards, orchards, restaurants and businesses, it became apparent that the abundance of activities, destinations and events within a short drive throughout this area are undeniably impressive. However, within this relatively idyllic landscape some patience on the road and neighborly courtesy are essential for all of us. If you happen to live near a popular destination, it’s probably reasonable to expect temporary traffic delays from time to time during the high season; and if you’re visiting one of these destinations in our communities, please remember that you’re probably driving through someone’s neighborhood. Paul Dols is photojournalist/website editor for Press Publications. He can be reached at 651-407-1238 or Distributed weekly in: • White Bear Lake • White Bear Township • Mahtomedi • Birchwood • Dellwood • Willernie • Gem Lake • Pine Springs • Portions of Grant MNA 2014 AWARD-WINNING NEWSPAPER • 651-407-1200


Our school district’s future in focus

ith students back in the classroom for the 2018-19 academic year, we are excited for the many opportunities for learning slated to happen this year. Three priorities — the district-wide work related to the district’s Strategic Plan, our comprehensive facilities review and planning process, and additional attention to safety and security — are especially poised to put our in focus. Movers and future Last year, more Shakers than 200 district staff and community members came Wayne together to particiKazmierczak pate in building the district’s strategic l i process, allowing us to planning start this year strong as we begin implementation of a new Strategic Plan unanimously approved by the School Board last spring. Core to the district’s plan are our efforts to ensure each student is the primary agent in their learning, provide expanding access to a broad range of opportunities for all students, foster community engagement and partnerships, and build organizational capacity. We will also embrace all cultures with humility and respect, ensure learning environments enhance students’ educational experience, engage families as partners in the education of their children, and ensure the social and emotional growth of our students. Our projected enrollment growth

underscores the need for a comprehensive facilities review and planning process that will be kicked off this fall and continue throughout the year. The district worked with a local company this summer to collect data about our facilities, which included conducting walkthroughs at each of our buildings and meeting with building and program leaders. Next steps include community involvement, with engagement efforts taking place in order to collect input from the community at large. A facility planning committee comprised of a trio of teams will focus on the areas of learning spaces, community spaces, and physical conditions. The district will kick off this engagement process the week of Sept. 10 with an invitation for community members to join in this important work. Information about ways you can be involved, including an application process for the facilities planning committee team members, can be found at asp?DocID=2415. After thorough discussions and studies take place over the next several months, the three teams will identify the greatest needs throughout the district, develop potential solutions, and make recommendations to the School Board. It will be at that time that the School Board discusses a potential bond question to be on the ballot in the fall of 2019 or later. Another district priority to highlight is additional attention to school safety and security. Over the summer, a Safety and Emergency Supervisor was hired to work throughout

the district on safety initiatives. The new supervisor will be responsible for coordinating the District’s emergency preparedness program, leading emergency and safety planning and strategies, and conducting emergency-related training sessions and drills. This position will also play a crucial role as we work to build on our already excellent relationships with first responders and local law enforcement agencies. Efforts are also being made to provide additional tools to students. Beginning this fall, all middle school and high school students have access to a new electronic form, the Student Well-Being Tip Line, to report concerns regarding mental health, chemical use, social isolation, bullying, and harassment. While students may also continue to report concerns in person to an administrator, counselor, social worker or teacher, we anticipate this additional electronic avenue to report concerns will help students feel even more safe in reaching out. The Tip Line is another way we strive to give students what they need to feel comfortable, safe, and empowered in our school environment, as helping us ensure the well-being of all students is a focus for the district moving forward. To get involved or learn more about these initiatives and others, find information on the district’s website, We invite you to help us put our future in focus. Dr. Wayne A. Kazmierczak is superintendent of White Bear Lake Area Schools.

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Constitutional right to free speech comes at a price “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” – First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.


ree speech has been in the news again this past week on both ends of the spectrum. Alex Jones, a radio and internet host, was banned by Apple, Facebook, Spotify and YouTube this past week. Jones is considered by some to be a “conservative and conspiracy theorist.” Jones believes the mass shooting at Sandy Hook elementary was staged. Jones was banned for promoting violence and hate speech. The Guardian reported Facebook unpublished four pages run by Jones for “repeated violations of community standards.” YouTube terminated Jones’s account over

him repeatedly appearing in videos despite being subject to a 90-day ban from the website, and Spotify removed the entirety of one of Jones’s podcasts for “hate content.” Social media sites are coming under pressure Movers and resulting from revelations groups involved with Shakers that foreign nations used their platforms to manipulate Tom Stangl and influence the 2016 presidential election. Jones was banned by violating “community standards” clauses in user agreements that we all agree to, but very few of us ever read. These actions are seen by some as a way for social media companies to change the discussion from being about them to be about the “good” they are doing in policing their websites.

As the reporting on Jones was being done, an old free speech headline received new life. It’s nearly once again time for football. Players from high school to college to the pros are hard at work on and off the field, learning plays and building up their endurance. Unfortunately, the return of professional football has brought the return of the political hot potato regarding what players do or don’t do during the national anthem. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling in 2016 during the playing of the national anthem as a way to call attention to police brutality and racial injustice. Several reports from 2016 said that Kaepernick kneeled after being told by a veteran that this was the most respectful method to protest during the anthem. The anthem protest quickly devolved into a referendum on patriotism. President Trump fueled this misdirection, painting the protesters as spoiled millionaires who hated their nation, urging owners to fire

protesters. NFL owners have made the situation worse by their mixed signals on the issue. Free speech isn’t always pretty. In some cases, it’s downright ugly. If you disagree with Mr. Jones about what he says, fine. But unless he is directly breaking the law, he has every right to say what he thinks. NFL players have every right to kneel or stay in the locker room during the national anthem. Peaceful protests are the way that social injustices can be discussed. If we can talk to each other, we can find common ground. The Constitution guarantees these rights to all Americans. Good people have died to ensure these rights for generations. We need to be wary of anyone who wants to “protect us” by taking these rights away, no matter how well intended they may seem. Tom Stangl is the publisher of the Amery Free Press. He can be reached at tstangl@ or 715-268-8101.


Bus station option not compatible I read with great interest the article regarding the planning work being done to develop a Rush Line and Bus Station options. While I applaud the desire to enhance our mass transit system, it is very important that the location and designs fit the character and charm of our community. Based on the information shared in the article “Bus rapid transit: all day, every day,” I feel strongly that the proposed station on Clark Avenue would not be compatible with the character of the area. Clark Avenue has a beautiful and quiet walking path to the lake, and the library and homes very near the proposed station would all experience a significant increase in traffic and the associated noise and emissions from both cars and buses. And from a general architectural perspective a large “industrial” structure in our downtown area would not be in sync with the quaint downtown buildings that most of us enjoy. I encourage all who have similar concerns to voice them to the appropriate government and advisory council personnel. Jay Althof White Bear Lake

Consider quality of life for neighborhoods I was surprised to find on the front page of the Press that my neighborhood (Clark Avenue and Second Street) is potentially planned to be the location of a busy bus station and four-story parking ramp. I certainly hope that the Advisory Committee looks at more than “available space” as the single criterion for such an endeavor. For example, it would be great if “quality of life” for the existing residents and businesses in the area would be considered. What will be the impact of more noise, traffic, and pollution in this residential area? What about safety

(for pedestrians, bicyclists and homeowners)? What about existing property values? I would like to see the bus station in an area where it doesn’t detract from the area or community in which it resides. I see that a Rush Line’s Policy Advisory meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Maplewood Community Center. I hope that public input is indeed considered and that we the public are periodically kept informed of the overall comprehensive plan and decisions made by the committee. White Bear Lake is known as a City of Lakes and Legends, with natural beauty and a fascinating history. I hope it is also a city that is not at the mercy of population growth and progress without considering quality of life for the local neighborhoods. Candace Cervenka White Bear Lake

Sen. John McCain deserves respect Disappointed to see that Fire Station No. 2 didn't follow the governor's proclamation to lower the flag to half staff this past week. Politics aside, this man did 5-plus years for our country in the Hanoi Hilton. A little respect, please. He certainly deserved it. Ed Thomas White Bear Lake

Get off your knee Nike spokesman

Colin Kaepernick just inked a deal with Nike to promote the company’s brand. Kaepernick (former San Francisco 49'ers quarterback) has been shown kneeling during the National Anthem, wearing socks depicting police as pigs and a T-shirt praising Fidel Castro. Kaepernick claims his actions are to raise awareness for social justice. I have some suggestions for Mr. Kaepernick that may be more Station will have huge impact on traffic effective and less divisive: The proposed Rush Line Station at the US Bank location Get off your knee and travel to some of the Asian on Clark and Second Street may bring additional retail countries and fight for social justice where Nike pays its space and parking, except a modern structure will workers “slave” wages. detract from current 1800-era downtown architecture Get off your knee and travel to Chicago where you may and residential areas, and impact Clark Avenue's current have influence reducing black-on-black gun violence. Do traffic pattern. Plus, it has the potential of adding noise, a ride along with police as they confront the problem … pollution, traffic and safety concerns. Rather than build better yet, walk the streets with police. a Transit Plaza and changing current traffic patterns, Get off your knee and help carry a flag-draped coffin of a consider building Rider Waiting Space inside next to fallen soldier serving in our military. Look the families in stairwell and elevators and retain Clark's current traffic the eye (if you have the courage) and thank them for their pattern while adding a stoplight on Hwy. 61 and Third. sacrifice. Removing Clark Avenue surface parking and changing Finally, get down on both knees and bow your head to the current traffic flow will have a huge impact on both ask for forgiveness for being such a self-serving jerk. traffic and current business establishments. David E. Wolff DDS Benita Bergstrom White Bear Township White Bear Lake


Patricia M. Fayling

Age 83 Of White Bear Lake Preceded in death by loving husband of 64 years Richard. Survived by daughters Gina (Bill) Odean, Margo Tipcke and Lisa (Tony) Tourville; grandchildren Tyler (Laura Holmes), Shayla (Kyle) Burk, Graham Odean, Aaron and Alicia Tipcke, Tia, Tess, and Nick Tourville; great-granddaughter, Alanna Odean. Patricia was a 25-year member of the Lakewood Community College Mathematics Department. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Honsa Family funeral Home, 2460 East County Road E, White Bear Lake. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Memorials preferred to Second Harvest Heartland.

Thomas Frank Moren Age 78 of White Bear Lake ke Passed away on September 4, 2018 after a courageous battle with a Grade IV Glioblastoma brain tumor. Born in Gilbert, Minnesota on May 23, 1940, to Frank and Ella (Kosir) Moren. Preceded in death l and d son by father Frank, mother Ella Dan. Survived by wife Becky; son Dale

Moren, daughter Luana Goodnough, son Allen (Kim) Moren, son Jeffrey (Colleen) Patterson, daughter Shari Patterson and daughter-in-law Anne (Dan) Patterson; grandchildren, Sheena, Darrick, Shantez, Karl, Tyler, Sabrina, Abby, Thomas, Brady, Zhi Zhi and Emily; great-grandchildren Keaton, Destiny, Delilah, Zeven, Tora, Mason, and Natasha. Tom was a wonderful husband, father, and best friend. A talented artist: including painting, stained glass and woodwork. He learned electrician skills at Dunwoody, but was self-taught in plumbing and carpentry. You name it he would figure out how to do it and fix it. His professional career was as a computer programmer. He exercised on a regular basis, played senior softball, bowled in a league, played cards at the White Bear Lake senior center, was an active member of the Twin Cities Slovenian Club, a devoted and active member of St. Stephen Lutheran Church and still found time to take care of his family as his first priority. He made friends over the years everywhere he went. He will be missed by many. We define our lives by our memories: Memories of Joy, Sadness, Gratitude, Pride, Grief, Despair, Remorse, Passion, Regret, Hope. But the strongest memories we carry with us are ones of Love. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Friday, September 14, at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 1965 East County Road E, White Bear Lake. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Thursday, September 13 at Honsa Family Funeral Home, 2460 East County Road E, White Bear

Lake, and one hour before at church. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Mahtomedi.

Harry Mares The memorial service for Harry Mares, former White Bear Lake teacher, football coach, mayor and state representative, is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 at St. Mary of the Lake Church in White Bear Lake. Mares died Aug. 5 at the age of 79. A full obituary ran Aug. 15.

Betty Ann Wilmes Of White Bear Lake, Minnesota passed away on August 31, 2018. Preceded in death by her parents, Jerome and Elizabeth Pedginski; her brothers, Jerome, Jr., and Tom; sister, Milly; and son-in-law, Roger. Survived by loving husband of 68 years, Robert; daughters, Sharon (Sandy), Diane; sons, Mike (Raelene) and Steve; grandchildren, Katie (Craig), Todd (Kathryn), Leslie (Rob), Chad, Randy (Jessica), Jessica (Paul), Jamie, and Julie (Brion); 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Richard (Koreen); and many nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, September 7, at Church of St. Pius X, White Bear Lake. Memorials preferred to Northeast Residence Inc., 2539 East County Road E, White Bear Lake, MN 55110. Bradshaw, 4600 Greenhaven Drive, White Bear, 651-407-8300

Beth Viola Pearson Beth Viola (Pederson) Pearson, 102, Alexandria, Minn., formerly of Benson, died Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at Grand Arbor under hospice care. Mother of Leon (Diane) Pearson of White Bear Lake. Memorial Service was Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church Chapel in Benson, Minn. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home.


Andrew (Andy) Allen Ames

Age 74, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Family received visitors September 6, 2018, at Gulden’s Restaurant & Bar in Maplewood.

CORRECTION Names in the News on page 3A of the Sept. 5 issue lists Steve Merila as a co-owner of Big Wood Brewery in a notice about Her Spirit Vodka. Merila is no longer associated with the White Bear brewery.




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WHITE BEAR POLICE REPORTS The White Th Whit Bear B Lake L k Police P li D Department t t reported t d th the following incidents: • An officer observed a vehicle driving the wrong way on an entrance ramp from I-694 Aug. 31. The vehicle then sped away at a high rate of speed. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle but it fled. The vehicle was later found unoccupied and the driver fled. • Theft of items from a vehicle was reported in the 4800 block of Stewart Avenue Aug. 31. • Theft of items worth $650 from a vehicle was reported in the 1800 block of Buerkle Road Aug. 31. • A gas drive-off was reported in the 1400 block of Highway 96 Aug. 31. • Officers responded to the 1700 block of Fourth Street for a narcotics complaint Aug. 31. A suspicious vehicle was seen with people coming and going from it, with a strong odor of marijuana indicating possible drug dealing. No suspect had been formally identified. • A White Bear Lake man, 24, was arrested for fourthdegree DWI near McKnight Road and Emerald Drive Aug. 31. His blood alcohol level was 0.10. • A woman, 44, was arrested for second-degree DWI near Highway 96 and Fourth Avenue Aug. 31. Her blood alcohol level was 0.20. • A White Bear Lake man, 24, was arrested for thirddegree DWI test refusal in the 4000 block of White Bear Avenue Sept. 1. • Domestic assault was reported in the 2100 block of First Street Sept. 1. • A man, 55, was arrested for fourth-degree DWI near White Bear Avenue and County Road E Sept. 1. • A White Bear Lake woman, 28, was arrested for fourthdegree DWI near White Bear Avenue and County Road F Sept. 1. Her blood alcohol level was 0.07. • Property was damaged during an unsuccessful burglary attempt in the 3600 block of White Bear Avenue Sept. 1.

A offi fficer assisted i t d a citizen iti ith changing h i a ti i • An with tire on th their stalled vehicle near Highway 61 and Highway 96 Sept. 1. • Theft from a vehicle was reported in the 1800 block of Buerkle Road Sept. 1. A vehicle window was smashed out and numerous coins were stolen, totaling $500 in damages and losses. • A man, 61, was arrested for third-degree DWI in the 4800 block of Highway 61 Sept. 1. His blood alcohol level was 0.16. • A man, 33, was arrested for second-degree DWI near Highway 96 and I-35E Sept. 2. His blood alcohol level was 0.20. • A shoplifter was caught stealing from a store in the 1900 block of Buerkle Road Sept. 2. • Officers responded to the 1800 block of Buerkle Road for a theft report Sept. 2. A possible suspect vehicle was identified. • An attempted theft of about $225 was reported in the 1800 block of County Road F Sept. 2. • Police were called to the 2100 block of Birch Street on a report of a male tampering with and entering unlocked vehicles Sept. 3. After an area search, a 19-year-old St. Paul man fled from police and was subsequently apprehended in the 3900 block of Highland Avenue. The male was cited for tampering and fleeing police on foot. The male was released with the citation. • Two vehicles were reported rummaged through sometime overnight in the 1900 block of Orchard Lane Sept. 3. • Items stolen from a vehicle were reported in the 2000 block of Randy Avenue Sept. 3. • A bicycle was reported stolen overnight in the 1800 block of Birch Street Sept. 3. • A garage door opener was reported stolen from a vehicle overnight in the 2200 block of County Road E Sept. 3. • Keys, a car key fob and garage door opener were

t d stolen t l overnight i ht ffrom a vehicle hi l iin th reported the 2000 block of Birch Street Sept. 3. • A vehicle was reported stolen overnight from a driveway in the 2100 block of Ronald Avenue Sept. 3. • A vehicle was reported tampered with in the 2000 block of Dotte Drive Sept. 3. • A vehicle was reported rummaged through overnight in the 1900 block of Oak Knoll Drive Sept. 3. • Burglary was reported in the 2100 block of Randy Avenue Sept. 3. • Theft of items from a vehicle and burglary of a garage was reported in the 4000 block of Highland Avenue Sept. 3. • About $10 in change was reported stolen from a vehicle overnight in the 3900 block of Van Dyke Street Sept. 3. • A vehicle in the 2200 block of County Road E was reported rummaged through sometime overnight Sept. 3. • A St. Paul man, 42, was arrested for DWI near Highway 61 and Buerkle Road Sept. 3. • Theft of a vehicle was reported in the 3800 block of Keri Ann Lane Sept. 4. The theft occurred early Monday morning Sept. 3. • A 30-year-old White Bear Lake man reportedly sexually assaulted a 27-year-old White Bear Lake woman in the 4700 block of Centerville Road Sept. 4. He was arrested. Charges are pending review by the county attorney. • Theft was reported in the 3100 block of Century Avenue Sept. 4. • Graffiti was found on a doorway in the 2100 block of Second Street Sept. 5. • Community service officers helped jump a stalled vehicle near Highway 61 and County Road F Sept. 5. • Burglary that occurred sometime in the past four days was reported in the 4700 block of Peggy Lane Sept. 5.

RAMSEY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS The Ramsey Th R County C t Sh Sheriff's iff' DepartD t ment reported the following incidents:

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• A 21-year-old local man finally got around to reporting the mid-August loss of his bank card and the theft of around $1,800 from his account on Aug. 28. No suspects. • After a former employee of a store who was not identified ”shorted the till” by $50, she returned to the scene Aug. 28 and returned the $50. The 62-year-old Cottage Grove woman was trespassed from the store in the future. • A Shoreview woman was nabbed for shoplifting at Target in the 900 block of County Road E the evening of Aug. 29 after making tracks with concealed items in her purse. The 19-year-old was cited and released. No other information was made available. • A thief took a liking Aug. 30 to a pair of Rocktamer hitch-mounted splash guards on a 54-year-old local man’s vehicle parked in the 4500 block of Birch Bend Lane. The mudflaps were valued at a total of $300. • A 54-year-old local woman reported that her ex-husband damaged property in her home in the 700 block of Pennington Place on Aug. 30 and went through her belongings. The amount of damage is unknown. • A 27-year-old local woman told deputies Sept. 1 that she was dragged out of a vehicle in the 1100 block of County Road D the previous night and choked by her boyfriend, now her ex-boyfriend. An investigation is underway. • A pair of hopeful men looking inside a dumpster the night of Sept. 2 on Walter Street North at County Road D were gone when deputies arrived. • A desperate 37-year-old gamer from Hugo attempted to use a counterfeit $20 at a pulltab booth the afternoon of Sept. 3 at a bar in the 1100 block of County Road E without success. An investigation continues. • Exercising bad judgment, a 26-yearold St. Paul man with no driver’s license and drugs on board was stopped for speeding on I-694 near midnight Sept. 3 and booked into jail on a fifth-degree drug possession charge. • A woman in the 4200 block of Bridgewood Terrace reported a suspicious vehicle driving through the neighborhood the evening of Sept. 3.

White B Whit Bear T Township hi • A man with drugs on board and an active arrest warrant against him was arrested the afternoon of Aug. 28 at Cub Foods on Meadowlands Drive as he attempted to leave the store with a cartful of items he had not paid for. The 46-year-old White Bear Lake man was charged with theft, possession of a controlled substance and providing false information to police. He was jailed on the warrant. • A Grace Street resident reported that an “adult male family member” prevented her from calling 911 during a struggle the night of Aug. 30. The 32-year-old suspect was taken into custody later by White Bear Lake PD and booked into the Ramsey County Jail on a charge of gross-misdemeanor interference with a 911 call. • During the arrest Aug. 30 of a 38-yearold White Bear Lake man in the 1700 block of Highway 96 on warrants, narcotics were found. He was jailed and an investigation continues. • A woman reported someone shining a flashlight in her window near midnight on Aug. 30 in the 5200 block of East County Line Road. Nothing untoward was found. • Deputies responding to a report of a medical emergency at a party in the 5200 block of East County Line Road the night of Aug. 31 arrested two adult males — both for possession of a small amount of pot and one of them for underage consumption of alcohol. No medical emergency was found. • A shopper attempted to pay for goods the night of Aug. 31 with a counterfeit $100 bill at Cub Foods in the 1000 block of Meadowlands Drive. The bogus bill was confiscated and turned over to deputies. An investigation is underway. • A drunken man down on a park bench the evening of Sept. 2 in the 1700 block of Hwy. 96 was transported to Regions Hospital. • A Hickory Trail resident reported the night of Sept. 3 that her husband was hitting the walls and preventing her from leaving the residence. The 49-year-old man was booked into jail on misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and domestic assault.

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Squad car’s paint job aimed at suicide awareness SUBMITTED

Sheriff Dan Starry unveiled an innovative new squad car Sept. 5 aimed at suicide prevention awareness. September is suicide prevention month. The squad will be used as a normal duty squad car traveling all over the county patrolling and responding to calls for service. The advertisement on the squad includes help/awareness for suicide prevention by website, phone number and/or text. It features the nationally recognized suicide awareness colors of teal and purple, including the suicide prevention ribbon. With regard to suicide prevention awareness, Sheriff Starry said, “Since the beginning of 2018, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office has responded to 163 suicide-related calls. We train all of our deputies in CIT (crisis in intervention training) and will continue to do whatever we can to try and raise awareness and save lives in the areas of mental illness and suicide prevention.” Last month, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office created a lip-synch video and dedicated it to suicide prevention awareness (posted on its Facebook page). The Washington County Sheriff’s Office worked in partnership with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and Washington County Public Health and Environment (PHE). This collaboration includes free training to the public on QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) as well as handouts for deputies and chaplains to give to families dealing with suicide-related issues. QPR training can be accessed by contacting Washington County PHE at 651-430-6655. Advanced Graphix out of Vadnais Heights donated the special graphics.

WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS The Washington County Sheriff's Office reported the following selected incidents in Birchwood, Dellwood, Grant, Mahtomedi, Pine Springs and Willernie:

Dellwood • The owner of a winery on Highway 96 reported losing a $60,000 down payment for anticipated roofing work Aug. 28, after the work was not done.

Grant • An unidentified motorist was issued a verbal warning at 2:26 a.m. Aug. 29 on Manning Avenue N. and 75th Street N. for driving with one headlight out. • A Grant woman, 22, was issued a verbal warning Aug. 30 in the middle of 75th Street N. and Manning Avenue for failure to drive in a single lane and for blocking traffic after southbound Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies came upon her vehicle parked in the middle of the roadway at that intersection before she finally got going again and pulled a U-turn at the next traffic light. • A Stillwater man, 62, was arrested Aug. 30 for mail theft after he was seen taking mail from a mailbox in the 11000 block of 60th Street N. • A Swanville man, 42, was reported for theft Aug. 30 after he received a $500 down payment for cutting trees in the 9000 block of Heron Avenue N. and not only didn't complete the work, but asked for an additional $500 before even starting work. • Wire was reported stolen Aug. 30 from the 7000 block of Lake Elmo Avenue N. • Two males were reported Sept. 1 in the 8000 block of

60th Street N. for getting into a dispute over which one of them would get to drive the coveted dump truck. • A Fridley woman, 46, was cited at 2:45 a.m. Sept. 2 in the 11000 block of Highway 36 for driving after suspension after deputies on patrol conducted a random computer check.

Mahtomedi • Deputies on patrol at 2:44 a.m. Aug. 27 in the 800 block of eastbound Stillwater Road reported seeing two persons hanging a bed sheet out of a window in an apartment complex. However, when deputies tried to make contact with the people to check on their welfare, they were nowhere to be found. • A resident in the 100 block of Lost Lake Court on Aug. 27 reported his home burglarized and two computer hard drives and Panasonic headsets stolen after a back door was left unlocked. The complainant had no idea when the thefts took place. On Aug. 30, the complainant found all the items in a desk drawer. So, never mind; there was no burglary. • A Mahtomedi woman, 18, was cited at 11:54 p.m. Aug. 27 on Wildwood Road and Century Avenue for driving without a valid driver's license and issued a verbal warning for her driving conduct after she was pulled over for crossing the fog line several times. • A St. Paul woman, 41, was cited Aug. 28 at the Freedom gas station in the 1000 block of Wildwood Road for driving off without paying for her gas, failure to provide proof of insurance and for driving after cancellation. The motorist told deputies she thought

she had paid for her gas. • A suspicious person reported for being inside the building before business hours by a maintenance worker arriving for work at the memory care facility in the 700 block of Mahtomedi Avenue at 8:54 a.m. Aug. 29, turned out to be a Grant man, 62, looking for a place to live because he was due to be evicted. • A Chisago City man, 43, was issued a written warning Aug. 31 on Wildwood Road at Birchwood Road for “being misinformed about stop sign protocol” after deputies observed him rolling through three stop signs in succession. • A Maplewood man, 21, was cited Aug. 31 on Hallam Avenue S. for failure to display current registration and issued a verbal warning for not wearing a seat belt, after being pulled over for being unrestrained on Stillwater Road.

Pine Springs • An Oakdale man, 21, was cited at 1:26 a.m. Aug. 29 on westbound Highway 36 at Hilton Trail for unacceptable driving conduct after being pulled over for swaying all over his lane by deputies who noticed he was on his cell phone. The motorist admitted to texting his wife at the time.

Willernie • A window was reported broken out Sept. 2 in the 300 block of Chatham Road.



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FAMILY SUES: Claims wrongful death in case against NHL FROM PAGE 1A

the risks associated with repetitive traumatic brain injuries for many decades, but deliberately ignored and actively concealed the information from the players, including the late Jeff Parker.” It goes on to claim that the league “either took no steps to protect and educate its players or took insufficient steps to make players aware of the real risks of playing in the NHL, which would have protected players from unnecessary long-term effects of head trauma.” Jeff Parker played four NHL

seasons for the Buffalo Sabres and Hartford Whalers. He suffered multiple concussions, most notably the one that ended his career in 1991 when his head struck a metal stanchion as he was driven hard into the glass, while playing with Hartford against the Washington Caps. Parker, who helped White Bear Mariner reach the state finals as a senior in 1982, and was one of the leaders of Michigan State’s national champion team in 1986, passed away Sept. 11, 2017, at age 53. His death was attributed to a blood infection. The former hockey hero had

been working as a bartender in a St. Paul bar in recent years. He told White Bear Press and other media outlets in interviews that he dealt with a constant ringing in his ears, loss of taste, and sensitivity to light, which was why he took the bartender job. He was also disoriented with memory loss at times, his brother said. After Parker’s death, the family donated his brain to be studied at Boston University’s CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) Center. Examiners confirmed that he suffered from the neurodegenerative brain disease.

“The second (reason for filing) was the result of the CTE test,” Scott Parker said. “If we had not donated the brain, we would not have much of a case, but … the results of the test being what they were, knowing how far along his CTE was, that helped us make this very difficult decision.” Scott Parker’s Facebook page is filled with links to stories of former NHLers struggling with head injuries. One article hitting close to home concerned Joe Murphy, a former Michigan State teammate of Jeff’s and a firstround draft pick. Scott was dismayed to learn that Murphy is homeless and doesn’t even have a cell phone. “Our whole objective is to make the NHL accountable,”

said Scott Parker. “This is not about Jeff; it’s about other young men who are suffering … This ruling, looking at it, I don’t know, I think makes it more difficult for some of the guys who are distraught and don’t have the resources, who don’t even have a cell phone.” Scott Parker was interviewed about Jeff’s case by the Chippewa Falls LeaderTelegram in May. About the CTE discovery in Jeff’s brain, he commented, “I knew it all along — when he was late for his brother John’s wedding, when he went to the wrong place for a TV interview, when he would come to my house and go down in the basement because he needed to be in a dark place.”


Carry The Fallen Ruck March Above: Some of the hundreds of participants (many wearing camouflage uniforms) in the annual Carry The Fallen Ruck March begin marching around White Bear Lake Saturday morning, Sept. 8. Participants from around Minnesota carried weighted packs to help raise awareness and honor military service members who have died from suicide.

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Loon Chronicles III: Eaglemania The Loons have been in hiding for most of the week. We had no idea why until this morning, which started out with a bad omen. As we walked down our stairs, which were covered with white Eagle “production”, I looked up and spotted a very large Bald Eagle as it landed on the top of our pine tree. Its mate landed on our neighbors’ tree. All of the backyard birds, which have been having their way with my Coneflowers, were notably missing in action. Totally silent, except for the Eagles’ infantile sounding calls. Once on the lake, we scoured the entire shoreline in search of some partying Loons or new “drop ins”. Not a loon in sight. That was not the case with the Eagles, which were spotted flying overhead or perched in strategic locations all around the lake. We counted a total of eight Eagles, including one Golden Eagle. The Coots were practicing taking cover in the bulrushes and there was only one Heron in the War Zone. As we headed home, we spotted our “celebrity” chick near our dock. Oblivious to all of the danger surrounding her, she put on a wonderful show of our favorite Loon behaviors. We will keep an eye on her and hope for the “drop in” juveniles to start arriving. Safety in numbers! Ellen Maas


Bernie and Barb Tschida, of Vadnais Heights, were Minnesota State Fair champions this year in the vegetable competition. They received 34 first-place ribbons, in addition to 19 second-place, eight third-place, six fourth-place and three fifth-place ribbons.

SEPTEMBER 12, 2018



HY–VEE: Proposed convenience store a new model for company FROM PAGE 1A

The Hy-Vee project involves a 10,600-square-foot mega convenience store with seven fueling islands, a Starbucks and a liquor store on the corner of County Road E and Hwy. 61. The store would replace Mouldings, Doors & More, and a strip mall containing Jerry’s Upholstery, Sanibel Dance, Cefou’ and a motorcycle club. Planning Commission members OK’d the project, contingent on several approvals. One is to amend city ordinance allowing a front facade that is 35 percent glass instead of 60 percent. The city must also agree to vacate a strip of right of way along Hoffman Road between the southernmost portion of the site up to County Road E. The piece would be used for a drive-through stacking lane for the Starbucks. The city must also amend a land use ordinance to add the requested commercial uses: fuel islands, liquor store, and coffee shop, to those permitted in the Gateway Zone. New to the plan is a minor subdivision that involves detaching 25 feet to the north along County Road E for public right of way. The piece would be under county jurisdiction and provide a 5-foot sidewalk, boulevard and future turn lane, according to City Planner Tom Riedesel. Also new is an amendment to the land use ordinance. Except for Birkeland, no one spoke during the public hearing. Commission Chairman Ben Johnson did not ask HyVee to address the commission, noting they have heard the presentation before. At last month’s Planning Commission meeting, concern was expressed over the traffic generated by the store.


The proposed 10,000-square-foot Hy-Vee will cover the following addresses: 3575, 3588, 3599 Hoffman Road and 1556 County Road E.

MnDOT and SEH engineering will be reviewing a traffic study. Hy-Vee representative Phil Hoey pointed out that they don’t view the project as a “trip generator,” but intend to take

advantage of existing traffic along the corridors. He added that the proposed plan is a new model for Hy-Vee. The Iowa-based company abandoned plans last year to build a supermarket

in White Bear Lake. The site on Centerville Road is now a Lunds & Byerlys, expected to open early October. Approvals by the city for the project will be on the Sept. 18 council agenda.

Local artists chosen for national watermedia exhibition Eight White Bear Lake area artists, Patricia Choffrut, Nels Femrite, Mark Ferrey, Ann Magnusson, Heidi Nelson, S.A. Roman, Leny Wendel and Frank Zeller, are among 73 whose paintings were chosen for the fourth annual NorthStar Watermedia National Juried Exhibition. The paintings will be on exhibit at the White Bear Center for the Arts from Sept. 10 – Oct. 18. The public is invited to a reception and award ceremony from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. The public is also invited to the educational presentation, "Art! Mark Ferrey “Lake Superior Point” Every Day," from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. Both events will be at the White Bear Center for the Arts, 4971 Long Ave., White Bear Lake. Juror Rachel Daly, director of Visual Arts, The Artistry! in Bloomington, will award $9,000 in cash and noncash prizes.



Patricia Choffrut “Beach Queeen”


Leny Wendel “Hugo”


Heidi Nelson “Three Men in a Boat”


Frank Zeller “Wind Breaker”


Nels Femrite “Autumn Reverie”


Ann Magnusson “Emma, 20, Student Women’s Studies”


S.A. Roman “Channeling B. Newman”



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PUBLIC SAFETY BRIEFS 408 DWI arrests over Labor Day weekend To educate drivers on the dangers of drunk driving and planning a safe ride home, a statewide extra enforcement and awareness campaign took place Aug. 17 – Sept. 2. Preliminary numbers show there were 14 deaths during the two-week extra enforcement period with two alcohol-related fatalities, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. That compares with seven alcohol-related fatalities during the 2017 extra DWI enforcement period. During Labor Day weekend (Friday evening – Tuesday morning), officers, deputies and troopers made 408 DWI arrests, bringing the year-to-date total to 18,130. 70 percent of summer motorcycle fatalities not wearing helmet During the 100 deadliest days (Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day) on Minnesota roads, preliminary numbers show 116 people lost their lives, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. That’s 52 percent of all traffic fatalities so far in 2018. The 116 fatalities compare to 121 road deaths in 2017. • At least eight are known to be distraction-related. • 32 are speed-related. • 30 are alcohol-related. • 17 were not wearing their seatbelts. • 40 were motorcyclists. Of the 40 motorcyclists who died, 28 (70 percent) were not wearing a helmet.


Crosswalk enforcement report: Driver didn’t stop, ‘in a hurry to get home’

WHITE BEAR LAKE — A driver who sped up to get through a crosswalk right in front of a group of pedestrians during a police department crosswalk enforcement campaign last month said they were “in a hurry to get home,” reported Officer Jon Sanders. The driver was one of 41 stopped by White Bear Lake officers during a crosswalk enforcement initiative Aug. 26 and 29. Many of the drivers reported they simply did not see the pedestrians in the crosswalk, Sander said. Other drivers said: “I was on the phone;” “I should have stopped;” “The law is dumb;” “I need to pay more attention at crosswalks.” Thirty-three of the drivers were cited for failing to yield the right of way to a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk. Six were given a verbal warning. Two drivers were cited for not wearing a seat belt. One driver did not have a valid license. Two drivers were found to be under the influence of alcohol; field sobriety tests were administered, but neither driver was over the legal limit of 0.08. The enforcement initiative was conducted at six crosswalks across the city. Officers spent about eight hours crossing the street and pulling over violators. This initiative was designed to educate the public on Minnesota crosswalk laws and ultimately

help prevent a pedestrian-involved motor vehicle crash in a crosswalk, Sanders said. Minnesota state law requires drivers to stop and yield the right of way to a pedestrian crossing within marked crosswalks or at intersections with no traffic signals. Police officers enforce the state crosswalk law by using a safe stopping distance based on the speed limit, as dictated by National Highway Traffic Administration guidelines, Sanders explained. For the enforcement initiative, officers placed orange cones at a safe stopping distance and pulled over cars that failed to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks if drivers were beyond the cones when the pedestrian entered the crosswalk. Pedestrians need to be in the crosswalk or road at an intersection to have the right of way, Sanders said. Minnesota state law also tells pedestrians they should not walk into the path of a vehicle if it is so close that it is impossible for the driver to yield. It was the second summer the department participated in the initiative. Last year, 163 drivers were stopped and 131 were cited for failing to yield the right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. The campaign was held at 12 crosswalks on four different days. Sara Marie Moore

White Bear Lake Area Church Directory Find the church that fits your needs.

All Are Invited! Traditional Worship Join us at Redeemer! September - May


Traditional - 8:30 am Education/Coffee - 9:30 am Contemporary - 10:30 am

AT REDEEMER Worship- 9:30 am Coffee-10:30 am


WEDNESDAY EVENINGS Meal 5-6 pm Programming 6-7 pm Menu online-All ages welcome


Worship on the Farm Bruentrup Family Farm 2170 E. County Road D Maplewood, MN Meal 5:30 pm Worship 6:30 pm

3770 Bellaire Avenue, White Bear Lake 651-429-5411

3878 Highland Avenue White Bear Lake • 651-429-5337 Masses: Mon.-Fri. 8 am • Wed. 6:30 pm First Sat. 8 am, Sat. 4 pm Sun. 8:45am & 10:30am, 7:30pm • Reconciliation: Sat. 5pm and 6pm

Sunday 9 & 10:30 a.m. Sanctuary

Contemporary Worship Saturday 5 p.m. Sunday 8:45 & 10:15 a.m. Great Hall NURSERY AT ALL SERVICES ST. ANDREW’S LUTHERAN CHURCH 900 STILLWATER ROAD, MAHTOMEDI WWW.SAINTANDREWS.ORG 651-426-3261

FALL WORSHIP STARTS SEPT. 16! 9-10am traditional 10:45-11:30am band-led/casual Nursery available for both


First Christian Church of St. Paul (disciples of Christ) Mahtomedi, Minnesota

Monday & Wed-Fri: Mass at 9 a.m. Tuesday: Mass at 6 p.m. a.m. Saturday: Mass at 5 p.m. Sunday: Mass at 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 3:30-4:30 p.m. 700 Mahtomedi Ave., Mahtomedi 651-426-3245


Masses: Saturday – 5:00 PM Sunday – 7:30, 9:00, & 11:00 AM

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Worship time: Sundays 10am Sunday Mornings May 27 — Sept. 2 9:00 am Worship 10:00 am Fellowship time

Church 4741 Bald Eagle Avenue, White Bear Lake Parish Life Center/School 4690 Bald Eagle Avenue, White Bear Lake

South Shore Trinity Lutheran Church South Shore Blvd. at Bellaire Avenue White Bear Lake, MN 651-429-4293 LCMS Pastor Bob Gehrke Pastor Dan Bodin

LAKEWOOD WORSHIP CENTER L Sunday School and Fellowship at 9:00 am Family Worship Service at 10:30 am Lts. Michael & Erin Metzler, Pastors 2080 Woodlynn Ave. , Maplewood • 651-779-9177

Worship Saturday 5:30 p.m. Sunday 8 and 10:45 a.m. Christian Education Hour 9:30 – for all ages – Dial-A-Devotion 651-429-0078

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Rev. Victoria Safford

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When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 Where: Cerenity Care Center, 1900 Webber St., White Bear Lake Details: The community is invited to view a volume of the Saint John’s Bible on loan from the Benedictine Health System. Contact: Cerenity Senior Care, 651-429-9654


When: 2-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 Where: Community of Grace Church, 4000 Linden St., White Bear Lake Details: Open to everyone to purchase fresh fruit, vegetables and frozen meat packages at a discounted price. Cash, credit cards and EBT accepted. Contact:


When: 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 Where: Ramsey County Beach, 5050 Lake Ave., White Bear Lake Details: Scenic run around White Bear Lake. Food and beverages. Sponsored by the White Bear Lake Lions Club. Contact:


When: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 Where: St. Mary of the Lake Parish Center, 4690 Bald Eagle Ave., White Bear Lake Details: Free breakfast following Mass, silent auction, boutique, raffles, bakery bingo. Turkey dinner noon-2:30 p.m. $10/adults; $5/kids. Kids games and activities at 10 a.m. including inflatables, cake walk, horse derby, bean bag toss and more. Grand raffle drawing at 3 p.m. Contact: 651-427-7771 or


When: 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16

Where: Ramsey County Beach, White Bear Lake Details: Offers two distances: 400 yard swim, 13.6 mile bike and 5k run; or 800 yard swim, 27.25 mile bike and 10k run. Contact: trifitnesswbl. com


When: 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 Where: Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1660 Birch Lake Ave., White Bear Lake Details: Food, kids activities, live music by Steve Clark and the Working Stiffs, and dancing. Free and open to the community. Contact: 651-429-4828 or


When: 6-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 Where: White Bear Lake Library, 2150 2nd St. Details: Freelance writer and former WBL resident Mark Peacock will read from his short story collections, including “The First Gathering of The Break Time Stories.” Contact:


When: 10:30-11:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17 Where: Wildwood Library, 763 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi Details: Join Young Dance and use movement to explore imagination, stories and music. Birth to 5 years and their caregivers. Registration required. Contact: 651-426-2042 or


When: 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 Where: White Bear Senior Center, 2484 E. County Road F Details: Tour the senior center, enjoy treats, and learn about activi-

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When: 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 Where: Jimmy’s Event Center, 3565 Labore Road, Vadnais Heights Details: Free event featuring representatives from local employers and organizations who are hiring candidates for full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. Event is suitable for entry-level positions, new graduates, professionals in career transition, experienced workers and candidates returning to the job market. Contact: 651-407-1200 or or

FORUM: GETTING MORE VALUE FROM WASTE When: 6:15-7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 Where: White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church, 328 Maple St., Mahtomedi Details: Learn about the East Metro waste management system and programs to reduce waste, recycle more, and find value to waste from guest speakers from Washington and Ramsey County public health departments. Contact: whitebear


When: Thursday, Sept. 20 Where: All area elementary schools Details: Annual recruitment event for boys and girls in grades K-5 to join Cub Scouts. Every child who signs up will receive a free T-shirt. Sign-up also available online. Contact:


When: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20 Where: Century College Lincoln Mall, East campus Details: Behind the Scene Tour includes the HVAC and Facilities Engineering, Orthotics & Prosthetics, Solar Energy, Kopp Technology Center, Innovation Classrooms, Fab Lab/ Engineering and Dental Simulation Lab. RSVP Contact: 651-779-5532 or


When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 Where: Mahtomedi City Hall, 600 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi Details: Forum with ISD 832 school district board candidates at 6:30 p.m.; candidates for MN


Northstar Watermedia 4th Annual National Juried Exhibition Opening Reception WHEN: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday,

DETAILS: Annual exhibition

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House District 43A at 7:45 p.m.. Contact: local-leagues/lwv-whitebear-lake-area


When: 4-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 Where: St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 900 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi Details: Free family fun with music, food, magician, kids activities and more. Contact: 651-762-9141 or


When: 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 Where: Frassati Catholic Academy, 4690 Bald Eagle Ave., White Bear Lake Details: Half-mile walk/fun run at 6 p.m. or the newly-certified 5k at 6:15 p.m. Also includes food, raffle prizes, obstacle course, bonker ball and bounce house. Proceeds support scholarships and operating costs at the school. Register online by Sept. 16 for early bird pricing and T-shirt. Contact: frassati-wbl. org/frassati-5k/


When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 22-Oct. 21; also 1-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday starting Oct. 3 Where: Pine Tree Apple Orchard, 450 Apple Orchard Rd, Dellwood Details: Maze takes an average of 30 minutes and guests must enter by 4 p.m. Contact: 651-429-7202 or www.pinetreeapple

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When: 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Sept. 23 Where: White Bear Lake United Methodist Church, 1851 Birch St. Details: Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall; coordinated with the Queen music event. $8/adult or $20/family. Contact: 651-429-9026 or


When: 10-11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 Where: White Bear Lake United Methodist Church, 1851 Birch St. Details: Hear music in a new way as the WBLUMC band rocks the music of British rock band Queen. Free, and coincides with pancake breakfast. Contact: 651-429-9026 or

his literary career. Her summer girlhood spent in Dellwood and on Manitou Island is also a part of this story. Contact: 651-407-5327 or


When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 Where: Wildwood Library, 763 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi Details: View and discuss a TEDTalk video with others at this free monthly event. RSVP encouraged, Refreshments provided. Contact: info@tedx


When: Noon Wednesday, Sept. 26 Where: Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 3676 Centerville Road, BEARPOWER Vadnais Heights HARVEST PARTY Details: Bring a lunch When: Noon-3 p.m. — and a friend — and Sunday, Sept. 23 play table games of Where: White Bear choice. Dessert and coffee Area YMCA Community provided. Garden, 2100 Orchard Ln. Contact: 651-204-6000; Details: Free meal prepared by local chefs LET’S MAKE STUFF: using locally grown proACRYLIC CANVAS duce. Open to all; while PAINTING supplies last. When: 2-4 p.m. Contact: https://bit. Wednesday, Sept. 26 ly/2MoF9YI Where: Wildwood KATHARINE TIGHE, Library, 763 Stillwater WHITE BEAR LAKE, AND Road, Mahtomedi F. SCOTT FITZGERALD’S Details: Monthly BIG BREAK creative class for adults When: 6-7 p.m. Monon the fourth Wednesday. day, Sept. 24 This month’s project is Where: White Bear “Spooky Tree” on canvas Lake Library, 2150 Secusing acrylic paint. Mateond St. rials provided. RegistraDetails: Mary Jane tion required. LaVigne leads free preContact: 651-426-2042 sentation about Kathaor rine Tighe, one of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s oldest friends NEWTRAX LOOP INFO OPEN HOUSE whose revisions to his When: 10:30-11:30 a.m. first novel helped launch

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Center for the Arts, 4971 erica-sushine-lee-2018-09/ Long Ave. Details: Come for PRAIRIE BURN coffee and discuss art, MUSIC FESTIVAL artists, techniques and When: Noon- 10 p.m. trends; stay for open Saturday, Sept. 15 studio and make art Where: YMCA Camp from 10-12:30. For adults, St. Croix, 532 County experienced beginner to Road F, Hudson, WI advanced. Free with regDetails: Family-friend- istration. Bring snacks. ly festival includes folk Contact: 651-407-0597 and bluegrass music, or food and drinks, games 45TH ANNUAL and camp activities. MARINE ART FAIR Contact: 715-386-4380 When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., or Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16 Where: downtown Marine on St. Croix Details: Fundraiser ‘CABARET’ for Marine Volunteer When: 7:30 p.m. Thurs- Fire Department and days, Fridays and SatAmbulance Department. urdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, Outdoor juried event; Sept. 13-30 multiple artists and Where: Hanifl Percraftspeople. forming Arts Center, 4941 Contact: marineon Long Ave., White Bear Lake RAKU POTTERY FIRING Details: Lakeshore When: 3-6 p.m.TuesPlayers Theatre perforday, Sept. 18 mance set in Berlin’s Where: Shoreview delightfully seedy Kit Kat Klub in 1930s Berlin. Community Center, Details: Gallery 96 Tickets $20; preview host pottery firing at tickets $15. the Shoreview Farmer’s Contact: 651-429-5674 Market. or www.lakeshore Contact:

beer garden, craft and activities for kids. Contact: aftonartfair. com


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Thursday, Sept. 27 Where: White Bear Senior Center, 2484 E. County Road F Details: New riders can learn how, where and when to ride the loop. Coffee and doughnuts provided. Buses run during open house. Contact: 651-653-3121 or whitebearsenior


When: Thursday, Sept. 27 Where: Downtown White Bear Lake Details: Evening includes shopping local retailers for specials, food, drinks and more. Contact: downtown


When: Friday, Sept. 28 Details: Celebrate Mahtomedi Schools with a parade prior to football game. Parade typically at 4:30 p.m. from Wildwood Elementary to Mahtomedi High School. Open to the community. Contact: www.


When: 10:30-11:30 a..m. Saturday, Sept. 29 Where: Wildwood Library, 763 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi Details: The Works Museum leads program about how light travels, changes direction, and is refracted. Ages 6-12; registration required. Contact: 651-426-2042 or

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When: Noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 Details: Tour 10 fabulous homes on and around White Bear Lake, including grand estates, quaint cottages and beautiful lake homes. Tickets $25 public, $20 WBLAHS members, $30 for all the day of tour, available online, by phone or at the Armory. Contact: 651-407-5327 or


When: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 Where: Parkview United Church of Christ, 3737 Bellaire Ave., White Bear Lake Details: “Perspective” by Roger Appeldorn explores astronomy, our actual place in the universe, its vastness and how it has and is still shaping our lives. Contact: 651-429-3346 or


When: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 Where: Vadnais Heights Commons, 655 County Rd F East Details: Vendor and information about health and wellness, flu shots, housing and financial well-being.


When: Friday, Oct. 5 Details: Parade typically begins around 3 p.m. in Downtown White Bear Lake, followed by football game at 7 p.m. at WBLAHS South Campus Contact: www.white


RAKU POTTERY FIRING When: 3-6 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 18 Where: Shoreview Community Center, Details: Gallery 96 host pottery firing at the Shoreview Farmer’s Market. Contact:


When: 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 10-11 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, Sept. 8-Oct. 21 Where: Pine Tree Apple Orchard, 450 Apple Orchard Rd, Dellwood Details: Wagon rides run continuously. Contact: 651-429-7202 or www.pinetreeapple


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When: 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 Where: Chautauqua Fine Arts Center, 8000 75th St. N., Mahtomedi Details: Children’s entertainment show with adult appeal has opened for national musical acts. WBL CLASS OF 1973 SPIRIT OF THE ST. Tickets $20/adults; $10/ 45-YEAR REUNION children, 2 and under free. CROIX ART FESTIVAL When: 6 p.m. Saturday, Contact: 651-269-9888; When: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. MAHTOMEDI AREA FARMERS MARKET Saturday, Sept. 22; 10 Sept. 15 When: 8 a.m.-noon SatWhere: White Bear a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. ‘AN EVENING urdays through Sept. 23 Country Inn, 4940 High23 OF WONDERS’ Where: Veteran’s Meway 61 N. Where: Lakefront When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Park, downtown Hudson. morial Park Details: See website for Oct. 5 Details: Brings local Friday golf tournament Details: Free. More Where: Chautauqua growers, producers, info and full schedule of than 65 juried artists, Fine Arts Center, 8000 weekend events. entertainment, food ven- artisans, musicians, non75th St. N., Mahtomedi profits and cool people Contact: whitebear dors and more. Details: Magician/ together in the heart of Contact: 715-386-8411 Illusionist Vitaly Beckor Mahtomedi. MARINER CLASS OF man performs a show Contact: facebook. art-fair 1983 35-YEAR REUNION for all ages. Tickets $25/ com/mahtomediarea When: 7-10 p.m. SaturAFTON ART adult; $20/seniors; $15/ farmersmarket IN THE PARK day, Sept. 22 students. When: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Where: White Bear Contact: wildwood Saturday, Sept. 22; 11 Country Inn, 4940 Hwy a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 61 N. Details: Appetizers 23 todays events online and cash bar. $10 online Where: Town Square or post your own at: before Aug. 25; $20 after Park, Afton or at the door. Details: 100+ vendors 4779 Bloom Ave. White Bear Lake, MN TAKE ME TO THE RIVER showcasing fine art, live Contact: reunion 651-407-1200 When: Three weekend music, food wine and event, Saturdays and Editor’s Note: This notice Sundays, Sept. 8-23; time incorrectly stated White GET UP TO varies Bear Class of 1983 in last UP TO 60 MONTHS $ Where: Along St. Croix week’s paper. We regret OR INTEREST-FREE River from Hudson to the error. IN REBATES AND FINANCING** Taylors Falls TAX CREDITS* ® with purchase of a Lennox home comfort system. Details: Celebration of art and music; many activities and events against a backdrop of ERICA SUNSHINE LEE autumn foliage. Some When: 8-9:30 p.m. Frievents require tickets. day, Sept. 14 Contact: 651-439-1465 Where: Big Wood or “Experts in Indoor Air Comfort Since 1974” Brewery, 2222 4th St., | (651) 426-5254 STUDIO COFFEE White Bear Lake Offer expires 11/23/2018. & OPEN STUDIO: Details: Free perfor*Rebate requires purchase of qualifying items by 11/23/18 and submission of a completed rebate form (with proof of purchase) to no later than 12/14/18. Rebate is paid in the form of a Lennox Visa prepaid debit card. Card is subject to terms and conditions found or referenced on card and expires 12 months after issuance. Conditions apply. See www. mance by country music ARTIST TO ARTIST for complete rebate terms and conditions. **Offer available 9/3/18 – 11/23/18. Requires purchase of qualifying system. Financing available to well-qualified buyers on approved credit. No down payment required. 0% APR for 60 months, with equal When: 9:30-10:30 a.m. singer and Nashville remonthly payments. Normal late charges apply. Cannot be combined with any other promotional offer. Minimum loan amount $1,000. Maximum loan amount $45,000. You may prepay your account at any time without penalty. Financing is subject to credit requirements cording artist Erica Lee. Fridays, Sept. 7-Dec.14 and satisfactory completion of finance documents. Any finance terms advertised are estimates only. See Truth in Lending disclosures available from lender for more information. Where: White Bear Contact: bigwood © 2018 Lennox Industries Inc. Lennox Dealers are independently owned and operated businesses.

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LOOKING BACK Week of September 9-15, 2018 Culled from the archives of the White Bear Press at the resource library of the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society.

1918 It is unlawful in Minnesota to shoot from motor boats or from any boat upon the open water (Blinds are permitted if constructed within the natural growths of vegetation). It is unlawful to sell game of any kind or to hunt without a license.

1943 Clothes Line Pests Have Been Arrested - Two women residing in Bald Eagle were arrested several days ago according to police and admitted to the robbing of clothes-lines, as well as certain pilfering in St. Paul.

1968 Dianne C. Crain, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Crain, 2177 Randy, White Bear Lake, became the bride of James B. Linden, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Linden of North St. Paul. Dianne is a secretary at 3M Co. and was a former Miss White Bear Lake. James is working as a full time pharmacist at Linden Pharmacy in White Bear Lake…

1993 A vehicle slammed through a glass doorway at the Tastee Bakery on County Road E and White Bear Avenue, Thursday, September 2. Ac-


Linden Pharmacy on Third Street, ca 1975.

cording to witnesses, a female driver was backing out of the parking spot when her car struck a parked vehicle, accelerated, turned and slammed into the glass doorway of the bakery. No injuries were reported…

Looking Forward to the Past Upcoming Historical Society Events

The White Bear Lake Area Historical Society along with Signature Sponsor, Grandma’s Bakery and Supporting Sponsors Press Publications and NewStudio Architecture present… The White Bear Area Historic House Tour 2018 Sunday, Sept. 30th, Noon-6pm

Tour 10 fantastic sites on and around White Bear Lake including grand estates, quaint cottages and beautiful lake homes. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to tour these wonderful locations! Tickets and information are available at or 651-407-5327.

Compiled by Gloria Tessier, Meg Todd and Sara Markoe Hanson at the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society, 651-407-5327.

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1. Luca Boche, son of Mike Boche and Carolyn Wiger of White Bear Lake, with grandpa, Sen. Chuck Wiger, on the first day of kindergarten last week at Matoska International IB World School, White Bear Lake. — Submitted 2. White Bear Lake Rotarians Tim Geck and Pat McFarlane take down the flags gracing downtown during the Labor Day holiday. — Carter Johnson 3. The White Bear Area Chamber of Commerce held its Past President’s Luncheon Sept. 6 at Donatelli’s. Pictured, back row, from left: Jerry Kwapick, Randy Fulton, John Lupo, Dr. John Zollinger, Dean Knutson, Terry Koves, Bill Weigel, Tom Snell, Jerry McKinzie; Front row, from left: Adam Hennen, Nancy Livingston, Barb Sheldon, Dale Hedstrad, MaryAnn Setniker, Shari Wilson. — Submitted 4. Century College nursing student Paul Gillan checks Evlyn Thoj’s weight during Early Childhood Screening Sept. 5 at the Mahtomedi District Education Center. Volunteers from Century help with the height and weight check and join the Wildwood Lions working on vision screening. The free screening for 3-5 year-olds is required before children enter kindergarten. — Cathy Wyland 5. Stacking blocks is one of the tasks required during the developmental portion of Early Childhood Screening. Here Mari Pederson easily handles that task Sept. 5 at the Mahtomedi District Education Center. Early childhood staff conduct the free screening focused on a child’s growth and development. — Cathy Wyland 6. Winning Best of Show at Taste of White Bear Lake Sept. 8 were staffers of Ingredients Cafe, from left, Heather Moore, Taylor Navis, Cindy Dierich, and Hugo Reyes. Presenting the plaque were Rotarians Curt Akenson and Connie Bossard, president. The White Bear Lake Rotary Club sponsors the fundraiser, held every fall at Pine Tree Apple Orchard. — Patti Carlson

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Bears stay in win column, beating Osseo 24-14 BY BRUCE STRAND SPORTS CONTRIBUTOR

One of White Bear Lake’s football captains made sure not to celebrate too long after the Bears snapped a 19-game losing streak in their opener. “It was important to me personally, but I don’t want to make too big a deal of it,” said Zach Griebel last Wednesday. A third-year starter whose fi rst two seasons each ended 0-9, he added, "I just want us to keep it going." Griebel and his cohorts kept it going one more week, turning back Osseo 24-14 at home on Friday evening, Sept. 7, on the heels of their 28-27 win at Centennial. The Bears regrouped after a shaky start, buoyed by a steady ground game — 198 net yards with no play longer than 11 yards — along with some key passes and a stout defense. “We knew if we keep working hard and doing our thing it will come,” said Griebel, who spearheaded the ground game, carrying 19 times for 111 yards and two touchdowns. He capped off a clinching 70-yard drive in the fourth quarter, scoring from the two with 2:11 left for a 10-point lead, after bolting 10, 11 and

11 yards for fi rst downs. “The defense played well. We got stops when we needed to and picked off three balls so we were happy with that,” said coach Ryan Bartlett, citing Griebel (safety), Zach Kuyava (linebacker) and John Townsend (line) for strong games. “Our offensive line, led by Zach Claassen, was physical. We put together a nice game-clinching drive at the end, which was fun to watch.” Cooper Anderson hit six of nine passes for 92 yards with one interception. Highlights were an eight-yard touchdown to Brice Peters in the fi rst quarter to knot the score 7-7, and his perfect downfield lob that Fidel Paramo hauled in over-the-shoulder for a 38yard gain in the second quarter. That one set up Griebel’s fi rst TD for a 14-7 lead. The Bears started the game with a fumble at midfield, after which Osseo (0-2) zipped 50 yards in five plays, with Jake Kreuter hitting four passes and Reggie Dupree scoring on a five-yard run. The Bear defense didn’t falter again until giving a touchdown in the fourth quarter, picking off three passes along the way. Paramo made the biggest of those. After Osseo’s Tayvontes

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Larkins returned a kickoff 70 yards to the Bear 25, giving the Orioles a good chance to erase a 14-7 deficit, Paramo swiped a screen pass and returned it 57 yards. Spencer Oxton and Andrew Tlusty had the other interceptions. The Bears got a 26-yard field goal by Nicholas Blanding with 9:24 left in the game to open a 17-7 lead.

Osseo pulled even three plays later as Kreuter flung a 34-yard scoring pass to Jake Hill, making it 17-14. The Orioles then shook loose a fumble from Brice Peters on the fi rst play after the kickoff, but fortunately for the Bears, tight end Eamon Kerrigan-Krodel pounced on the ball at the 30, allowing his team to launch its game-clinching drive. The Bears will try for a 3-0 start playing at East

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Swimmers place 4th in home invitational The White Bear Lake Invitational for girls swimming was held Saturday with the hosts placing fourth of six teams. Stillwater scored 638 points, Osseo 513, Forest Lake 242, the Bears 279, Park 272 and Tartan 207. Grace Johnson had the Bears’ top finishes, second in the 100 freestyle (57.41) and fourth in backstroke (1:06.01). McKenzie Petty placed fifth in the 50 freestyle (28.01). Bruce Strand


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Zephyr boys soccer 5-0 slate includes shutout of Bears BY BRUCE STRAND SPORTS CONTRIBUTOR

Mahtomedi boys soccer is 5-0 and ranked No. 7 in Class A after posting four wins in nine days, including a 4-0 conquest of nextdoor neighbor White Bear Lake. On a rainy Tuesday evening, the Zephyrs limited the Bears to five shots on goal, all rejected by Josh Bates, while Gavin Goralnick scored twice and Kory Pilarsky and James Mclachlan one each. “Our forwards did a great job again getting us on the board

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The Mahtomedi Girls Swim and Dive team kicked off the season with a third place finish at the East Metro Conference Relays Aug. 30. First-year Head Coach Mike Goldman was pleased with the young team’s performance, "The athletes had many personal bests, and the team demonstrated great depth." The varsity team is comprised of senior captains Olivia Fleming and Rachel LaLiberte; junior captains Kate Hoffman and Jesiah Showers; and returning letter winners, sophomores Lauren Anderson, Ryann Buttke, Clare Fritsch, Frances Fritsch, Jenna Halverson (diver), Grace Johnson, and freshmen Skylar Gillow Clowser, Elizabeth Hansen, Alina Ramirez, Katherine Schneider (diver), Marin Seevers, and Adrial Showers. Twenty-three additional underclassmen round out the varsity and JV squads. In their first dual meet of the season, the Zephyrs edged conference rival Hill-Murray 104-84. The Zephyrs nabbed first place in 8 out of 11 events with

Mahtomedi’s Sydney Panek (4) and Grace Padelford (10) converged on Woodbury’s Grace Douglas (1).

top finishes in the 200 medley relay (Anderson, Hansen, Buttke, Fleming); 200 freestyle (C Fritsch); 50 freestyle (Fleming); diving (Halverson); 100 freestyle (C Fritsch); 200 freestyle relay (Fleming, Gillow Clowser, Ramirez, C Fritsch); 100 breaststroke (Hansen); and 400 freestyle relay (Ramirez, Showers, Gillow Clowser, C Fritsch). On Saturday, the Zephyrs finished third at the Hastings Invitational. Team scores: Hastings 462, Woodbury 283, Mahtomedi 274, Highland Park/SPA 265, Henry Sibley 109, North St Paul 2. Top individual finishers in each event included first place in the 100 breaststroke (Hansen); fourth place 200 freestyle (C Fritsch); fourth place 200 IM and 500 freestyle (Gillow Clowser); fifth place 100 backstroke (Buttke); sixth place 100 butterfly (F Fritsch). The Zephyrs take on Henry Sibley in a conference dual meet on Thursday. Submitted by Suzanne Anderson

fi rst,” coach Dominic Isaac said. He also cited Dadir Awad for helping control the flow after moving to center mid when another player was injured. The Bears are an “emotional” rival for the Zephyrs, Isaac said, as is longtime nemesis St. Paul Como Park, whom they tripped 3-1 on Aug. 30. Ian Fosdick knocked in two goals and Trygve Myers had the other. Bates stopped five of six shots by the Cougars (3-2-1). “The boys were very up for this game. Como has ended our season the last four years,” the coach said,

referring to section losses. He praised defenders for containing strong Como forwards, mentioning that Dylan L'allier “really locked down his side defensively.” Helio DeLaTorre delivered all three goals as the Zephyrs beat St. Croix Prep 3-1 on Aug. 29. Last Thursday, they fended off Simley 4-2 with DeLaTorre, Elliot James, Pilarsky and Gornick scoring. Isaac cited Nolan Pratumwon for strong work at center back in place of a starter who was out of town.

SCHOOL BRIEFS Welcome reception for new superintendent Mahtomedi Public Schools began the school year with a new superintendent. A welcome reception will be held for Barb Duffrin from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Barb Duffrin Sept. 13, at the Mahtomedi District Education Center, 1520 Mahtomedi Ave. All community members are welcome to attend. Students graduate from MN Trades Academy This summer, 15 students graduated from the MN Trades Academy (MTA). Congratulations to Connor Anderson, Martin Canero, Hunter DeClusin, Jayden Fischer, Sean Gilbert,


Girls CC placed 3rd in South Dakota gala White Bear Lake girls cross country opened with a third-place finish among 26 teams in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Aug. 31. The Augustana Twilight Race was won by Fremont (Neb.) with 90, followed by Sioux Falls Lincoln (SD) 104, White Bear Lake 145, and Aberdeen (SD) Central 201. Maddie Verkerke led the Bears, placing 15th in 19:38. Natalie Andres was 24th, Maggie Blanding 35th, Melanie Pankow 38th and Haley Miller 52nd among 204. Ellie Abraham of Brookings (SD) won in 18:19.

The Mahtomedi girls soccer team that’s ranked No. 1 in Class A took on two formidable Class AA teams last week and lost both by shutout. The defending state champion Zephyrs (3-2) lost to Stillwater 2-0 on Tuesday and Woodbury 1-0 on Thursday. Stillwater, ranked No. 6, is 5-0-1 and unscored-upon for the season. Woodbury is 3-1-1. Lexi Huber and Sophie Steblay had the goals for Stillwater, and Grace Douglas scored for Woodbury. Woodbury controlled the ball for the first 60 minutes but Mahtomedi made a push at the end. “We improved our play under pressure,” Zephyr coach Dave Wald said. In the last two minutes, the Zephyrs “had the ball in their half most of the time, and numerous chances to finish, but missed the target.”

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No. 5 ranked girls soccer falls to No. 1 Wayzata White Bear Lake girls soccer, ranked No. 5, took on top-ranked Wayzata there Saturday and lost 2-1. The Bears (5-2) took the early lead on a low, hard shot by Kayla Anderson off a perfectly-timed pass from Erika Townley behind the defenders. Wayzata (6-1) took a 2-1 lead by halftime and stopped the Bears’ other 14 shots. Bear goalie Ella Janicki made two difficult saves to keep it close. The Bears played without all-stater Claire Odmark, who has committed to Wisconsin and was making her official visit. The Bears cruised in three previous games over Lakeville South 3-1, Minneapolis Southwest 5-1 and Cretin-Derham Hall 5-1. Notching their first varsity goals were freshmen Lauren Eckerly (two) and Chloe Simanek. Townley had a goal in each game. Anderson pumped in three against CDH.

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Boys CC places B l 4th in i huge h St St. Ol Olaff meett White Bear Lake boys opened the cross country season with a strong showing at the St. Olaf High School Showcase, placing fourth among 38 teams Aug. 30. Tryg Solberg led the Bears, placing 26th among 808 entrants in 16:51.8. Isacc Maruyama placed 34th, Max Nelson 36th, Logan Tantuu 51st, and Darian Lemieux 55th, on the course where the state meet will be held in November. Red Wing won with 88 points, followed by Mounds View 138, Buffalo 192, White Bear Lake 202 and Hopkins 227. Individual winner was Caleb Haugland of Minneapolis Washburn in 15:53.




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Mahtomedi wide receiver Jvonne Hadley pulls a Simley defender into the end zone after catching a pass in the second quarter of the Zephyr’s 28-13 season opening victory Thursday, Aug. 30. BY BRUCE STRAND SPORTS CONTRIBUTOR

Throwing seven touchdowns with no interceptions in their first two games, the Mahtomedi football team has beaten Simley 28-13 at home and Park of Cottage Grove 20-7 on the road. Against Simley, with two quarterbacks in action, Sam Bell connected with Ryan Smith for a 24-yard TD and J’vonne Hadley for a 14-yard score and finished 7-for-10 for 111 yards. Jacob Arlandson found Hadley for a 31-yard TD and Tyler Tangwall for a 10-yarder and finished 7-for-16 for 112 yards. Hadley caught four passes for 83 yards, Tangwall five for 56, and Dean Towbridge two for 42. Eric Bjork ran for 68 yards on 13 carries. Kyle Oswald kicked two conversions and Trowbridge ran for a two-pointer.

The Zephyr defense intercepted three Simley passes, two of them by Smith and one by Bell. The Zephyrs gave up 150 yards and two touchdowns passing, and 85 rushing yards. Against Park, Arlandson tossed TD passes to Hadley from 18 yards, Trowbridge from eight and Tangwall from 17, all in the first half, and finished 12-for-25 or 175 yards. Tangwall caught four for 65 and Hadley three for 39. Bjork was a force at fullback with 145 yards in 21 carries as the Zephyrs protected their lead. Devin Melzer sacked the quarterback twice. Trowbridge intercepted a pass. Leading tacklers were Bell and Bjork with seven each and David Blasena with six. Park passed for 255 yards and scored on a pass in the fourth quarter but was held to 27 yards rushing.

OFFICE OF THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Pursuant to Chapter 333, Minnesota Statutes; the undersigned, who is or will be conducting or transacting a commercial business in the State of Minnesota under an assumed name, hereby certifies: 1. The assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted is: Credit Building School 2. The street address of the principal place of business is or will be: 445 Minnesota St Ste 1500 12 St. Paul, MN 55101 3. The name and street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name, including any corporation that may be conducting this business. EL Solutions LLC 445 Minnesota St Ste 1500 12 St. Paul, MN 55101 I certify that I am authorized to sign this certificate and I further certify that I understand that by signing this certificate, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in section 609.48 as if I had signed this certificate under oath. Dated: August 28, 2018 Signed: Cheyenne Moseley Published two times in the White Bear Press on Sept. 12 and 19, 2018.

OFFICE OF THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Pursuant to Chapter 333, Minnesota Statutes; the undersigned, who is or will be conducting or transacting a commercial business in the State of Minnesota under an assumed name, hereby certifies: 1. The assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted is: GTC Tree Service 2. The street address of the principal place of business is or will be: 3082 Walter St Maplewood MN 55109 3. The name and street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name, including any corporation that may be conducting this business. Green Tech Contracting, LLC 3082 Walter St Maplewood MN 55109 I certify that I am authorized to sign this certificate and I further certify that I understand that by signing this certificate, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in section 609.48 as if I had signed this certificate under oath. Dated: August 20, 2018 Signed: Shawn Madonna Published two times in the White Bear Press on Sept. 12 and 19, 2018.

CITY OF MAHTOMEDI NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENT Notice is hereby given that the City Council of Mahtomedi, Minnesota, will hold a public hearing and meet in the City Hall Council Chambers at 600 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi, Minnesota, at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, to consider, pass upon, adopt and levy the proposed special assessments for delinquent utility accounts. The proposed assessment roll is on file for public inspection at the City Clerk’s office. The total amount of the proposed assessment is $119,612.04. Those persons having an interest in said hearing are encouraged to attend the meeting. Scott Neilson, City Administrator Published two times in the White Bear Press on Sept. 5 and 12, 2018.

Community invited to converse about blighted intersection Ward 4 City Councilman Kevin Edberg will host a public conversation on Monday, Sept. 17, to listen to citizen ideas and input related to future redevelopment at the County Road E/Bellaire Avenue intersection. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 3770 Bellaire Ave., White Bear Lake. The experience with a proposed development earlier this summer demonstrated significant community interest in this intersection, with citizens expressing a wide variety

of opinions about preferred options. While no other development options have been suggested since the earlier proposal was withdrawn, this conversation is intended to capture ideas and priorities that might be used to evaluate future proposals. The event is being hosted particularly for the citizens in Ward 4, though all citizens are welcome to attend and speak. Submitted by city of White Bear Lake

Newsprint tariffs reversed The International Trade Commission voted not to impose permanent tariffs upon the North American newsprint supply. “The paper markets serving community newspapers can soon begin to move back to market pricing without the heavy hand of government imposing taxes upon the primary suppliers of newsprint,” said National Newspaper Association President Susan Rowell, publisher of the Lancaster (SC) News. It will take a couple of months for the preliminary tariffs to be unwound and credits to be issued back to those companies who had paid duties at the Canadian border since last January. A New York hedge fund company purchased North Pacific Paper Company in Washington State last year and began to claim that it faced unfair competition from Canadian newsprint manufacturers. They went to the U.S. Department of Commerce, which allowed the tariffs to continue while the issue was under investigation. Nearly 70 percent of newspapers surveyed said they had reduced page count due to the tariffs. The cost of newsprint has risen about 30 percent. Sara Marie Moore

CITY OF VADNAIS HEIGHTS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Vadnais Heights Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 800 East County Road E, to consider Conditional Use Permit, Site Plan, and Preliminary Plat applications, submitted by Tyr Development, LLC., for the purpose of constructing two, 70-unit apartment buildings. The legal description of the property involved is as follows: That part of Lot D, EXCEPT the East 282.5 feet thereof, and those parts of Lots E, F, G and H, Block 1, Davidson’s 1st Subdivision, according to the recorded plat thereof, Ramsey County, Minnesota, and that part of Lot 9, Davidson’s Fifth Subdivision, Stockdale Farms, according to the recorded plat thereof, Ramsey County, Minnesota, lying easterly, northeasterly, easterly, northerly, and easterly of a line described as follows: Commencing at the southeast corner of said Lot 9; thence South 89 degrees 35 minutes 53 seconds West, assumed bearing, a distance of 450.98 feet along the south line of said Lot 9, the point of beginning of said line; thence North 00 degrees 01 minutes 35 seconds East a distance of 101.57 feet; thence North 74 degrees 55 minutes 42 seconds West a distance of 137.30 feet; thence North 00 degrees 01 minutes 35 seconds East a distance of 117.22 feet; thence South 89 degrees 44 minutes 37 seconds West a distance of 487.41 feet; thence North 00 degrees 01 minutes 35 seconds East a distance of 574.06 feet to the north line of said Lot D and said line there terminating. Torrens Property This parcel is located at 4107 Centerville Road, Vadnais Heights, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Anyone wishing to be heard in regard to this matter will be given an opportunity at this time. The application materials are available for public review at City Hall during normal business hours. Questions or comments should be directed to Nolan Wall, Planning/Community Development Director, at 651-204-6027 or FOR THE PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF VADNAIS HEIGHTS Kevin P. Watson, Administrator Dated: September 6, 2018 Published one time in the Vadnais Heights Press on September 12, 2018.

CITY OF WHITE BEAR LAKE PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The City of White Bear Lake Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 4701 Highway 61, White Bear Lake, Minnesota on Monday, September 24, 2018 beginning at 7:00 p.m. to hear and make a recommendation to the City Council on the following requests: A. Case No. 85-11-Sa: A request by Hogwash for a Conditional Use Permit amendment, per Code Section 1301.050, in order to add an automatic indoor motorcycle wash at 2180 7th Street. B. Case No. 18-14-V: A request by John Manship for a variance to allow 52% rear yard cover, above the 42% allowed per Code Section 1302.030 Subd.4.i.2.e, in order to resurface an existing driveway at 4766 Peggy Lane. C. Case No. 18-16-V: A request by Michael McHugh for a 5-foot variance from the 25-foot setback required from a side abutting the public right-of-way, per Code Section 1303.060 Subd.5.c.2, in order to include a 22-foot long bump out on a new single-family residence at 2262 11th Street. D. Case No. 18-15-V: A request by Alexa Adams for a 5-foot variance from the required 10-foot side yard setback per Code section 1303.050 Subd.5.c.2, in order to reconstruct a previously removed deck at 1880 4th Street. Unless continued by the Planning Commission, these cases will be heard by the City Council on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Comments may be presented at the public hearing or filed with the City

Clerk until 4:30 p.m. on the Friday before the hearing. Each response will be considered before the Planning Commission makes a recommendation to the City Council. If there are questions concerning these applications, please call the City’s Planning and Zoning Office at (651) 429-8561. Kara Coustry, City Clerk Published one time in the White Bear Press on September 12, 2018.

WHITE BEAR TOWNSHIP PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of White Bear Board of Supervisors will hold an informational public hearing regarding the annual presentation of the Town’s Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program at the Town Hall on October 15, 2018. This hearing will be held at 7:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be reached on the agenda. The agenda for the informational public hearing will include: 1. A Presentation about implementation of the Town’s Surface Water Pollution Prevention Program in 2017, 2. Affording interested persons an opportunity to make oral statements concerning the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program, 3. Consideration of relevant materials that interested persons submit concerning the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program; and 4. Consideration of public input in making adjustments to the 2018 implementation plan for the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program. This meeting will be held at the Town Hall, 4200 Otter Lake Road, White Bear Township, Minnesota. This meeting is open to the public. If you have any questions, or need special accommodations, please call (651) 747-2750. William Short, Town Clerk Published one time in the White Bear Press on September 12, 2018.


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CHURCH BRIEFS It is the fi rst time a pastor was chosen for the honor and he rode former Governer Al Quie's horse Nugget, Smith said. He said he has never robbed a bank before. “I was raised with horses and my dad was a real cowboy, but I always imagined myself to be the good guy and not the bad guy,” he noted. Instead of really robbing the bank, Smith planned on raising funds for fresh water wells in India and Ethiopia through the event. His congregation is Redeeming Love Church in Maplewood.


Pastor Mike Smith, of White Bear Lake, rides in the re-enactment of the Northfield bank robbery of 1876 as part of the Jesse James gang Sept. 7.

Pastor robs bank during re-enactment, raises funds for water wells Pastor Mike Smith, of White Bear Lake, was recruited to ride in the re-enactment of the “Defeat of Jesse James Days” in Northfield Sept. 7. The community festival revolves around one of the most dramatic episodes of the Old West, the Great Northfield, Minnesota, Bank Raid of 1876. Horses thunder down the historic main street during a bank raid re-enactment.

Block party announced St. Andrew's Lutheran Church will hold a community block party from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 21. The event features free family entertainment, free food and free live music. “We’re making this entirely free family party even better this year with the addition of the Kids’ Zone and (an) on-the-hour juggling magician show,” said event organizer Carrin Mahmood. The outdoor party features renowned Minneapolis recording artist Sara Renner with the Gathering Band, as well as family entertainment that includes a petting zoo, inflatables, human hamster balls, arts and crafts, face painting, cake walk, games, massage booth and more. All entertainment, food and music are free of charge. All are welcome, and the party will be held rain or shine. The church is located at 900 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi. Visit or contact Carrin Mahmood at 651-762-9119 or for more information.


Old bell served as warning during WWII BIRCHWOOD — Turns out the vintage village bell atop the Eagle Scout project did indeed serve a purpose decades ago. Village Historian Scott Freeberg saw the Press story about the Boy Scout who built a bell tower (“Future Eagle Scout gets bell rung in Birchwood,” Sept. 5) and wrote to say it's not the first time the bell has seen SUBMITTED the light of day. The two young men standing by the bell are Bruce Bab“It served a purpose cock and Bill Welch. The warning bell was put up in about during World War II when 1942 or 1943 and its purpose was to warn villagers if the the country was scared Japanese attacked the United States. It is not clear from about a surprise attack the photograph where the bell was hanging. by Japan,” according to Freeberg. “Since then it's spent most Village Clerk, went with Civil Defense of the past 75 years in the basement of Team members Frank Krieg, Ed Michel Birchwood Village Hall.” and Jack Gruber to get one of the bells The longtime resident sent a short from the bell tower atop the school. Upon history article about the bell he wrote in climbing up to attach ropes, the tower be2010 for the village quarterly newsletter. gan to sway and the men feared that they “While I don't know exactly when the and the bell would end up on the ground bell was purchased nor where it was together. But the bell was lowered purchased, or the tree it was tied to, the without mishap and brought to BirchWorld War II history of the bell is interwood. The bells were hung from low tree esting,” Freeberg said. “It was a different branches at three points in the village time and this was serious stuff.” where they could be heard by residents This is what he wrote for the newsletin case of emergency. It was decided to ter: “By 1940, the Birchwood population take out air raid insurance at the rate of stood at 91. Ahead were the years of 10 cents per $100 to the full extent of the World War II. On December 18, 1941, Village Hall fire policy. Residents were council members agreed that very instructed to black out their homes if the careful handling of Village money was signal was given. Fortunately, these safeessential, and the purchase of a siren ty precautions never had to be put into was suggested. But the cost was prohiboperation. Only one of the cast iron bells itive for a small community and instead remains as a symbol of the war years.” three bells were borrowed from schools near Centerville Road, one of brass and Debra Neutkens two of cast iron. William Hartzel, then

COMMUNITY BRIEFS Author will read stories at White Bear Lake Library Former White Bear Lake resident Mark Peacock will read some of his short stories at the White Bear Lake Public Library at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17. Peacock, who writes fiction as Mark Hayes Peacock, served as a two-term president of what was then the White Bear Lake Area Arts Council. He ran an advertising and public relations agency office above the Medicine Chest Pharmacy. His many clients included Smarte Carte and OSCEOLA SUN | SUBMITTED Mark Peacock Press Publications. Peacock will read from “The First Gathering of The Break Time Stories,” a collection featuring previously published Kindle stories. He also will read from his forthcoming publication, The “Second Gathering of The Break Time Stories.” Both are available through His radio readings are streamed online by WPCA-FM and may be heard the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Learn about climate change Climate scientist Sam Potter will present “Three future Minnesotas: A future to fear, a future to prepare for and a future to fight for” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Shoreview Library, 4560 Victoria St. N. Potter is a Minnesota native with a doctorate in atmospheric and oceanic sciences from Princeton University. He provides information about how scientists study climate and how climate change is affecting Minnesota. The event is sponsored by North Ramsey County Climate Action. Check out Cub Scouts From 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, volunteers will welcome new Cub Scouts in more than 700 joining events

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at elementary schools throughout the metro area. Parents of boys and girls in grades K-5 are encouraged to attend one of these events to learn how Scouting can benefit their children and to sign them up for Cub Scouts. Of the roughly 400 Cub Packs in Northern Star Scouting, about 300 (75 percent) will welcome girls this fall, including one or more in most neighborhoods. Volunteers will help parents find a Pack that best meets their needs. Parents can also register their children online by visiting www. Vadnais Heights Food Shelf date announced The Vadnais Heights Food Shelf will distribute food from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Vadnais Heights Commons, 655 E. County Road F. Distribution of food is allowed to any Vadnais Heights resident or family in need who are considered lower income. Residents must have proof of residency. If you are not registered and are considered low income, you may register the day of the food distribution. Food is distributed on the third Saturday of each month. For more information, contact Paul Schirer at 612-245-9259. Senior center reopens in home location The White Bear Lake Area Schools Senior Program has returned to its home at the Senior Center, where there is a new parking lot with new lights, signs and stripes. The Senior Program would like to thank Matoska International for allowing them to bring their whole Senior Center there for two months during the summer. An open house will be held at the Senior Center from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. Come and learn about the many fun activities and helpful services offered. It is located at 2484 County Road F East. For more information, call 651-6533121.

Mindfulness classes for peace, presence Northeast Youth and Family Services, 3490 Lexington Ave. N., Shoreview, is offering a five-session class on mindfulness 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 18 through Oct. 16. Classes cover anxiety reduction through attention on the present, increased focus and improving relationships. Cost is $50, registration required. Call 651-486-3808 or see Tickets available for annual water ball fundraiser H2O for Life is holding its annual Water Ball at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Proceeds provide local youth the opportunity to learn about local water issues and the global water crisis and participate in meaningful global service learning projects that provide water and sanitation for partner schools around the world. Dinner, silent and live auction and program are included. Tickets are $85 by Sept. 14. The event will be held at McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota, 200 SE Oak St. in Minneapolis. Call 651-7567577 or Free cookout supports Yellow Ribbon Network A BBQ cookout and fundraiser is planned from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Lions Park in Hugo, 5524 Upper 146th St. N. Free food, live music by Two Dollar Tight, and raffles raise money to support the Yellow Ribbon Network.

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City's substantial budget increase follows last year's decrease


MAHTOMEDI — What a difference a year makes. One year ago, the city was looking at a general fund budget decrease of 0.02 percent for taxes payable in 2018; this year, the city's proposed general fund budget increased by 11 percent for taxes payable in 2019. The 2018 budget was $5.5 million, but the preliminary 2019 budget registers at $6.1 million, after being approved at the Sept. 4 Mahtomedi City Council meeting. By the time the final tax levy and budget are adopted after the late-year Truth in Taxation hearing, scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 4, the budget and levy may decrease after more numbers are crunched. The levy cannot, however, be increased from the preliminary figure. By law, the city must certify the preliminary 2019 tax levy to Washington County before Sept. 30. The total preliminary tax levy of $4,743,516 includes a base property tax levy of $3,207,984, a special debt service levy of $1,510,428 and a PERA (public employee retirement account) contribution increase of $25,104. Other departmental expenditures bring the total 2019 budget to $6,103,232. The preliminary 2019 general fund tax levy of $3.2 million represents a 9.70 percent increase from 2018; the 2019 special levy, at $1.5 million, is a 31 percent increase from 2018 and the total city levy of $4.7 million represents a 16 percent increase

from last year's levy. The Finance Commission and City Council held a joint meeting on Aug. 21 to review and discuss the preliminary levy and budget proposed for 2019. A public hearing was held at the Sept. 4 meeting prior to approval of the preliminary 2019 levy, which must be certified to the county this month. The property tax impact for most major property values show an increase for 2019 following a 1.5 percent increase in the residential market value from 2018. For a home valued at $300,000, the 2019 property tax bill will rise to $1,125, an increase of $157, a 16 percent increase from 2018. The median home value is now set at $329,500. For that home, based on the preliminary tax levy, the 2019 property tax bill will rise to $1,250, an increase of $175 — 16.28 percent higher than 2018. For the largest home value on the scale, a home valued at $500,000 will see a 2019 property tax bill of $1,941, an increase of $268, or a 16.02 percent increase from 2018. Finance Director Scott Schaefer said the main drivers for the city tax levy increase of 9.70 percent had little to do with loss of revenue. Instead, he named three areas of increased expense for the city. Debt service payments increased by approximately $400,000 after the city elected to sell bonds to improve its streets, Schaefer said. He cited costs relating to Phase 3 of the Historic District improvements and the Briarwood Avenue projects. “We got behind the curve

in maintaining those critical elements in the city budget and now we're faced with playing catch-up,” Councilman Steve Wolgamot said. “In the years and decades to come, we should be in significantly better shape with streets, utilities and parks as we move forward.” An additional $50,000 was transferred to the Parks Fund to address capital improvements to trails and other park enhancements. After the city added two full-time paramedics to its fire department, an additional $190,000 was needed from the budget for those salaries. The city increased ambulance service because council listened to its citizens and got the green light to better serve the community, noted Councilman Richard Brainerd. “City councils I've been on have been pretty prudent about increasing staff,” Brainerd said. “We looked at the ambulance department and looked at service provided.” The city talked with its fire chief about the ambulance service needs in Mahtomedi and in other jurisdictions in the area and moved forward. “We haven't exactly been in the forefront of adding staff, but this is one of those areas (where) we did,” he added. “And other cities face those same problems,” Mayor Judson Marshall said. “If it means we need two more people, that's what we need to do, rather than rely on Stillwater. We are still in the best shape to serve our people.”


MAHTOMEDI — The City Council conducted the following business at its Sept. 4 meeting: • After a public hearing, approved a request to vacate a portion of Mae Avenue, behind the Dairy Queen and another property located at 850 Wildwood Ave. and 900 Wildwood Ave., respectively. Because the city has no utilities on the 200-foot strip of land, Mahtomedi will vacate its right of way, which was recorded in 1938 within the McGill's Corner plat. The 100-foot western portion of the newly vacated right of way, which is located in White Bear Lake, does not connect to any other right of way and was also vacated by that city. By law, Mahtomedi cannot ask for any compensation for giving up its right of way, City Attorney Jay Karlovich said. The city may either determine that keeping the land is in the public interest for the future or give it up, he said. • Appointed William Seuffert to an advisory position on the Environmental Commission. Seuffert's term will end on April 1, 2021. “He seems very well qualified for that role,” Wolgamot said. • Scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. Sept. 18 to consider certification of delinquent utility accounts to Washington County for collection with the 2019 property taxes for 156 property owners. The amount of the unpaid utility bills stood at $119,612 when the list was compiled and could be decreasing by the moment as payments can be made at any time, Schaefer said. The current outstanding amount is not unusually large; a figure between $100,000 to $150,000 is typical, he said. The unpaid utility bills amount to approximately 2 percent of the city's annual revenue. • Approved the Park Fund balance policy as recommended by the Finance Commission. The policy addresses the need for investment and improvement to the city's parks and trails system and is meant to establish specific guidelines for use of the fund. The city will strive to maintain a reserve fund balance of $1 million for future investment. This reserve fund balance will be funded by designating $50,000 of the total general fund transfer annually until the reserve has been met. • Approved construction pay voucher No. 2 and final in the amount of $7,900 to Insituform Technologies USA LLC for the 2018 sewer lining project. • Approved construction pay voucher No. 3 and final in the amount of $9,244 to G. L. Contracting Inc. for Phase 2 of Katherine Abbott Park improvements. • Formally approved a matching $2,500 grant from the Department of Natural Resources to help the Fire Department purchase 10 new pagers at $500 each. • Approved a $5,000 grant application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for a $9,000 electric vehicle charging station to be located in Veteran's Memorial Park. Mahtomedi must match at least 20 percent of the grant money and use those funds by 2020. As part of the Volkswagen settlement, $189,000 has been made available to cities through the Minnesota Diesel Replacement Program to install charging stations. “There is much criteria involved, and it is a very competitive grant,” City Administrator Scott Neilson said. “It's worth a try.” The council next meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at City Hall, 600 Stillwater Road. Loretta Harding

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SEPTEMBER 12, 2018


Doggie day care coming to township BY MAGGIE STANWOOD CONTRIBUTING WRITER

WHITE BEAR TOWNSHIP — A day care and boarding facility for dogs is coming to the township. The Town Board approved zoning ordinance amendments and a conditional use permit for the facility, titled Camp Bow Wow, at 4843 White Bear Pkwy. The previous tenant in that space was the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Camp Bow Wow would be owned and managed by Jeff and Diana Hall, who own another Camp Bow Wow location in Burnsville. There are more than 155 Camp Bow Wow locations in North America. Camp Bow Wow will provide training and grooming services and will stock retail pet supplies. Pet parents will be able to make reservations for the facility. The building will be staffed appropriately for the number of dogs; anywhere from four to 10 employees could be on site during a shift, Diana Hall said. At the Burnsville Camp Bow Wow, the building averages 65 dogs per day, added Hall. Indoors, a ratio of one employee to 15 dogs is planned. In the outdoor play area, that ratio would be one employee to 25 dogs. Camp Bow Wow staff will regularly exercise the dogs. Though the building will be monitored 24/7 with video cameras, staff will be on site from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. As part of the facility’s conditional use permit approval, staff will be required to be on site during Township Days and the Fourth of July, when there are

fireworks. Dogs will be screened for aggressive behavior before being allowed at Camp Bow Wow and separated in play areas by size and temperament. Any dog older than six months old will be required to be neutered or spayed. “Camp counselors,” or Camp Wow Wow employees, are to be trained in pet safety and CPR. Boarding dogs will sleep at night in individual cabins with a cot, blanket, water and toys. Dogs from the same family will be allowed to share a cabin for a discount. The proposed plan has about 120 kennels, as well as indoor and outdoor play areas and training, grooming, meeting, lobby and office spaces. “We look forward to seeing you out there,” said Chair Bob Kermes. In other action at the regular Sept. 5 meeting, the board: • Approved an additional driveway at 2363 Taylor Ave. The driveway would connect to Taylor Avenue. • Denied a motion to approve a minor subdivision at 5513 and 5515 West Bald Eagle Blvd. in order to get more information on the parcels and the request. The homeowners are requesting that the property, which currently has two homes on it, be split into two parcels. • Held a closed session for about 30 minutes to discuss the White Bear Lake litigation and the ongoing litigation regarding the property on Portland Avenue.


Yacht Club boosts foundation coffers Thanks to a donation from the White Bear Yacht Club and its members, the Greater White Bear Lake Community Foundation will have an additional $11,500 to grant to local groups this fall. “We are pleased to be able to support the Community Partners Fund, knowing that it will distribute grants to a diverse group of programs and projects that serve people who live in our area,” said Yacht Club Commodore Kenny Larson. “We believe it is important to join with other donors to increase the funds available to meet the growing needs in our community.” With the Yacht Club’s donation, the foundation will have at least $45,000 to distribute in the 2018 round of grant-making. Information on the Community Partners Fund and the online grant application process are available on the foundation’s website, Applications must be submitted by Oct. 5. Community members and businesses wishing to add to the Community Partners Fund to enable the funding of more grants can make a donation on the foundation’s website, From press release

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Job is 40 hrs. a week Monday thru Thursday which means every weekend is a 3-day weekend! Job requires some driving so a clean driving record is a must. 3 year’s minimum experience in desired position. Please send resumes to

Youth Carriers Wanted Would you like your child to learn responsibilities by helping the community? How about getting them a paper route? Must be at least 11yrs old. Please contact the circulation department 651-407-1241



Case Aide



This position provides office support to staff members in the Child Protection Unit as well as SSIS mentoring. 2-3 years of clerical experience is required and excellent computer skills. Previous experience in a Human Services setting is preferred.

Full time - 0.9 FTE (72 hours a pay period). Rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required, advanced education preferred. Past work experience in cardiac care or in critical care transport is preferred. At least two years as paramedic with varied work experience. Driving record in compliance with FirstLight Health System policy regarding insurability. Valid driver’s license. Current State of Minnesota Paramedic Certification. Current BLS, ACLS, PALS, BTLS, or PHTLS Provider Certification. Apply online at FirstLight Health System 301 Highway 65 South Mora, MN 55051 320-225-3612

Press Publications Is Seeking An

Advertising Representative resentative If you enjoy meeting people, solving problems and d growing your own income, this may be the perfectt opportunity for you. Press Publications seeks an organized and creative professional sales rep to promote and market the business community through our products in print and online. Sales experience is helpful but training is provided to the he candidate who shows the willingness to learn and grow in a fast-paced sales career.

Send your resume to Patty Steele at marketing@ or call 651-407-1213

Full & Part Time Apply in person at 731 Lake St., Forest Lake or visit our website


Circulation Assistant

Apply on-line at: agency. mnmeritsystem/default. cfm. Testing must be completed by September 24, 2018. Deadline is September 21. $16.95 to $23.17 DOQ.


Looking for an outgoing, detail-oriented person to assist with delivery logistics as well as administration and direction of youth & adult newspaper carriers. Must have good communication and customer service skills & the ability to multi-task. P/T up to 24 hours/week in a fun and fast paced work environment. Submit resume to Lisa at or call 651-407-1241 “ A cut above the rest”


Shoreview, MN • 651-490-9755

N. Suburban grounds maintenance co. has opportunities for full & part time seasonal and year round positions. Both entry level and experienced people encouraged to apply. $14 - $16/hr with hiring bonus incentives. Good driving record required. Also in search of licensed pesticide applicator for potential lead position with negotiable pay.

For more information and to schedule an interview please call Bill @ 651-490-9755 or email

Now Hiring a Full Time Designated Coordinator for 5 homes in the Lakeland/Stillwater area. Supervisory experience preferred. This position is responsible for the overall operation of all of the established homes. $250 Sign on Bonus

Medical, Dental, 401K, paid personal leave CLO is looking for you.

Community Living Options provides 24 hour residential care and supervision to adults and children with intellectual developmental disabilities, mental health and medical challenges. 40+ family style homes from Stillwater to Hinckley.

Community Living Options For an interview call Polly @ 651-237-1087 Visit our website to submit a job application at

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Mental Health Specialist

Dungarvin Minnesota Full-Time/Part-time: $14.47/Hr

Mental Health Specialists are given the challenging and rewarding opportunity to directly support adults with mental health diagnosis, and challenging behaviors.


• High School Diploma • Valid Driving License • 2 or more years’ experience working with Mental Health Diagnosis Please send resume to or apply at

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EMAIL: callaspecialist@

PHONE: 651-407-1221 Air Conditioning/Heating

Meet Your Specialist

Celia Wirth, Computer Support and Repair

I have been providing friendly, patient and educational computer assistance in homes and small businesses since 2003. No need to carry your computer into a store, I come to your home or office. I can help you in your home. Enjoy your computer more. I’ll tune it up and answer all your questions. I can add the new wireless printer, connect your iPad to the internet, and everything in between. Consider giving a gift of my time to your parents. I can make the computer more fun for them too. I am a good option for your office. I can add a new computer to your network or POS, and be the person that calls the ISP or offsite tech support when you don’t want to. I am usually quicker and more affordable than your offsite tech support for those small jobs that you don’t want to do. I can even set up a website for you. Especially for Seniors, I am very patient. I understand that sometimes it’s not easy, even if your kids say it is. I will answer your questions over and over, and I will never make you feel foolish or bad about what you don’t know.

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Bookkeeping Furnace & A/C Installations and Service Licensed, Bonded & Insured 651.426.4233

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Foreign and Domestic

Tony Wilke,

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21438 Forest Blvd N. Forest Lake, MN 55025 Located in Tired Iron Collision Center

I look forward to working with you. SENIOR-FRIENDLY, DEAF-FRIENDLY

Celia Wirth,, 612-408-9437. North East Metro area.


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4415 Otter Lake Road 441 White Bear Lake

651-407-3465 GO VIKES!

Auto Repair

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651.226.4235 Monday - Friday 8 am - 6 pm 7137 20th Avenue North - Centerville

763-742-7500 Cement/Concrete

Rivard Cement Contracting

Quality Comes First We Do It All!

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AAA Painting Commercial & Residential

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Painting & Decorating


Meet Your Specialist

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Remodeling Locally Owned Since 1994

Time to remodel the family room? Ready to update a kitchen or bathroom? What about that addition you have always wanted? We can take the dream and make it reality!

Sherco Construction

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BUSINESS BRIEFS Private paint label honors father, founder Howard “Mike” Abbott opened the fi rst Abbott Paint store on St. Paul's Cleveland and Marshall avenues in 1945 with the personal attention small retailers had back then for customers. That detail, with his insistence of top-quality products, brought homeowners and painting contractors back again and again over the years. Eventually, locations in White Bear Lake and Stillwater were added as word about customer care and painting know-how spread. “Dad became a trusted friend with everyone he met at his store, greeting them at the door, asking about each customer’s painting project, and then providing tips and solutions,” said Kevin Abbott. “He was a tremendous father, mentor and hero to our family. He was the ‘go-to’ guy for paint in the neighborhood.” Mike passed away two years ago and his four sons wanted to recognize their father’s legacy with something dear to him. They quickly decided it would be paint. After months of researching the quality and attributes deserving of such recognition, the boys came up with a private label, 100 percent acrylic exterior paint and named it Vintage 24, for the year Mike was born. “It’s nice seeing his photo on the label,” Kevin added. “It kinda puts him back in each store where he loved to be.” For more information on Vintage 24, visit or stop in any of its three locations. Fairgoers love Anchor coffee The Anchor Coffee House in downtown White Bear Lake was named a 2018 State Fair Best Award winner. Among popular drinks served at the fair were cold brews like nitro cold caramel cream coffee, chocolate cream and vanilla

attendees and sponsors. Golf tournament benefits Merrick Big Wood Brewery is holding its fourth annual golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21. The event will benefit Merrick Inc., a nonprofit that offers meaningful work options and life enrichment activities to more than 375 adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The fundraiser takes place at Oak Glen Golf Course in Stillwater. Tickets are $100 and include on-course events, beer sampling, reception dinner and auction. Full details and registration can be found at


Abbott Paint launched Vintage 24 as a tribute to founder Mike Abbott. Mike’s four sons, Kevin, Steve, Dave and Tim, operate three locations in St. Paul, White Bear Lake and Stillwater.

cream. Bakery items like the banana chocolate chip muffin and stroopwafels, a thin waffle fi lled with caramel, were also fair favorites. Co-owner Denise Atkinson said their fi rst year at the fair has been “a fun crazy adventure. We feel very blessed!”

Luxury car show canceled The Luxury Car & Fine Art show scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 7, at Dellwood Country Club has been canceled. If you have paid for a ticket, a full refund will be made in the same form of payment as original purchase. The strategic partner for the car show is Horses for Horsepower whose leader, Eric Hawkinson, has been diagnosed with brain cancer. The organization is withdrawing its participation from the event cosponsored with the Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation (VHEDC), White Bear Center for the Arts and Press Publications. VHEDC Board President Debby Gustafson said without the partnership, they did not feel they could have the caliber of event that would meet expectations of

Food shelf donation part of celebration A Re-Grand Opening Celebration is planned for the newly remodeled White Bear Township Cub Store at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. Store Director Steve Szondy and his team will make a donation to the Hugo and White Bear Lake food shelves at that time. The store is located at 1059 Meadowlands Drive. Wednesdays means wine, wigs Indulge Salon in White Bear Lake is offering 10 percent off all wigs ordered on Wednesday night during September. During the event, called Sip & Shop, women are welcome to


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try on wigs and enjoy complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres from 5 to 7 p.m. The salon is located at 2183 Third St.

Neighboring newspaper owner files for bankruptcy Lillie Suburban Newspapers coowner Jeffrey Enright, of White Bear Lake, fi led for bankruptcy last month. He fi led under Chapter 7. He listed $391,000 in assets and $2.16 million in liabilities. The company has not fi led for bankruptcy. Enright's role right before fi ling for bankruptcy is unclear. Co-owner Ted Lillie is a creditor listed in the fi ling, for $100,000 in business expenses. The newspapers cover areas in the northeast metro, including the Shoreview-Arden Hills Bulletin, and operations continue as normal. Walmart launches online grocery shopping The Vadnais Heights Walmart will hold a ribbon-cutting celebration for its new online grocery shopping at 11 a.m. Sept. 12. Learn more about the new service and personal grocery shoppers at the store's customer service counter or call 651-486-7001. The store is located at 830 East County Road E.

Remodeling Resources Add living space to your home with a screen porch to your deck, or, really upgrade to a 4 Season Porch! Add decking all around your screen porch for that grill! Call Mike for some great pricing on your outdoor living!

Paul and Valerie in 2018

Happy 60th Anniversary Paul and Valerie Ackerman! Paul and Valerie Ackerman were married on Sept. 13, 1958 in Toronto, Canada, and have lived in White Bear Lake since 1960. They have four children and eight grandchildren: Jillian, married to Trevor Saxty (Isabel and Miles); Rob, married to Karmel (Maddie and Elena); Marnie, married to Whit Jackson (Duncan and Ellierose); and Katherine, married to Alain Valois (Denis and Zachary). Paul was an executive at 3M during a 38-year career that included an eight–year overseas assignment in Italy. Valerie worked as a registered nurse before

and after raising their children. The Ackermans have traveled extensively, including trips to 133 countries and all seven continents. They enjoy music and sang for 16 years with the Minnesota Chorale. They now spend part of their time in Alameda, CA, where Paul serves as a docent on the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier museum. The couple are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with their children, spouses and grandchildren at a weekend gathering at a resort hotel on the Pacific coast near San Francisco.

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SEPTEMBER 12, 2018



Chateau St. Croix Winery St. Croix Falls, WI

Dancing Dragonfly Vineyards St. Croix Falls, WI

Open Year Round

Belle Vinez Winery River Falls, WI 35E

Big Wood Brewery


7 Vines Vineyard Dellwood Northern Vineyards







Saint Croix Vineyards

36 35E

Please visit websites for details on upcoming events!


Roma maa

Bent ryy Brewstillery




Mpls. 94 St. Paul


7 VinesVineyard

“A premier destination for all good things” 101 Hwy 96 East, Dellwood 651-478-6300



Sept 14 Sept 16 Sept 19 Sept 21 Sept 21

Art at the Winery 6-8:30pm Music/Gary LaRue 2pm Music/Matthew Griswold 5:30pm Music/Joshua Schmidt 5:30pm 4th annual Big Wood Brewery noon – 8PM Golf tournament to Benefit Merrick, Inc. Fall Wine Fest Cruise for Troops 9am-5pm Northern Grape Stomp 11am-7pm Grape Stomp Festival Harvest Festival Music/Brady Lillie 2pm Succ it up Buttercup 1-5pm Music/Matthew Griswold 5:30pm Music/Trio 5:30pm Laugh Your Asses Off 8:30-10pm – Screening of local made comedies Oktimberfest 3pm-Midnight -$1 off Pints of Oktimberfest Fall Booya Fest Noon-midnight Music/Brady Lillie 2pm Maroon & Bold Release Party 2:30-Midnight David Roth in Concert 7-8:30pm Cigars N Suds 6pm-8pm Art at the Winery - Plant & Sip 1-3:30pm Oktober Wine Festival Howl-O-Ween Noon-4pm – Dog costume contest

Sept 21-23 Sept 22 Sept 22 Sept 22-23 Sept 22-23 Sept 23 Sept 23 Sept 26 Sept 27 Sept 28 Sept 28

Escape to a wine experience unlike anything you’ve seen before... • Wine Tastings: Flights or Glasses • Traditional Tuscan-flare culinary creations • Corporate or life events

W10829 875th Ave - River Falls, WI 715-426-9463 | for info

Sept 29 Sept 30 Oct 5 Oct 6 Oct 10 Oct 13 Oct 13-14 Oct 14

ONGOING Daily Happy Hour Wednesdays MafiaTrivia - $1 off all beers Sundays Acoustic Sunday


3-6 pm 6:30pm 1-4pm

LOCATION Dancing Dragonfly 7 Vines Vineyard 7 Vines Vineyard 7 Vines Vineyard Oak Glen Golf Course (BWB) Northern Vineyards Running Aces (BB) Northern Vineyards Dancing Dragonfly Chateau St. Croix 7 Vines Vineyard Northern Vineyards 7 Vines Vineyard 7 Vines Vineyard Bent Brewstillery

Fall wine fest September 21-23 grape stomp september 22 Wine tasting daily | Deck overlooking the St. Croix River

Book events with us |Bachelorette, corporate, etc... 223 Main Street North • Downtown Stillwater 651-430-1032 •

Open Every Day Hand Crafted Locally Grown Award Winning

2013 120th Ave., St Croix Falls, WI 715.483.WINE |

Big Wood Brewery Bent Brewstillery 7 Vines Vineyard Bent Brewstillery Dancing Dragonfly Big Wood Brewery Dancing Dragonfly Chateau St. Croix Bent Brewstillery

Roma Big Wood Brewery Dancing Dragonfly

Grape Stomp Festival September 22-23 Live Music every Sat. 1-4 pm Call (715) 483-2556 or visit for more details




We’re brewing up a storm in Willernie! Stop in for a flight of our house-made beers on tap this week! Mon-Thurs 11am-9 pm Fri & Sat 11am-10 pm Sunday 10 am-9 pm

310 Stillwater Road, Willernie 651-653-4733

6428 Manning Ave., Stillwater Since 1992 • 651-430-3310 Open 7 Days a Week 10-6

White Bear Press  

Weekly newspaper covering White Bear Lake and the surrounding area.

White Bear Press  

Weekly newspaper covering White Bear Lake and the surrounding area.