MN Recyclery: New life for old bikes

MN Recyclery: New life for old bikes

By Jim Muellner Editor’s note: Longtime White Bear Lake businessman Jim Mueller founded MN Recyclery in 2011 as a way to share the joy of…

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Mahtomedi Go Round!

Mahtomedi Go Round!

From Chautauqua Beach to Katherine Abbott to Wedgewood Park, our community has an abundance of outdoor recreational and historic resources — scattered like pearls here and…

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RITE of Spring

RITE of Spring

Mark your calendar app! Mahtomedi’s own 10th Annual RITE (Really Into the Earth) of Spring event will be held Saturday, April 23, 9–12 at the Mahtomedi School District Education Center,…

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Area students “Race 2 Reduce” water use

Area students “Race 2 Reduce” water use

BY SARAH ALEXANDER There’s lots going on in Mahtomedi and White Bear Lake schools these days as students learn the “why” and “how” of caring for…

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A bike/walk-friendly community? Imagine that!

A bike/walk-friendly community? Imagine that!

BY MIKE BROOKS Planning and improving our communities to ensure people of all ages and abilities can safely walk and bike is a proven common…

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You never promised me a rain garden?

You never promised me a rain garden?

BY DENNIS LINDEKE We installed two rain gardens in our front yard in 2010. There is the beautiful “sunny” garden and the fern dominated “shady”…

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Planning safe routes to school

Planning safe routes to school

Every day it seems there’s a new report out about the benefits to mind and body of fresh air and exercise. For students, a perfect…

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Wildwood Tree Planting Wraps Up

Wildwood Tree Planting Wraps Up

By Jeanne Zlonis The tree planting on the new Wildwood Natural Playground is now complete!  Seven beautiful Black Hills spruce trees were installed in October,…

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Race 2 Reduce educator Sarah Alexander teaches area students about the importance of conserving water.

Race 2 Reduce: Off and Running!

By Paul Steinhauser Race 2 Reduce, the White Bear Lake area’s premier water conservation program, is pleased to announce that Sarah Alexander has been hired to…

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Chimney swifts: Mahtomedi’s best-kept bird secret?

Chimney swifts: Mahtomedi’s best-kept bird secret?

It was an exciting September for one of the Twin Cities’ premier chimney swift colonies, located right in our backyard at Mahtomedi High School. Chimney swifts…

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