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Despite Wet Spring, White Bear Lake Still Shrinking

Despite a wet summer that’s virtually wiped out Minnesota’s drought, White Bear Lake still has a problem. The water level has been low for years.

06/28/2013

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Get On Board With White Bear Lake Sailors

When it comes to youth sports in Minnesota, most of us think of the one that takes place on a lake when it’s frozen, seeing this is the “State of Hockey.” But on White Bear Lake plenty of kids are finding an interest in sailing.

06/27/2013

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Scooping Ice Cream For A World Record

Hundreds of people headed to White Bear Lake this week for a chance at breaking a world record. Their goal was to make the longest ice cream sundae in the world, while raising money for cancer research.

06/19/2013

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Minn. Native Among 8 New Astronauts

A Minnesota native is among NASA’s new class of eight astronauts. Thirty-nine-year-old Josh Cassada is originally from White Bear Lake. Cassada is a former naval aviator who currently serves as co-founder and chief technology officer for Quantum Opus. Four of the eight new astronauts are women, the highest percentage of female astronaut candidates ever selected by NASA.

06/17/2013

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3 Cyclists Injured In Saturday’s MS-150 Bike Ride

The MS-150 bike ride will end Sunday in White Bear Lake without three cyclists who were hurt during a bad crash on Saturday. It happened around 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Sandstone, shortly after the cyclists left Hinckley on day two of the ride.

06/09/2013

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Report: Record-Breaking Snow Not Helping Groundwater Sustainability

While a record-breaking April snowfall is easing the pain of Minnesota’s extended drought, a new report suggests our water use simply isn’t sustainable.

04/22/2013

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The ‘Land Of 10,000 Lakes’ Is Drying Up

Minnesota is known as the “Land of Ten Thousand Lakes.” But the DNR says the state’s water supply is becoming a concern.

03/28/2013

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Best Of MN: Corned Beef & Cabbage

The best place for corned beef and cabbage in Minnesota? WCCO viewers picked Manitou Station in White Bear Lake, an Irish pub that’s only three years old.

03/16/2013

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DNR Tries To Stop White Bear Lake Lawsuit

A recent study found the reason for the shrinking of White Bear Lake is the growing use of ground water. A citizens’ group is taking the DNR to court for allowing it to happen – and now the state is trying to stop that lawsuit.

03/11/2013

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St. Paul Man Pleads Guilty To Killing, Dismembering His Wife

A St. Paul man pleaded guilty Friday to killing and then dismembering his wife.

03/08/2013

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Prep Blog: Boys Hockey Section Final Friday

The field for one of the most highly anticipated state tournaments will be set before the weekend is over, and four great match-ups Friday night will solidify the field.

03/01/2013

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Chisago City Mortgage Loan Officers Sentenced To 5 Years For Fraud

Two mortgage loan officers were each sentenced Monday on one count of conspiracy to commit mortgage fraud through the use of interstate wires.

02/04/2013

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Victims Of Costa Shipwreck Mark Anniversary

Survivors of the Costa Concordia shipwreck and relatives of the 32 people who died marked the first anniversary of the grounding Sunday with the unveiling of memorials to the victims, a tearful Mass in their honor and a minute of silence to recall the exact moment that the cruise ship rammed into a reef off Tuscany.

01/13/2013

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Charges: Husband Killed, Dismembered Wife In St. Paul

The 35-year-old man accused of killing his wife and leaving her body in a White Bear Lake garage has been charged with intentional second-degree murder.

01/09/2013

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Husband In Custody After Wife Found Dead In White Bear Lake

Authorities say a man is in custody Tuesday morning after his wife was found dead in her White Bear Lake home Monday afternoon.

01/08/2013

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Student Weather Balloon Takes Flight Over White Bear Lake

Students at White Bear Lake Area High School got a hands-on lesson in their ‘Earth-Space Science’ class Thursday.

12/06/2012

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DNR Sued Over White Bear Lake Levels

The dock tells the story of White Bear Lake, ending way before the water. Or the nearby boat lift, left high and dry.

11/28/2012

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Car Drives Into House, Injures 1 In White Bear Lake

Police are on the scene of an accident where a vehicle drove into a house and injured at least one person.

11/13/2012

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Missing MN Man’s Body Found In Arizona

There’s a sad update to a story we told you about earlier this year. The body of a Minnesota man missing since summer has been found in a national forest in Arizona.

11/09/2012

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Body Of Missing Minnesota Man Found In Arizona

Authorities in northern Arizona say they’ve recovered and identified the body of a Minnesota man who’s been missing since late July.

11/08/2012

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Prep Blog: Football Friday, State Soccer Preview

It’s the fall season’s version of March Madness. The State Girls Tennis Tournament and State Soccer Tournaments are this week, and the football section playoffs are getting underway across the state.

10/25/2012

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Woman Accused Of Harassing Neighbors Starts Trial

A 49-year-old woman accused of taunting and yelling obscenities at a neighboring family will begin her trial Monday.

10/22/2012

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2 Students Are Voice Of White Bear Lake H.S. Sports

Some strive to be stand-out athletes, some strive to be stand-out students. But two seniors at White Bear Lake High School have a different goal. They are striving to be the voice of their school.

10/12/2012

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Apple Orchards Hitting Their Peak Season

There are apple orchards around the Twin Cities that are recovering from a rough start to the season.

09/24/2012

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Late Night Fire Destroys White Bear Lake Home

Authorities are investigating after a fire overnight caused significant damage to a home in the north Twin Cities metro.

09/11/2012

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