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White Bear’s Hockey Heritage


White Bear has produced hockey greats throughout the decades. Names such as Moose Goheen and Doc Romnes kicked it off more than a century ago. Join us to hear how they got their start in White Bear and other local hockey trivia including the origins of the Hippodrome and the start of the Minnesota State […]

The Plantation Night Club: White Bear’s Gangster Headquarters


Join us to hear how the Plantation Night Club on the shore of White Bear Lake evolved from a boat works to one of the Twin Cities most popular night clubs catering to the underworld of the Midwest. Programs are funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. […]

Miss Benson’s Nursery School


Miss Amy Benson approached her friend Helen Fillebrown in the 1940s with a dilemma. She had planned to start a nursery school for the neighborhood children but her original location was no longer an option. She asked if Helen would consider allowing the nursery school at her home and a decade of childhood excitement and […]