About City of White Bear Lake
White Bear Lake is located approximately 20 miles from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport with a population of about 25,000. While in close proximity to the Twin Cities, White Bear Lake maintains its own distinct, small-town character.
White Bear Lake provides a safe, attractive, and welcoming environment with a true sense of community for our residents, visitors and businesses.
White Bear Lake will be responsive to the physical, safety, and environmental requirements of its citizens through innovative leadership, planning, and civic management. The Mayor, City Council, and City employees will ensure the availability of a broad range of cost-effective services, emphasizing a personalized approach that accommodates the special needs of individuals and neighborhoods and prudently utilized available public and private resources.