Tonkadale Greenhouse’s Third Thursdays story times are a popular chance for kiddos to learn more about plants and gardening, through books, movement and other activities (including an optional take-home planting project).
Arts & Culture
Scholar: Duligur Ibeling
Hometown: Maple Grove
High School: Wayzata High School
High School GPA: 4.0 (un-weighted)
Scholar: David Cook
High School: Orono High School
College: Dartmouth (Hanover, New Hampshire)
Decades ago, the Ladies of the Lake organization was formed by lake-area women interested in art and art education. The women held classes in their basements on a rotating basis but eventually needed a bigger home as the organization grew.
Tom Rob Smith's debut novel, Child 44, remains to this day one of the best thrillers I have ever read. Exciting, adventuresome, at times disturbing and extraordinarily original, Child 44 is one of those rare debuts that seems impossible to top.
In seventh grade, Mike Bialick did something that arguably changed his life: He joined the cross-country running team.
Owning a mortgage company as the economy tanked may not look like the beginning of success and opportunity, but it was for Ross Sveback. To occupy his time while unemployed, the St. Louis Park resident began blogging about things he enjoyed.
Woody, a sweet 1-year-old French Bulldog, is all ears as he waits for a ride on the lake. Owner, Mary Kay Mohs is unabashed in telling anyone Woody is "pretty cute."
An unexpected guest showed up at Dan Jensen’s house last May, and by the time she finally left a little over a month later, she had given Jensen and his wife, Julianne Amendola, a baker’s dozen of surprises: twelve little ducklings and one award-winning picture.
Substance, Style and Size