It can be daunting to face that stack of books waiting on your nightstand or select a novel from the sea of titles at the store. But with book clubs all around the Lake Minnetonka area, and businesses like The Marsh and The Bookcase right out your door, there’s no need to fret.

Women Warriors: Role of Women in the U.S. Military Through Time and Conflict

Inspired by English-speaking families with children in local Chinese immersion programs, Juliet Lee recently opened an immersion preschool program in the lake area.

This past spring, the Westonka School District unveiled its updated sports logo for the White Hawks. The new logo replaces the version in use since the late 1990s.

What do you like most about your district? The great people: students, teachers, support staff, administrators, school board members and parents.

On weekdays between the months of September and June, the Hoffman residence in Minnetonka could be considered a 21st-century version of the old one-room schoolhouse.

Even the loftiest achievements are built day by day, and these five exceptional high school students are living proof. They deserve recognition for their multiple awards and honors, as well as for their quotidian commitment to excellence.

Dr. David Stussy, executive director of Brain Balance Center of Lake Minnetonka and Woodbury, is committed to improving the quality of children's lives.

Scholar: Duligur Ibeling

Hometown: Maple Grove

High School: Wayzata High School

High School GPA: 4.0 (un-weighted)

College: Harvard

Scholar: David Cook

Hometown: Independence

High School: Orono High School

College: Dartmouth (Hanover, New Hampshire)