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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Sunday, November 09, 2008

WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Wayzata.com's top stories of the week, Nov. 2-8

It was another great week in the Wayzata community. Here are the Top 5 Stories of the Week for the week of November 2-9, 2008.
  1. Ken Willcox ran unopposed and was elected the Mayor of Wayzata. Andrew Mullin and Mary Bader also were elected to the City Council, and Planning Commission Chair Tom Tanner did not win a position on the Council. Read the election night coverage and hear the vote tally read aloud here: Wayzata City Council Race 2008 Voting Results.
  2. The Wayzata Trojans football team beat the St. Cloud Tech Tigers to remain unbeaten and advance to the Metrodome to play in the Class 5A State Football Tournament Quarterfinals. They will take on Rosemount next Saturday night at 8:15 pm. Read the writeup and view the media report.
  3. The Deed for the Wayzata Bay Center Changed hands from Gordy Engel, John Berg and Ray Mithun, Jr. to Presbyterian Homes. This is significant in that all the plans so far have been contingent on this transaction happening, and now construction can begin once some other hurdles are cleared. Here is another article with more details: Presbyterian Homes exercises option on Bay Center.
  4. The Friends of Bushaway Road celebrated the 150th Anniversary at Wayzata City Hall. Read some history from an article here: WAYZATA BAY WINDOW: Bushaway Road is 150 years old, and read a write-up on the event here: Bushaway Road in Wayzata, MN celebrates 150 years.
  5. That pesky water main on Bushaway / County 101 broke again, backing up traffic and causing detours from here to there and everywhere. It is a recurring theme, because the main in so old. Read Wayzata.com's coverage here: Water Main Break on Bushaway/101 Causes Headaches and Detours.
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