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, January 18, 2009

WEEKLY ROUNDUP:'s top stories of the week, Jan 12-19

Here for the week of Jan 12-19 2009 are the Top 5 stories of the week impacting the Wayzata community.
  1. The Bay Center could be demolished in one shot as opposed to the phased demolition and construction as previously assumed and thought. That leaves the
  2. Muni up in the air as the Wayzata City Council scrambles to come up with a place to put the bar and liquor operations somewhere in town.
  3. Someone is targeting and stealing GPS devices in town. Eyewitnesses identify a red and white Ford pickup as being suspicious. Read the Crime Alert from Wayzata Police Chief Mike Risvold, and watch the KSTP Channel 5 News report.
  4.'s own Matt Thomas keeps us up to date with the Wayzata Boys Hockey team. Read his WAYZATA BOYS HOCKEY NOTEBOOK 1/17/2009: Trojans on 10-Game Winning Streak. Additionally, he catches us up with the Wayzata Girls Basketball team in the WAYZATA GIRLS BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK 1/17/2009: Trojans 7-6 Midway Through Season.
  5. A home in Wayzata sustains modest damage from fire because of the actions of a local resident in KSTP: Quick action saves Wayzata home from fire.

Also of note and in news: Matt Thomas - a sports reporter formerly of the Lakeshore Weekly News will be covering Wayzata Sports for 2009. Jon Wright, photojournalist and professional photographer, also formerly of the Lakeshore Weekly News, will be photographing sporting events as pushes to be become the authority on Wayzata sports.


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