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.

Monday, May 04, 2009

WEEKLY ROUNDUP:'s Top 5 Stories of the week, Apr 27th - May 3rd, 2009

Good morning Wayzata, and thanks for joining for the Top 5 Stories of the week. Swine Flu dominated the national headlines last week, and it was no different in the Wayzata area. On a happier note, a local television station visited a historic property, and a number of people ran from Wayzata to Excelsior.

Here we go again, the Top 5 stories of the week:

Brought to you this time around by:
  1. Orono Schools will be closed due to a probably Swine Flu diagnoses with individuals connected to the district. Orono Schools encompass Long Lake, Orono, Maple Plain, and Independence--all just a stones throw from Wayzata. Read about it here. Additionally, you can see a prepared statement by Wayzata Superintendent Chace Anderson here. Also, a Wayzata resident returns from Mexico due to H1N1 Virus concerns.
  2. The Wells Fargo Half Marathon was run under perfect skies and temperatures that were optimal for exercise. David Thompson - 1:14:03 was the top man, and Kari Logan - 1:26:02 was the top woman. Read the write-up and see the results here.
  3. WCCO visited the Wayzata Depot last week to take viewers back in time. Watch the video here.
  4. Wayzata Baseball beat Hopkins 10-0 behind the pitching of Billy Soule. In Softball action, Anna Twinem Reached 100 Strikeouts in 5-1 Victory over Edina, and Boy's Lacrosse, the Trojans defeated Eden Prairie 10-9.
  5. In local media news, the parent company of the Wayzata Sun Sailor filed for bankruptcy.


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