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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.

Monday, June 15, 2009

WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Wayzata.com's Top 5 Stories of the week, June 8-14, 2009

Good morning Wayzata, and thanks for joining Wayzata.com for the Top 5 Stories of the week. Find out how a City of Wayzata employee stole thousands of dollars from the City, vote for a fellow Wayzata resident to represent the Minnesota Twins and give a congrats to both the boys' and girls' track teams! Also, check out the wine tasting event that benefited the American Diabetes Association and see what our own Bob Fisher has been up to.

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

  1. The City of Wayzata lost thousands due to internal theft at the DMV. Would this have happened if the DMV took credit cards? Read all the details on how Wayzata resident Brenda Streif stole around $10,000 in cash over the course of a year.

  2. Wayzata resident and founder of Interfaith Outreach LaDonna Hoy has been nominated as an "everyday All-star" by People Magazine and Major League Baseball. Vote for Hoy to give her an opportunity to represent the Minnesota Twins at the All-Star game at Busch Stadium in July.

  3. It was a successful week last week for Wayzata High School track. The girl's track team took home the championship at their state tournament last week Another congratulations goes out to the boy's track team for getting second at their state championship.

  4. The Wayzata Yacht Club hosted a wine tasting event Friday to benefit the American Diabetes Association.

  5. Wayzata's own Bob Fisher has been featured on Kare 11 this week. Read about Bob's book publishing venture here on Wayzata.com. Also, experience what happened when Kare11's Rena Sarigianopoulos tried her hand at repairing shoes with Shoebob.

    Honorable Mention: The Wayzata Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon last week with the Wayzata Rotary Club. Paul Ansolabehere spoke on the importance of keeping up with the ever changing nature of business and investing in people.



    Stay tuned to Wayzata.com for all the latest news and information in Wayzata.


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