Dec. 13, 2021

Republican gubernatorial candidates debate in Wayzata

Wayzata hosted five of the six Republican candidates for Minnesota governor last week.

The candidates are aiming to run on the Republican ticket against Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in 2022. The GOP nod will be decided during the primary election in August.

The debate was held at the Hotel Landing ...

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Jan. 21, 2021

Molly MacDonald appointed to City Council

Wayzata resident and business owner Molly MacDonald has been appointed to the Wayzata City Council. Submitted photo.

The Wayzata City Council Appointed Molly MacDonald at last Tuesday night’s Council Meeting. After what staff described as "an expedited but thorough interview process and discussion," the Council made the appointment unanimously.

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Jan. 16, 2021

Applicants for open City Council seat announced

The following persons have filed an application seeking appointment for the open City Council seat which was vacated by newly elected Mayor Johanna McCarthy.

  • Greg Flannigan
  • Adam Eig
  • Jeff Parkhill
  • Nate Leding
  • Lindsay Bashioum
  • Terri Fox
  • Margaret Runyon
  • Daniel Drotning
  • Jennifer Severson
  • Molly MacDonald

Interviews will be held via ...

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Jan. 15, 2021

2021 Chilly Open Cancelled

The Greater Wayzata Community Chamber of Commerce announced that the 2021 Chilly Open has been cancelled.

Below is the statement:

To our amazing Golfers and Community, 

The Chilly Open is such an incredible community event and something that has morphed into a must-do event for people here in MN ...

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Jan. 14, 2021

Wayzata Public Schools Offers Early Kindergarten Entrance

Children who are five years old by September 1 are eligible to begin kindergarten. 

Wayzata Public Schools offers early kindergarten entrance for children who turn five between September 2 and October 15 and reside in Wayzata Public Schools at the time of application. 

Children who demonstrate superior intellectual ...

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Jan. 13, 2021

Wayzata Police: Multiple Reports Of Thefts From Vehicles

The Wayzata Police Department has taken multiple reports of thefts from vehicles during the past several days.

According to investigators, vehicles have been stolen when keys are left inside.
Most of the thefts are occurring overnight, according to the police department.
Back in November, investigators reported similar crimes.
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Jan. 10, 2021

Suit Up, Wayzata Athletes Begin Play Amid Legal Fight Over Masks

Wayzata High School athletes have been practicing hard since Jan. 4. That's when the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) approved teams to start practicing.

Wayzata Basketball standout Camden Heide. Photo Dan Gustafson.
Competition begins Thursday, Jan. 14 as athletes will be required to wear masks.

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Jan. 7, 2021

Council Determines Open Seat Appointment Process

On Tuesday Jan. 5, Johanna McCarthy was sworn in as the new Wayzata mayor, Cathy Iverson and Alex Plechash were sworn in as city councilmembers.

On that night, the city council determined the process for filing in the city council seat vacated by McCarthy.

The council decided with an “expedited ...

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Jan. 6, 2021

Gov. Walz Relaxes Restaurant Restrictions

Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday that restrictions on bars and restaurants will be relaxed effective Monday, Jan. 11.

Gov. Tim Walz announces loosened restrictions Jan. 6, 2020

This means that these establishments can operate at 50% indoor with a maximum of 150 people.

Six people will be allowed per table ...

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Jan. 5, 2021

State Officials Urge Caution As Vehicle Breaks Through Wayzata Bay Ice

A vehicle went through the ice on Lake Minnetonka’s Wayzata Bay as authorities are urge caution on Minnesota lakes.

Deputies with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office were stationed near the Wayzata Sailing building Tuesday Jan. 5.

Investigators said the driver and passenger made it out of the vehicle safely.

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