Wayzata

Wayzata, which is American Indian for "north shore," has roots as a summer weekend retreat on Lake Minnetonka. Originally its cottages and hotels drew summer crowds for boating and fishing, but Wayzata eventually grew into a residential suburb of the Twin Cities.

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Population:

3,688

County:

Hennepin

ZIP Codes:

55391

Incorporated

1883

Mayor:

Ken Willcox

City Manager:

Heidi Nelson

City Hall:

600 Rice St. E. Wayzata, MN 55391

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Oldest independent bookstore in Twin Cities is closing

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 1 2014 - 12:39 AM

If this were a novel, a hero could have saved Charlie Leonard’s store from the evils of e-books and bulldozers.But this is real life — and the Twin Cities’ oldest remaining...

Minnesota wake surfers compete at world championship

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 23 2014 - 5:58 PM

Summer may be over, but surfers on Lake Minnetonka are still riding the waves before 11 Minnesota wake surfers compete in the sport’s world championship this weekend.On a cool September day...

Wayzata Big Woods celebrates 10 years of preservation

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 16 2014 - 3:00 PM

A public park in Wayzata is the Twin Cities’ last piece of a sprawling dense forest that once blanketed much of central Minnesota.Last week, the community celebrated the Wayzata Big Woods’ 10th year...

Wayzata lakefront starts to transform six months after plan approved

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 11 2014 - 10:43 AM

Boaters, bikers and beer drinkers will start to see some new attractions in Wayzata aimed at drawing more visitors to the Lake Minnetonka town.In the six months since the city approved a major...

Wayzata residents present petition signed by 500 opponents to cell tower equipment

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 11 2014 - 10:40 AM

Wayzata residents presented a petition to the City Council last week signed by 500 people opposing cellphone companies putting equipment in Klapprich Park.For years, residents near the park, which...

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Recent sales in Wayzata

Date Address Sale price
09/23/2014 132 Benton Av. 325,000
08/13/2014 637 Harmony Circle 254,000
08/08/2014 18870 Lake Av. 805,000
07/31/2014 310 Benton Av. 126,000
07/17/2014 10019 36th Pl. N. 215,000
07/17/2014 1475 Hunter Dr. 522,500
07/17/2014 17920 Brigham Trail 269,000
07/17/2014 215 Barry Av. S. Apt. 101 133,500
07/17/2014 218 Waycliffe Dr. N. 670,000
07/17/2014 230 Chicago Av. N. 380,000

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