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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Flyboarding rising in popularity on Minnesota lakes

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 18 2014 - 10:56 AM

On Lake Minnetonka, Rodney Jansen is used to the stares.Jet skiers stopped to gawk as swimmers in Cook’s Bay paused to snap photos of the unexpected, futuristic sight: Jansen suspended 20 feet...

At last, full speed ahead on Lake Minnetonka: Wake restriction lifted

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 24 2014 - 9:58 PM

Lake Minnetonka is back to business as usual.On Friday, an unprecedented no-wake restriction for the entire lake will be lifted almost two months after it was put in place, slowing boating nearly to...

High water, heavy rain slow boating across Minnesota

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 6 2014 - 7:58 AM

The July 4th holiday weekend usually is the busiest of the year on Lake Minnetonka and many other Minnesota lakes and rivers.Not this year.After the state’s second-wettest June ever,...

Wayzata woman, 86, struck and killed by car while walking near senior living home

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 28 2014 - 4:33 PM

An 86-year-old Wayzata woman has died after being struck by a car while walking on a sidewalk outside a new senior-living building.Just before 4 p.m. Tuesday, Patricia Ann Halvorson was walking on...

WMEP parents, teachers seek principal ouster

BLOG POST Updated: Jun 11 2014 - 8:34 PM

An attorney representing multiple parents and teachers Wednesday evening asked the school board of a west metro integration district to fire its sole principal after submitting a dossier about Kevin...

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Recent sales in Wayzata

Date Address Sale price
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
07/14/2014 3536 Lyric Av. 75,000
07/14/2014 520 Indian Mound St. Apt. 1a 325,000
07/11/2014 205 Barry Av. S. Apt. 107 105,000
07/11/2014 3922 Heathcote Rd. 360,000
07/10/2014 100 Parkers Lake Rd. 540,000

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