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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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...

Suburban police face retirements due to pension change

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 2 2014 - 7:08 PM

Suburban police departments are welcoming more new officers and leaders this summer after a pension change sparked a wave of retirements.Across Minnesota, the pension change that took effect this...

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...

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Recent sales in Wayzata

Date Address Sale price
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
07/16/2014 1165 Ferndale Rd. W. 1,600,000
07/16/2014 17920 Shavers Lane 1,350,000

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