The City Council took the next steps in moving forward with the Lake Effect project by voting to send out a request for proposal and begin selecting a jury that will decide the design team. Click here for more information on the next steps for Lake Effect.
Apr 02Wayzata Moves Forward with Lake Effect
Apr 01Lake Minnetonka History Book Launch Event
Three Lake Minnetonka Historical Societies, including the Wayzata Historical Society, have come together to publish a book called Images of America: Lake Minnetonka, about Lake Minnetonka history. The book launch event is scheduled for April 4th. from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Wayzata Historical Society. The authors will be available for questions. Click here for more information.
Mar 19Flyover Footage of Lake Minnetonka
Check out this flyover footage of Bushaway Road from Gray's Bay to the north end of the causeway. This is a great way to see some of the construction progress on Bushaway Road!
Mar 11Eastman Lane Now Closed
Due to warm weather conditions, Eastman Lane has deteriorated very quickly, creating unsafe driving conditions. Hennepin County is asking for drivers to follow the posted detour until further notice. Click here for more information.
Feb 26Schuler Shoes Sells Comfort
Schuler Shoes was recognized by Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine for having great customer service! Read the full article here.
Feb 03Chili Cook-Off on Kare11
Participants of the Wayzata Chilly Open Chili Cook-Off appeared on Kare11 this morning to give viewers a sneak peak at some of the Chili recipes this year! Click here to watch the video.
Jan 27FREE Family Fun! “Cinema & Skates”
Don't miss the first ever, "Cinema & Skates" February 6th, 2015 from 6-9 pm, presented by The Brost Clinic. Bring your own skates and glide under the stars while enjoying hot cocoa and treats. Skating isn't your thing? Step in to the Heated 19th Hole Tent and watch Disney favorite, FROZEN on a jumbo screen! FREE fun for the whole family!
Jan 08Wayzata Chilly Open Band Announcement!
The Wayzata Chilly Open is excited to welcome Hitchville to the 19th Hole hospitality tent thanks to Entertainment Sponsor, Edina Realty- Wayzata. The 19th Hole is the hottest place on the lake for golfers to taste delicious chili, witness the one and only Wayzata Chili Cook-Off and rock out to some live music!
Oct 24Wayzata Lake Next Steps
Since the adoption of the Lake Effect Framework in March, the City Council has been focused on implementation of the plan. To assist with this work, the Council retained Mary deLaittre of Groundwork: The Foundation for City Building in September to develop an implementation strategy for the Wayzata Lake Effect Plan. Ms. deLaittre previous work includes the RiverFirst project for the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board as well as the former Executive Director at the Minneapolis Parks Foundation.
Oct 13Railroad Crossing Replacement at Barry Ave. and Lake St.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) will be replacing the railroad crossing at Barry Avenue South beginning Monday, October 13th. This railroad crossing is located just south of Lake Street, near the Wayzata Depot and the Boatworks building. The railroad crossing will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic as of 6:00 a.m. on Monday, October 13th, with restoration of the crossing anticipated by late Thursday, October 16th. The City of Wayzata will be responsible for traffic control for the detour. A portable traffic signal system will be utilized to allow access to and from the city beach, marina, 6Smith, Boatworks building tenants, and the Depot via Lake Street to Ferndale Road South to Grove Lane East (see link below of detour map).