Lake Minnetonka crushes 2018 luxury home market

The list of top home sales in Minnesota this year is a stunner. After a decade on and off the market, the most expensive listing in the state finally became its top sale – and its most expensive teardown. In all, three of the top 10 sales are teardowns, to be replaced by one or …

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Wayzata’s Community Christmas Tree Lighting Tonight at 6:15

Join us for a holiday kick-off in Wayzata! Featuring  Reindeer, Letters to Santa, Hot Cocoa, Toys for Tots Collection, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Candy Cane Hunt, Photos with Santa, Holiday Music at The Depot, Parade of Lights and a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony! Go to http://www.wayzata.org/lightupthelake for full schedule details or visit our Facebook event page, …

Wayzata’s Toys for Tots collection drive will begin Nov. 23

The Wayzata Police Department’s annual Toys for Tots collection will begin at the Light Up the Lake Celebration 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, at the Depot, 402 Lake St. E., Wayzata. After Nov. 23, new unwrapped toy donations for kids and teens can be brought to the Wayzata Police Department and to Wayzata City Hall, …

Mother and son duo help teenagers get their writing published

Rachel Anderson has always had a way with words. With years of writing experience across a wide range of disciplines, she’s worked as a newspaper reporter, a copywriter, a television newscast producer, publicist and now, a marketing and public relations consultant. Among her first pieces of writing is the novel she wrote as a teenager—Secrets …

Wayzata’s Light up the Lake Christmas Celebration will be Friday, Nov. 23

Wayzata will kick off the holiday season with the Light Up The Lake Celebration 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23. Families are invited to celebrate with music, reindeer, horse-drawn wagon rides, the Parade of Lights with the Wayzata Fire Department and the annual tree lighting at the Depot, 402 E. Lake St., with Mayor Ken Willcox. …

Wayzata city manager presents updated strategic plan

Wayzata City Manager Jeffrey Dahl discussed updates to the city’s 2017-2020 strategic plan during the Nov. 7 council meeting. Council and staff members formed the plan, which was approved in July 2017, as a guide to establish a consensus on the city’s priorities through 2020. Full Story: https://www.hometownsource.com/sun_sailor/community/wayzata/wayzata-city-manager-presents-updated-strategic-plan/article_cb4a4ab4-e6b5-11e8-8539-43949ca2002f.html

Red Sauce Rebellion expands with a new cocktail lounge

Red Sauce Rebellion, the tasty Italian restaurant in Excelsior, has been a popular hotspot for dinner and drinks since its opening last December. Based on that success, owners Eli Wollenzien and Deacon Eells decided to expand. Rebel Room is a chic cocktail bar located in the basement of Red Sauce Rebellion. With a unique bar …

Wayzata teacher wins Holocaust awareness award

This spring, one Wayzata teacher received the Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award for her commitment to Holocaust education. The award—which is named for the late Leo Weiss, a Holocaust survivor and Minn. resident—is given annually by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas to recognize exceptional efforts to educate young people …