It was another busy week in Wayzata as a local redevelopment project was delayed, and a local resident was killed while driving his car. In other news, a local wrestler captured a State title, as well as a large bank with headquarters in Wayzata returned TARP fund money to the Fed. Here we go with another Top 5 Stories of the week in Wayzata for March 2nd – 8th, 2009. Brought to you this time around by John Roti at M&I Mortgage – for all your residential lending needs.
- The Wayzata Bay Center has been delayed for at least a year as a result of the tough economy and the lending environment. We are waiting for a prepared statement from the Wayzata Bay Redevelopment Company and expect it sometime today.
- TCF bank, headquartered in Wayzata, announced plans to return $361 million worth of TARP funds to the Federal Reserve.
- Wayzata senior Danny Zilverberg capped off his high school wrestling career with an individual state championship at 145 pounds on Saturday afternoon.
- Wayzata resident Derek Johanson was killed in a single motor vehicle accident–his car hit a tree in a ditch just outside Delano and he reportedly was not wearing a seat belt. You can read his Obituary here.
- In team sports, the Girls Basketball team ended the season with a loss to Hopkins, the Boys Basketball team is headed into the 6AAAA playoffs as they won in double overtime over Edina, and the Boys Hockey team ended their season with a loss to Minnetonka in Section 6AA playoff action.
Even though it isn’t particularly news worthy, this Video about Wayzata is outstanding. If you haven’t seen it, please take a moment to check it out. Have a great week in Wayzata!