Good morning Wayzata, and thanks for joining Wayzata.com for the Top 5 Stories of the week. Swine Flu dominated the national headlines last week, and it was no different in the Wayzata area. On a happier note, a local television station visited a historic property, and a number of people ran from Wayzata to Excelsior.
Here we go again, the Top 5 stories of the week:
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- Orono Schools will be closed due to a probably Swine Flu diagnoses with individuals connected to the district. Orono Schools encompass Long Lake, Orono, Maple Plain, and Independence–all just a stones throw from Wayzata. Read about it here. Additionally, you can see a prepared statement by Wayzata Superintendent Chace Anderson here. Also, a Wayzata resident returns from Mexico due to H1N1 Virus concerns.
- The Wells Fargo Half Marathon was run under perfect skies and temperatures that were optimal for exercise. David Thompson – 1:14:03 was the top man, and Kari Logan – 1:26:02 was the top woman. Read the write-up and see the results here.
- WCCO visited the Wayzata Depot last week to take viewers back in time. Watch the video here.
- Wayzata Baseball beat Hopkins 10-0 behind the pitching of Billy Soule. In Softball action, Anna Twinem Reached 100 Strikeouts in 5-1 Victory over Edina, and Boy’s Lacrosse, the Trojans defeated Eden Prairie 10-9.
- In local media news, the parent company of the Wayzata Sun Sailor filed for bankruptcy.