WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Wayzata.com’s Top 5 Stories of the week, May 18th-25th, 2009

Good morning Wayzata, and thanks for joining Wayzata.com for the Top 5 Stories of the week. Memorial Day in Wayzata included a number of ceremonies by the American Legion, the City of Wayzata trimmed it’s budget, some classic wooden boats made their way down Lake Street.

Here we go again, the Top 5 stories of the week:

  1. In an effort to honor those who have fallen during military service to the Country, the Wayzata American Legion held a Memorial Day Ceremony in Heritage Park. Wayzata.com’s Ben Brewster was there to capture the proceeding on film.
  2. The City of Wayzata was able to trim the 2009 Budget and still retain the service of the full Police Force, leaving the count of officers at 11. Many other services were cut, but the Community voiced it’s concern about public safety being a high priority.
  3. William Milligan recently admitted to being present during three office burglaries in Wayzata on May 4. The north Minneapolis resident has also been charged with other burglaries in Brooklyn Center and Golden Valley recently.
  4. Mahogany Bay showed off their classic wooden boats with a parade down Lake Street to bring attention to the display that will take place within the Wayzata Bay Center May 30th.
  5. The Wayzata Bay Redevelopment Company signed a letter of intent in early May to acquire Superior Stop gas station, 800 Lake St. The announcement was made a last weeks City Council Meeting. The gas station is key to the Bay Center project and will allow the Superior Street and Lake Street intersections to be realigned.

In sports, Both the Wayzata boy’s and girl’s lacrosse teams have advanced to the section semifinals after quarterfinal victories on Thursday night. Additionally, the Wayzata baseball team will be one of four teams remaining in section 6AAA after the Trojans defeated St. Louis Park twice on Friday night to advance out of their sub-section.


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