Wayzata, Minnesota

Wayzata section foreman's house, between Lake Minnetonka and the railroad tracks, an example of early construction in the city
Great Northern depot, built 1906
Wayzata Community Church
Lake Street in downtown
Lake Minnetonka
Redeemer Lutheran Church
Local businesses
West Middle School

Small lakeside city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States.

- Wayzata, Minnesota

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Betsy Hodges

American politician who served as the 47th Mayor of Minneapolis from 2014 to 2018.

Hodges grew up in Wayzata, Minnesota.

Jim Ramstad

American lawyer and politician from Minnesota who served in the Minnesota Senate from 1981 to 1991 and in the United States House of Representatives from 1991 to 2009.

Congressman Jim Ramstad on the steps of the U.S. Capitol w/ Speaker Pelosi, Congressman Kennedy, Majority Leader Hoyer and David Wellstone, son of the late U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone.

He died of Parkinson's disease on November 5, 2020, in Wayzata, Minnesota at age 74.

Tim Herron

American professional golfer.

A golfer in the finishing position after hitting a tee shot

Herron resides in Wayzata, Minnesota with his three children: Carson, Mick, and Patrick.

Wayzata station

A plaque describing the history of the depot

Wayzata station (officially recognized as the Great Northern Railway Depot but commonly referred to as the Wayzata Depot) is a train depot in Wayzata, Minnesota, which was built by the Great Northern Railway in 1906.

Marchette Chute

American writer.

Portrait of Chaucer (19th century, held by the National Library of Wales)

Marchette Chute was born in Wayzata, Minnesota, to an upper-middle-class family.

Salisbury Adams

American lawyer and politician.

Helena Normanton in her court dress, c. undefined 1950

Adams lived in Wayzata, Minnesota with his wife and family.

Robert L. Searles

American businessman and politician.

Searles lived in Wayzata, Minnesota, with his wife Jessie and family, and was involved in the grain marketing business.

Orlando J. Heinitz

American politician and businessman.

Heinitz, his wife, and family lived in Wayzata, Minnesota.

John Sharpless

Historian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a former political candidate.

He went on to live in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Wayzata, Minnesota.

Mike Plant

American single-handed yachtsman.

Plant in 1992

After his death, the Mike Plant Memorial Fund was created at the Wayzata Community Sailing Center, located on Lake Minnetonka in Wayzata, Minnesota, to provide sailing experiences for children who would not otherwise have the opportunity to sail.