New On The Shores Of Wayzata Bay


There is something new and exciting happening on the shores of Lake Minnetonka in downtown Wayzata. The Lake Minnetonka Science Collaborative just completed its pilot program, three weeks of Lake Exploration Camp. This summer programming was staged from a little known area of Wayzata’s prime lakefront, the future site of the Lake Effect Project’s Eco … Read More

Wayzata’s Hidden Treasure: The Section Foreman House


Original article by Nate Leding – Wayzata Life – August 2018 Nestled off Wayzata’s Lake Street along the shores of Lake Minnetonka sits a house. It splits the water and the railroad tracks. If you’re one of the many who frequent Starbucks in town you may not even know the home exists between the coffee … Read More

Bash For The Boardwalk A Great Success!


The Bash for the Boardwalk Outdoor Concert Series June 21-24  at the Wayzata Brew Works was a great success!   Four fun nights of music with proceeds benefiting the Wayzata Lake Effect and the Boardwalk Project! Thanks to everyone who attended. Board Member Mick Johnson worked the ticket sales booth.

Lake Effect Project receives $400,000 from the State of Minnesota


Earlier this month, Governor Dayton signed a bonding bill for various infrastructure related projected throughout the State. Through local Senator Dave Osmek and Representative Jerry Hertaus, the City requested $400,000 to make safety improvements at the railroad crossings associated with the City’s Lake Effect Project. Thanks to efforts by Sen. Osmek, Rep. Hertaus, City Officials, … Read More

City Council Approves Design Elements Of The Lake Effect Project


At the June 19th Wayzata City Council meeting, the Council approved the schematic design for three major elements of the Lake Effect Project – Lake Street (between Barry and Broadway), the Lake Street Plaza (where the municipal parking lot is currently), and the Depot Park. These designs were approved after a thorough engagement process that … Read More

PHOTOS: Fun and learning at the Lake Effect Spring Splash


The Sun Sailor published some photos of the Spring Splash which can be seen at the link below.