News Between Newsletters: Jan 1, 2023

We regret to pass along the news that MLM’s Special Events Coordinator Bill Rissmann has passed following a lengthy battle with health issues. Bill gladly took on the challenge of coordinating shore operations for MLM’s Special Events (the art fairs, James J. Hill Days, etc.). Bill created our color-coded $5 tickets to speed passenger loading and managed MLM’s ticket booth. Bill’s can-do attitude and deep support for Minnehaha will be fondly remembered and sorely missed!

Bill’s service will be held Tuesday, January 3rd (details can be accessed by clicking the link below). The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations to help end liver cancer be directed to the American Cancer Society at

CHANGE Notice: January MLM Board Meeting

Due to the winter storm forecasted for Tuesday, January 3 rd, MLM’s January Board Meeting will NOT be held in-person at the Wayzata Library. Instead, the meeting will be held virtually:
Google Meet Video call link for MLM Board Meeting:

6:00 – 7:00pm

Should the meeting last longer than 60 minutes, a second link will need to be used:
7:00 – 8:00pm