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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News Christopher Todd Besser remains in Wright County Jail today after bail was set at $2 million on May 12 following the shooting deaths of his father and brother in the St. Michael home where he was raised. The 21-year-old St. Michael man was charged in Wright County 10...Read More
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The St. Michael community was still reeling days after two people were found shot to death Saturday night, May 9, in the 4500 block of Mayfield Avenue in St. Michael. The victims included off duty Elk River Police Officer Todd Besser, 49, of Otsego, and his son Blake Besser, 27. The Wright County Sh...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News Elk River Police Chief Ron Nierenhausen had a press conference Sunday at the Elk River Police station after it was announced that Elk River officer Todd Besser had been killed Saturday night in a domestic situation in St. Michael. “With heavy hearts, we’re here t...Read More
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The Junior Rotarians of Maple Grove Senior High School are hosting a Crimson for the Cure 5K Walk/Run Saturday, May 9. The event takes place at 3 p.m. at the MGSH track. The walk/run will raise money for awareness of breast cancer. Junior Rotarians said, “Maple Grove families have always been grea...Read More
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Riverside Church blames city for ‘financial barriers’   The owners of the St. Michael Cinema are now saying the option for a purchase agreement with Riverside Church has expired. And, the owners said, that means plans are again underway to reopen the site as a cinema in May. The church, in ...Read More
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Voting for the St. Michael-Albertville Ice Arena has successfully propelled STMA into the final four of the Kraft’s Hockeyville contest. STMA, which plays its youth hockey at the STMA Arena in Albertville, has already earned $20,000 in arena upgrades via Kraft’s Hockeyville contest, and could wi...Read More
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On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 1, at 2:44 p.m. the Corcoran Police Department and Loretto Fire Department were dispatched to the 7300 Kalk Road for a house fire. Upon arrival responders found flames and smoke coming from the rear of the home. Rogers, Maple Grove, Hanover, Hamel, Maple Plain, a...Read More
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