Wright County Newswire

Wright County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wright County, MN.

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  1. City Of St. Michael Warns Of Door-To-Door SolicitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Patch.com

    We do require all solicitors to obtain a permit through the city, which they should carry with them at all times. If they are not able to show you the permit, please call the Wright County Sheriff's Department (763-682-1162) and a deputy will come out to let the solicitor know a permit is needed.

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  2. Clarion to celebrate sesquicentennialRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 6 | The Messenger

    ... to see." Among those activities are parades, skating parties, flag football, food, music and tours of the Wright County Courthouse and Clarion Goldfield Dows schools. "The unique thing about the courthouse is they will allow you to go up in the bell ...

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  3. Bertram Lake swimming beach opens to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | St. Cloud Times

    ... to Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park, about 30 miles from St. Cloud. It's the sixth beach in the Wright County Parks system, and its first along the Interstate Highway 94 corridor. The park will be Monticello's 30th. What sets this one apart is ...

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  4. Minnesota jury awards $2.5M to dairy farmers in stray voltage caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | TwinCities

    A jury has awarded nearly $2.5 million to Waverly dairy farmers who say stray voltage from their power company's faulty equipment cut deeply into their production. After a long legal fight that included a ruling from the Minnesota Supreme Court, a Wright County jury last month sided with farm owners Harland and Jennifer Poppler and Roy Marschall against the Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association.

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  5. Filling vacancies slower than expected at Lodge in HLRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | Herald Journal

    ... system for a city well at a cost of $9,684 from McCarthy Well. • directed staff to submit a request to Wright County to re-assess the tax forfeited lots in Dutch Lake Preserve to $10,000 per lot. Council Member Tom Kutz recused himself from ...

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  6. Avenues to industrial park exploredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... Lee Hansen and Bill Kemp of the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation, and Duane Northagen of the Wright County Development Partnership. Northagen offered his services in assisting with financing and technical resources, and spoke of a local ...

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  7. Jobs bill includes $35,000 for city's July 4 paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... parade to pay the state for back taxes they did not know they owned, he said. McDonald said the conservative Wright County city has long put on the Fourth of July celebration -- the "oldest and largest Fourth of July parade in the state of ...

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  8. 2 more sought for questioning in Mississippi police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Erie Times News

    This May 10, 2015 photo provided by the Wright County, Minn., Jail shows Christopher Besser. Besser, the son of an Elk River police officer, is charged with fatally shooting his father and brother.

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  9. Minnesota bus carrying small children collides with squad carRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | TwinCities

    Authorities say no one was seriously injured when a school bus filled with young students collided with a Wright County sheriff's squad car. WCCO-TV reported that about 40 kindergarten-age children were on the bus when it collided with the squad car.

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  10. Widow of police officer shot by his 21-year-old son says she wants...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... telling cops he 'lost it.' He then walked out as wounded older sibling was on the phone with police, before Wright County Sheriff's deputies arrived at the St Michael, Minnesota home on Saturday evening. Officer Besser's youngest son was later ...

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  11. News, Sports, Jobs, Community InfoRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Sentinel

    ... and brother told a dispatcher he "just lost it" and killed the two, according to a criminal complaint filed in Wright County. Christopher T. Besser, 21, of St. Michael, told authorities he was fed up with his father's expectations of him, the ...

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  12. Officer's son charged with killing his father and brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | The Tribune

    Gwen Besser, wife of slain police officer Todd Besser, asks for prayer, healing and forgiveness after leaving the Wright County Government Center, Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in Buffalo, Minn. Christopher Besser, 21, is suspected of killing his father, Elk River police officer Todd Besser, and his older brother Blake Besser on Saturday.

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  13. Sheriff's Deputy Hurt In Crash With School Bus In AlbertvilleRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Authorities say a Wright County sheriff's deputy suffered non-life threatening injuries after her cruiser was involved in a crash with a school bus Tuesday afternoon ...

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  14. Bail Set for St. Michael Man Accused of Killing Father, BrotherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WDIO

    ... Saturday shooting deaths of his father, 49-year-old Todd Besser, and his brother, 27-year-old Blake Besser. Wright County Attorney Tom Kelly said he plans to call a grand jury in June to seek first-degree murder charges. Besser appeared Tuesday in ...

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  15. Charges: Son 'just lost it,' murdered his brother and father, an Elk River copRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... as the gravely wounded older sibling was on the phone to police. Besser was charged late Monday afternoon in Wright County District Court with two counts of intentional second-degree murder in the deaths of Todd Besser, 49, and Blake Besser, 27. ...

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  16. Elk River officer's son charged in deaths of father, brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | TwinCities

    A St. Michael man was charged Tuesday in Wright County in connection with the deaths of his brother and police officer father. Todd Besser, 49, had finished his shift as an Elk River officer Saturday night when he went to the house in St. Michael where his three adult sons -- including Christopher -- lived, authorities said.

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  17. Charges: St. Michael Man Accused of Shooting Father, Brother 'I Just Lost It'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | KSTP

    A St. Michael man called authorities Saturday and said he killed his father and brother, according to a complaint in Wright County District Court. Christopher T. Besser is charged with two counts of second-degree murder.

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  18. Charges Expected Tuesday in MN Police Officer Shooting DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Valley News Live

    Charges are expected Tuesday in the fatal shooting of an off-duty police officer and his 27-year-old son at a home in Wright County, MN. Authorities say the Elk River officer had just gotten off work Saturday evening and went to the home in St. Michael where his three adult sons lived.

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  19. Charges Tuesday in Fatal Shootings of Off-Duty Officer, SonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | WDIO

    Charges are expected Tuesday in the fatal shooting of an off-duty police officer and his 27-year-old son at a home in Wright County. The sheriff's department has identified the victims as 49-year-old Todd Besser and his oldest son, Blake.

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  20. Off-duty officer, oldest son fatally shot in Wright CountyRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Marshall Independent

    A relative is being held in the fatal shooting of an off-duty police officer and his 27-year-old son at a home in Wright County. The sheriff's department has identified the victims as 49-year-old Todd Besser and his oldest son, Blake.

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