Wednesday, May 15, 2013
What would you like to see developed on this property?
Located at 32 South Main Street, the 19,500-square foot lot is listed as “for sale” on the Commercial Realty Solutions website. The building was constructed in 1911, according to the Wright County property website. The property is listed as commercial land, 2012 taxes of $2,758 and “minutes” I-94, the Albertville Outlet Mall and Maple Grove. It is listed as having “quick access” to St. Michael’s Main Street and access from Highway 241. Readers respond: What would you like to see developed on the property located at 32 South Main Street in St. Michael? Share your thoughts in comments. Related content
Monday, May 13, 2013
This week's compilation includes a house fire investigation, the 'man in black,' attempted kidnapping, man caught burglarizing church and gas skimmer.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Tim Huber Guilty of Second-Degree Murder, Not Guilty of First-Degree Murder The jury found Huber guilty on two counts of second-degree murder in the 2011 killing of Timothy Larson of Albertville, but not guilty of premeditated murder, the West Central Tribune reported. Mandy Matula’s Blood Found on Jacket in David Roe’s Vehicle Ballistics testing has confirmed that markings on the unfired bullet discovered last weekend indicate it was at some point in the chamber of…
Sunday, May 12, 2013
This week's selections include a new Buddhist monastery, 100-meter dash record, Southdale Center on TV, hospital milestone and a record-breaking betting day.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Police Release Maps in Search for Mandy Matula Eden Prairie police have released maps of the areas where Mandy Matula, the missing Eden Prairie woman, might be located. The areas are in Benton, Carver, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright counties. 3 Years, 3 Months Behind Bars for Ex-City Staffer on Child Porn Conviction Scott Andrew Bradley of Oakdale, who once worked as communications coordinator for the City of Richfield, got the maximum sentence. MN Same-Sex Marriage…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Register by June 3, 2013 for the early bird rate. The event is July 30, 2013.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Owner: “Thank you all for an awesome time! We enjoyed our time with all of you! Farewell and best wishes to all.”
After announcing an upcoming closure earlier in 2013, Sassy Seconds and More closed its doors in Albertville April 29. Citing family reasons, owner Lisa Gray decided to close the new and gently used consignment store that had been open in the La Centre Avenue mall in Albertville since 2009. Gray shared a parting word to customers April 30 on the Sassy Seconds Facebook page writing, “Thank you all for an awesome time! We enjoyed our time with all of you! Farewell and best wishes to all.” Customers responded: In addition to a consignment store, Gray and Sassy Seconds and More was known for giving back to the community, such as donating gift certificates to private fundraising events. Follow St. Michael Patch on Twitter, "Like" us on …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Maple Grove Hospital will be hosting a Birthday Open House Saturday, May 11 to honor the 10,000 babies delivered at the hospital.
It's official. 10,000 babies have been born at the Maple Grove Hospital. The 10,000th baby, Landon Robert Wold of Monticello, was born to Jessica and Nate Wold at 6:59 p.m. on May 7, 2013. Weighing 6 pounds 15 ounces, Landon was delivered by Dr. Lisa Shakerin of Oakdale OB/GYN and nurse Anita, according to Maple Grove Hospital. The hospital, which opened about three years ago, had not been projecting to see delivery volumes exceeding 10,000 until early 2017. “The attraction to Maple Grove Hospital has been overwhelmingly positive. We have more than 50 OB/GYN providers delivering babies, and parents choosing to come to Maple Grove Hospital from as far as Brainerd, Willmar and cities in Wisconsin”, stated Linda Engdahl, Director of Family …
A bill to let states impose sales tax on big online retailers passed the U.S. Senate Monday. Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken voted for the Marketplace Fairness Act, as did many Republicans.
Why should online shoppers pay sales tax? Why or why not? Leave a comment below. You could pay the same sales tax for online purchases as you do for shopping at a physical store if a bill that passed the U.S. Senate Monday becomes law. The Marketplace Fairness Act would allow states to collect sales tax from retailers with more than $1 million in annual gross sales to out-of-state customers. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken (both DFL-MN) voted yes, joined by 67 other senators including 21 Republicans. Minnesota Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans praised the Senate action in a press release: "This legislation levels the playing field for all those Main Street businesses in Minnesota and across the country. It also helps large retailers like…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The free event will showcase services for seniors in the area.
Monday, May 6, 2013
This week's selections include a man who shot himself in a police department parking lot, an 80-year-old woman dies in a crash and a dozen departments fight a fire.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Paper Left Behind After Man Shot Himself May Contain Clues to Woman's Disappearance After showing up to discuss missing person Mandy Matula, David Roe shot himself in the head. Matula is still missing, and police are looking for information. Second Suspect in Fatal Shooting Taken into Custody Justin Kenyatta Watson, 32, also known as 'Boog,' has been charged with the murder of a Shakopee teen. Mark Mauer: 'I Brought This Upon Myself' 'I didn't kill anybody. I didn't…
Seese is ready to show business owners "the awesomeness of Patch."
One of Patch's goals is to make life ridiculously easy for our communities, and that includes businesses. To that end, we introduce Devin Seese, new Local Ad Manager for Patch sites in Hopkins, Plymouth, Maple Grove, Fridley and St. Michael. He comes armed with ridiculously cost-effective advertising deals that should fit most any budget. To introduce you to Devin, we asked him to share some highlights about himself. Education: "I graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities in 2010 with a degree in bio-based products." Joining Patch: "I joined Patch March of 2013 and love what we have to offer to the communities we serve. I attended Chaska High School and have lived in Minnesota my whole life." Outdoors enthusiast: "I love …