Archive | May 25, 2012

Graduations Southwest Minnesota State University Elk River Jaime Rollings, summa cum laude, BS, early childhood education Zimmerman Alex Kinneberg, cum laude, BS, justice administration Minnesota State University Moorhead Elk River Sarah Cooper, BS, mass communications; Holli Richgels, BA, theater arts, summa cum laude; Katelyn Wigmore, BS, mass communications, cum laude Rogers Chad Gromek, BS, operatons [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Busy schedules and untimely thunderstorms put a damper on this past Saturday’s spaghetti dinner fireworks fundraiser, but didn’t prevent the event from clearing a profit, according to Mike Beyer of the Elk River American Legion. The dinner was sponsored by the Elk River Independence Day 2012 Committee and hosted by the [...]

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Phillip Knutson, a senior at Elk River High School, has been named a 2012 National Merit Scholar.  He is the only student in the school district to receive the prestigious honor and the first from ERHS student since 2007. More than 1.5 million students from 22,000 high schools applied and of these 8,300 were selected [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer A mock crash “collided” with students at Zimmerman High School May 17 in the parking lot behind the school. Two damaged cars provided by Collins Brothers Towing added to the drama. One was damaged upon impact with another vehicle and another had been in a rollover. The nearly 100 11th- [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Walter Kaminsky, the former Sherburne County attorney, is a finalist for a judgeship. The Commission on Judicial Selection announced it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy occurring in Minnesota’s 10th Judicial District. This vacancy was created upon the retirement of the Honorable [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor A 19-year-old Waverly man was cited for inattentive driving after he pulled out in front of an Elk River squad car shortly before midnight May 20. The Elk River officer was on patrol in an eastbound lane of School Street when he observed the mentioned vehicle dart out in front of [...]

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I am a firm believer that we should not mess with our laws on marriage that is only between a man and a woman. Changing this law could open up a can of worms. We need to get to the polls and vote for what we believe is right. Freedom to vote is absolutely priceless! [...]

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