Archive | May 25, 2012
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 Indep...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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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 rol...Read More
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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 Dist...Read More
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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...Read More
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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! [...]...Read More
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MCCL would like to thank Rep. Joyce Peppin for being the chief author of a bill that would require  a physician to be physically present when administering an abortion-inducing drug such as RU486. RU486 is a dangerous drug. When it was approved, the FDA required that only a physician could administ...Read More
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Last summer, during the run of ERCT’s “Phantom of the Opera,” it was announced that the summer show for 2012 was going to be “The Music Man.” Indeed, up until about a month ago, it was understood by those of us in the theater community that the summer show was set to be “The Music [...]...Read More
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