Archive | May 25, 2012

Traditionally marriage has been the union of one man and one woman with the purpose of bringing the next generation into the world and raising them in the best possible environment. Only in the last couple hundred years has mutual attraction been the driving force for a marriage. Before that it was often arranged for [...]

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Mr. Borum, Patricia Jones is right about her definition of marriage. Marriage has been defined as between one man and one woman for 2,000 years. Marriage is like Truth. Truth is truth no matter how you twist and turn it and that’s been here too, since Christ stood before Pontius Pilate. You don’t take this [...]

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This past week I had my annual physical and the doctor told me I have to get my blood pressure down. Now I am asking for the women in Elk River wards 2 and 3 for assistance in this matter. You are the only ones that can assist. I have been on a hunt for [...]

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From the standpoint of suburban and outstate communities, the 2012 legislative session on major issues was disappointing. Even the Vikings stadium plan approval, the centerpiece of the session, ignored a good suburban location in Arden Hills and an opportunity for major economic development in the northern region. Little was done to provide tax relief for [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School Board took its next step toward approving a long-range strategic plan Monday night at a work session by reviewing the recommendations of the Strategic Plan Task Force’s core planning team. Of the 35 recommendations from the district’s 70-plus-member task force, nine have been recommended by core [...]

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Elk River Area School Board Member Janelle Henry is the first and only person to file for three open seats on the Elk River Area School Board as of May 24. The period for filing affidavits for the four-year terms closes at 5 p.m. June 5.  The election is scheduled for Nov. 6. Sue Farber, [...]

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Graduation ceremonies for the Elk River Area School District’s approximately 904 currently enrolled seniors are scheduled the first week of June.   The ceremonies are as follows: •Ivan Sand Community School (36 currently enrolled seniors), Tuesday, June 5, 7 p.m. in the Elk River High School Zabee Theater (763-241-3530). •Zimmerman High School (148 currently enrolled [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer The enduring legacies of three Zimmerman area tragedies were brought to life at the Zimmerman High School Scholarship Awards ceremony last week, organized by Zimmerman High School Counselor Cassie Klein. The Glen Bye Remembrance Scholarship, the Jacob VanHoever Memorial Scholarship and the Laurie Kerr Memorial Scholarship were unquestionably the most [...]

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Bishop Brian Prior, ninth bishop of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota, with two persons who were recently confirmed in St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Minneapolis.   Alicia Munson is to the left of the bishop and Savanna Warner is to the bishop’s right. They are members of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Elk River.  A [...]

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