Archive | May 25, 2012
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 ...Read More
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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, [...]...Read More
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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 Za...Read More
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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 M...Read More
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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 Episco...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer The city of Otsego’s first paid manager of parks and recreation has been at his job for six weeks, and he looks forward to his continuing role this summer in building a program that has strong roots and support from community volunteers. Ross Demant, a native of...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The organizers of the Taste of Elk River feel like they’re back on solid ground after last week’s successful installment of the annual event. Numbers may have been down, but the fun was up at the seventh annual event. “It was really fun,” said Nicole Rasmussen, the co-cha...Read More
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Rogers City Council Member Jay Bunting has filed for mayor, and former council member Darren Jakel and Mike Iwanok have filed for Rogers City Council. A third person, Rogers resident Garrett McConnach, has also announced his plans to run for Rogers City Council. McConnach will be running for one of ...Read More
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by Kelly Johnson ECM Publishers Veterans were honored at a memorial celebration Sunday, May 20 in Nowthen. The event, held at Nowthen Alliance Church, recognized Nowthen veterans dating back to the Civil War through the present. It also featured a tribute to Marvin Thomazin, a Nowthen resident who e...Read More
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The seventh annual Elk River Lions Memorial Day Car Show is ready to roll at 10 a.m. Monday at the Sherburne County Fairgrounds. The event will include food and an automotive swap meet. This rain-or-shine event goes until 3 p.m. There is a chance to vote on your favorite cars, too. There is a People...Read More
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