Archive | June 7, 2013
by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer Sue Seeger was one of two women in the welding class at Anoka-Hennepin Technical College. This was the 1990s. She had left a job in business, she was over 30, and she was a student again. “My original idea was more businessy,” said Seeger. “I thought, well, ...Read More
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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Vietnam veterans gathered in Otsego on Thursday to receive a “welcome home” and “thank you” for their service to their country that many never got. For many veterans of the Vietnam war, this was the first time any such official appreciation has been given...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Motorcycle crash claims the life of Moyer, 63, of Elk River An Elk River woman died in a motorcycle accident in Brooklyn Park June 1. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Louise Moyer, 63, of Elk River, was riding on a motorcycle driven by Leroy Moyer, 72, of Elk River. The [...Read More
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Do you like to photograph nature in your backyard or somewhere locally? Are you always looking for new and interesting ways to photograph people? Have you assembled a collection of photographs of local landmarks? If you answered yes to any one or all of the these questions, then the Sandhill Photogr...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor A group of directors of children’s and family ministries in the Elk River area have combined forces to see God in Action. They are working together to put on a free outdoor Vacation Bible School on the evenings of July 14-18 at Lion’s Park in Elk River. This partnership betwe...Read More
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(Editor’s note: Below is a listing of scholarships of $1,000 or more to area students who have graduated from Elk River High School, Ivan Sand Community High School, Rogers High School, Spectrum High School and Zimmerman High School.) Elk River High School Kase...Read More
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Downtown bars have agreed to partner again to bring about a second annual pub crawl Saturday, June 29, for the benefit of the Elk River Independence Day celebration. The crawl will kick off with registration at 2:30 p.m. at the Elk River American Legion before making its way to Sunshine Depot, McCoy...Read More
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A History Day event will be held in Elk River in conjunction with the ArtSoup festival on Saturday, June 15. Events include: •10 a.m. to noon: An old town ball game at Handke Stadium, 1170 Main St. •1 p.m.: A fashion show by the Living History Society in downtown Elk River. •2 p.m.: Best histo...Read More
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The Zimmerman City Council has voted unanimously to use a different credit card processing company called Payment Service Network, which should save the city more than $400 per month currently on fees associated with people paying their bills with credit cards. The new company will also allow paymen...Read More
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Bids have been received for the Second Avenue North street improvement project to connect 45 to Second Street East in Zimmerman. Assessments were published based on the best bid received, and the public hearing was Saturday, June 8. Roger Muntzer, a Zimmerman property owner, was disgruntled with how...Read More
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