Archive | June 7, 2013

by Paul Rignell Contributing writer The Sherburne County Board welcomed Dan Bosshart, owner of Preferred Powder Coating, to a meeting June 4 and gave conditional approval for tax abatement that would aid his company on a move to Elk River. But the board must wait until a public hearing and action by the Elk River [...]

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There will be free stress, anxiety, and depression Seminar presented by Cindy Lovelette and District 728 Community Education taking place on at 6:30 p.m. on June 12 at Handke. Pre-registration is not mandatory for this one. Lovelette’s also offering a class called A Coach’s Tool Box: Dealing With Anxiety & Negative Self Talk at 6:30 [...]

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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, I’ll learn how [...]

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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 for their service. The event was [...]

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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 [...]

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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 Photography Club is looking for [...]

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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 between River [...]

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