by Debbie Griffin ECM Publishers More than a dozen young people between Princeton and Zimmerman zip their go-karts around a dirt track during the Friday nights of summer to the cheer and applause of their fan clubs. One local family agrees that win, lose or wipeout, the young go-kart drivers and their families have a [...]
by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer Cars burn rubber in Amanda Milbrandt’s family. When she was 3, her mom, Marti Carroll, placed third in a demolition derby. “Just me and my little Pinto,” said Marti Carroll of her bang-up finish. The daughter still has the photograph of them posing at the derby. Today, nearly 30 years [...]
Helen M. Ziegler, 83, passed away unexpectedly in Wichita, KS, on July 2, 2013. She is preceded in death by parents, Verr and Lillian Beucler; Husband, George Ziegler; Brothers, Dewey, Harlan and Pete Beucler and Sister, Dorothy Loyd. Survived by, sons Gregory (Deborah)Ziegler, Jon (Ann) Ziegler. Grandchildren, Jill (Cameron) Roesch, Shane (Catherine) Ziegler, Taylor and Kallie [...]
Curl Beloved Mother & Grandmother Lorraine Ann Curl, 80 of Elk River, MN passed away of natural causes Friday, August 23, 2013. Proceeded in death by parents, Andrew and Mary Schloegel, brother Andrew and sister, Betty. Survived by loving family; siblings, Delores, Gertrude, Margie and Ken; children, Vicki (Dan) and Floyd (Kay); grandchildren Monique, Naomie, [...]
by Nathan Warner Contributing writer On Monday, Aug. 19, Zimmerman might see a familiar lone cyclist heading out of town. Road warrior, Jim Rienstra, will be leaving his hometown once more to begin his Pan American Cancer Tour (PACT) to raise funds for cancer research. He’ll bike west to Oregon before turning south along the [...]
by Paul Rignell Contributing writer After investing about $100,000 in plans that he has developed over the past 12 months, Dan Bosshart could be just days away from starting construction on an Elk River building where he would move Preferred Powder Coating, a business he has owned since 2009, from its currently leased space in [...]
Olmsted Memorial service for John Olmsted will be held at Emmanual Lutheran Church, 1506 Main Street at 11 a.m. on September 3rd. John was a 1972 graduate of Elk River High School.
by Nathan Warner, Contributing writer The Zimmerman City Council heard from UMA Precision Machining Inc owner Tom McChesney Monday about his desire to build a new manufacturing plant in Zimmerman. McChesney would relocate Orrock business and has submitted an application to the City of Zimmerman and Sherburne County for tax abatement. McChesney told the council [...]