A 32-year-old Corcoran man was taken to Mercy Hospital on Sept. 2 after a report of an electrocution at Great River Energy in Elk River. Elk River Police and Ambulance were called to the worksite shortly after 1 p.m. on a report of a man who had hit a power line with a dump truck.  [...]

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Rogers race driver Andrew List, a rookie in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda series, received the Hard Charger award at the season-ending banquet Aug. 24 in Sonoma, CA. “This award means as much to me as winning the championship. It recognizes the driver and team’s hard work and dedication to performance throughout [...]

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Elk River stayed unbeaten in conference with a 7-0 win over the Andover Huskies on Thursday. The Elks (6-1 overall) will host Blaine on Tuesday. Elks 7, Andover 0 Singles (1) Meagan Brown, ER, def Marcy Chock 6-0, 6-0 (2) Jen Koehler, ER, def Sophie Seibure 6-2, 6-1 (3) Lauren Brayden, ER, def Anna Belschner [...]

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The Rogers cross country teams opened their season at the St. Olaf High School Showcase on Friday in Northfield. The Hopkins boys placed first among 29 teams. Chaska’s Alec Anderson was individual champion in 16:10. Rogers placed 10th. Tyler Bethke placed 16th, Caleb Burke 39th, Ben Sylvester 83rd, Carl Parent 84th and Karl Gorecki 89th. [...]

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The Zimmerman Thunder picked up their first volleyball win over Rockford 25-23, 25-20, 18-25, 25-12 on Thursday. Kills leaders were Amira Samaha with 11, Anissa Rosario 9,  Danielle Williams 8 and  Ashley Pool 8. Kayla Christopherson made 33 aces and aced 5 serves. Pool had 20 digs and Carlie Lage 17. “Our offense really came alive this [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Brooke Salo is best described as an “energizer” on the soccer field, and not only because she’s Zimmerman’s all-time leader in goals. “Brooke has a super positive attitude. She picks everyone up,” said coach Jeff Downing. “She is an energizer for the team. She has played every position on the [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Arts editor This being the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ historic Ed Sullivan Show appearance that changed pop music forever, the Elk River Park and Rec staff made sure to include some Fab Four music in the Riverfront Concert Series. “Beatles music was big this year,” said Steve Benoit of Park [...]

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  The Spectrum Sting football team lost its opener to Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 39-8 at home on Friday afternoon. The Lakers, who were runners-up in their section last year, rambled to a 33-0 lead in the first half. Statistics are not available at this posting. The Sting will host St. Agnes next Friday.  

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