“Winnie the Pooh,” the enduring children’s favorite tale about a bear who loves honey and his funny friends including Tigger the Tiger, is being presented this weekend by Youth Theatre Workshop in the Little Theatre at Elk River High School. “Pooh” opened last weekend and will conclude with performances Saturday and Sunday at 2 [...]
The District 728 Student Art Show is on display through Feb. 22 at the Arts Alliance Gallery, 609 Main Street. Among the charming pieces on display are these. The alliance gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Two straight goals by Reggie Lutz broke the game open and the Elk River Elks cruised to a 6-1 win over Robbinsdale Armstrong to close the regular season on Saturday in Robbinsale. The Elks finished 13-3 in the Northwest Suburban for second place behind Blaine (15-1), and will take a 17-6 record into Section 7AA [...]
“Winnie the Pooh” will be presented with four different casts for four scenes by Youth Theatre Workshop beginning Friday at the Little Theatre at Elk River High School. Director by Eileen Anderson decided to give Pooh some different looks and more young actors a chance to perform. The four Winnie the Pooh’s are played [...]
by Bruce Strand, Arts editor The second annual “Sing Out ” festival drew over 250 young participants who presented an hour-long concert after being coached by Land of Lakes Choirboys and Command Performance Choir directors last Saturday. “This event is proof that the arts are very much alive in Elk River,” said Aaron Carpenter, [...]
by Bruce Strand, Arts editor A Colorado artist, Cindy Brabec-King, has captured Best of Show in the international juried show Arts in Harmony currently on display at Sherburne County Government Center. Brabec-King was honored for her watercolor entitled “Shrimp Forks,” and received a $1,250 prize, sponsored by First National Bank. Arts in Harmony, the [...]
Grant Tesdahl and Emily Meyer are Elk River High School’s nominees for the Triple A award given to seniors for achievement in athletics, arts and academics. Tesdahl leads the senior class with a 4.13 grade-point-average, is a two-year starter at midfield in soccer, was in speech in 10th grade, and is regarded as a student [...]
Julia Sporer and Andrew Benz are Rogers High School’s nominees for the Triple A awards given to seniors for achievement in athletics, arts and academics. Sporer was a four-year starter in tennis and had a 24-2 record in doubles this fall (with Rachel Dodd). Her arts activities are making jewelry and, outside of school, dancing [...]