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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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Local ribbon winners at the Minnesota State Fair, in selected categories. Baked Products Cookies & Bars Chocolate chips, with oatmeal Carrie Sharpe, Zimmerman, 4th Bars with nuts, fruit and/or chips, trail mix Carrie Sharpe, Zimmerman, 4th Light, rolled flat, no frosting Carrie Sharpe, Zimmerman, 3rd Dark, rolled flat, no frosting Carrie Sharpe, Zimmerman, 2nd   [...]

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The city of Elk River, with the financial support of a Sherburne County grant, has announced it will host its first Fix-It Clinic. Fit-It Clinics are a collaboration of governmental partners and volunteers intended to help residents with the repair of household goods such as small appliances, furniture, electronics, toys and clothing. The overreaching goal [...]

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The late Tony Belanger has been honored as Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for August. For 30 years, Belanger was commander of the Elk River Color Guard, which includes the Legion and VFW. He conducted numerous funerals in the Elk River area, with 65 documented from 2012 to present. He ran flag retirement ceremonies [...]

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About a dozen members of the Bailey family have donated $20,000 to be used for improvements to Bailey Point Nature Preserve, the Elk River park that bears the family’s name. The City Council has acknowledged the contributions with a resolution. Bailey Point Nature Preserve is located at 1 Morton Ave., west of downtown Elk River [...]

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Dawn of Discovery child care center has been issued a permit to operate at 19280 Evans St. in Elk River. The Elk River City Council approved a conditional use permit to Jenna Swedberg of Dawn of Discovery on Aug. 18. Dawn of Discovery will occupy space previously used by another day care center. It will [...]

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