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Elk River Elks Last year — 8-2 conference, 12-9 overall Opener — Today at Cambridge-Isanti quad Coaches — Paul Nelson (head), Bryan Kulm, Mike Dahlheimer, Brett Svendsen, Tyler Stevens, Gary Clem Captains — Garrett Caldon, Cole Moening, Bobby Schmitz Returning starters — Anthony Meister (so, 113), Caldon (sr 120), Brian Hansen (so 126), Moening (sr […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Larry Klein still thinks about that cold December day one year ago, when a fire raced through an apartment building in the Evans Meadows complex he manages. “It’s still sad, what happened,” Klein said. “I still feel bad that it did happen and all the lives that it affected.” No […]

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Gifts Anonymous has begun collecting presents for the upcoming Christmas season. “We are expecting to serve as many families and children, if not more, than last year,” said Michelle Eder, one of the Gifts Anonymous organizers. New, unwrapped children’s gifts may be dropped off at the locations listed below until Thursday, Dec. 18. Collection barrels will […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Elk River Area Food Co-op memberships are now available. They cost $100 for a lifetime membership, according to Kari Froehlich, a member of the co-op’s board. Members will receive a monthly newsletter, a decal for their vehicle and discounted classes and events. The co-op is also working to partner with […]

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• Things to get really exciting for five years with $1.25 million grant in hand that group has hunted for more than two years by Jim Boyle Editor The Sherburne County Substance Use Prevention Coalition recently announced the award of a five-year, $1.25 million Drug-Free Communities federal grant. The coalition was created two years ago through […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor A recount has confirmed incumbent Ewald Petersen’s victory over Erv Danielowski in the race for the District 2 seat on the Sherburne County Board of Commissioners. Danielowski, who lost by 32 votes on election night, called for the recount and will pick up the tab for the cost of it. Danielowski’s […]

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• Development surges at Gateway North Business Park being developed by Duke Realty by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer Big, new sprawling buildings and lots of construction activity grab drivers’ attention as they pass the Gateway North Business Center in Otsego. Duke Realty is filling the park nearly to capacity with three, new, build-to-suit lease deals closed […]

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  by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer Two vehicles collided around 2:45 p.m. Nov. 21 at the intersection of Hwy. 169 and County Rd. 4 in Zimmerman. Multiple emergency responders and vehicles reported to the scene and closed a small portion of southbound 169 and eastbound 4 as they worked, routing traffic through Zimmerman to a […]

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• Eighth annual Thanksgiving Day meal all about making holiday special for community by Jim Boyle Editor Billie Evenson and Mary Richardson will each prepare two Thanksgiving Day meals this Thursday. The first they will do together and easily serve more than 250 people — with the help of the meal organizers and whole host of […]

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