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• Fair opens July 17 with new history room; parade has been moved to Saturday by Jim Boyle Editor Irene Kostreba, of Elk River, remembers seeing Sherwin Linton perform decades ago at the Sherburne County Fair. She has a poster featuring the singer known for, among other things, his covers of Johnny Cash tunes. It [...]

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• City of Elk River’s effort to preserve fireworks show deemed successful   by Jim Boyle Editor Fireworks lit up the skies around Lion’s Park in Elk River for the fifth Fourth of July in a row this past weekend. This year the city of Elk River stepped forward to keep them alive after a [...]

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I recently had the chance to talk with Bloomington native Kent Hrbek about the upcoming Major League Baseball All-Star Game, set for Tuesday, July 15, at Target Field. Hrbek, former All-Star first baseman for the Minnesota Twins, said he has mixed feelings about the game. He, naturally, is looking forward to seeing his “buddies” he [...]

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• Lake Fremont crowd makes the most of Independence Day with annual boat parade   by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Fourth of July boat parade on Lake Fremont in Zimmerman floated past crowds of waving friends and neighbors watching from the shore and other parts of the water. Dolores Geschwill said she and husband, Don, along [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Joe Gonrowski’s two-run double was the game-winner and Austin Heuer’s hustle down the first-base line was equally important in a sixth-inning rally as Elk River Legion beat Totino-Grace 4-1 at home Tuesday evening. The Elks were stymied by Totino-Grace’s lanky right-hander Reggie Meyer, a Minnesota Gophers recruit, through five innings [...]

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