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Many things impressed me as I marched with thousands of others in St. Paul on Jan. 19, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but what pleased me most were the hundreds of participating families. Parents from cities and suburbs brought their youngsters – some appearing as young as 6 or 7. The parents wer...Read More
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• Rogers High School valedictorian attends Obama’s State of the Union as Sen. Franken’s guest by Jim Boyle Editor Joelle Stangler, the 2012 valedictorian for Rogers High School, attended President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 20, as a guest of Sen. Al Franken. ...Read More
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• Rogers man, 24, steals running van and takes police on a wild ride by Jim Boyle Editor A 24-year-old Rogers man, who was already charged for felony theft of a motor vehicle stemming from a Jan. 12 incident in Blaine, took Elk River Police and Anoka County Sheriff deputies on a chase Jan. 16 tha...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor A 24-year-old Elk River man reported at 12:42 p.m. Jan. 14 that when he turned on his computer in the 19000 block of Carson Circle he got a message on his screen accusing him of terrorist activities. The message further stated in order to not be prosecuted, he needed to purchase ...Read More
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State Court of Appeals upholds Leistico sentence Wayne Leistico’s 30-year prison sentence will stand. The state Court of Appeals has upheld the prison sentence for the Elk River man convicted of sexually abusing a young girl in Sherburne County. Leistico, 31, was sentenced to 30 years in pri...Read More
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• Bemidji State University student from Zimmerman had been in laying in snow for some time by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer Bemidji emergency personnel responded to a call about 9:30 a.m. Jan. 18 near Bemidji State University to find Hannah Rolschau, 19, of Zimmerman, to be lying on the grou...Read More
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Valentine’s Day will fall on a Saturday this year, so the Star News is looking for love stories.  If you know of someone who has a a good Valentine’s Day story to tell, please email us at editor.erstarnews@ecm-inc-com or [email protected]...Read More
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District 728 Community Education will host its first Career Exploration Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Handke Center, 1170 Main St., Elk River. The free event will have reprentatives from dozens of career fields based on a study of the top 100 jobs in America. There will als...Read More
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