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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor New vendors selling granola, cheese, wild rice and micro greens will be at the Elk River Farmers Market this season. They join a list of returning favorites as the market opens its ninth season from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 25 at 716 and 720 Main in downtown Elk [.....Read More
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Country band Maiden Dixie will open the 2015 Riverfront Concert Series on June 11 in downtown Elk River. The free concert begins at 7 p.m. at River’s Edge Commons Park. Click here for more information about the 2015 concert series line-up....Read More
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It is estimated that in 2015 more than 1.6 million Americans will hear the words, “You have cancer.” Last year more than 585,000 Americans lost their battle with cancer. If that number remains the same, over a million people in the nation will be cancer survivors this year. With the help of volu...Read More
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The Dave Anderson Athletic Complex was officially dedicated Monday. The Elk River City Council had voted in January to rename the Orono Athletic Complex after Anderson. The 12-acre site is located at 13300 Business Center Drive, near Orono Park, and has four lighted softball and baseball fields. Mon...Read More
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ECM Publishers, Inc. has announced that it will begin printing the St. Cloud Times newspaper at its print facility in Princeton, Minnesota, starting this August. The announcement was made earlier this week after Gannett Co., the parent company of the Times, also announced it would soon begin printin...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Spectrum High School held commencement exercises for its Class of 2015 on May 22 in the auditorium of the free, public, college-prep charter school in Elk River. Fifty-five students, including eight foreign exchange students from Italy, South Korea, Norway, Indonesia, Austria and...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Mother’s Day weekend was an extended family affair for one Elk River family. Lisa Whiting had taken May 8 off from her job as an operating room nurse to be with her oldest daughter, Melissa, when she was to deliver twins during a planned C-section. As it turns out, her second [...Read More
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