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• Event at Elk River High School attracts more than 2,000 kids by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer High school students in grades nine through 12 toured the college fair at Elk River High School Sept. 25, getting a glimpse of their postsecondary options from 90 facilities that attended the event and offered information. All the [...]

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A summer of construction has drawn to a close and now the public is invited to check out the changes at the Handke Family Center in Elk River from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11. The freshly remodeled north wing will be on display while free snacks and refreshments are served and [...]

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n Dayton proclaims Oct. 9 PANDAS Day to recognize kids in state with rare        autoimmune disorder by Jim Boyle Editor Exactly one year to the day after assembling for the first time, a group of parents with children who have a rare autoimmune disorder will bask in the spotlight of a governor’s [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor What’s the definition of health? Dr. Dan Moore said it’s not just feeling good. “Health is actually an all-encompassing thing. It’s an optimum mental, physical and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmities,” he said. Moore, a chiropractor with Bodywise Chiropractic Center in Elk River, offered [...]

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Fresenius Medical Care Central Minnesota Regional Dialysis has opened in a former car dealership building at 17315 Zane St. in Elk River. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis and features reclining, heated treatment chairs with massage capabilities, cable TV and free wireless Internet access. Patient treatment hours are 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and [...]

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District 728 Community Education is offering some new health and wellness classes this fall. They include: •Essential Oils: 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Handke Center in Elk River. $9. •Unlock Your Body’s True Potential: 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Rogers Middle School. $9. •Safe and Fun Winter Hiking: 6:30-8:30 p.m. [...]

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Looking to get fit in an outdoor setting close to home? Several fitness trails are available at city parks in Elk River: •The Great Northern Trail in Elk River consists of a 4.75-mile paved trail on an old railroad bed. Access the trail at 12495 Elk Lake Road, near Meadowvale Elementary School. •Seven miles of [...]

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Photo by Aaron Brom Rogers High School 2014 homecoming queen Katie Feilen and king Jeff McClay look regal following their coronation Friday, Sept. 19, at the Rogers High School Fieldhouse. The coronation was also a pep fest for the football game against Duluth-East. The homecoming dance followed.   

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