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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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Photo by  Debbie Griffin Everyone at Zimmerman High School celebrated homecoming with festivities this week, including a parade Wednesday, a Spirit Fest and coronation Friday and fun costume themes each day.  The 2014 homecoming court – some dressed for the day’s character theme and some in their “Thunderwear” – are, from left to right, seated [...]

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Submitted photo Samantha Hendricks and Nolan Dwyer paraded around the Elk River High School gymnasium after being crowned homecoming king and queen. Their crowing capped off a boisterous pep fest and led into a parade down School Street, a homecoming football victory over Park Center and a school dance.  

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Graduations: North Dakota State University Elk River Derek Cronquist, BS, criminal justice; Tiffany Lindner, BS, animal science Rogers Ariel Metz, BS, human development and family science

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Three horses named Hope, Gallant and Jojo have found a happy ending to their sad stories. The three are rescue horses that were trained by women from Nowthen. They all competed last weekend in the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse in St. Paul, which was put on by the [...]

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