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More than two dozen items were saved from the landfill during Elk River’s Fix-It Clinic, held April 18 at Lions Park Center. Twenty-five people brought 36 items to the clinic, according to Kristin Mroz, Elk River’s environmental technician. Of those, 24 items were fixed and five were partially f...Read More
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• May 14 event at county fairgrounds will offer premium wines and liquor for an extra $15 fee by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Rotary will borrow a page from the vineyards of Napa Valley for this year’s Taste of Elk River. The event will be from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at the Sherburne [......Read More
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• Motorists chased Coon Rapids man down when he kept going after the crash by Jim Boyle Editor A 27-year-old Coon Rapids man is facing charges of driving while intoxicated, refusing to submit to a test and possibly more after crashing into at least two vehicles along Highway 10 in Elk River and f...Read More
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by Jeffrey Hage ECM Publishers The future is now for specialty medical care in Central Minnesota. Fairview Health Services opened the doors of its newest specialty clinic on Monday, April 13, on the campus of Fairview Northland Medical Center in Princeton. John Herman, president of Fairview Northlan...Read More
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• CAER director says communities came through to top bold goal to raise 131,000 in pounds of food and dollars Once again, the communities served by the CAER food shelf exceeded Community Aid Elk River’s goal for the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. “I’m so proud to make this year’s ann...Read More
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• Sheriff says it was time to upgrade safety for board, county staff, public by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A uniformed officer is now present at Sherburne County Board meetings, a change implemented in the wake of a Jan. 26 shooting at New Hope City Hall. In that case, a man opened fire on polic...Read More
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• Annual leadership  breakfast raises money for Scouting The 12th annual Elk River Boy Scout Leadership Breakfast will be at 7 a.m.   April 30 at the Elk River American Legion. The featured speaker will be Dave Anderson of Cretex. Anderson has been a mentor to many Scouts who have come to him in...Read More
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Once again, the communities served by the CAER food shelf exceeded Community Aid Elk River’s goal for the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. “I’m so proud to make this year’s announcement,” said Carmen Pouliot, the executive director of CAER. This year’s goal was to raise 130,000 in pou...Read More
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A free Fix-It Clinic designed to repair small items and keep them out of the landfill is set for Saturday, April 18, in Elk River. Knowledgeable volunteers will be available to offer guidance on repairs of small household goods or mending an item. Examples of what to bring include toasters, DVD play...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor It wouldn’t have mattered who the Minnesota Wild drew in the opening round of the playoffs, Brian Cutter could tell you all about any of the visiting teams’ arenas if you were inclined to ask. The Coon Rapids man has been to all of them, including ones that were replaced for ...Read More
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