• Some passengers getting the most of the free connection by Laura Marrinan Murphy News Service Metro Transit has added onboard Wi-Fi to Northstar train routes. While some commuters are sticking with magazines and books, others are getting the most out of the free service. The network is typically accessed by between 25 to [...]
The Star News will run a list of holiday concerts and events on Saturday, Nov. 30. Submit event information for consideration by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, by emailing email@example.com or calling 763-241-3668.
The Sandhill Photography Club will hold an artist’s reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at the Sherburne County Government Center, 13880 Business Center Dr., Elk River. Club members will be on hand to share information about the photographs in the exhibit.
by Aaron Brom ECM Sun Newspapers Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Thursday, Nov. 14, that 10 highway construction projects will receive funding through the state’s new $300 million Corridors of Commerce program. Included on the list is adding a lane on Interstate 94 between Rogers and St. Michael, a long-sought-after [...]
A community Thanksgiving Eve worship service will be held at Central Lutheran Church, 1103 School St., Elk River at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27. The public is invited. The service is planned and led by the Elk River Ministerial Association. The Rev. Sonja Dixon will speak. A pie fest will follow the service.
Veterans Day speaker talks about sacrifice, gratitude in aftermath of scare by Joni Astrup Associate Editor For three days, Bryan Vita didn’t know for sure if his son had died in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan. He first was told that his son, David, was a casualty by a friend who stopped by his office [...]
Organizers of the local Gifts Anonymous program plan to launch the holiday gift drive on Monday, Nov. 25. Because Thanksgiving is late this year, there will be a shorter time to collect gifts between Thanksgiving and Christmas. The organizers’ goal is to have barrels for donations of new, unwrapped gifts in the community on Nov. [...]
by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A program that provided relief to more than 100 families, including 300 children, in Zimmerman last year kicks off Friday, Nov. 22. Angels will be dispersed that day to the three banks in Zimmerman and to Hardware Hank and Jim’s Market as part of the Neighbors Helping Neighbors of Zimmerman [...]