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The Friends of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge invite the public to join them at the groundbreaking for the new education building at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge. The celebration is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, rain or shine, at the facility site, south on Schoolhouse Road from Sherburne County Road 9, approximately 5.5 miles [...]

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Three Rivers Community Foundation is hosting its annual Concert on the Course event, featuring headliner Martin Zellar and the Hardways. The opening music will be provided by Josh Persian. The evening of music, food and beverages “on the course” will begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 20, rain or shine, at the Elk River Golf Club, [...]

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The 29th annual Coats for Kids collection drive begins Sept. 15. Pilgrim Cleaners sponsors the annual project, accepting new and gently used coats, then cleaning them and distributing to various local charities to help families in need stay warm this winter. Pilgrim Cleaners has set a goal of 10,000 coats. Coats will be collected until [...]

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The Elk River Arena’s 17th annual fall arts and crafts show will be held this weekend, Sept. 13-14. The show runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. The show is filled with 100 booths featuring handmade woodwork, pottery, soaps, candles, jewelry, yard art and more. There will also [...]

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• Each challenged three more people by Jim Boyle Editor Before tackling the latest budget discussions, members of the Elk River City Council did the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS. They were all challenged by a fellow council member Paul Motin who had already made good on a challenge issued to him. Each council member [...]

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On Thursday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. Central Lutheran Church of Elk River will be hosting an open gathering of song and prayer for Christians to renew themselves and seek God’s will and strength to be witnesses to the Lord and for refocusing the hearts of the nation. “After the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001, [...]

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“We are excited to have a full-day, all-day, every-day program for all kindergarten students this year,” Hassan Elementary School Principal Heidi Adamson-Baer said. District 728 elementary schools were able to offer a modified all-day program for all students; however, it did not include instructional time with specialists. “In addition to music, art and physical education, [...]

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