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• Peaceful protests changed America by Jim Boyle Editor For the students in Sue Malecek’s English as a second language class this past Tuesday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has passed without much fanfare in years past. The classroom in which they work on their communication skills will sit idle ...Read More
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• People of color say community has been mostly welcoming by Jim Boyle Editor Luis Rodriges-White has been in Elk River nearly a year now. He says he likes it. He came to the United States from Mexico, and people have welcomed him. Twenty years ago when he went to Canada to live with a family [.....Read More
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The fifth annual Shiver Plunge Elk River has a new option for supporters of the event. Those who are unable — or unwilling — to jump into icy cold water to raise money for your favorite nonprofit, can register to “Duck the Plunge.” Those that do this will get a little rubber duck to be [...]...Read More
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• Walter excited to work on implementing the fruits of bond and levy referendums by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Tony Walter has begun a second term on the Elk River Area School Board after winning re-election last November to close a race where he was officially unopposed. Working for, or in...Read More
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District 728 Community Education is offering a number of new health-related classes, including: •Nutrition and Weekly Meal Prep: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, at Rogers Middle School Media Center. Fee: $19. •Safe and Fun Winter Hiking: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at the Handke Center ...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A new apartment building has opened at 365 Evans Ave. in Elk River,  just over a year after the former building was destroyed by fire. “It really feels good to have it done, to get it back,” Larry Klein, Evans Meadows property manager, said during a ribbon-cuttin...Read More
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A new exhibit at the Sherburne History Center in Becker, “Front Page News,” features 14 “vintage” photographs from the Sherburne County Star News. This small, temporary exhibit shows the variety of photos from the 1960s and 1970s recently donated to the Sherburne County Historical Society fr...Read More
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The Elk River Eagles Club is hosting a chili cook off and membership drive at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the bar located at 824 Railroad Dr. in Elk River. Chili entries must be dropped off by 3 p.m. and judging will start at 3:30 p.m. Afterward, the club will offer all-you-can-eat chili for a [...]...Read More
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