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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon visited Elk River on Wednesday. He met with representatives from the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce to discuss business issues. Simon said after the meeting that most people associate his office with elections, but a majori...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Carolyn Anderson likes honey, but it’s the bees that she really finds interesting. “There’s just so much to learn and they’re so intricate. It’s amazing,” she said. For the last several years, Anderson has been keeping bees in hives near the Nowthen home t...Read More
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by Britt Aamodt Contributing Writer Her name was Sara Hartman. But family knew her as Sallie. Friday, June 12, Hartman died at the Elk River home she and husband Tom built on the land where they camped with their kids. She was 87. Hartman was born Sara Smith in Parkersburg, West Virginia, Dec. 30, 1...Read More
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Great River Family Promise, a homeless outreach, invites the community to Band Together to Beat Homelessness on Saturday, June 20 at Lion John Weicht Park. There will be a Community Idol contest, games and a sleep in the park where community members will decorate boxes (and cars) to sleep in overnit...Read More
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Transportation-related photos are featured in “Off We Go,” a new exhibit now open at the Sherburne History Center in Becker. The 19 photographs from the Sherburne County Historical Society’s collection are on exhibit until Nov. 21. The photos represent the early part of the 20th century. The h...Read More
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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Seniors and Law Enforcement Together Council, or SALT, hosted about 75 guests May 13 for an annual springtime event that included lunch, laughter and information for people 55 years or older. SALT members Bob and Laverne Robideau said they’ve been attendin...Read More
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by Mandy Moran Froemming ECM Publishers Even though she has lived on the East Coast nearly as long as her first 17 years growing up in Minnesota, Gretchen Carlson remains strongly tethered to her Anoka roots. Carlson will be at Mall of America 6 p.m. June 22 in the Rotunda to promote her new book, [...Read More
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