Crime

by Jim Boyle Editor A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle at about 4:30 p.m. July 4 while crossing Highway 169 at Main Street, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. A 33-year-old St. Paul woman had been northbound on Highway 169 approaching Main Street on a green light when she saw three bicyclists [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Fisherman rescues man struggling in river A late-night fishing trip for an Elk River couple to celebrate a birthday turned into a life-saving rescue mission.  Lloyd Anderson is believed to have fallen in the Mississippi River following a concert June 27 in the Rivers Edge Commons Park in downtown Elk River, [...]

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A 35-year-old St. Paul man who crashed his vehicle in Elk River and then allegedly tried to flee on foot was stopped by an off-duty Douglas County deputy near the scene, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. Three occupants of the vehicle were taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. The [...]

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In an effort to bring awareness to distracted driving behaviors, such as texting while driving, and providing information to the public to decrease distracted driving in various forms, the Sherburne County Safe Roads Coalition sponsored a poster contest among our youth to develop imagery that could positively motivate individuals to concentrate on their driving in [...]

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A 911 call on June 14 reporting that a Clear Lake Township man had shot his wife and was threatening to shoot himself led to a standoff between SWAT team members from Sherburne County, the Elk River Police Department and the Anoka County Sheriff’s Department and the man. The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office and the [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Motorcycle crash claims the life of Moyer, 63, of Elk River An Elk River woman died in a motorcycle accident in Brooklyn Park June 1. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Louise Moyer, 63, of Elk River, was riding on a motorcycle driven by Leroy Moyer, 72, of Elk River. The [...]

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