Crime
by Tim Hennagir ECM Sun Newspapers The Albertville woman who struck and killed cross-country collegiate runner Phillip LaVallee, 19, of Otsego, two summers ago was sentenced Wednesday afternoon in Wright County District Court. Judge Stephen Halsey sentenced Linda Louise Gullickson, 68, to jail time,...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Dozens of K-9 officers and their dogs will descend on Elk River this weekend for the 2015 United States Police K-9 Association Region 12 K-9 Field Trials. The three-day event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 28, with public demonstrations on the Elk River High School varsi...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor There were several DWIs issued this past week, bringing the total for the year to 54. There were 98 issued last year in Elk River. Here are the most recent: •A 44-year-old Otsego man was arrested about 9:30 p.m. on June 14 for DWI after being stopped for speeding in the [...]...Read More
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Elk River Police and Fire responded to a fire alarm at Leeann Chin off Freeport Avenue in Elk River on the morning of June 17. The alarm was set off by flames in the kitchen and  triggered a sprinkler. The restaurant opened late that day.  ...Read More
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Elk River Police responded to a collision involving a vehicle and a 14-year Elk River bicyclist at about 1 p.m. June 16 at the intersection of Twin Lakes Road and 181st Avenue. The bicyclist suffered abrasions on his head, arms, hands and legs, and was taken to Mercy Hospital. Elk River Police Capt....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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An Elk River man, 49, decided it would be fun to light off aerial fireworks to celebrate the end of the school year at a party for kids. Elk River Police were called to the man’s home in the 19000 block of Ironton Circle shortly before 10 p.m. June 4. He told police he was [...]...Read More
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by Debbie Griffin ECM Publishers Town of Baldwin man Anthony R. Sather, 24, pleaded guilty to the three felony counts read against him in a court trial the morning of June 4 at the Sherburne County Government Center, where the court set his sentencing hearing for 8 a.m. Aug. 17. According to the cr...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Cruise control, deer lead to rollover on Twin Lakes  Police responded to a vehicle rollover on the 20700 block of Twin Lakes Road 7:01 a.m. May 24. A man, 24, from Blaine, reported that he was driving with cruise control set at 55 mph when he rounded a curve and ...Read More
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