Crime
The Elk River Police Department has been recognized as one of seven Minnesota “Outstanding Agencies” for promoting traffic safety.   The Minnesota Department of Public Safety recognized the Elk River department with the Outstanding Agency Award for its successful enforcement record and traf...Read More
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A 67-year-old Elk River man lost $40 after taking out $300 on March 1 from an ATM machine at an Elk River Walmart. Police are hopeful they can figure out who took the money, because they have a copy of surveillance video that shows a woman picking up money off the floor and putting it [...]...Read More
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Elk River Police are looking for the person or persons involved in the theft of four 20-pound propane tanks valued at $64.99 each. They were reportedly taken sometime between 10 p.m. on Feb. 16 and 10 a.m. on Feb. 17 from the Circle K gas station and convenience store in the 19000 block of Evans [.....Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Gregory Mark Bowles, a 32-year-old Elk River man, was charged Feb. 6 in Sherburne County 10th District Court with making terroristic threats and obstructing legal process. Police said that Bowles made it to the courtroom is a testament to the restraint used by Elk River officers ...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Sherburne County Attorney Kathy Heaney calls it her soapbox. She climbed up on it Monday, during an Elk River City Council meeting, where she urged people to properly dispose of their unwanted prescription drugs. “We do know that prescription drugs are a gateway dru...Read More
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by Jeff Hage ECM Publishers As a cold January wind whipped through the grounds of the Sherburne County Government Center in Elk River, about 50 animal rights activists held a peaceful demonstration Wednesday, Jan. 28, prior to a court appearance by Anthony Sather, accused of beating and killing a do...Read More
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