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by Jim Boyle Editor A 24-year-old Elk River man reported at 12:42 p.m. Jan. 14 that when he turned on his computer in the 19000 block of Carson Circle he got a message on his screen accusing him of terrorist activities. The message further stated in order to not be prosecuted, he needed to purchase ...Read More
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State Court of Appeals upholds Leistico sentence Wayne Leistico’s 30-year prison sentence will stand. The state Court of Appeals has upheld the prison sentence for the Elk River man convicted of sexually abusing a young girl in Sherburne County. Leistico, 31, was sentenced to 30 years in pri...Read More
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• Bemidji State University student from Zimmerman had been in laying in snow for some time by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer Bemidji emergency personnel responded to a call about 9:30 a.m. Jan. 18 near Bemidji State University to find Hannah Rolschau, 19, of Zimmerman, to be lying on the grou...Read More
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Valentine’s Day will fall on a Saturday this year, so the Star News is looking for love stories.  If you know of someone who has a a good Valentine’s Day story to tell, please email us at editor.erstarnews@ecm-inc-com or [email protected]...Read More
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District 728 Community Education will host its first Career Exploration Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Handke Center, 1170 Main St., Elk River. The free event will have reprentatives from dozens of career fields based on a study of the top 100 jobs in America. There will als...Read More
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Don and Donna Bouley have been named Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for January. Each week, they both serve as volunteer bailiffs at the Sherburne County Government Center and as Elk River Library volunteers. Additionally, Don volunteers with Meals on Wheels and Donna machine embroiders pillow...Read More
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Goodwill means more than stores and donations. Learn how Goodwill prepares people for work through its job training and placement programs – all with support from local shoppers and donors. Also enter the Goodwill Winter Sweepstakes for the chance to win a $250 Visa cash card....Read More
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