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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer Friday the 13th marked a day of celebration as an enthusiastic group gathered at UMA Precision Machining in Zimmerman to celebrate a local first: a grant awarded for specialized job training that involves business, a community college and high school students. U...Read More
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An 11-year-old Elk River boy choked on an onion ring Feb. 21 at Daddy-Os Cafe in downtown Elk River, but thanks to his fast-acting grandfather nothing serious came of the incident. Elk River Police were alerted to the choking incident shortly before 6 p.m. that night by a 911 operator, but by the ti...Read More
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Community Aid Elk River has set a goal of raising $130,000 in food and cash donations during a month-long food drive in March. “Each year the number of people participating in our food programs increases,” said Carmen Pouliot, executive director of the CAER food shelf in Elk River. “Last year,...Read More
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Icy roads caused a series of crashes today in Sherburne County, including one that sent 36-year-old Kellie Carlson, of Princeton, to the hospitial with non-life threatening injuries. She had been heading south on Highway 169 in Baldwin Township shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 24 in a 2010 Hino st...Read More
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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Elk River City Council chamber overflowed at its meeting Feb. 17 as a crowd of Elk River officers came to see new Police Chief Ron Nierenhausen state his oath of office and officially receive both his badge and collar pin. A big round of applause followed th...Read More
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Lindsey Redpenning, a Meadowvale Elementary School fifth-grade student, will be the Youth Ambassador for the annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk on Feb. 21 at the Mall of America. The JDRF One Walk, the largest indoor walk in America, is a fun-filled, family-friendly event that invites...Read More
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Chuck & Don’s in Elk River is kicking off a new charitable giving event this month. When customers stop in on Feb. 23 and 24 and mention one of the selected organizations at checkout, Chuck & Don’s will donate 20 percent of the sales total to that organization. The organizations that wil...Read More
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