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The Bank of Elk River is offering free electronics recycling this week as part of Community Banking Month. The event will be held at the Main Street branch, located at 630 Main St. in downtown Elk River. From 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17, people can stop by an...Read More
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• Rogers High School senior gets hands-on agricultural experience at Forest Lake dairy farm by Cliff Buchan ECM Publishers As graduation day draws near for high school seniors across Minnesota, many are cramming for final exams and completing courses that will earn college credit. Lex...Read More
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• Increased load, state’s push to grow child protection efforts behind move by Jim Boyle Editor As winds of change blow at the state Capitol for a more proactive child protection system in the state, Sherburne County is adding another child protection investigator to deal with its already incre...Read More
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• Fire crews attack wildfires from land and in the air with prop planes, helicopter by Jim Boyle and Joel Stottrup ECM Publishers Fire crews in Rogers and Elk River have been pulling out all the stops in fighting recent wildland fires. Not only have they sought mutual aid of other fire departments...Read More
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The Elk River American Legion will host its annual smelt fry from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on April 14 at the downtown bar located at  525 Railroad Dr., Elk River. The dinner usually serves more than 400 people. The cost of the dinner this year will be $13. The Legion is just coming off a [...]...Read More
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Elk River Mayor John Dietz and SeniorCorps volunteer Jeanette Lange delivered Meals on Wheels this past week as part of National Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service. They picked up the meals at Guardian Angels, where the food is prepared for the Catholic Charities-sponsored program and of...Read More
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The Elk River Lions will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 12 at Lion’s Park Center. In addition to delicious pancakes, members of the  North Star Family Theatre “Frozen Snow Queen” cast will be there to speak with children about the popular show....Read More
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• Sunday’s event will be 29th annual for Elk River Chamber The 29th annual Elk River Business Expo 2015 will be on Sunday, April 12. This year’s event will include a job fair and other new additions and looks to be fun for all ages. Among the more than 100 exhibitors, the expo and job fair [....Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer School District 728 partners with the cities of Elk River and Rogers and both Sherburne and Wright counties to bring the security of police presence into district buildings with appointed school liaison officers. The Elk River Area School Board members learned mor...Read More
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