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The first ever Thumbs Up High 5K Walk, Run, Bike and Blade will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, in downtown Elk River. The Thumbs Up High 5K event was created to spread awareness about depression, mental health and suicide awareness. Registration is available at www.active.com (under Thumbs Up High 5K). It is [...]

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• Oct. 4 walk, run, bike and blade event to raise mental health, suicide awareness resonating in Elk River by Jim Boyle Editor The Thumbs Up High 5K – a walk, run, bike and in-line skate event for mental health and suicide awareness – is gaining traction. Nearly 300 people have signed up, including more than [...]

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  Photo by Debbie Griffin Zimmerman High School crowns king, queen ZHS crowned seniors Julia Ward and Reid Inman as homecoming queen and king at a spirit rally Sept. 26 before the big game.

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• Show of unity helps Sherburne, Wright county chapters kick off fall campaigns by Jim Boyle Editor Supporters of Sherburne County Area United Way and Wright County Area United Way gathered on Sept. 25 at West Bridge Park in Monticello to show their connectedness as the organizations head into their 2014 fall fundraising campaigns. When [...]

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• Event at Elk River High School attracts more than 2,000 kids by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer High school students in grades nine through 12 toured the college fair at Elk River High School Sept. 25, getting a glimpse of their postsecondary options from 90 facilities that attended the event and offered information. All the [...]

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A summer of construction has drawn to a close and now the public is invited to check out the changes at the Handke Family Center in Elk River from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11. The freshly remodeled north wing will be on display while free snacks and refreshments are served and [...]

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n Dayton proclaims Oct. 9 PANDAS Day to recognize kids in state with rare        autoimmune disorder by Jim Boyle Editor Exactly one year to the day after assembling for the first time, a group of parents with children who have a rare autoimmune disorder will bask in the spotlight of a governor’s [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor What’s the definition of health? Dr. Dan Moore said it’s not just feeling good. “Health is actually an all-encompassing thing. It’s an optimum mental, physical and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmities,” he said. Moore, a chiropractor with Bodywise Chiropractic Center in Elk River, offered [...]

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