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Take a look at Elk River High School’s 2015 prom pictures, or better yet send your best prom picture to add to this pictorial. We’re looking for the best dress, the best wheels, the best couple and the best story. Please email us jpegs at [email protected] and tell us a littl...Read More
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• David Turch and Associates given   six-month trial to work with county— mostly on funding for transportation by Jim Boyle Editor The Sherburne County Board of Commissioners has decided to give the David Turch and Associates Washington, D.C., lobbying firm a trial run for six months. Sherburn...Read More
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• Two big honors announced at event by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The creativity displayed at Elk River High School’s Evening of the Arts on April 30 drew an estimated 1,000 guests who came to look and listen. Musicians played a variety of tunes, artists created works in everything from...Read More
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• Rotary Club adds private tasting room, more space for food vendors to spread out by Jim Boyle Editor The 10th annual Taste of Elk River is about to be served by the Elk River Rotary. The great Elk River get-together for adults 21 years of age and older will run 5-9 p.m. on May 14 [...]...Read More
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Three Rivers Community Foundation is sponsoring a free Crowdfunding and Grant Writing Workshop from 8:30 a.m.-noon Thursday, May 14. The event will be at First National Bank of Elk River, downstairs training room, 812 Main St., Elk River. Crowdfunding is a tool to seek and secure financial contribut...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor This year’s Taste of Elk River, set for May 14, will benefit a new drop-in resource center for homeless youth called Open Doors For Youth. The center opened March 16 in an suite of offices at 544 Third St. in Elk River. It serves youth ages 16-21 primarily from thro...Read More
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On Saturday, May 9, letter carriers from Elk River and across the country will be collecting food for families in need. The National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” event is the largest one-day food drive in the nation. The drive has delivered more than one billion pou...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Elk River’s organics recycling program is undergoing a change. Beginning July 1, the city will switch to the Blue Bag Organics program. Residents will no longer put compost in a separate cart for curbside pick-up. Rather, the organic materials will be put in compost...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Having a July 4 fireworks show over Lake Orono rather than Lions Park would cost an extra $10,532. That’s the estimate Elk River city officials have come up with, as City Council members consider whether to move the fireworks from Lion John Weicht Park to Orono Park...Read More
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