by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A new grant possibility has emerged for the city of Elk River to acquire the Houlton farm. The new player is The Trust for Public Land, which has grant funds available and has offered to seek approval to buy the farm and donate it to the city. The farm is [...]

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  “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” will be presented this week and next by SOAR Regional Arts, at St. Michael-Albertville High School, starting Thursday. Directed by Megan Kelly Hubbell, “Dreamcoat” blends “pop, country, and rock into an uplifting, technicolored story of biblical proportions,” said Ellen Beaudry of SOAR in a press release. The music [...]

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Pitching gems by Adam Nauth and Luke Selkin earned the Rogers Legion team a second-place finish in the 45th annual Princeton Invitational last weekend. “This tournament has not been good to us in the past — we have not done well at all there,” said coach Ryan Gulden. “So this was really nice. The story [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Nate Prosser, the former Elk who skated for the Minnesota Wild the past five seasons, is now a member of the St. Louis Blues. The 28-year-old defenseman signed a one-year deal with the Blues on Monday, three weeks after the Wild elected to let him to go free agency [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Big hits by Ben Johnson, Riley Givens and Erik Nyquist helped Elk River Legion rally from a 4-0 deficit and defeat Buffalo 6-5 in their District 13 opener Tuesday evening. The Elks (10-12) will be back in action Wednesday against the St. Francis vs. Big Lake winner at 8 [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor One out away from an upset of a state-ranked team, the Elk River Pioneers couldn’t close the deal and lost to the Forest Lake Brewers 6-4 in an extra inning Tuesday evening. Jim Brown, the Pioneers’ 46-year-old lefty, took a 2-0 lead into the seventh inning of a scheduled [...]

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