Elk River Legion’s season ended with a 3-2 loss to the Princeton Tigers on Thursday in Princeton. The Elks took a 2-0 lead in the first inning when Riley Givens and Austin Heuer singled back-to-back and both scored on a single by Mylo Hommes. However, the Elks were blanked the next eight innings by the [...]

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The Elk River Legion team lost a 13-inning game to St. Francis 7-6 in the district playoffs on Wednesday evening. The Elks (10-13) had a two-run lead twice but could not hold off the top-seeded Saints at Princeton. Ben Boutain hit a two-run double and Mylo Hommes hit a two-run triple for the Elks. Ben [...]

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For the sixth consecutive year, the city of Elk River has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association. The award is for the city’s 2014 fiscal year budget document. To receive the award, the city had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. The guidelines are designed to [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Elk River is moving ahead with soliciting proposals for a piece of public art reflecting the city’s Powered by Nature brand. The Elk River Economic Development Authority voted 6-0 Monday to move forward with the sculpture competition. The city is looking for a solar-powered clock, fountain, tree, sculpture or other [...]

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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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