by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Elk River Area Food Co-op memberships are now available. They cost $100 for a lifetime membership, according to Kari Froehlich, a member of the co-op’s board. Members will receive a monthly newsletter, a decal for their vehicle and discounted classes and events. The co-op is also working to partner with […]

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The Rogers Royals came out blazing in their opener for an 82-55 win over the Anoka Tornadoes on Monday evening in Anoka. Senior center Cole Murray scored 23 points and junior forward Steffan Musoke added 20, with one dunk each, leading the rout. Nine players scored, with senior point guard Gunnar Bloom not among them […]

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Elk River’s Emma Bates placed third in the NCAA Division I cross country meet Saturday, in the final race of her career for Boise State in this sport. Bates, who was runner-up in last year’s nationals, covered six kilometers in 19:44.5, finishing behind Iowa’s Kate Avery and Wisconsin’s Sarah Disanza, at Terre Haute, Ind. Bates […]

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  Elk River Dance Team ranked fifth among seven teams in their half of the opening Northwest Suburban Conference meet on Friday at Armstrong High School. This was a jazz meet. The first kick meet will be held Monday, Dec. 1, at Centennial. Ranking for Elk River’s half was (1) Maple Grove 3 (2) Totino-Grace […]

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Six different players scored goals as Elk River-Zimmerman won its fourth straight game 7-2 over Irondale on Saturday evening in New Brighton. The Elks (4-1) drilled three goals in the first seven minutes, extending their streak of goals to 23 over four games, before Irondale’s Maddie Hentges ended that streak with a goal at 7:48 […]

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  Zimmerman High School’s fall play “The Music Man” played for a standing-room only crowd on Saturday evening, with the audience enjoying some large-scale song and dance numbers, a pleasing barbershop quartet that included three teachers (Jeff Downing, Lance Dalbey and director Jon Palshewski along with student Joey Briggs), and strong lead performance by Parker […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Colin Anderson, who arrived in Elk River in 1980 dejected over a missed chance to compete in the Olympics as a shot-putter, and stayed 33 years as a teacher, football coach and weight-lifting mentor, died Nov. 10 of cancer at age 62. “Colin made a major impact on a […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Adam Heyer broke his foot late in his junior season at Rogers and missed some big games at the end of the year, but came back strong and contributed mightily to an 8-2 season this fall. “Adam worked so hard to get back, between seasons,” coach Marc Franz said. “Usually […]

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