The playground at Elk River’s Orono Park has been featured in the March issue of Parks and Recreation Business magazine. The publication goes to cities and parks and recreation agencies nationwide. Elk River Parks and Recreation Director Michael Hecker wrote the article, which is about designing t...Read More
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Academy Elk River has received permission from the city to relocate to a larger facility in the light industrial district. The Elk River City Council has approved a conditional use permit for the business, which offers martial arts programs for people of all ages and abilities. Academy Elk River is ...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor It was while Jovan Palmieri was driving St. Paul fire trucks that he figured there had to be a safer way to back up the big rigs.   Drivers rely on spotters, who communicate with hand signals, flashlights or other means. “I was always worried about backing over...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Technology is impacting the way people use libraries. At the Great River Regional Library, a public library system with branches in 31 cities including Elk River, circulation of physical materials like books, magazines, DVDs and CDs is  declining and use of the digit...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Melinda Goetsch got hooked on audio books in 2003, when she’d listen to them on her car’s cassette player while driving to and from work appointments. The stories helped take her mind off the recent death of her dad. A dozen years later, Goetsch and her husband, J...Read More
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Back on March 1 a man reported the theft of $40 after he had paid a visit to an ATM and bought a few things at Wal-Mart. The man, 67, believed the money had fallen out of his pocket in the checkout line at the Elk River big box store, and video footage showing someone [...]...Read More
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• Elk River club recognizes girl for  academic achievement Student: Emily Mattingley Parents: Michael and Melissa List the activities you have participated in and tell of your proudest accomplishments.  I participate in Elk River High School’s drama program and the choir program. ...Read More
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• ‘Faces Never Forgotten’ campaign needs help to honor Vietnam casualties by Sam Schaust Murphy News Service Minnesota is on track to join the ranks of four other states in memorializing those who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. The records of the 58,282 names carved on the Vietnam Memor...Read More
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