by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River tennis team, ranked No. 1 at the outset of the season and expecting to get everybody’s best shot, capped its first week with a 6-0 record, including three wins at home Saturday. The first five were a breeze but Hopkins made an impressive showing in the [...]

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Molli Detloff and Lucas Trapp won two events each for Elk River as the Elk girls placed fourth and the boys 10th in the 14-school Lakeville North Invitational on Saturday. The Prior Lake girls and Brainerd boys were team champions. Detloff, a senior, won the shot put with 37-6 3/4 and the discus with 125-5. [...]

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• Lawmakers press for ability to use drug to counteract overdoses without fear of penalty Sen. Chris Eaton’s legislation to increase access to naloxone passed unanimously on April 8 in the Minnesota Senate. In doing so, lawmakers approved what has been termed “Steve’s Law” (Senate file 1900), which will permit a wider use of the [...]

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As April opened with wind-driven snow and temperatures that still featured wind-chill readings, Minnesotans longingly looked from their windows, waiting for the day when ice-covered lakes would open and freshwater fishing could resume. It’s a way of life, and in Minnesota, sport fishing is a $2.8 billion industry of vital importance to the state’s economy [...]

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• Project costs more to replace and relocate but there are advantages by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Zimmerman City Council agreed at its April 7 meeting to take the next step toward replacing and moving sewer lift station No. 7 when it authorized the production of final engineering plans and specifications for the 2014 [...]

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  The Rogers Royals broke a 3-3 tie with four runs in the sixth inning and defeated Robbinsdale Cooper 7-3 in their home opener Friday. Luke Ellis pitched the last two innings to get the win, giving up three hits but striking out four and allowing no runs. Ellis was also 2-for-4 with an RBI [...]

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  Rogers freshman Melea Bruns won her varsity pitching debut as the Royals turned back St. Cloud Tech 5-3 in their home opener Friday. Bruns pitched the distance, holding down the Tigers except for Sam Eisenreich, who had a double and solo homer. Bruns gave up four hits and three walks, and struck out seven. Madie [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Zimmerman Archery Club, under coach Pat Burch, will conclude its eighth season when both the middle school and high school teams compete at nationals in May. The Thunder middle school team placed fourth and the high school team placed ninth in the National Archery in the School (NASP) [...]

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