by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Otsego City Council gave the green light at its Feb. 23 meeting for Meridian Land Holdings to build a third addition of the Wildflower Meadows housing subdivision and for the city to have an archery range in the southwest corner of Prairie Park. Merdian plan...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Local Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers and Girl Scouts turned out en masse Monday, Feb. 23, to ask members of the Elk River Area School Board to revisit their flier policy. Representatives of local Scouting programs and the Central Minnesota Council of Boy Scouts of America sai...Read More
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Rather than trying to give us a lesson on the history of our nation, Ms. Driessen would do well to brush up on her American history. The “founding fathers” wrote a Constitution that deliberately prohibited the establishment of an official state religion or interference with the religious beliefs...Read More
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Lindsey Redepenning counted down the seconds to the start of the Juvenile Diabetes  Research Foundation One Walk For a World Without Type 1 Diabetes on Feb. 21 at the Mall of America. This was her seventh walk but one of the most special as she served as the Youth Ambassador for the Juvenile Diabet...Read More
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I would like to address a letter to the editor from Feb. 22 headlined “Days we live in are very trying for us.” The days we live in are unfortunately very discouraging. However, this does not mean we need to throw out people’s First Amendment rights, as the reader would suggest by saying, “i...Read More
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Why are illegal U-turns allowed on Main Street of Elk River? While I have my hair cut, at Ardy’s on Main on Saturday mornings, I witness two to four vehicles make illegal U-turns on Main Street. Cars are traveling west on Main Street and think nothing of making a U-turn into an available parking s...Read More
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