The Rogers softball team cruised in their opener 9-0 over Chisago Lakes on Thursday in Lindstrom, led by Katelyn Kemmetmueller with a three-hit shutout and two RBI. Kemmetmueller, sophomore right-hander, struck out 10 and walked three. She was 2-for-4 with a double. Madi Anderson went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI in [...]

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Erik Nyquist twirled an efficient two-hit shutout, and two teammates hit homers, as Elk River thumped Centennial 9-0 in their opener Thursday at Circle Pines. Nyquist, senior right-hander, gave up just two infield singles and no walks, striking out seven. The only other base runners were a hit-by-pitch and an error. “Erik changed speeds well, [...]

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Top-ranked Elk River mixed up the lineup and posted a 7-0 win over Park Center on Thursday in their first match on the home courts. Nathan Chanthamontry, fourth-year starter, played No. 1 singles for the first time, and won 6-1, 6-4. The other singles matches were won by players normally in doubles, Tyler Creelman, Joe [...]

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Despite giving up only two hits, the Zimmerman Thunder lost to the Becker Bulldogs 3-2 in eight innings in the season opener Thursday in Becker. The Thunder outhit the Bulldogs 7-2 and got seven  good innings from starter Zach Nolan, who allowed two hits and a walk, striking out six. “We had four errors, which [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor During 2013, the city of Elk River opened a new park, repaired and reconstructed streets, saw more home building and set an attendance record at the downtown concert series. Those were just a few of the facts outlined in the city’s new 2013 annual report, which was presented to the [...]

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Michelle Masica has been recognized for 30 years of service to the city of Elk River. Police Chief Brad Rolfe said Masica was the city’s first community service officer. Her duties included parking enforcement, animal control and other work that ranged from painting the old creamery building that once housed city hall to sanding Sheetrock [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor The Great Bull Run is coming to Elk River. The event was to be held Saturday, May 10, at Elk River Extreme Motor Park, but the event organizers announced Thursday that they are rescheduling it to June 21. “Due to the abnormally cold winter throughout the country this year, we’ve [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A Rogers woman has written a children’s book about autism. Barbara Paschke is the author of “I Am Nathan … I Have Autism,” which is about her grandson, Nathan. Autism affects one in 68 children in the United States, said Paschke, who spoke Tuesday at the Elk River Activity Center. [...]

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