by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The outcome of Elk River vs. Rogers football always seems to be a surprise. The only solid prediction about Saturday’s duel in Elk River, 3 p.m., based on past results, is that it won’t be boring. The Elks, 6-2 and seeded second in a Section 6AAAAA field with three top-five [...]

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Elk River’s volleyball season ended with a quick 3-0 loss to North Branch, a team they beat early in the season, on Friday evening. The No. 2 seeded Vikings rolled 25-14, 25-19, 25-17 over the No. 7 Elks in the Section 7AAA second round in North Branch. The Vikings attack led by outside hitter Courtney [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor On a great day of racing for Craig Dollansky in August, tragic news clouded the occasion. The veteran World of Outlaws sprint car racer from Zimmerman placed fourth among 105 teams at Knoxville Nationals, regarded as the Super Bowl of this sport, in Iowa. But that was the same day [...]

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  The annual Halloween Concert at Elk River High School is slated for 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at Zabee Theatre.Once again, North Suburban Concert Band and Elk River High School Concert Band are teaming up for the free event. Performers will be in costumes and the audience is encouraged to do the same and [...]

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• Chamber board likes that business taxes would go down and there would be improvements across the school district by Jim Boyle Editor After hearing from Elk River Area School District officials and reviewing the property tax impact, the Elk River Area chamber of Commerce Board of Directors passed a resolution in favor of a “yes, [...]

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• Community for Kids tells voters how they will pay more if bond and levy fail by Jim Boyle Editor A citizen-led group aimed at getting a “yes, yes” vote on Nov. 4 for the Elk River Area School District bond and levy referendum has turned up its efforts. Community for Kids set up a phone [...]

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Of four seats up on the Elk River Area School Board, only one will be contested on the Nov. 4 ballot. Larry Farber, a former Elk River City Council member and Sherburne County commissioner, and incumbent Shane Steinbrecher filed for the District 1 seat on the Elk River Area School Board. District 1 includes part [...]

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Battle-tested candidates Jennifer Wagner and Paul Motin square off in the race for Ward 4 of the Elk River City Council. They were the top finishers in primary election in August. They beat out Dennis Chuba. Wagner came in first with 136 votes, followed by Motin with 89 and  Chuba with 82. Motin is the [...]

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