by Britt Aamodt Contributing Writer Her name was Sara Hartman. But family knew her as Sallie. Friday, June 12, Hartman died at the Elk River home she and husband Tom built on the land where they camped with their kids. She was 87. Hartman was born Sara Smith in Parkersburg, West Virginia, Dec. 30, 1...Read More
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Zimmerman High School’s Megan Seymour placed 15th in long jump at the state track meet held June 6 at Hamline University. The high school junior who returns to Zimmerman High School this fall as a senior was the lone state qualifier for the Thunder. She qualified for the state tournament with a ju...Read More
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by Jake Schroer ECM Publishers The Elk River Pioneers defeated St. Michael 12-7 on June 10 thanks to a big offensive night from Eric Nyquist. Nyquist recorded three hits, walked three times, including once with the bases full, and drove in three runs on the evening. The Pioneers grabbed a 5-2 lead b...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Legion baseball team took a two-game winning streak June 18 to Castle Field in Anoka. It beat a good Champlin Park team 4-3 on June 15 and Park Center 1-0 before rain finally halted a game on June 16 in the North Hennepin Conference League action. The wins [...]...Read More
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Elk River Police and Fire responded to a fire alarm at Leeann Chin off Freeport Avenue in Elk River on the morning of June 17. The alarm was set off by flames in the kitchen and  triggered a sprinkler. The restaurant opened late that day.  ...Read More
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Elk River Police responded to a collision involving a vehicle and a 14-year Elk River bicyclist at about 1 p.m. June 16 at the intersection of Twin Lakes Road and 181st Avenue. The bicyclist suffered abrasions on his head, arms, hands and legs, and was taken to Mercy Hospital. Elk River Police Capt....Read More
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Great River Family Promise, a homeless outreach, invites the community to Band Together to Beat Homelessness on Saturday, June 20 at Lion John Weicht Park. There will be a Community Idol contest, games and a sleep in the park where community members will decorate boxes (and cars) to sleep in overnit...Read More
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by Britt Aamodt Contributing Writer You can see it from Highway 10 in Elk River. It’s there when you turn off Main Street to take the bridge from Elk River over to Otsego. It’s the soup ladle. The ladle, anchoring Granite Shores Apartments’ patio area, is quickly becoming a Minnesota landmark....Read More
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Transportation-related photos are featured in “Off We Go,” a new exhibit now open at the Sherburne History Center in Becker. The 19 photographs from the Sherburne County Historical Society’s collection are on exhibit until Nov. 21. The photos represent the early part of the 20th century. The h...Read More
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Click here to read more about Elk River’s new Parks and Recreation Master Plan. by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A public arts plan is included as a component of Elk River’s new Parks and Recreation Master Plan. “The goals are really to incorporate more public art in Elk River,” said Lil ...Read More
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Click here to read about the public art plan that is part of Elk River’s new Parks and Recreation Master Plan. by Joni Astrup Associate Editor After an 18-month process, Elk River has a new Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The 106-page document is designed to serve as a road map for protecti...Read More
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