by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Gloria Jenson and Greta Ege, who’ve won individual titles previously, captured their first pairs championship at the Companions Classic. They aggregated a 204 in the Elk River Golf Club event Saturday and Sunday, prevailing among nine women’s teams, by a two-stroke margin. “We ham-and-egged it pretty well,” said Ege. [...]

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Elk River Legion lost four games at the Gopher State Tournament before closing with a victory Sunday. The Elks (8-11) beat Tri-City Red 9-3 with Levi Burke tossing a five-hitter for his first Legion win. He stuck out six and walked five. Riley Givens went 3-for-4 with three RBI’s and Austin Heuer 2-for-3 with two [...]

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• Central high school would also see better security by Jim Boyle Editor As part of the $98 million bond referendum being put to District 728 voters this fall, Elk River High School could be expanded to include more gym space and greater security if voters pass the bond issue and its associated operating levy. Elk [...]

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• Former Elk River Lion was key figure in getting Boys and Girls Club, Lion’s Park Center built   by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The Elk River City Council voted July 7 to rename Lions Park in memory of one special Elk River Lions volunteer who also built the park building. John Weicht, who was [...]

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  The Rogers Red Devils enjoyed a good Saturday afternoon at the expense of the Elk River Pioneers, beating the home team twice in seven-inning games. The Pioneers, who were missing four starters, dropped to 4-6 with four straight losses. They will play at Big Lake on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Rogers 5, Pioneers 4 [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s conference, the Northwest Suburban, will be expanded to 14 schools this fall with the addition of Irondale, Spring Lake Park and Totino-Grace. This action was mandated by the Minnesota State High School League to give these schools a place to play after their conference, the North Suburban, folded. [...]

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