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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  Student: Jenna Schunk Parents: Don and Tammy Schunk List the activities you have participated in and tell of your proudest accomplishments.  I used to be in gymnastics, in which I won a few different first and second places. Now I am in colorguard and I have gotten awards such as rookie of t...Read More
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Point us in the right direction: behind courthouse, behind Perkins, behind Coborn’s, off County Road 1, off County Road 33 and so on. Make sure your signs are big and all the same. I would like to come to your sale if I can find it. — Barb Campbell, Elk River...Read More
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by Jason Olson ECM Publishers  Elk River senior Alleah Balzer not only was the captain for the Elks girls lacrosse team but was its most prolific scorer this season. Elks head coach Stephanie Anderson said Balzer, who will play lacrosse at Division II Adams State University (Colorado) in the fall, ...Read More
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Three Minnesota state legislators deeply involved in education issues shared frank, sometimes surprising, views in a panel discussion on June 2. Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders had not made final decisions when panelists spoke or when this column was written. But panelists provided importan...Read More
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