The city of Elk River has received a “letter of interest” from one party interested in two new lots in the city’s Nature’s Edge Business Center. The lots are in the center’s second addition, which is on pace to open next spring. Jeremy Barnhart said the letter of interest has come before the streets are […]

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Frattalone Companies in St. Paul has been awarded a $137,445 bid to dredge stormwater ponds near the Orono Dam and at the northwest corner of Highland and Jackson in Elk River. In their current condition, the ponds are at or near their treatment effectiveness, according to City Engineer Justin Femrite. Frattalone will remove and dispose […]

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In a sign of the times, the Elk River City Council has reduced the required number of vehicle stacking spaces for bank drive-through lanes from five to two per lane. The change reflects an increase in on-line banking and direct deposit. City Planner Chris Leeseberg said 62 percent of people were banking on-line in 2011, […]

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Ashley Ryding of Zimmerman signed with Southwest Minnesota State for softball on Nov. 14. Ryding, a second baseman and outfielder, made all-conference as a sophomore, hitting .339 with three homers while fielding 1.000. She switched to track last year with the  Thunder, saying she needed to work on speed and endurance, but continued to play […]

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Shae McLean and Raelyn Korinek each delivered three goals as Elk River-Zimmerman coasted 11-0 over North Metro Stars at home Tuesday evening. The Elks (3-1) have scored 20 consecutive goals in three wins. Previously they beat Totino-Grace 7-0 and Forest Lake 4-1 when they had the last two goals. “The girls know it’s going to […]

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The Princeton Tigers scored three first-period goals and handed the Rogers Royals a 4-1 loss on Tuesday evening. Paetyn Levis got the Royals on the board with a power play goal in the first period after they fell behind 3-0. Bridget Walter, Erica Schramel, Kenzie Skuza and Eden Bretzler scored for Princeton (3-1). Tiger goalie […]

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A crash on Interstate 94 near Rogers that backed up traffic on Highway 101 for hours killed one person, whose vehicle was pushed into parked construction equipment, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The three-car wreck occurred about 9:15 a.m. on eastbound I-94,  authorities said. Megan Hinchliff, 24, of St. Michael, who was driving a […]

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The Elk River Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 9:40 p.m. on Nov. 16 in the 1400 block of Main Street in Elk River. A detached garage was fully engulfed. All occupants were able to safely evacuate the structure. The cause remains under investigation. Mutual aid assistance was received from Big Lake and Zimmerman.

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Abbie Canton led with four points as Elk River-Zimmerman cruised 7-0 over Totino-Grace on Saturday. At Parade Ice Gardens in Minneapolis, Canton scored the Elks’ first and fourth goals in the first period, and assisted on a goal by Julia Miller. She had another assist in the third period. Canton, senior forward who has led […]

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