10th anniversary of 9-11

by Jim Boyle Editor The same crisp, blue skies that greeted New York City and Elk River on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, returned to Elk River for the community’s 10th Anniversary Ceremony and Public Safety Open House. It was a day of remembrance and a reminder to never forget or become complacent in [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The atrocities committed against the United States 10 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, continue to claim lives. Elk River Fire Chief John Cunningham, a Greenwich, Connecticut native who grew up just 35 miles from the Twin Towers as the crow flies, knows all too well. This man, an 21-year-old college [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Every American old enough to remember 9/11 has a story of where they were when they learned a jet airliner slammed into the iconic World Trade Center. Elk River Police Chief Brad Rolfe is no different. He was a patrol sergeant working the day shift. He was driving south on Proctor [...]

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The difference between life and death in the North Tower of the World Trade Center on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, was razor thin. Take, for instance, Peter Field, the chairman and chief executive of the Risk Waters Group, whose departure for the Windows On The World conference facility on 107th floor of the [...]

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