Boy Scouts

by Connor Nikolic ECM Sun Publishers intern Jose Romero proudly wore a secondhand uniform when he went to a national Boy Scout retreat in West Virginia last week, along with 252 fellow Scouts in the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts. “I’ve gone to many summer camps, camping trips and years of Scout meetings [...]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Elk River area Boy Scouts, along with their troop leaders and Central Minnesota Council officials, welcomed 85 attendees April 25 for a 10th annual Leadership Breakfast at the Elk River American Legion. Guests were encouraged to pledge support for the local initiatives – a suggested gift of $155 would sponsor [...]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Elk River resident and businessman Jack Mowry grew up one of nine siblings on a farm near Pine City, Minn., with each of them having chores to finish when not in school. Mowry was introduced to interests away from the farm, including time with a Scout troop, but he never [...]

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Thank you Elk River for supporting the Boy Scouts and for turning out for the ninth annual Leadership Breakfast April 262. Denny Chuba, Chuba Co., shared some very humorous and fun stories about his scouting experiences. He then got very serious when he talked about the values learned by being a Scout: the Scout Promise, [...]

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A representative of the Boy Scouts has given the city of Elk River a framed Norman Rockwell print as a token of appreciation. Jim Acers, representing the Central Minnesota Council of the Boy Scouts, presented the picture to Mayor John Dietz at the City Council’s March 12 meeting. He thanked the city for its support [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor It takes a community to put on the annual Elk River Community Christmas Dinner, but one of the regular cast of characters behind the success of the event will not be there this year. Kent Harell died unexpectedly this past year of natural causes. He was 64. The 23rd Annual Community [...]

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The 23rd annual Elk River Community Christmas holiday dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 25 at the Elk River American Legion, 525 Railroad Dr.. The dinner will be served by Elk River Cub and Boy Scouts, Elk River Girl Scouts and the community of Elk River. For more information or to [...]

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