Daisy Jo Holland

by Jim Boyle, Editor When news of Daisy Jo Holland’s disappearance broke, Sabrina Gutierrez sensed she needed to do something for that little girl and her family.  The Elk River community had rescued her son’s 5th birthday party after fire decimated wrapped birthday presents and their home in the Lion’s Park Apartment fire in 2008, [...]

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The Memorial Day weekend proved to be a difficult one in Elk River. Young Daisy Jo Holland was swept up by the Elk River and her short life ended just before her second birthday. Lost in this tragic event was the outstanding work by the Elk River Police Department and surrounding law enforcement agencies. They [...]

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The search for Daisy Jo Holland was among the largest and most comprehensive operations and investigations I have been a part of in over 30 years of law enforcement service. The time of day, weather conditions, holiday weekend and scope of the investigation created challenges that would tax all but the largest law enforcement agencies. [...]

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The family of Daisy Jo Holland wants to thank all who helped us in this difficult time. We want to thank Elk River Police and Rescue teams, the BCA, Sherburne County, the water rescue people and dive teams and all the other trained professionals who worked to find her. We thank Chaplain Tom for his [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Funeral services will be held today for Daisy Jo Holland, a  Zimmerman girl who would have turned 2 years old on Memorial Day had she not succumbed to the murky waters of the Elk River over the long and dreadful holiday weekend. The young girl went missing last Friday, May 24, [...]

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