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I address the concern of mine to the citizens of Elk River. Why do we have elections? In the past it was to elect a person to represent us. We are moving on now, but in my mind we are not moving forward. I really feel sorry for the present generation, for you have not [...]...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Minnesota has historically had a good voter turnout, and local election officials expect that trend to continue Tuesday. In the 2008 presidential election, 78 percent of eligible Minnesotans voted — the highest percentage of any U.S. state — versus the national av...Read More
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Two levy questions relating to the Elk River Area School District are on the Nov. 6 ballot, and a link has been added to the district’s website by the district to help voters make informed decisions. The link is at: www.elkriver.k12.mn.us/2012levy. The first question on the ballot is a renewal of ...Read More
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As of last Wednesday afternoon two people had filed for Zimmerman City Council. They were incumbent Ron Mathison and Beth Merwin. Mathison’s term as well as Wendy Kowalski’s terms are up at the end of this year, and so is Mayor Dave Earenfight’s term. No one has filed for Zimmerman mayor as of...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Retired police detective Larry Farber of Elk River recalls getting to know retired sheriff Bruce Anderson, also of Elk River, in 1980 when Farber began patrol work for the city Police Department and Anderson was a Sherburne County sheriff’s deputy. Farber told t...Read More
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Elk River Area School Board Member Janelle Henry is the first and only person to file for three open seats on the Elk River Area School Board as of May 24. The period for filing affidavits for the four-year terms closes at 5 p.m. June 5.  The election is scheduled for Nov. 6. Sue Farber, [...]...Read More
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The period for filing affidavits for individuals interested in running as candidates for the Elk River Area School Board begins May 22 and closes at 5 p.m. on June 5.  The election is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 6. There are three at-large school board positions open; individuals elected will serve...Read More
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