Elk River American Legion
The Elk River American Legion will host its annual smelt fry from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on April 14 at the downtown bar located at  525 Railroad Dr., Elk River. The dinner usually serves more than 400 people. The cost of the dinner this year will be $13. The Legion is just coming off a [...]...Read More
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• Elk River native’s Founding Fathers Brewery gives half its profits to veterans and their families through partnerships with American Legion and the Armed Forces Relief Trust by Jim Boyle Editor Phil Knutsen has never served in the armed services, but the Elk River native has a deep appreciati...Read More
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Sixty-year members were honored by the Elk River American Legion Post 112 on March 11. Post 112 Commander Tom Kulkay presented the awards. Pictured, left to right, are: Tony Belanger, Donald Driessen, Howard Madsen, Commander Kulkay and Ken Gulbraa.  ...Read More
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• Elk River American Legion to host the organization’s leader at Feb. 6 event Dan Dellinger, the National Commander of the American Legion, will spend four days in Minnesota, Feb. 4-7, visiting 12 Legion posts across the southern part of the state. He will be at the Elk River post for dinner on ...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Korean War veteran and Elk River native Russell Leighton will speak at a Veterans Day event sponsored by the Elk River American Legion. The dinner and ceremony will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 12 — the day after Veterans Day — at the Legion, 525 Railroad Dr. The publ...Read More
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The Elk River American Legion will host its second annual smelt fry 4-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28. The event had been planned for May 14 but was pushed back due to the availability of smelt. There will be fish available as an alternative to smelt. Last year’s first-time event attracted more than 400...Read More
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He’s not the only one with longevity at the club; there’s another six with 60 years in by Joni Astrup Associate editor For 60 years, Ervin Primus of Elk River has been a member of the American Legion. He joined after serving in the U.S. Army in the 1950s. “I just figured it was such [...]...Read More
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The Elk River American Legion is hosting its second annual smelt fry from 4-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14. There will be fish available for those who are not fans of smelt. Last year’s first-time event attracted more than 400 people, and the Legion hopes to serve twice that many this year, according t...Read More
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I would like to thank everyone who attended the Veterans Day Dinner at the Elk River American Legion Tuesday, Nov. 13. It’s nice to get our community together to celebrate on special occasions, as I know it doesn’t come easy with work and family schedules to juggle around. I would also like to t...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Minnesota Army National Guard and the Elk River American Legion are partners in a world-record-setting venture. The two have joined forces on the largest thank-you card. The hope is to get 257,000 signatures on this 16-by-48-foot monstrosity in time for the return of the 257t...Read More
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