by Jim Boyle Editor An inaugural smelt fry at the Elk River American Legion served nearly 400 people with the help of 18 volunteers from the American Legion, the Sons of the American Legion, Post 112 Women’s Auxiliary and some business leaders from the community. “The line was out the door by 5 p.m.” said [...]
The Elk River Independence Day Committee has scheduled a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the third annual Elk River Independence Day Celebration. The dinner will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at the Elk River American Legion. Tickets will be $9 for adults, and $4 for kids 12 and under and seniors. Proceeds [...]
I thought it was interesting that John Dietz commented in last week’s edition of the Star News about incomplete coverage of the joint meeting regarding cooperation between the county and city. When it comes to reporting news of the county, school district and city, the Star is often like the Platte River, a mile wide [...]
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 [...]
Organizers behind the effort to create an Elk River branch of Beyond the Yellow Ribbon will host a kickoff celebration from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Elk River American Legion. Annette Kuyper, director of military outreach for the Minnesota National Guard, will be the keynote speaker. She will also show a [...]
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 [...]
An online fund raiser has been set up for Elk River American Legion Post 112. By visiting this link, www.celebratinghome.com/Fundraiser/charlie1, citizens can access a shopping site. Fifty percent of all sales will go to the American Legion. For more information, call Marti Jean Lindquist at 763-200-2033.
by Jim Boyle Editor By the end of the business day on Monday it’s expected that the sheriff’s sale planned for the Elk River American Legion will be called off. Friends of the Elk River American Legion came through this past week with significant and generous donations. Nearly $3,700 was needed to stop the Sheriff’s [...]