Elk River Area Arts Alliance
by Jim Boyle Editor Sheri Olson opened Reading Frenzy Bookstore with the hope of reaching out to the Zimmerman community and all points north. She has done that. An unexpected surprise, however, was the significant number of people from Elk River willing to head north for books, author readings and ...Read More
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Nordic ancestry is strong in Minnesota. Immigrants from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden found the Minnesota landscape and climate similar to their home countries. The immigrants brought with them handcraft and stylistic traditions which continue today — in practice and in spirit. Organized by ...Read More
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  The Elk River Area Arts Alliance’s annual Students Art Show is on display through March 9. Art work by dozens of students from kindergarten through high school in District 728 are featured at the Alliance’s gallery at  312 Jackson Avenue. A reception with all the kid, their families, and...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Arts editor A St. Paul artist’s intriguing creation with movable parts activated by a quarter was judged Best in Show at the 18th annual Arts in Harmony show currently on display at Sherburne County Government Center. Dean Lucker’s glass-encased piece “Swinging” has a...Read More
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    We’re stuck with snow and ice for a while, but Minnesotans know how to make the best of it. For these Elk River Area Arts Alliance members,  winter is just another muse. They are Linda Croteau and Glenn Quist of Elk River, Sue Wipf of Rogers, Mark Haglund of Zimmerman and Rick Hanse...Read More
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