Elk River High School

by Jim Boyle Editor District 728 high school activities directors recommended a litany of changes and improvements to their athletics and activities programs at an Aug. 18 work session of the Elk River Area School Board. Their report was the culmination of a 2014 activities study. The list, spread out on a six-page document, includes [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor While lacrosse players kicked, nudged, batted and threw hard rubber balls into nets over the summer on local fields, District 728 high school activities directors were busy scoring a big point for the future of the sport. They brokered a partnership with local lacrosse boosters that will keep the fastest-growing sport [...]

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                by Jim Boyle Editor Activities director Mike Cunningham told members of the Elk River Area School Board the most pressing need for his department is to bolster the district’s underfunded marching band. The district marching band is underfunded, understaffed in terms of paid staff, and under-supported, a [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Ten new members of the Elk River High School Sports Hall of Game have been announced by activities director Mike Cunningham. The group will be introduced at homecoming and honored at a banquet at Elk River Golf Club after the football game. The inductees are as follows.   Lynn Milless [...]

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• Central high school would also see better security by Jim Boyle Editor As part of the $98 million bond referendum being put to District 728 voters this fall, Elk River High School could be expanded to include more gym space and greater security if voters pass the bond issue and its associated operating levy. Elk [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s conference, the Northwest Suburban, will be expanded to 14 schools this fall with the addition of Irondale, Spring Lake Park and Totino-Grace. This action was mandated by the Minnesota State High School League to give these schools a place to play after their conference, the North Suburban, folded. [...]

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• City of Elk River’s effort to preserve fireworks show deemed successful   by Jim Boyle Editor Fireworks lit up the skies around Lion’s Park in Elk River for the fifth Fourth of July in a row this past weekend. This year the city of Elk River stepped forward to keep them alive after a [...]

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by Bruce Strand Sports Editor Grant Tesdahl set his sights on being valedictorian at age 12 but never let his pursuit of this prize curtail his full enjoyment of high school. Tesdahl, who led Elk River’s senior class of 408 students with a 4.151 GPA, also served as senior class president, (“Tes for Pres” was [...]

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