Elk River police

The Elk River Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in locating a missing 2-year-old child. Daisy Jo Holland, who will turn three on May 27, went missing from the Wapiti Park Campground, located at 18746 Troy Street in Elk River.  Holland was at the campground with her mother and other family members preparing [...]

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  Elk River Police are investigating a crash from over the weekend in which a car veered off Highway 10 Saturday night and crashed into the former Elk Motel. Tracks can be seen leading up to the end unit of the apartment complex, where the vehicle struck a vacant apartment. The car came down an [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Homes are being found for two abandoned snakes who were apparently left for dead on the side of Yankton Street near Highway 10 this past week in Elk River. Thinking they were dead, the snakes were transported to Barrington Oaks Veterinary to find out if the snakes were chipped and their [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The Star News has given the distinction of Newsmaker of the Year to a group of individuals who stepped up with courage and honor in attempts to save the lives of others. This was the decision of Star News Editor Jim Boyle and Associate Editor Joni Astrup after they took time [...]

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A police detective discovered a fraudulent Facebook site this past week in reference to a staff member at Elk River High School. The staff member was alerted and asked that the site be taken down.  Police are investigating as to the source. The Star News inquired about the intent behind the creation of the FB [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor An Elk River officer stopped a vehicle shortly after noon on Sept. 9 for going through red lights at Highway 10 and Proctor Avenue and Highway 10 and Upland Avenue. The officer discovered that the driver, a 52-year-old Frazee woman, was transporting an injured rugby player to the hospital. The Elk [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River police and fire departments  respond to hundreds of calls annually, but one of their favorite calls comes the first Tuesday in August every year. That’s when they are dispatched to neighborhood block parties for a chance to connect with residents about what’s going on in that particular neighborhood and [...]

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