Elk River police

A 71-year-old Elk River woman reported to police on Nov. 7 that the passenger side tires of her car were damaged, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz.  Both tires appeared to have puncture marks on them, police said. The victim said that she left Cub Foods in her vehicle at approximately 12:30 p.m. [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor A crash at about 9 p.m. on Nov. 21 at the intersection of Highway 169 and School Street sent three people to the hospital, but none with life threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Highway Patrol. The accident involved an Mazda SUV passenger vehicle and a Northstar tow truck hauling [...]

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A large contingent of Elk River police officers, reserve officers and their families participated in the annual May 15 Law Enforcement Memorial Day observance at the Minnesota Peace Officers Memorial on the grounds of the State Capitol. Memorial observances included peace officers from around the state standing watch at the memorial, a parade of honor [...]

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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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