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 [...]
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 [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River community will play host Tuesday to 38 Night to Unite parties, including one big one at Lions Park that the whole community is invited to attend. These neighborhood gathering are being held in communities across the state as part of Minnesota’s 29th Annual Night to Unite to give [...]
Another citizen has helped solve a case of motor vehicle tampering, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. “This person did a great job,” Kluntz said. “He saw what was happening, called police right away, and relayed accurate information to the dispatcher, which allowed police to identify the vehicle and stop it.” The resident [...]
The 29th Annual Minnesota Night to Unite celebration (an alternative to National Night Out) is scheduled for Tuesday, August 7. As always, the Elk River Police and Fire Departments are encouraging participation in this community-wide event. Elk River residents and their neighbors are invited to “Give Neighborhood Crime and Drugs a Going Away Party.” Cheryll [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor An alert resident in the 19100 block of Zane Street has helped Elk River police nab a trio of juveniles suspected of motor vehicle tampering. The resident phoned 911 about 2:30 a.m. July 16 with a report of three juvenile males tampering with a motor vehicle. He observed the boys and [...]
Jeff Beahen, the former Elk River chief of police, is one of two finalists for the job of Rogers police chief. The other is Lt. Ross Gullickson of Three Rivers Parks District. A hiring decision is expected after the Rogers City Council interviews both candidates.