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 ...Read More
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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...Read More
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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 [......Read More
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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 creatio...Read More
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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...Read More
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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 t...Read More
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