elk river rotary

by Jim Boyle Editor Blake Schneiderhan captured a $1,000 scholarship for his academic progress while taking part in the Elk River Rotary’s STRIVE (Students Taking Renewed Interest in the Value of Education) program. Of the 17 students who participated in the program, he had the most improved grade-point average of the group. Erika Roske got […]

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Parents: Lee and Kris Nyquist List the activities you have participated in and tell of your proudest accomplishments:I participate in baseball and basketball. My proudest accomplishments include a 4.0 GPA, winning a state championship for baseball, and being selected for a Minnesota baseball all-star team last year. What is your favorite class and why? What […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The organizers of the Taste of Elk River feel like they’re back on solid ground after last week’s successful installment of the annual event. Numbers may have been down, but the fun was up at the seventh annual event. “It was really fun,” said Nicole Rasmussen, the co-chair of the event […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The seventh annual Taste of Elk River will feature a new musical act, a record number of food vendors and solid footing no matter what weather Mother Nature throws at it. The event, which is hosted by the Elk River Rotary, is this Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Lions […]

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Did you know that the school districts of Elk River, Big Lake and Monticello reported 79 children homeless during the 2010–11 school year? There’s a way that people can get involved in helping these homeless children and families. Great River Family Promise is hosting a fundraiser and informational gathering regarding a cost-effective program designed to […]

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by Don Heinzman ECM Publishers The Elk River Rotary Club will present its annual Taste of Elk River May 17 from 5 to 9 p.m. on the upper paved parking lot at the Lions Park Center. Steve Blexrud will perform as part of the entertainment that includes karaoke and Wildwood carriage rides. Many area vendors […]

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Student: Kailey Erdahl Parents: Jim and Jeanene Erdahl of Elk River List the activities you have participated in and tell of your proudest accomplishments:  For sports I participated in fall and winter dance team and track last year. This year, I have participated in cross country running, Nordic skiing, and this will be my second […]

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Student: Austin Borreson Parents: Michael Borreson and Caroline Lappen List the activities you have participated in and tell of your proudest accomplishments: German Club, volunteering at Maple Grove Hospital, Feed My Starving Children, Interfaith Outreach, CAER food shelf. What is your favorite class and why? What is your favorite subject? Honors chemistry because the teacher […]

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Elk River Rotary Student of the Month:   Jessica Klutch List the activities you have participated in and tell of your proudest accomplishments: •Fall dance team manager 2010–2011 •Winter dance team manager 2010–2011 •Track and field 2011 •Nordic skiing 2011–12 What is your favorite class and why? What is your favorite subject? My favorite subject is […]

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