Elk River
The playground at Elk River’s Orono Park has been featured in the March issue of Parks and Recreation Business magazine. The publication goes to cities and parks and recreation agencies nationwide. Elk River Parks and Recreation Director Michael Hecker wrote the article, which is about designing t...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor It was while Jovan Palmieri was driving St. Paul fire trucks that he figured there had to be a safer way to back up the big rigs.   Drivers rely on spotters, who communicate with hand signals, flashlights or other means. “I was always worried about backing over...Read More
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There’s been a change in the Riverfront Concert Series talent line-up for 2015. Chris Hawkey was to perform June 11, but will be touring in Nashville at that time. The replacement act will be Maiden Dixie, a country band new to the Riverfront stage. Maiden Dixie will kick off the 10-show concert s...Read More
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The first hole-in-one of 2015 at Elk River Golf Club came early this year. Lang Anantaphong of Elk River aced the 180-yard No. 4 hole on Sunday, March 15, using a five iron. He shot 40 for nine holes. It’s his fourth year of golfing. Golf clubs around the state were able to open much [...]...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Elk River’s new business park is taking off, with three companies looking at locating or expanding there. All three companies are interested in lots in the Nature’s Edge Business Center, which is near Highway 10 and the Northstar commuter rail station. The Elk Riv...Read More
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Two free health-related classes will be offered this spring by District 728 Community Education. One is titled, “Stress: The Connection Between Adrenal and Thyroid Health and Weight Loss.“ It will run from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at CrossFit in Elk River. Another free class is titled,...Read More
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  The Elk River Bantam B1 Black team was runner-up in the state tournament March 13-15 in Rochester, finishing a 45-7-4 season. The Elks beat Prior Lake 6-5 (overtime) and Moorhead 4-1 before falling to Wayzata Blue in the finals 7-2 after it was tied 2-2 after two periods. Zac Cellette, Mitch ...Read More
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