Elk River

  Elk River Dance Team ranked fifth among seven teams in their half of the opening Northwest Suburban Conference meet on Friday at Armstrong High School. This was a jazz meet. The first kick meet will be held Monday, Dec. 1, at Centennial. Ranking for Elk River’s half was (1) Maple Grove 3 (2) Totino-Grace […]

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Six different players scored goals as Elk River-Zimmerman won its fourth straight game 7-2 over Irondale on Saturday evening in New Brighton. The Elks (4-1) drilled three goals in the first seven minutes, extending their streak of goals to 23 over four games, before Irondale’s Maddie Hentges ended that streak with a goal at 7:48 […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Colin Anderson, who arrived in Elk River in 1980 dejected over a missed chance to compete in the Olympics as a shot-putter, and stayed 33 years as a teacher, football coach and weight-lifting mentor, died Nov. 10 of cancer at age 62. “Colin made a major impact on a […]

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ELK RIVER ELKS Last year — 9-10 conference, 16-11 overall Opener — Tuesday, Buffalo, home Coaches — Randy Klasen (head), Aaron Osterman, Eric Ostmoe, Brian Thompson, Brian Gilbertson Captains — Mitchell Weege, Zach Ernst, Matt Keller Returning starters — Weege (sr G), Ernst (sr G), Matt Keller (jr G) Other returning lettermen — Alec Hills […]

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ELK RIVER ELKS Last year — 14-3 conference, 18-6 overall Opener — Tuesday, at Wayzata Coaches — Gordie Roberts (head), Bruce Johnson, Ben Gustafson, Justin Micek Captains — Jake Jaremko (capt), Reggie Lutz (ast.), Ben Johnson (ast.), Peter Jones (ast.) Returning starters — Jaremko (sr F), Lutz (sr F), Johnson (sr F), Jones (sr F), […]

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There was a huge void in our summer because we didn’t have the privilege of golfing at Pinewood. The course is a real gem and it’s tragic that our city council has failed to realize what it means to our community. Pinewood has been a family favorite of ours as well as many other families […]

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Work is underway on an $18 million expansion and upgrade to Elk River’s wastewater treatment plant. The project will increase the facility’s capacity for average wet weather flow from 2.2 million gallons to 4.54 millions gallons per day, according to Matt Stevens, chief wastewater operator. The project will also increase the plant’s ability to meet […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Local organizers are working to open a resource center for homeless youth in Elk River early next year. Called Open Doors for Youth, the drop-in center will be open 2-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. It will be for youth ages 16-21 primarily from throughout the Elk River Area School District. […]

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