Elk River

The Elk River Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 9:40 p.m. on Nov. 16 in the 1400 block of Main Street in Elk River. A detached garage was fully engulfed. All occupants were able to safely evacuate the structure. The cause remains under investigation. Mutual aid assistance was received from Big Lake and Zimmerman.

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Abbie Canton led with four points as Elk River-Zimmerman cruised 7-0 over Totino-Grace on Saturday. At Parade Ice Gardens in Minneapolis, Canton scored the Elks’ first and fourth goals in the first period, and assisted on a goal by Julia Miller. She had another assist in the third period. Canton, senior forward who has led […]

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• Taylor will bring  recommendation for a 10-year lease based on Task Force vote by Jim Boyle Editor Sherburne County Administrator Steve Taylor will recommend the Sherburne County Fair be given a new lease on life in Elk River. At least that was the conclusion of a future planning task force that he headed up with […]

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Faith in Action recently took part in its 11th annual Rake the Town event on Saturday, Nov. 1, and organizers are calling it a “great success.” There were 36 groups, totaling more than 485 volunteers, who helped rake lawns for the elderly and disabled in several  communities, as well as helped with the free meal […]

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  Senior teammates Jessica Young and Taylor Odegard each moved up a few notches in the final races of their respective careers, at the state swimming meet, Saturday evening. Young, of Rogers, swam her third straight personal best, 5:08.11, in the 500 freestyle consolation finals, to grab 11th place in Class AA at the University […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Samantha Hendricks, hoping for one more state trip to cap an exciting multi-sports career, fell short at section swimming last Saturday, but it’s been a great ride. “It feels kind of weird to be done, because I’ve gone to state in something every year since eighth grade,” said the Elk […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Better late than never, Katie Hartneck decided, with regard to adding diving as a new sport, and she’s glad she did. The Elk River senior was one of several girls with gymnastics backgrounds recruited by Jenn Bartlett when the former Elk gymnastics coach signed on to mentor Elk divers this […]

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The American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season. Blood donations often decline during the holidays when donors get busy with travel and family gatherings, but the need for blood remains steady. Someone in the U.S. […]

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