Elk River
  The Elk River swimmers, with their best chance at a state true-team trip in several years, placed third in the Section 7AA meet Saturday. St. Cloud Tech, the host school, earned the state berth with 1410 points, followed by St. Michael-Albertville 1321.5, Elk River 1280.5, Brainerd 1194.5, Bu...Read More
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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor A year ago at the Elk River Invitational, Brenden Simmonds made a quick trip to the emergency room after placing third at 195 pounds. He had a gash in his forehead from a collision in his next-to-last match that had been patched up so he could continue. Simmonds had a ...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River defensive crew scored both goals and produced a shutout as the Elks earned a payback 2-0 victory over the Blaine Bengals at home Saturday evening. Madison Bizal scored on a power play in the second period, pouncing on a loose puck in a scrum in fro...Read More
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Elk River faced its third highly-ranked conference rival of the season on Friday evening and absorbed an 83-45 loss at No. 7 Robbinsdale Armstrong. Previously, the Elks, a smallish team playing right around .500 ball, has lost to No. 1 Champlin Park 88-32 and No. 6 Maple Grove 67-47. The only one th...Read More
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  All three Elk River lines scored in the first period and the Elks went on to defeat the Anoka Tornadoes 5-0 at home Thursday evening, their sixth straight win. Max Michaelis, Jax Murray and Reggie Lutz gave the first-place Elks (13-3) the early lead. Murray scored again in both the second and...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Transportation, equity in education funding and tax relief are Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer’s priorities this legislative session. The 2015 Minnesota Legislature opened Jan. 6 in St. Paul. On the issue of transportation, Kiffmeyer, R-Big Lake, said she is introducing two bil...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A new apartment building has opened at 365 Evans Ave. in Elk River,  just over a year after the former building was destroyed by fire. “It really feels good to have it done, to get it back,” Larry Klein, Evans Meadows property manager, said during a ribbon-cuttin...Read More
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