Elk River

Elk River Legion’s season ended with a 3-2 loss to the Princeton Tigers on Thursday in Princeton. The Elks took a 2-0 lead in the first inning when Riley Givens and Austin Heuer singled back-to-back and both scored on a single by Mylo Hommes. However, the Elks were blanked the next eight innings by Tigers [...]

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The Elk River Legion team lost a 13-inning game to St. Francis 7-6 in the district playoffs on Wednesday evening. The Elks (10-13) had a two-run lead twice but could not hold off the top-seeded Saints at Princeton. Ben Boutain hit a two-run double and Mylo Hommes hit a two-run triple for the Elks. Ben [...]

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For the sixth consecutive year, the city of Elk River has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association. The award is for the city’s 2014 fiscal year budget document. To receive the award, the city had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. The guidelines are designed to [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Big hits by Ben Johnson, Riley Givens and Erik Nyquist helped Elk River Legion rally from a 4-0 deficit and defeat Buffalo 6-5 in their District 13 opener Tuesday evening. The Elks (10-12) will be back in action Wednesday against the St. Francis vs. Big Lake winner at 8 [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor One out away from an upset of a state-ranked team, the Elk River Pioneers couldn’t close the deal and lost to the Forest Lake Brewers 6-4 in an extra inning Tuesday evening. Jim Brown, the Pioneers’ 46-year-old lefty, took a 2-0 lead into the seventh inning of a scheduled [...]

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The Elk River Pioneers cruised 17-3 over an erratic Albertville Villains team on Sunday evening in Albertville. The Pioneers had 13 hits while Albertville made seven errors and gave up 10 walks and four hit-by-pitch. Jordan Hollom and Andrew McMillan each went 3-for-5, with Hollom driving home three runs. Porter Morrell had two hits and [...]

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n Costs have risen in wake of Feb. 18 crash, but desire for quiet zones still great   by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The city of Elk River will proceed with plans to earn “quiet zone” distinction from the Federal Railroad Administration along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line, where an estimated 60 to 70 [...]

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• Despite coming up short on their Guinness Book of World Records bid, organizers were pleased with event The Living Waters Church 24-hour sliding marathon came up short by Guinness World Record Book standards, but the first-time event managed to raise more than $1,800 toward new playground equipment. Corrine Brewer, the Slide-a-thon coordinator, called the [...]

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