Elk River
by Bruce Strand, Arts editor Jennifer Koehler’s study of youth-inspired reform movements in Tunisia and Pakistan earned first prize in the annual Chase Korte Peace Essay contest at Elk River High School. The awards were announced Denise Green, teacher of the AP Language and Communications clas...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River High School sophomore Kailey Johnson dreams of becoming a chef and owning her own restaurant, and when given a chance wish upon a star, she asked to cook with Rachael Ray. The Minnesota chapter of Make-A-Wish delivered on her request as best they could this past week. J...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Sherburne County’s population has increased 3 percent since 2010, a modest rise compared to the rapid growth before the Great Recession. U.S. Census Bureau’s population estimates released last week show that Sherburne’s population increased from 88,499 in 2010 t...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor With Pinewood Golf Course still tied up in litigation, Elk River City Administrator Cal Portner said it’s “highly unlikely” the course will reopen for the 2015 season. The Minnesota Court of Appeals in St. Paul heard an appeal in the case on March 25 and has 90 ...Read More
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ELK GIRLS HOCKEY Record — 13-4-1 conference, 20-7-1 overall All-conference — Abbie Canton (sr F), Breanna Simon (jr F), Madison Bizal (fr D), Kennedi Mitchell (so D) …. Honorable mention: Mikey Gould (jr G), Shea McLean (so F), Rae Korinek (so), Drea Westgaard (so), Tiffany LaFontaine (sr G) T...Read More
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The Bank of Elk River is hosting its 7th annual Free Breakfast Fridays during the month of April. Customers and the general public are invited to stop by between 7-9 a.m. at the School Street office for a complimentary breakfast. The School Street branch is located off of School Street next to Burge...Read More
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Elk River’s annual Spring Clean Up Day is set for Saturday, April 25 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Elk River Maintenance Facility, 19000 Proctor Rd. This event provides a one-stop drop off and ensures environmentally safe disposal. Items accepted for disposal include electronics, appliances, scr...Read More
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