Elk River
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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A new exhibit at the Sherburne History Center in Becker, “Front Page News,” features 14 “vintage” photographs from the Sherburne County Star News. This small, temporary exhibit shows the variety of photos from the 1960s and 1970s recently donated to the Sherburne County Historical Society fr...Read More
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  Three of the top five teams in the state Class 4A rankings are Northwest Suburban Conference teams on Elk River’s schedule. The Elks have now faced two of the NWSC’s terrific trio after losing to No. 4 Maple Grove 67-47 at home on Tuesday evening. This one went considerably better...Read More
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The Anoka Tornadoes got two power play goals and stellar goaltending as they avenged an earlier loss to Elk River by blanking the Elks 3-0 on Tuesday evening and winning back the Silver Stick traveling trophy. Molly Scarborough stopped 35 shots as the Tornadoes won handily despite being outshot 35-2...Read More
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Elk River made a good showing at the state’s largest Nordic Ski meet, the Mesabi East Invitational, with the girls placing 19th among 59 teams, and the boys placing 24th among 60 teams, on Saturday. In the girls classic race, Reece Hickman placed 31st, Maggie Hohlen 37th, Lydia Carr 56th, Cher...Read More
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