Elk River

Sam Krick, coming off a super college season, stayed hot at the plate with the Elk River Pioneers town team this summer. Krick hit an even .500 (25-for-50) with three homers, two triples and seven doubles. He scored a team-leading 18 runs and struck out only three times. His 10 RBI’s were second on the [...]

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  Joel Snyder’s bases-loaded double capped a seventh-inning rally as Herculift/Boondox softball snagged the Tuesday Night League softball playoff championship with 14-13 victory over McPete’s/Al’s Sheds. Herculift/Boondox needed two wins over McPete’s/Al’s in the finals and pulled it off. They won the first game 27-15 despite trailing 10-2 after one inning. Previously this summer, they [...]

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The polls have closed and the first of eight precincts have reported in the House 30B Republican race between Eric Lucero and Kevin Kasel. Lucero took this one 36 votes to two for Kasel. Check back later for more primary election results. Voter turnout is low. Only 112 ballots were cast as of 6:30 p.m. [...]

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  Elk River’s town-team baseball season ended with two straight losses to Isanti in a best-of-3 series in the North Star League playoffs. The Pioneers ended with a 7-13 ledger after falling to the Redbirds 16-2 on Friday in Isanti and 7-5 on Saturday at home.   Isanti 16, Pioneers 2 Wyatt Soderquist knocked in [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Efforts to turn the Houlton Farm in Elk River into a publicly owned conservation area are moving forward. Representatives from The Trust for Public Land and the city of Elk River met Tuesday with the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council in St. Paul. The Council voted to add the farm to [...]

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The City of Elk River is undertaking a planning study of the existing gravel mining area located in northern Elk River along the Highway 169 corridor. The study is intended to address land use and infrastructure needs upon completion of mining operations. The city is looking for input. There are two ways to get involved. [...]

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