From the Editor

Mark your calendars for Friday, Oct. 14, as Elk River will take on Rogers in a marquis battle at Jerry Schempf Athletic Field. If things went well last night for the Elks in Becker and the Royals in Sartell, the game could be a battle of unbeatens. No matter what, the game could have huge [...]

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Those that overdosed on television news coverage leading up to the 10th anniversary of 9-11 may have missed out on a tremendous opportunity to remember, reflect and look to the future — all while standing shoulder to shoulder with members of the Elk River community. There were many that by the eve of the anniversary [...]

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The amount parents pay for school lunch is going up by a nickel locally, which may not seem like a lot. But over the course of the school year, it will be the equivalent of a trip to the grocery store for some families. For some families, trips to the grocery store can be a [...]

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The second annual Elk River Independence Day program and fireworks show at Lions Park is shaping up to be another great community celebration. The fireworks show will be spectacular. As chair of the Elk River Independence Day Committee, I can promise you that. But it’s my sincere hope that the fellowship between family, friends, neighbors [...]

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The Elk River Area Arts Alliance deserves applause for getting downtown restaurants on board for the 2011 installment of ArtSoup. The organization made a judgment call to waive the fees for these local vendors to sell food at the every-other-year event, and promised to limit those serving to downtown businesses alone. It has always been [...]

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