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by Jim Boyle Editor As the excitement surrounding Hockey Day Minnesota slowly melts away, another burst of it could be felt last week when organizers were honored at an event. It was announced there could be as much as $130,000 leftover after final expenses are dealt with this spring. That money will likely be used […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor “I think it was one of the greatest community events ever held in the city of Elk River.” That’s how Mayor John Dietz summed up Hockey Day Minnesota 2014, which drew thousands of people to the Handke Pit on Saturday, including Gov. Mark Dayton and Craig Leipold, owner of the […]

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• Eighth annual event today in historic Elk River venue will be first time HDM has been on national television by Bruce Strand Sports Editor The State of Hockey has taken up residence in the Handke Pit along Main Street in Elk River today, Saturday, for the much-anticipated Hockey Day Minnesota 2014. Keynote games for […]

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The Minnesota Wild, along with FOX Sports North, announced Sept. 4 the matchups for Hockey Day Minnesota 2014. The event, which is being presented by Wells Fargo, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, with coverage from across the state of Minnesota. As previously announced, the outdoor high school games will be held at […]

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Ron Hustvedt, a teacher at Salk Middle School and a member of the Sandhill Photography Club, snapped this picture of the Handke Stadium, which was dressed up by Mother Nature. The stadium has been a hotbed for winter fun with the sliding hill, skating rinks and warming house. The Handke Pit and Lions Park skating […]

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