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by Jim Boyle Editor Motorcycle crash claims the life of Moyer, 63, of Elk River An Elk River woman died in a motorcycle accident in Brooklyn Park June 1. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Louise Moyer, 63, of Elk River, was riding on a motorcycle driven by Leroy Moyer, 72, of Elk River. The [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Storage unit burglary signals summer is coming Summer must be coming. Elk River Police are investigating a burglary of a storage unit and the theft of an air conditioner on the 700 block of Quinn Street in Elk River. The 71-year-old Apple Valley man who owns the unit called police at 11:42 a.m. May 19 to report [...]

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A: May 15 was designated National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy. The week containing May 15, which is May 12-18 this year, was designated National Police Week. National activities are hosted each year in Washington, D.C., to honor those law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice the previous [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor A 45-year-old Elk River man was driving April 20 when he left the roadway and sheared off a fire hydrant with his vehicle near 171st Avenue along Highway 10, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. The driver appeared to have been on the phone and distracted while traveling westbound, [...]

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Man driving on sidewalk collides with another vehicle A man allegedly driving a vehicle on the sidewalk near Walmart in Elk River crashed into another vehicle and was taken to the hospital. Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz said police suspect that the 66-year-old St. Michael man was having a medical incident. The man was [...]

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