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by Jim Boyle Editor A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle at about 4:30 p.m. July 4 while crossing Highway 169 at Main Street, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. A 33-year-old St. Paul woman had been northbound on Highway 169 approaching Main Street on a green light when she saw three bicyclists […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Fisherman rescues man struggling in river A late-night fishing trip for an Elk River couple to celebrate a birthday turned into a life-saving rescue mission.  Lloyd Anderson is believed to have fallen in the Mississippi River following a concert June 27 in the Rivers Edge Commons Park in downtown Elk River, […]

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A 35-year-old St. Paul man who crashed his vehicle in Elk River and then allegedly tried to flee on foot was stopped by an off-duty Douglas County deputy near the scene, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. Three occupants of the vehicle were taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. The […]

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In an effort to bring awareness to distracted driving behaviors, such as texting while driving, and providing information to the public to decrease distracted driving in various forms, the Sherburne County Safe Roads Coalition sponsored a poster contest among our youth to develop imagery that could positively motivate individuals to concentrate on their driving in […]

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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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