Letters from readers
I am a current student Elk River High School and it has come to my attention that schools are wasting tons of food every day. Have you ever thought about how many kids throw away food every day during lunch? My school stopped using reusable trays and started using styrofoam trays. That is a complete...Read More
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I have belonged to the Elk River community for my entire life. I attended elementary, middle school and high school here, and I am proud to remain an Elk River resident for many reasons. One of the main reasons why I remain an active part of this community is because this is where I was [...]...Read More
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his year has flown by. The season for shoveling again is quickly approaching us. It seems like yesterday we were storing the snow gear away for the season, thus the reason for composing this letter and plea for donating to a worthy cause. The holidays are an important time for celebrating with famil...Read More
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In response and support of the articles in the paper the last few weeks, I’ve been thinking about this issue for a very long time and decided to put my thoughts in print. I am thankful to Don Heinzman, Jim Boyle, Carey Casey and Judy Mikkola for getting this ball rolling. If the readers have [...]...Read More
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There is nothing more important than keeping your family and friends safe. As a Toward Zero Deaths Safe Roads Coalition, we work closely in our community to ensure everyone makes safe driving decisions to avoid driving impaired. In 2008, Sherburne County began the C.R.A.S.H. — Collision Reduction ...Read More
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Citizens of Elk River, I congratulate you who have written letters to the editor concerning garage sale signs along the streets. It is comforting to know that you are affected by the removal of these signs. The City has every right to remove these signs if there is a complaint; however, the person w...Read More
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I am writing to express the sincere gratitude of my wife and I to Officers Joseph Zerwas and Ryan Franzen of the Rogers Police Department On Aug. 9 my wife and I were traveling through Rogers intending to visit nearby Rice Lake. While stationary at a red light at the intersection of South Diamond La...Read More
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