Lola Driessen

Elk River Memorial Day crowd appreciated Thank you to all in attendance at the Memorial Day Program at Elk River Lions Park on May 26, 2014. The music and songs were inspirational; the scheduled speakers did a great job. The weather was great. The Boy Scouts posted the colors on the stage as well as [...]

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I turned on the radio and I heard “God Bless America Again” by Loretta Lynn. This was the first time I have heard it, and after I heard it I said to myself, this is exactly what we need! So before retiring I went on the Internet to research it so I could share it [...]

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Voters, please take notice of your polling location this year! Please come to the primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 14. I would also like to remind you, if you want to lessen the time at the polls to show your driver’s license. There are many people who speak fast and showing your license verifies whether, [...]

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by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer Three years after her mother died of carcinoid cancer, Michelle Sonderup put together an Elk River team for the American Cancer Society fundraiser, Relay For Life. Her team wore yellow Stomp’n For A Cure tees. When the Stomp’n team gathered for a photo, a gal in a white T-shirt wandered [...]

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I have talked to a number of people this past week in our community and in other communities and I am here to tell you that we have a real need!  We need to take on responsibility for our actions. We must be better listeners. We must be certain that we know what the other [...]

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This past week I had my annual physical and the doctor told me I have to get my blood pressure down. Now I am asking for the women in Elk River wards 2 and 3 for assistance in this matter. You are the only ones that can assist. I have been on a hunt for [...]

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