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by Jim Boyle Editor It wouldn’t have mattered who the Minnesota Wild drew in the opening round of the playoffs, Brian Cutter could tell you all about any of the visiting teams’ arenas if you were inclined to ask. The Coon Rapids man has been to all of them, including ones that were replaced for ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Linda Fife has taken to memorializing her daughter on her birthday and on major holidays. She and her neighbors, including many who used to take Laura Fife to dialysis appointments, gathered at her home in Elk River’s Elk Run Village neighborhood last fall, on what would have b...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor To walk a mile in the shoes of Lindsey Redepenning, an 11-year-old Elk River girl with Type 1 diabetes, would be eye-opening for anyone without knowledge of the autoimmune disease. Thanks to all the walking and talking she did this year at her school, in front of corporate groups...Read More
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• Elk River native’s Founding Fathers Brewery gives half its profits to veterans and their families through partnerships with American Legion and the Armed Forces Relief Trust by Jim Boyle Editor Phil Knutsen has never served in the armed services, but the Elk River native has a deep appreciati...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor An Elk River High School senior takes the cake when it comes to culinary arts. Tori Morgan was honored at the American Culinary Federation Minneapolis Chef’s Chapter’s 2015 Awards Dinner on Jan. 27 at Bearpath Golf & Country Club. She was awarded three chef coats, a culin...Read More
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(Editor’s note: The following story is based on an account written by LuAnn (Weber) Greninger of Otsego.) Forty years ago this month, a snowstorm disrupted the wedding plans of LuAnn Weber, of St. Michael, and Gary Greninger, of Otsego. The bad weather forced them to reschedule their wedding not o...Read More
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A new home for the elderly is now open in Africa, thanks to an effort in Elk River. The first four people were scheduled to move into the Elder House on Dec. 6, according to the Rev. Sonja Dixon. Dixon and her husband, Dan, were among the nine people who traveled from Elk River to Tanzania [...]...Read More
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