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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Falyce Sentyrz knows a thing or two about aging well. The Elk River woman celebrated her 100th birthday on June 14 but still maintains an active lifestyle. She golfs once a week, volunteers in the community, lives in her own home and drives a car. She plans to travel ...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Carolyn Anderson likes honey, but it’s the bees that she really finds interesting. “There’s just so much to learn and they’re so intricate. It’s amazing,” she said. For the last several years, Anderson has been keeping bees in hives near the Nowthen home t...Read More
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by Britt Aamodt Contributing Writer So you’ve always wanted to be an actor. Or a set designer. Or a stage manager. Or a costumer. Or fill in the blank. Now’s your chance. Elk River Community Theatre and North Star Family Theatre are looking for people to become part of their local theater family...Read More
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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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