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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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Through Dec. 31 •Elk River Arts Alliance Holiday Art and Gift Show and Sale: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 609 Main St., Elk River. An artist reception will run from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. For more information, go to www.elkriverart.org. Thursday, Dec. 4 •Taste of the Holi...Read More
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•Click here to read about one Elk River woman’s career journey. by Joni Astrup Associate Editor “Encore” careers are a trend that is picking up steam in Minnesota and elsewhere. “It is something that is really growing, as more and more boomers get to the end of their work career and th...Read More
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Click here to read about ‘encore’ careers. by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Barbara Diehl knows a thing or two about starting over in a new career. She’s been a teacher, a market research executive and, now, a certified veterinary technician. Her latest reinvention came after being laid...Read More
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Click here to read about Hope, a horse who survived ‘horrible’ conditions and now has a second chance Click here to read about Jojo, one of the horses in the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse If you go What: Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse When: 9 a.m. Satu...Read More
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