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U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Grace Heyne graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Heyne is the daughter of Renee Heyne of Maple Grove and Robert Heyne of Elk River. She is a 2013 graduate of Elk River High School....Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The first in a series of dinners planned for active military, reservists, National Guard members, veterans and their families was a success. The event, held Feb. 11, attracted 70 people to Central Lutheran Church in Elk River. The next dinner will be held March 11 at Living Water...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Brian Gardner gave little thought to joining the Elk River American Legion when he moved to Lions Park Apartments in the mid-1990s. “I thought it was just a drinking establishment for old men,” he recalls. He himself was a recovered alcoholic, so the Legion had little appeal....Read More
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Mark Reitter, a retired United States Air Force major, will give the Memorial Day address on May 30 at the Lions Park bandshell. The program is set for  10 a.m., and it will include a presentation of awards from the American Legion Auxiliary, the V.F.W. Auxiliary, the V.F.W. Post 5518 and the Ameri...Read More
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The Minnesota School of Business is hosting its first military resource fair for active duty members, veterans, spouses and children of military members from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 31 at the Elk River campus. Representatives from the Sherburne County Veteran Services, Family Assistance Centers, VA...Read More
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“Exploring Military Records From the Civil War to World War I for Family History” is the fifth in a series of genealogy programs to be presented from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Sherburne History Center on May 28. The program will explore some of the available resources and records of ancestors wh...Read More
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