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• Powered by Nature theme to include three categories and people’s choice award as well   The Sandhill Photography Club is sponsoring its second annual Powered by Nature Independence Day photography contest. Continuing to key off of Elk River’s branding initiatives, the club has expanded the contest to include multiple categories and a people’s choice […]

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The Sherburne County Drug Task Force on Monday, in cooperation with several agencies, executed a search warrant in the 19000 block of Pascal Street in Elk River based upon on suspicion that methamphetamine was being sold out of the house. Sherburne County investigators and members of the Elk River Police Department, St. Cloud Violent Offenders […]

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by Eric Hagen ECM Publishers An Otsego man May 6 allegedly fought with police and a K-9 officer after threatening to kill multiple acquaintances at a Nowthen home. Ivan Ivanovich Revenko, 35, was arraigned May 9 in Anoka County District Court on five felony charges, including two counts of second-degree assault and one count each […]

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•Click here to read more about micro preemies Dylan and Hayden Moan of Elk River. •Mother of the Moan twins writes about the journey on Caring Bridge. Click here to read more. by Joni Astrup Associate editor Two pairs of tiny footprints and the words “Miracles Do Happen” decorated the front of Karen DuChene’s pink […]

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Click here to read about the challenges Highway 10 poses for one Elk River business. by Joni Astrup Associate editor Local leaders are turning up the heat to improve key corridors like Highway 10 and Highway 169 in Elk River and beyond. One of the people in the thick of it is Sherburne County Commissioner […]

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by Mindy Mateuszczyk A four-alarm fire broke out Thursday afternoon in Dayton, drawing crews from a dozen fire departments. Eyewitness reports said the fire was ablaze around 3 p.m. on Dayton resident Adrian Dahlheimer’s property on North Diamond Lake Road, just north of Zanzibar Lane. Dahlheimer owns 68 acres on the east side of North […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor The city of Elk River is seeking volunteers to assist with a variety of tasks. Mayor John Dietz suggested the idea after reading about how the city of Wayzata is using volunteers to help out after staffing cuts. A formal volunteer program within the city of Elk River was launched […]

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The Bless Minnesota – Adopt Your Street in Prayer initiative is a non-profit, non-denominational, non-political Minnesota movement that is bringing together a broad representation of Christian denominations, congregations, ministries and every area of society with the goal to adopt every street in Minnesota in prayer. See a map of the streets already adopted and adopt […]

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