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He’s not the only one with longevity at the club; there’s another six with 60 years in by Joni Astrup Associate editor For 60 years, Ervin Primus of Elk River has been a member of the American Legion. He joined after serving in the U.S. Army in the 1950s. “I just figured it was such [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Bailey Point Nature Preserve has been approved as the official name for Elk River’s latest park. The Elk River City Council voted unanimously May 20 to approve the name. The 23-acre parcel was acquired by the city last November. It is located west of downtown, where the Mississippi and Elk [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor A consultant will be hired to delve deeper into the issue of how best to reduce train horn noise in Elk River. The Elk River City Council voted 4-1 May 20 to hire a quiet zone specialist at a cost estimated from $5,000 to $10,000. The specialist will evaluate the [...]

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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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