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The Zimmerman community is planning a benefit for the Shields family. It will take place 2-7 p.m. May 5 at the Zimmerman Legion. Donations can be dropped off at the Legion, or contact the Facebook group The Shields Family from Zimmerman MN to offer support. There are also plans at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor A road project is planned for this summer on Highway 10 in Elk River. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) plans to resurface five miles of the highway between Norfolk Avenue by downtown Elk River and Jarvis Street near the Elk River-Ramsey border. There...Read More
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•Click here to read more about how CAER’s month-long food drive is going. Scouts delivered 103 boxes of donated Girl Scout cookies to the CAER food shelf in Elk River this week. The girls are with Zimmerman Brownie Girl Scout Troop 16162. While they were selling Girl Scout cookies this year,...Read More
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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Nellie Vorobyev of Kyrgyzstan lives a quiet, peaceful life in Zimmerman, looking after her husband, her 10 children and donating to CAER. She regularly donates clothes, food and anything she can think of to the CAER food shelf, just as they donated these things t...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor For the first time in its 133-year history, the Elk River Fire Department has a strategic plan. A 10-member task force met 14 times over the past year to draft the plan for 2013-2017. It was unanimously approved by the Elk River City Council on Monday, March 18. Fire ...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor A 200-year-old oak tree in Elk River will live to see another day. The tree is in the city’s right of way and was slated to be cut down as part of a street reconstruction project proposed for this summer. But Elk River Council Member Barb Burandt took up its [...]...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School District is co-sponsoring a suicide prevention workshop 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, in the Rogers High School media center.  The workshop is free and open to the public. Deb Link, owner of co-sponsor Link Therapy and Mediation in Rogers, and Je...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor After 16 months of pressing, waiting, serving up more information, hoping and waiting some more, Elk River has learned it will be the host city for Hockey Day Minnesota 2014. FOX Sports North, in conjunction with the National Hockey League’s Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Hockey...Read More
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